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Magical Meghalaya

Cherry blossoms, fashionistas, living root bridges and the cleanest village in Asia — a tour of the state is a lesson in living life in…

A trek to remember

Virgin trail, daunting trek, travellers turned explorers trying to find the elusive Singhnapur caves near Raigarh “It keeps saying 140 m, but I can’t see…

AnniHILLation

This is not the usual travel piece. It points out the ongoing mindless destruction of the Himalayan hills many city-dwellers love The hills are alive…

Our Metro, their Metro

DMRC can draw upon the experience of European public transport systems to serve commuters better. Our network is much cheaper but last mile connectivity is…

Bastion of Dutch Ceylon

Over the years, the Dutch Hospital in Colombo has come to have several purposeful roles while retaining its colonial charm In the early 17th century,…

The rainbow village

High in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh is the land of truth — Sarchi — where justice lies in the hands of the goddess Apple-laden…

Dreamscapes

When you see the many faces of Arunachal’s mountainous land in multiple shades of blue and green, you are awestruck by the surreal surroundings The…

Colonial heritage

Call the present to a halt and explore Mussoorie as a journey to the historical period of British imperialists because there is much more to…

Freedom trail

Amritsar is a good place to celebrate Independence Day. You can honour the heroic spirit of Jallianwala and watch the retreat ceremony at the Wagah…

An iconic museum

A trip to the Corbett Tiger Reserve brings alive the many shades of Jim Corbett’s life on his 143rd birthday A Britisher in India, an…