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Motorcycle diary

An adventurous ride on a 500 cc motorcycle from Chandigarh took Samiksha Bali Dutta not just to her dream destination, Ladakh, but also helped realise a dream of turning a professional rider

Honeymoon city

Beautiful, elegant and historical, Vienna emerges as an ideal honeymoon destination for couples from India, too. Rahul Vaishnavi takes you through the city of music that throbs with culture

Nature infinite

If you are looking for a tranquil getaway, Arvind Padmanabhan suggests that you check out a resort located in a rubber estate in Kanyakumari district overlooking the clear blue Chittar Lake

Hills’ call

Himachal Pradesh is luring visitors mainly because there has been a delay in the onset of monsoon in the plains of North India. Vishal Gulati gives some tips on planning a trip to those hills

Vienna calls

For those who prefer eco-friendly hotels, the Austrian capital of Vienna is a must-visit destination. Rahul Vaishnavi tells us what the green hotels are doing to cut down on carbon footprint

Must in Delhi

More than being the hub of power, Delhi has a lot to offer for a visitor. Souzeina S Mushtaq recommends 15 must-see places in India's bustling capital, which is home to over 22 million people

Go, go to Leh

Both normal holiday makers and adventure seekers have a lot on offer at a height of over 14,000 feet if they go up to Leh. Rohit Vaid tells us how greenish the ‘cold desert’ turns in summer

Kashmir's best

More than just being a spot to beat the heat, it has hills, parks, lakes, waterfalls and streams. Afsana Rashid gives a list of must see places in Kashmir, which is paradise for any tourist.

Royal visit

Away from the bustle of Jaipur is a hotel where you enjoy the hospitality that was extended to the Mughals and Rajputs of yore, says Radhika Bhirani, recommending Fairmont Jaipur for visitors

Kashmir's high

In 15 months, Khyber, the new 5-star resort in Gulmarg, has entered the world tourism map. At 8,825 feet above sea level amidst an expanse of pine trees, it is irresistible, says Sheikh Qayoom

God & beach

Bali has a lot for sea lovers and those interested in visiting ancient temples. The undulating landscape of the Indonesian province is a treat for the eyes and the soul, says Aparajita Gupta

Bangalore 15

Besides being a cosmopolitan city, which is a bustling IT hub, also known for fine weather, Bangalore has more for a visitor, says Sudha Narasimhachar, giving a list of 15 must visit places

Mountain girl

In the chilly heights of Ladakh, Thinlas Chorol stands out as a social entrepreneur, trekking guide, ice hockey player and a writer rolled into one. Her remarkable role is changing the face of tourism up there, says Kavita Kanan Chandra

For kids too

Is Bangkok a holiday destination only for grown up men? No, says Jaideep Sarin who visited Thailand with two children below 12 years and the family had a whale of a time, both day and night

Pristine Pollachi

Well-endowed with nature's bounty, Pollachi, one of Tamil Nadu’s lesser known tourist destinations has much to offer and is blessed with nice weather round the year, says Arvind Padmanabhan

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