Tag: places

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  • Places to explore this month

    Places to explore this month

    Here are some of the places that you can try this spring season.

    February 15, 2020
  • The Mumbai clock towers

    The Mumbai clock towers

    They are not-so-mute witnesses to history, clanging away at intervals of 15 minutes, as if asking us all to grab the moment because time was slipping by. Perhaps in the daily, mad rush in Maximum City, not many Mumbaikars pay attention to the 16-odd time-keepers of the city, some of them centuries old. But they …

    November 14, 2017
  • Where you are…

    Where you are…

    “Sometimes the universe puts us in places where our souls most need to be in order to see more clearly. So grateful to be here!,” wrote actress Haley Berry during her visit to Mumbai. Out at sea or up in the hills and mountains or walking through a busy street, you are where you are …

    November 13, 2017
  • Into the quiet hush

    Into the quiet hush

    There’s a quiet hush. It’s the cold wind blowing. But there’s something in the wind. It’s the sound of the restless traveller dreaming of a new place – a place never been before. Into the quiet hush… There’s a new travel dream blowing in the wind as the year begins to fade, and the travel …

    November 8, 2017
  • Into the unknown

    Into the unknown

    “Being adventurous is a lifestyle, it’s an addiction to uncertainty,” says Reza Pakravan, a self-described explorer and filmmaker whose unusual trips include cycling across the world in 102 days — and from the Arctic Circle, Norway to South Africa. “I get a real buzz when things go wrong and I have to be resourceful and solve problems,” he tells The Independent. In 2010 …

    November 6, 2017
  • Sail the sea in Koh Hong Island

    Sail the sea in Koh Hong Island

    Beyond the white sandy beach, the picturesque row of colouful long-tailed boats on the Andaman sea lie waiting for you as the cool breeze softly and gently rock them… This is Koh Hong Island bay in Thailand. If you haven’t been here yet, make sure to get away here the next time you head to …

    November 4, 2017
  • Bathe in November bliss

    Bathe in November bliss

    In the backyard, the light lemon yellow and orange leaves carpeted the old rusted iron bench and the ground beneath under the sweet November sun. In the distance, you can hear the egret calling… It’s not time yet for peak winter travel, but November, with its soft and mellow weather, is an ideal time to …

    November 3, 2017
  • The splendour with the grandeur in Lucknow

    The splendour with the grandeur in Lucknow

    A city of dreams, of royal courts, steep in ancient Indian history, culture and heritage, Lucknow  is a legacy to itself – the abundance of all things fine and fragile. It is not a stroll down memory lane. It’s a long captivating walk in the bylanes and bazaars through the picturesque cityscapes that speak a …

    October 23, 2017
  • Through the valley of flowers

    Through the valley of flowers

    In countries around the world, the charm of small and far-flung areas lies in its exotic natural beauty. And travellers exploring the unexplored and travelling through the less-travelled regions often stumple upon a paradise on earth – valley of flowers. Take a look at some heavenly ‘valley of flowers’. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand, India   …

    September 29, 2017
  • Where the streets are full of life

    Where the streets are full of life

    As the sun showed its face, and the shop shutters were up, the streets came into life. Babulal, the chaiwallahwas already bent over his ritual, sitting beside the radio in a basic stall. From the cauldron of bubbling tea he poured out tiny, hot cupfuls, and then carefully returned the contents of each one into …

    August 25, 2017