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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…

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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.…

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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…

Taj mahal

The Taj Mahal has reopened but tourism is suffering in Agra

Last month, the government reopened the Taj Mahal for tourists but weekend lockdowns and the city metro project is impacting tourism. The Taj Mahal is on everyone’s bucket list world-over. The 16th-century…

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Countdown begins for Expo 2020 Dubai

190 countries, 25 million visitors, 182 days, 220 big-ticket events. The pandemic nothwithstanding, the upcoming world expo promises to be bigger and better than ever. Come July 18, 2021, and tickets for…

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Yoga: The journey within for the journeys ahead

On the International Day of Yoga, we offer you seven sure-fire ways to ease your travel aches and strains. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke eloquently about Yoga during his speech at the…

Green fuels, flights, airlines

Green fuels: Not just a flight of fancy

Sustainable Aviation Fuels are steadily gaining traction globally, with the aviation sector working hard to reduce its carbon footprint. In a pathbreaking move, United Airlines has recently placed a pre-order worth USD…

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Restored vintage Vespas swing into action in Singapore

Tours on these scrumptious scooters with sidecars are a great way to see the city from a different perspective. Cruising down glitzy Orchard Road or parked near a traditional shophouse. Pausing near…

Cheetah in kuno national park

When and where can you see cheetahs in India

The Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh will soon have eight cheetahs that are being relocated from South Africa. Here’s all you need to know about the relocation. For most of us…

Packed, travel, summer travel

Can you travel somewhere this summer?

Hoping to travel internationally in the next few months? Then be prepared to navigate bewilderingly complex and constantly changing rules. For the long-beleaguered travel and tourism sectors globally, there is some good…

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10 must-visit museums in India

These museums, both old and new, offer up a fascinating kaleidoscope of the India story. Museum. A word that for most Indians comes with a groan if it means going to one,…

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Rustic Discoveries: A Drive into the Soul of India

Dr Mitra Das and her son road-tripped across rural India and returned with some fascinating memories and discoveries. She shares her experience. Fifty-one days. 17,000 kilometres. 28 states. 6 union territories. Innumerable…