• Mumbai for kids: Maharashtra Nature Park in Mahim

    Mumbai for kids: Maharashtra Nature Park in Mahim

    A lotus in the middle of the marsh — that is what the Maharashtra Nature Park (MNP) reminds you of

  • Athens: Best of classical and modern worlds

    Athens: Best of classical and modern worlds

    Greek city Athens's charm lies in the fact that it is a living museum. Kalpana Sunder writes about the city, which offers the best of classical and modern worlds through its museum-like metros, centuries-old amphitheatres and chic nightclubs

  • Tourism on the rocks: Cave trail around Maharashtra

    Tourism on the rocks: Cave trail around Maharashtra

    With the Union Tourism Ministry’s plans to create tourist circuits meant to popularise tourism in India, we created a cave circuit to explore Maharashtra’s rich, diverse and stunning sites

  • The heart of India

    The heart of India

    The holy town of Maheshwar and the abandoned city of Mandu, once home to the Mughals in Madhya Pradesh, beckon Aruna Rathod, who falls in love with the romance and royalty of an era bygone

  • Travel special: Go on a flower trail to Kaas Plateau, Thoseghar Falls

    Travel special: Go on a flower trail to Kaas Plateau, Thoseghar Falls

    Don't miss out on the picturesque Kaas Plateau; add the scenic Thoseghar Falls to the trip, and make the most of your weekend adventure

  • Travel special: On Mahatma Gandhi's world trail

    Travel special: On Mahatma Gandhi's world trail

    It wasn't just India that benefitted and got motivated by the non-violent ideas of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. On the Mahatma's 145th birth anniversary, the guide crisscrosses across the globe in search of memorials raised in his memory

  • Head to these travel havens near Mumbai this long weekend

    Head to these travel havens near Mumbai this long weekend

    The coming week offers something that every working professional dreams of — a long weekend. Three travel curators suggest idyllic places to visit close to the city, that are far from the din. Plan now, we say.

  • Discovering Tyrol's peaks and meadows

    Discovering Tyrol's peaks and meadows

    After all efforts to find ideal skiing conditions on her vacation fail, Fareeda Kanga discovers a whole new side to the Alps in Tyrol, a state in western Austria. Dizzying views from atop the 9,400-high Valluga peak, a meadow full of Edelweiss flowers and local cuisine like none other leave her rather enchanted

  • Travel special: Music fests across India that you must attend

    Travel special: Music fests across India that you must attend

    With the monsoon making a gradual retreat, several parts of the country are gearing up to host music festivals. So, pick your favourite destination and pack your bags for a trip down musical lane

  • Walking down Munich's lanes

    Walking down Munich's lanes

    The past, the present and the modern co-exist in Munich as Kalpana Sunder comes across a makeshift shrine dedicated to Michael Jackson, visits Munich Conservatoire, which was once Hitler’s office, watches surfers ride the waves, and finds that the city’s transit system is a temple of art

  • Hot on the vegetarian restaurant trail in Pondicherry

    Hot on the vegetarian restaurant trail in Pondicherry

    Pondicherry is known for its multi-influential yet artisanal character. We took up the challenge to scour around the picturesque town for vegetarian restaurants for those who wish to go green on their next trip

  • In pursuit of classical art in Kochi

    In pursuit of classical art in Kochi

    Heralded as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi is known for its architectural marvels. But Sonia Nazareth goes on a trail of the classical arts to gain insight into the port town’s rich cultural heritage and comes away impressed after watching locals perform Kathakali and Kuttiyattam, the oldest surviving tradition of theatre

  • Mumbaikars reveal how they like to spend their travel time

    Mumbaikars reveal how they like to spend their travel time

    A study says the only time that people in the city get to themselves is when they travel. Mumbaikars tell us what they do during their commutes

  • Hold your breath in Hawaii

    Hold your breath in Hawaii

    Rishaad Saam Mehta rides its crystal waves, goes on giddy mountain hikes and gapes at deep canyons to find that the state is ideal for adrenaline junkies

  • Travel special: 5 untapped retreats that spell therapy

    Travel special: 5 untapped retreats that spell therapy

    If the routine of your daily urban life is weighing you down, now might be the ideal time to check into a wellness getaway for some much-needed R&R at these wellness destinations

  • Actor Amit Sadh lists dos and don'ts while biking to the Himalayas

    Actor Amit Sadh lists dos and don'ts while biking to the Himalayas

    June to September is the best time to hit the road for motorcycle trips to the Himalayas. Actor Amit Sadh recently biked from Manali to Khardung La. Here's his tried-and-tested checklist

  • The many shades of Antwerp

    The many shades of Antwerp

    There is something for everyone at the Belgian city of Antwerp. Vijaya Pratap writes about how art lovers can gaze at the works of Flemish artist Rubens, families can head to the aquarium and shopaholics can shriek in glee at a historical shopping street

  • Get on top of the world

    Get on top of the world

    Mount Everest climber Basanta Singha Roy speaks of the heights scaled and the highs that come in the exciting world of mountaineering

  • Travel special: Journey to Madheghat near Pune

    Travel special: Journey to Madheghat near Pune

    Explore Madheghat, a lesser-known ghat near Pune which is dotted with waterfalls, rice fields, forests and misty ghats

  • Rajasthan holds the fort

    Rajasthan holds the fort

    Kareena Gianani rides the dunes of Jaisalmer, prowls across its haunted villages at night and enters curious alleys in Jodhpur to find places lost and found, in space and time