Tourism

Rural tourism destinations in India

Rural tourism destinations in India

April 11, 2020

Almost two-thirds of India lives in villages and hence to discover the real India, head to the countryside, a trend that is rapidly catching up with other forms of tourism. Here are some of the rural destinations that made it to the list of Indian travellers. Through the windows ...

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A day in Pangot, the hidden gem above Nainital

A day in Pangot, the hidden gem above Nainital

April 1, 2020

Nothing, but echoes of peace and greenery all around. Welcome to a hidden paradise in the Kumaoni hills where nature still rules. Inaccessible to telephonic networks, Pangot is a perfect getaway to recharge your batteries. Like a blank canvas painted with every possible shade of ...

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Charming city of Cuttack

Charming city of Cuttack

March 25, 2020

Cuttack, a city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, is almost an island due to its location at the head of the Mahanadi River delta and surrounded by the great river and its tributary, the Kathjuri River. Nearly 25 km away from the state’s capital Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, takes...

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Restoring history

Restoring history

March 21, 2020

The restoration of various heritage sites in India has not only opened more avenues for tourists to visit but, has also contributed to the conservation of India’s rich history. India’s robust history speaks for itself amidst the presence of numerous ruins and remains of herit...

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Top five palace hotels in India

Top five palace hotels in India

March 16, 2020

For most people, luxury means royalty and vice versa and luxury tourism has come to gain equivalence with kings and palaces. Though the royalty has long been abolished in India, tourists can still get a kingly feel by opting to stay in one of the several palaces that have been co...

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Colonial heritage cities in India

Colonial heritage cities in India

March 6, 2020

Besides the British, India has seen several other colonial powers and each left its mark through buildings, and structure. Thus different cities in India bear the hallmark of each of these European nations

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Holi in India: Celebrating colours differently

Holi in India: Celebrating colours differently

March 2, 2020

Holi is the most vibrant festivals which signify the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. As the earth wakes up from its winter slumber, the people get ready to coat each other in the colours of spring

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Weekend wandering in Wetlands

Weekend wandering in Wetlands

February 22, 2020

Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than the forests due to human activities and global heating, according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). With their disappearance, not only will the ecological aspects be lost but the immeasurable amount of scenic bea...

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Top five disappearing places

Top five disappearing places

February 15, 2020

These locations might not be dying but like Venice, they are incurably sick.

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Lesser known heritage jewels of India

Lesser known heritage jewels of India

February 11, 2020

Though India has 6th largest number of sites in the world, recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, tourists mainly flock to a handful, while a large number of other jewels of Indian heritage remain largely unexplored.

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