An unforgettable Kiwi experience

A visit to Rotorua in New Zealand is an enriching experience, thanks to the remarkable art and culture. Karishma Kirpalani takes us on a trip through the celebrated land Kia Ora (Hello). Welcome to New Zealand. Welcome to Rotorua. While most tourists here prefer to spend time in the South …

A magical JOURNEY

Hong Kong, in literal translation, means fragrant harbour, and it is the perfect getaway, age regardless. Meera J Pillai travels through the city, learning about and revelling in the best the city has to offer I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing; that it was all …

A DAY IN DUBLIN

Dublin or Dubh Linn is derived from the Old Irish Gaelic, which has its literal meaning ‘Black Pool’. Preeti Verma Lal explores the literary paradise The truth is that I am in love with Dublin. I think it is the most beautiful town that I have ever seen, mountains at …

A Date with History

Sunitha Vardhan, a photographer and traveller, takes a leisurely holiday in the culturally rich country of Greece Idyllic beaches, whitewashed villages and bays of azure blue — these are the instantly recognisable images evoked by a Greek holiday. My ten-day Greek vacation was all of that and much more. With …

A City Full of Sights

Las Vegas is not just casinos, Preeti Verma Lal shows as she guides us around the city This seems too far-fetched, but if I ever wriggled into a puncture-proof spacesuit, got whooshed beyond the stratosphere and pretended to be a highbrow astronaut, I know I can recognise the brightest place …

The Hot Spot of Tourism

Sonia Hays shares her joy on visiting Sri Lanka, which has something for everyone Not far from the southeast coast of India sits the beautiful island of Sri Lanka—so close that the two thin peninsulas seem to want to reach out to each other. Our journey began from Mumbai, and after …

Good Morning, Vietnam!

Priya Thomas shares with us the sights worth seeing in Vietnam as well as the local life that brings it alive We were served raspberry bavarois as we took off for Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, setting the tone for the delightful trip ahead. As we landed at Tan Son Naht …

The Night of Shiva

Mahashivarathri is a time for fasting, praying, introspection and meditation. Suzanne McNeill finds out the significance of this night and how it is observed across India Legend has it that a hunter on his way home from an unsuccessful hunt was attacked by wild beasts. To escape, he climbed a …

Waltzing to Vienna

Preeti Verma Lal takes us on a guided tour of Vienna – the most ‘livable city’ in the world There he was. A man tenderly leaning over a woman. His left hand cradling her nape, the right raising her face for a kiss. I noticed the curly mop on his head, …