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Golconda, fort, hyderabad, telangana, india, domestic travel, diamonds, history

India@75: The stones of Golconda still speak

From sparkling diamonds to solid granite, the fort has seen everything. A visit to the once-powerful citadel near Hyderabad today can give you a glimpse of its brilliant history that is rich…

Smaaash, entertainment, mumbai, destination, india travel, gaming

Family vacay in Mumbai? Put Smaaash on your must-do list

From Virtual Reality rides to 360-degree Cricket to GoKarting, this state-of-the-art entertainment and gaming space will up your cool cred. The sea shimmers on the right. A blimp flies overhead, casting a…

Tulips, bendigo, australia, spring

It’s Spring o’clock somewhere! Bendigo in full bloom

You’ve seen tulips from Kashmir to Keukenhof. Now, with Bendigo in Australia promoting its floral wealth as a tourist attraction, you can celebrate Spring in the southern hemisphere too. Fifty thousand, saw…

Design, fashion, resortwear

Resortwear guide: How to glam it up on your next vacay

Packing for a staycation and wondering what to wear? We bring you some cutting-edge style to amp up your oomph and raise your cool quotient. What does one wear on a staycation?…

Chandni chowk, delhi, domestic tourism, heritage tourism,

Delhi’s Chandni Chowk shines after facelift

The new-look locality now boasts beautification and a pedestrian-only corridor. Chandni Chowk, whose origins stretch back to the 17th century when Emperor Shah Jahan’s daughter Jahanara designed the beautiful street with canals…

Abba, museum, themed hotel, music travel, sweden, stockholm

Take a chance on ABBA

The Swedish group has two new songs wowing the music world, almost 40 years after they decided to take a ‘short break’. The appeal of ABBA hasn’t dimmed and, for ABBAheads, the…

Goa, boutique hotels, workcation

How to make workcations work for you

Operating from a different place could actually help to infuse more creativity into your profession and give your personal life a boost too. Even as the pandemic has wreaked havoc, it has…

Bungee jumping

Jumpin Heights brings bungee jumping to Bicholim

A popular tourist attraction in Rishikesh for the last decade, the team is all set to thrill tourists at Lake Mayem in Goa too, come September. At 83 metres, Jumpin Heights is…

Mahseer, conservation, eco tourism, south india

Saving the ‘Tiger of Kaveri’: Another way to drive eco-tourism

The hump-backed mahseer, among the largest freshwater fish species, is gaining attention from conservation agencies that are trying to preserve its habitat in the Western Ghats. Saving the ‘Tiger of Kaveri’ can…

Hair spa, travel tips

How to have hassle-free hair on your next holiday

With niu&nau salons opening in Taj properties, bad hair days on holiday could be a thing of the past. We give you the lowdown on keeping your locks lovely in every locale.…

App, smartphone, travel, city app, travel guide

Is there an app for that?

Yes. There usually is. And when it comes to travelling through some of the world’s most advanced cities, there is usually a bunch of dedicated apps that you can download before you…

Rebari community

Phototours: The nomadic lives of the Rebaris

Among the several nomadic and semi-nomadic communities of India, the Rebaris are the traditional pastoral semi-nomadic community pre-dominantly found in Rajasthan and Gujarat and are uniquely distinctive because of their strong cultural roots…