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Bir: Of serenity and monsoon Bir: Of serenity and monsoon

Bir -- a tiny, pristine Tibetan refugee village located in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 5,003 feet


Flying cars and no more pilots in flight revolution: Airbus Flying cars and no more pilots in flight revolution: Airbus

Airbus is already testing out what it calls a "module" cabin concept -- passenger planes being tailored to different demands


Tourism comes home here Tourism comes home here

Come to the mountain state of Himachal Pradesh, where luxury holidays are a passé now with folks opening doors of their tradition to the world


A journey through the land of colours A journey through the land of colours

All this is part of the unexpected thrills that greet the visitor who may not be familiar with the ancient charm of Greece


American Airlines will end partnerships with Qatar, Etihad American Airlines will end partnerships with Qatar, Etihad

Breaking up the partnerships is the latest twist in a fight between American, Delta and United and fast-growing state-owned Middle Eastern airlines


Beauty amid the Kangla ruins

Beauty amid the Kangla ruins

There is no sight of the usual fortified structure like other historical fort, as you enter this anceint place of the Manipuri kings


Destination: Focus Oman Destination: Focus Oman

From May to August, it is very hot and humid at the coastal areas, while the interior generally remains hot and dry


World's longest sea bridge to have electric vehicle charging stations World's longest sea bridge with vehicle charging stations

The main structure of the 55 kilometre long Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge has completed on Friday


Asmara, the capital of Eritrea in Africa, declared a World Heritage Site Asmara declared a World Heritage Site

  If Africa is on your list of must-see places, do visit Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, which…


A tale of two Koreas

A tale of two Koreas

Since the two Koreas went their own paths over sixty years ago, the North has become ever more repressive and closed off


Kerala calling

Kerala calling

  For tourists from West Bengal smitten by the travel bug, the eternal favourite, Kerala, is calling.…



Visit these destinations to beat the heat
Visit these destinations to beat the heat

Kovalam Beach, Kerala is known for its shallow waters and low tides,


First halt of tourists to the Taj

 First halt of tourists to the Taj

The maqbara is a favorite picnic spot but during the troublesome days of 1947, it housed hundreds of refugees from Sindh


Laptop ban on flights to US lifted at Istanbul airport Laptop ban on flights to US lifted at Istanbul airport

The US impose the laptop ban in March on flights from Istanbul and nine other airports in the Middle East


Healthy indulgence Healthy indulgence

    Travelling to a foreign land is exciting and even weeks before leaving, you’re all…


Can an airport be a destination? Can an airport be a destination?

Changi Airport, on a spit of reclaimed land in Singapore, claims to be such a utopia


8 road safety tips to practise this monsoon 8 road safety tips to practise this monsoon

Keep a few numbers on speed dial like your immediate family, doctor, police & mechanic, so that they can be contacted easily in case of any emergency


Goa is India's most popular monsoon travel destination: Survey Goa is India's most popular monsoon travel destination: Survey

The data reveals Goa to be the most popular destination this monsoon, with four of its towns - Candolim, Calangute, Arpora and Baga


Amid the green and white skies Amid the green and white skies

It's an unusually captivating sight of a wet midsummer day in this part of Northeastern region, Manipur


The temple - bursting with life The temple - bursting with life

At the weekends, the temple bursts into life with about 2,000 devotees gathering for prayers


Of simplicity and ethereal beauty Of simplicity and ethereal beauty

People in Darjeeling are proud of their heritage and culture


A journey through the land of colours A journey through the land of colours

The island of Santorini is picturesque, with volcanic mountains on one side and the sea beside it


The English moor where wallabies roam The English moor where wallabies roam

At this windswept moor in England’s Peak District, it is said that strange folk dwell and even stranger things happen


Warangal opens up a perfect weekend spot Warangal opens up a perfect weekend spot

Pandavula Guhalu is a rock-climbing and camping paradise


Breathtaking Barcelona Breathtaking Barcelona

The city, which received Christopher Columbus after his first trip to America


Tallest rail bridge in Kashmir Tallest rail bridge in Kashmir

The construction work on the "engineering marvel" -- slated to be completed by 2019 -- has already provided employment to over 1,000 local residents


Melbourne a leading destination for cultural tourism in Australia: report Melbourne a leading destination for cultural tourism in Australia

Tokyo & Mumbai are the only cities in the region to fare better than Melbourne which has a cultural tourism industry worth more than $800m every year


Beyond the blues Beyond the blues

Andaman and Nicobar Islands shelter near five dominant tribes


Why you should visit Pokhara when in Nepal Why you should visit Pokhara when in Nepal

Pokhara is a truly refreshing getaway from the crowded capital Kathmandu


The magic called Maldives The magic called Maldives

The Maldives - though Asia's smallest country ~ are covered with dense vegetation


Rodman hails North Korea visit as a ‘good trip’ Rodman hails North Korea visit as a ‘good trip’

This is at least the fifth trip to North Korea for the heavily pierced and tattooed former basketball star


The big freeze The big freeze

All glaciers situated near Mount Everest are in retreat, including the Rongbuk glacier


Is Bangkok losing its chaotic charm? Is Bangkok losing its chaotic charm?

Food vendors will disappear from Bangkok's streets by the end of the year, if the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has its way


The marvel of Myanmar The marvel of Myanmar

This vast archaeological zone was expanded from 42 to 62 square miles, according to the Department of Archaeology there


Beautiful Bali Beautiful Bali

The landscape is beautiful, the beaches are picture perfect, there is great hiking, friendly locals, world-class dining


In Assam's fragrant tea gardens In Assam's fragrant tea gardens

Tea gardens are one of the main tourist attractions of the state


33 beautiful reasons to visit Italy 33 beautiful reasons to visit Italy

Its diverse landscape, artistic treasures and fabulous food make Italy a feast for the soul, offering something for everyone, like a spoonful of good


Bangkok markets you shouldn’t miss Bangkok markets you shouldn’t miss

One of Bangkok’s oldest wholesale markets, Sampeng is an epic alley crammed with bric-a-brac, costume accessories, honking motorbikes, smoky food cart


12 things you should not do in Singapore 12 things you should not do in Singapore

Singapore is a colourful and enthralling country

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