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Mini Israel

At Kasol, a quiet remote village in Parvati valley in Himachal Pradesh, snow-clad mountain peaks, pine trees, and Israeli cuisine are main attractions for tourists, says Vivek Singh Chauhan

Monsoon haunts

When it starts pouring, it is time to step out and explore. If you need ideas of places to check out this season, listen to the actors who shared their favourite monsoon destinations with us

Explore getaways

Unexplored destinations like Dindi, Yercaud, Yelagiri and Anaikatti in India can be ideal getaways for a variety of reasons, says Rajeev Menon, Chief Destination Officer of Sterling Holidays

Target India

If 80,000 Indians visited South Africa last year it has so much to offer. Christine Nayagam tells us of the plans of the nation, where Mahatma Gandhi once lived, to woo more Indian tourists

For a clean whiff

We know the national capital as the most polluted city. But those wishing to breathe the cleanest air in the country, please rush to Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh, says Vishal Gulati

Flight tips

To know how to make a holiday what it should be: relaxing, a travel company spoke to cabin crew across airlines. Carrying less and limiting alcohol are just two things. For the rest, read on

Delhi's getaway

Amidst the Aravali hills at Tarudhan Valley in Manesar is a new resort by Lemon Tree Hotels that offers New Delhi’s city dweller a getaway, says Isha Sharma, giving details of the facilities

Supper on lake

As Myanmar comes on its own after successive military juntas, Vishal Gulati travels to Yangon and discovers the Karaweik Palace restaurant, where the food, the feel and ambience are great  

History and more

Manipur, a northeastern state soaked in war history, beckons backpackers with a shoe-string budget as the package it offers to visitors include flora and fauna too, says Iboyaima Laithangbam

Snowy affair

Chopta, a picturesque town surrounded by mountains offering glimpses of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, gave a mesmerizing experience to Somrita Ghosh, who scaled the heights, taking a bus ride

Vibrant city

Even as the Dubai Shopping Festival is on, Nivedita tells us why the most populous city of United Arab Emirates is an exciting place to live and do business. Well, it is its multiculturalism

Carnival train

For those visiting Goa for its popular Carnival, a special charter coach will chug out of Mumbai. The package is spread over five nights and six days, of which you get to spend four days in Goa

Adventure beckons

Apart from the varied kind of adventure pursuits that is on offer, Queenstown in New Zealand can make you forget your worldly worries, says Radhika Bhirani, after a trip to the Southern Alps

Sunny archipelago

A foreign locale with a tropical climate is Maldives that invites Indians with a ‘visa on arrival’ facility, besides its swaying palm trees, glistening sunny beaches and emerald sea, says Rahul Dass  

Nature’s gift

Somrita Ghosh describes the feeling when you wake up to the sight of the mighty Kinnaur Kailash mountain range at Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh, located in the lap of nature, surrounded by hills

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