• This summer, head off on a vacation under Rs 10,000. Here's how...

    This summer, head off on a vacation under Rs 10,000. Here's how...

    It's raining holidays. Next week, as another long weekend beckons, the guide decided to offer a bunch of options for you to squeeze in a budget-friendly, beach-bumming escape. Take your pick

  • Pune Chhaap: Tulsi Baug Ram Temple

    Pune Chhaap: Tulsi Baug Ram Temple

    A slice of Pune that misses the eye. Located near Mandai in Tulsi Baug, the Tulsi Baug Ram Temple's earliest recorded history dates back to the 18th century

  • Two worlds meet in Copenhagen

    Two worlds meet in Copenhagen

    Copenhagen balances the traditional and the modern with great ease. Sonia Nazareth explores how the capital of Denmark maintains its old, cobbled streets and ancient buildings bedecked with copper spires and decorative gables, with the same encouraging care that it puts into its contemporary design and architecture

  • Avantika Kala Gram is the ideal getaway for creative minds

    Avantika Kala Gram is the ideal getaway for creative minds

    For 10 years, Avanti Kala Gram, a residential artists’ village has been enticing creative minds and calm-seekers to get inspired, and escape to a world where time stands still amid abundant flora and fauna

  • Why time stands still at Hampi

    Why time stands still at Hampi

    With boulders for sentinels, colonnaded bazaars and ochre-hued ruins, Hampi tells stories of both a magnificent Hindu empire and a humble temple town. Kareena Gianani peeks into an old Dutch artist-nomad’s studio, stoops low in murky caves which reveal paintings from the Bronze Age and finds that, in Hampi, time stands still

  • Embark on an adventure to the Northeast

    Embark on an adventure to the Northeast

    Sign up for an eight-day trek to explore the thick forests of Kaziranga, a living root bridge in Cherrapunji, and much more

  • 5 <strong>travel</strong> apps that will make your roadtrip easier

    5 travel apps that will make your roadtrip easier

    Thanks to technology, travelling has transformed into an experience unlike ever before. We’ve picked a few handy apps that will make your on-road plans smoother, and serve as apt guides for those SOS moments

  • Head to Kalyan for a session with stars

    Head to Kalyan for a session with stars

    This weekend, join a group of stargazers as they set out in search of new celestial objects in Kalyan

  • Of belfries, bridges and baroque at Bruges in Belgium

    Of belfries, bridges and baroque at Bruges in Belgium

    Its leafy parks and vibrant cafes are like none other and its canals, architecture and bustling downtown radiate energy enough to power a ship. The Belgian city of Bruges is one intoxicating place, finds Neeta Lal

  • A secular milestone for Mumbai

    A secular milestone for Mumbai

    Two walks around the northern and southern tips the island city - in Fort and Sion, will give the Mumbai buff much to savour and celebrate about amidst the bustle and din

  • Mumbai adventure: Why your kids should head to Shilonda

    Mumbai adventure: Why your kids should head to Shilonda

    The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP, popularly called Borivali National Park) at 7 am is full of people taking brisk walks, walking their pets or cycling. Few like us decided to explore the Shilonda Trail for an escape into the wild

  • Why India needs another green revolution

    Why India needs another green revolution

    Filmmaker Arti Kulkarni's documentary, Nata Pashchim Ghatashi, takes the viewer on a journey through the Western Ghats, to focus on how development is destroying this green belt

  • A walk on the wild side at the Ranthambore National Park

    A walk on the wild side at the Ranthambore National Park

    Speaking in hushed tones, straining the ears to catch the warning cry of a deer and the sheer joy of looking into the eyes of a tiger — a visit to the Ranthambore National Park is a four-hour, action-packed thriller, finds Dhiman Chattopadhayay

  • Hidden gems from old Hyderabad

    Hidden gems from old Hyderabad

    Heading to the city of the Nizams? Add these stops in your must-visit list

  • Candid chat with Austrian bouldering champion Kilian Fischhuber

    Candid chat with Austrian bouldering champion Kilian Fischhuber

    Kilian Fischhuber reveals why he finds Badami's terrain a tough proposition, and on par with his climbing exploits in South Africa and Australia

  • Sikkim, the last Himalayan Shangri La

    Sikkim, the last Himalayan Shangri La

    Yawning valleys, fluttering pray flags and colourful homes dotted on mountain slopes — it is not without reason that Sikkim is known as one of the last Himalayan Shangri Las

  • <strong>Travel</strong> Calendar - March-April 2014

    Travel Calendar - March-April 2014

    Head to Goa to celebrate Holi, relive age-old Gypsy traditions in Jodhpur and immerse in the vibrant culture of the Land of the Dragon, Bhutan

  • Now's the time to spot the elusive Olive Ridley sea turtles in India

    Now's the time to spot the elusive Olive Ridley sea turtles in India

    Every year, lakhs of female Olive Ridley turtles arrive at India's west and east shores during nesting season. Experience this amazing natural phenomenon

  • Slovakia, the little big country

    Slovakia, the little big country

    Slovakia is a small, landlocked country in Central Europe, but its medieval castles and stunning landscapes belies its size

  • On board Goa's floating island

    On board Goa's floating island

    Open Island in South Goa is a sustainable floating island made from recycled materials