• It's a jungle out here...

    It's a jungle out here...

    ... and not just a concrete jungle. A book by well-known environmentalist and naturalist Sunjoy Monga talks about wildlife habitats near Mumbai

  • Australia emerging as hot tourist spot for Indians

    Australia emerging as hot tourist spot for Indians

    Australia is emerging as a hot tourist spot for Indian travellers with latest data showing an increase of over 19 per cent in tourists arrivals from the country during January-May this year as compared to the same period last year.

  • The breathing stones of Mamallapuram

    The breathing stones of Mamallapuram

    Even after two centuries, many structures in Mamallapuram give us a sense of how the town is still evolving. C Gangadharan Menon discovers the amalgamation of the Pallava and Chola architecture here which makes this place unique

  • SOS call for the Sahyadris

    SOS call for the Sahyadris

    Mountaineering clubs and trekkers from all over Maharashtra will come together to find ways to preserve the Sahyadris, in a two-day summit, starting July 12

  • Five Taj hotels feature in global list

    Five Taj hotels feature in global list

    Five Taj hotels have featured in a list of world's most luxurious hotels known for exceptional standards and impeccable hospitality, a statement said on Friday.

  • Celebs reveal their favourite monsoon drive-out routes

    Celebs reveal their favourite monsoon drive-out routes

    Crazy deadlines? Insane schedules? Now’s the time to take that chill pill and head out for a weekend drive amidst lush environs and awesome weather. the guide asks a few familiar faces to pick their favourite drives

  • The real Jungle Book

    The real Jungle Book

    Conservationist Vivek Menon’s new title, Indian Mammals: A Field Guide will be a handy reference for wildlife enthusiasts -- amateur and professional -- to understand and appreciate India’s rich, diverse fauna

  • A monsoon adventure: River rafting on the Vaitarna

    A monsoon adventure: River rafting on the Vaitarna

    River rafting has been the flavour of the rainy season ever since Kolad's Kundalika River was opened up to adventure lovers. This monsoon, Moeena Halim recommends you hit a different set of rapids at River Vaitarna, as close to the city as you can ask for

  • Rain but no wane

    Rain but no wane

    Goa is re-inventing itself as a go-to place even during the monsoon, with an accent on festivals and nature's bounty for tourists

  • <strong>Travel</strong> Calendar (July 2014)

    Travel Calendar (July 2014)

    The Rath Yatra or the Car Festival, is an important celebration held in Puri on June 29. Plus more...

  • Head out for a green camping trip to Karnala

    Head out for a green camping trip to Karnala

    Just two hours away from Mumbai, Kiran Mehta discovers rolling landscapes with hiking trails, birds, waterfalls, and a secluded space to soak in the outdoors, while enjoying urban amenities

  • Mumbai for kids: Elephanta Caves

    Mumbai for kids: Elephanta Caves

    One balmy summer’s day, when we decided to take the kids to Elephanta Caves. We thought it made for a good day spent with family, because while the intention was to go sight-seeing the caves, it also involved getting a good look at the Gateway of India, a boat ride and a mini-train ride

  • At nature's doorstep in Kenya

    At nature's doorstep in Kenya

    Back from Kenya, Vijaya Pratap writes about how she was at one with nature by spending her days spotting lions, African elephants, Cape buffaloes, leopards and rhinos

  • <strong>Travel</strong> special: Why all roads lead to Ladakh

    Travel special: Why all roads lead to Ladakh

    Ladakh's arid landscape and turquoise lakes make it a unique travelling destination. Spellbinding and serene, it attracts all kinds of travellers, be it for calm or an adrenaline rush. the guide treads the world’s highest inhabited plateau for a 360-degree view

  • The smart student flight plan

    The smart student flight plan

    You’re headed to a foreign university. But have you made wise choices by flying the right airline, bagging the coolest deals and checking on travel must-dos?

  • Monsoon <strong>travel</strong> special: Where the rains take you

    Monsoon travel special: Where the rains take you

    Whether it is a dose of history or a relaxing spa that you seek, we give you a list of options ideal for a rainy retreat

  • <strong>Travel</strong> safety tips for tourists on adventure holidays

    Travel safety tips for tourists on adventure holidays

    India has witnessed an increase in reported incidents where tourists have faced mishaps due to inadequate precautions. Soma Das spoke to tour organisers on measures and means to ensure the tourist is in safe hands

  • Nature's bounty in our urban jungle

    Nature's bounty in our urban jungle

    The first showers have hit Mumbai, thus, ushering a season characterised by a wealth of flora and fauna. the guide plays out a photo gallery of what to watch out for

  • Mumbai Chhaap: Metro cinema

    Mumbai Chhaap: Metro cinema

    On June 8, 1938, Metro was opened to the public on land that was formerly used as Air Force stables

  • It is high time: Onboard Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380

    It is high time: Onboard Singapore Airlines' Airbus A380

    Tanmoy Mitra experiences luxury in the skies as a business class guest of Singapore Airlines’ maiden Airbus A380 flight into India

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