Scenic Matheran Beckons Travellers
Summer is the best time to visit
Matheran, the tiniest hill station in
India. Near Mumbai in the Western
Ghats, Matheran was discovered around
1850 by Hugh Malet, the then district
collector of Thane.
Palace On Wheels Set To Roll In Punjab
The Punjab governmentís plan to have
itís own version of
Palace of Wheels
is finally on track with the Railway
Minister giving the final go-ahead.
Maharashtra Tourism Policy Offers Sops
To Amusement Park Business
The new Maharashtra Tourism Policy has
laid emphasis on the emerging
amusement park sector by way of
financial sops and incentives.
Toxic Tour Takes Away Charm Of Beverly
Every day, tourist buses trundle along
the Hollywood Walk of Fame and through
Beverly Hills so that sightseers can
gawk at celebrities and gasp at their
A Birder's Trail
Siruvani-muthikkulam is one of the
most beautiful and least explored of
forest areas in South Western Ghats.
Masterpieces Preserve Tradition
Did you know that the latest research
has revealed that paintings are not
enhanced, but in fact dulled when
displayed on white or off white walls?
New Cool In Chiang Mai
About 30 years ago, the gods of style
looked down from design heaven on a
town in central
The First War Of Independence?
As the Government prepares to
celebrate the 150th anniversary of the
"First War of Independence," a
critical look at this and the various
other uprisings that preceded it.
Legends Of The Sun
"HE don't know good Inglis. Only I
speak the good Inglis."
NEPAL can, like Kerala, be called "God's Own Country".
Well-endowed with a salubrious climate
and the scenic beauty of an Indian
hill station in many places, its
people are friendly and cheerful.
New Flights May Lower Us Fares
The India-US sector is likely to
witness a price war with Jet Airways
and Kingfisher Airlines planning to
introduce non-stop daily flights to
It's A Shopper's Stop
Sixteenth Street, Denver,
you can gawk at shop windows without
fear of being jostled.
Back To Mother Earth
Getting out into the green environs, a
whiff of fresh air and living like a
rustic for a change is exactly what
farm tourism is all about.
Fort, Flora And Fauna
A place with a 400-year-old history,
says soma basu.
Pench National Park
This park, nestling in the lower
Southern reaches of the Satpura hills,
is named after the Pench river that
flows through it.
Trips To The Jungles
Kids can get to know about wildlife
Gateway To A New World
Pristine wilderness, majestic
glaciers, beautiful rainbows... Alaska
is all this and more.
To commemorate the 2004 Aga Khan Award
for Architecture, two postage stamps
fort were issued on November 28, 2004.
Venice Of The East
On the west coast, in Kerala.
Alappuzha was an important port of
call for trading ships.
Fortified In Legend
The Rani of Jhansi's courageous
defence is immortalised in a historic
battle. A woman of courage and wisdom,
she became an icon of the Indian