What Is India News Service
Thursday, November 02,  2006


 Tourism Articles


 From October 27,  2006 - November 02, 2006

Wild Holidays

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and Conservation Corporation Africa (CC Africa) have together announced the opening of their first luxury wilderness lodge in India, the Mahua Kothi, situated on the border of Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh.

The Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary

The Srivilliputhur Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu is famous for its squirrels the grizzled giant squirrel to be specific as well as flying squirrels and other animals.

Ode To The Sun In Stone

Nandini nair takes a look at a fine architectural example on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.

My Kind Of Place - Shivkumar Sharma

Bharat's mastak (India's forehead), mera janmasthan (my birthplace) and jannat dharti par (paradise on earth), that's Jammu and Kashmir my kind of place. Though far away in Mumbai, I am still a mountain man and my music reverberates with the pahadi.

Staying Warm When It's Cold

Mistletoe and chestnuts roasting by the open fire are all very well. But if you're toes are icy and your nose is runny, even the most romantic Christmas scene will inspire little more than `Bah, humbug!' So if you're planning to storm though London . . .

Where Green Spells Grandeur

Still, in Nature's lap, says SOMA BASU. . . .

et Rocked In The Cradle

What happened to the universe post-Big Bang? When did planet earth come into existence? When did humankind first walk upright? Do we all have a common ancestry? How did the environment influence human evolution? And how is man affecting the . . .

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park lies in the heart of Madhya Pradesh. Once the hunting ground of the Maharajas of Rewa, an alarming number of tigers were hunted down here during the pre-independence era.

Ah, That Familiar Feeling...

Chaotic traffic, crowded streets, hand-painted billboards. Could you be in Mumbai or Bangalore? Not really, it's Manila . . .

Have A Memorable Trip

Some sensible planning can go a long way in making it a memorable trip.

A Night In The Jungle

Nature and some great hospitality make Casa Deep Woods an ideal weekend retreat. . . .

For A Memorable Trip

If you are a senior citizen or are travelling with older people, some sensible planning can go a long way in making it a memorable trip for them.

Romancing Taj

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces gives you a chance to put the sounds of the world at bay, and revive the romance in your life at spectacular leisure destinations in India and abroad this winter.

Brit Wit On A Bus

As you are taken on a tour of London, the guides have a memorable way of mixing historical information with slapstick comedy.

For Nature-Loving Tourists

In hindsight, this has to be one of our best Nature trails ever. Our destination, a rock pool in Madhukatta, is just a 15-minute trek into the dense jungle. That's some relief for city slickers who are not in great shape.

On Cloud 9

For the Indians, Nepal would seem like a home away from home.

Wanna See The Bridge Again?

We were winding up for the day after the last news bulletin when the MTV channel in Sri Lanka commenced its next segment, classic movies.

Beach-Hopping In Vizag

They say you find Indias best beaches in Goa. Well, not if you take into account the many resorts and shacks mushrooming on the sands there.

Beauty Of Alhambra

 Built by Moorish rulers of Granada between the 13th and 15th centuries, Alhambra in southern Spain is breathtaking in its beauty. 

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