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Pack light, travel like a pro with these handy hacks

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Pack light, travel like a pro with these handy hacks

One suitcase or backpack is enough for an ideal vacation. Travel experts say, packing light when travelling is key for a hassle-free vacation. Packing smart with the right hacks can help keep the luggage items to the minimum

Meet Mumbai's Google guide stars championing inclusivity and sustainability

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With the travel season abuzz, we focus on Mumbai's Google Guide stars, who are leading the charge in spotlighting local businesses, documenting neurodivergence-friendly spaces and promoting eco-conscious practices

16 May,2024 10:44 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

Everest mountaineer's letters that survived 75 years, digitised for the 1st time

The bulk of the collection is made up of letters written between Mallory and his wife Ruth, from the time of their engagement in 1914 until his death on Everest in 1924. Among them are the very last letter he wrote before his final Everest summit attempt and three letters that were retrieved from his body in 1999

22 April,2024 04:50 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Indians travelling more frequently, opting for spiritual destinations: Report

Searches for spiritual tourism witnessed a 97 per cent increase in 2023 compared to 2021, according to the report.

22 April,2024 02:40 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

How Gen Zers are exploring religious tourism in India

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The travel industry is witnessing a rapid rise in religious tourism. This trend is largely driven by Gen Zer's inclination towards visiting spiritual destinations to seek inner peace. We spoke to experts from the industry who dive deep into the trend and recommend top spiritual destinations you must explore

17 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire

Egypt, Dubai, Vietnam some of the top destinations among Indian travellers

Egypt, Singapore, Dubai, Vietnam, and Thailand emerge as the top countries for which Indian travellers have applied for visas for summer vacations, offering an enticing mix of culture, adventure, and relaxation for travellers of all interests

09 April,2024 05:46 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

What to know before applying for US and Schengen visas from India

Apart from meeting document requirements, make sure your application is accurate and genuine. Apply to the country where you'll stay the longest, maintain enough money in your bank account

06 April,2024 01:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

It’s Abu Dhabi calling for Indian tourists seeking weekend getaways

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Owing to a relaxed visa policy and connectivity like never before, the UAE has emerged as the top international destination for weekend getaways. Beyond the glitz of malls, Indian travellers share their most cherished experiences

28 March,2024 10:32 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

Into the wild: How Mumbaikars can go camping

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Camping is the best kind of escape. Millennials and GenZ Mumbaikars will agree. If you are fresh out of college and have jumped straight into work life, you might soon need a getaway. Mid-day Online spoke to campers and camp organisers who told us how to embark on a remarkable camping expedition

28 March,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire

Go scuba diving like PM Modi, explore the marine life of India

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent dive into the Arabian Sea in Dwarka has ignited curiosity in many to know more about the submerged city of Dwarka and a newfound interest in exploring destinations popular for their marine life. Mid-day Online spoke to experts who shared interesting insights on the same

27 March,2024 05:54 PM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire

Experts share five travel trends that are set to dominate in 2024

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From culinary holidays to a rise in mindful aesthetics, industry experts outline trends that will shape how Indians travel in 2024

27 March,2024 09:24 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

Indian influence resonates in Thai clubs as Bollywood beats echo across Thailand

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Multiple cities in Thailand have created a distinct Indian link, demonstrating Bollywood's global influence, as nightclubs around the country embrace the vivid Indian songs

19 March,2024 11:45 AM IST | Mumbai | Asif Rizvi
Experts share five travel trends that are set to dominate in 2024

Experts share five travel trends that are set to dominate in 2024

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From culinary holidays to a rise in mindful aesthetics, industry experts outline trends that will shape how Indians travel in 2024

27 March,2024 09:24 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal
Indian influence resonates in Thai clubs as Bollywood beats echo across Thailand

Indian influence resonates in Thai clubs as Bollywood beats echo across Thailand

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Multiple cities in Thailand have created a distinct Indian link, demonstrating Bollywood's global influence, as nightclubs around the country embrace the vivid Indian songs

19 March,2024 11:45 AM IST | Mumbai | Asif Rizvi
Why this 48 yr old man decided to scale 16,000 ft on the steep Goecha La pass

Why this 48 yr old man decided to scale 16,000 ft on the steep Goecha La pass

An engineer and an avid trekker, Debjyoti Mukherjee will commence the expedition today, spanning over 98 km for 11 days

13 March,2024 04:15 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Discover 7 lesser known activities to do in Goa for your next vacation

Discover 7 lesser known activities to do in Goa for your next vacation

Tourists are now swarming Goa, not just for the beaches but also to explore the offbeat path

24 February,2024 08:00 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Enlighten Festival is back in Canberra in Australia from March 1 - 11

Enlighten Festival is back in Canberra in Australia from March 1 - 11

There are a number of illuminated installations around the festival precinct in the National Triangle each showcasing its own unique story and inviting visitors to stop, reflect and interact

19 February,2024 02:36 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

IN PHOTOS: 5 destinations perfect for Mumbaikars’ long weekend getaways

Here is a curated list of five enchanting destinations, each renowned for its unique charm and attractions. Whether it's serene mountains or heritage sites, these havens offer a variety of activities

26 March,2024 04:24 PM IST | Aakanksha Ahire
7 misconceptions that Indian tourists have about Moscow: Survey

7 misconceptions that Indian tourists have about Moscow: Survey

The survey conducted by Intourist, a company with 95 years of background in the inbound tourism market in Russia, among tourists from India who visited Moscow, asked them about their primary expectations for Moscow and the difference from their actual experience

16 February,2024 03:35 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Beyond Mumbai's bustle: Discover hidden gems by pristine beaches in Maharashtra

Beyond Mumbai's bustle: Discover hidden gems by pristine beaches in Maharashtra

As February graces Maharashtra's coastal landscape with perfect weather, it calls for adventurers to explore its hidden treasures

15 February,2024 01:56 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

Valentine’s Day 2023: Unique romantic getaways perfect for couples

Valentine’s Day 2023: Unique romantic getaways perfect for couples

The snowy landscapes and shared moments will gift you some truly lasting memories. Whether it is snuggling up in a winter retreat or trying out exciting snowy activities together, these destinations promise a break from the ordinary

12 February,2024 05:36 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Weekend getaways: How Mumbaikars are taking quick trips to seek respite

Weekend getaways: How Mumbaikars are taking quick trips to seek respite

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Weekend getaways are becoming increasingly popular among Mumbaikars. If you are planning for one, we have an expert and a few travel enthusiasts dropping ideas on how you can take a perfect short trip

26 January,2024 07:20 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire

World Heritage Day 2024: Fun heritage video tour of Mumbai's Gateway of India

    World Heritage Day 2024: Fun heritage video tour of Mumbai's Gateway of India

    Did you know, that the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Colaba is even older than the Gateway of India? Have you ever wondered, why is the Elephanta Caves called so? This World Heritage Day 2024, get ready to explore Mumbai’s heritage like never before. The Colaba area of Mumbai holds a treasure of history with remarkable monuments and structures that narrate the tale of Mumbai’s glorious past. Among them, Mumbai’s Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel stand as majestic landmarks bridging Mumbai’s modern present to its hair-raising history. In this series of Mid-day Xplore, Mid-day's journalist Katyayani Kapoor explores Gateway of India and Taj Mahal Palace Hotel with the founder of Mumbai Heritage Tours - Pranav Damle who gives a peek into the untold and rare history of South Mumbai's remarkable heritage honouring the heritage of Mumbai this World Heritage Day.

    17 April,2024 09:00 PM IST
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