Temple Fair And Religious Fervour
The annual Badami-Banashankari Jaatre
sheds light on the culture of the
people of Bagalkot district, writes
The Magic Of Stone
Belgaum is home to many ancient Jain
temples. Of them all, Kamal Basadi, is
definitely worth a visit, writes
Sifting Through The Pages Of Dust For
Rock flour powdered by glaciers travel
far and wide and rest a long time,
before telling the tales of past
climates. V K Joshi explains.
Freedom On The Seas!
India has emerged as one of the world’s fastest growing
outbound tourism economies, and
cruising has become a hot travel
option for those on the lookout for
exotic destinations and a different
The ‘Sound Of Music’ Route
Rolling hills, snow-capped mountains,
charming cottages, and, of course, the
Strolling In The City Of Time
Hugh and Colleen Gantzer take a trip
to Ujjain, in Madhya Pradesh, which
has been a hotseat of scholarship and
pilgrimage for four millennia.
Quiet Witness To Changing Times
Holy Trinity Church
was built more than a hundred and
fifty years ago, because St.
Tunnel Vision: Way To Eternal Bliss
It was May. Final exams were over and
we were scorching in the Delhi heat.
Someone suggested a trek to Vaishno
Devi and we jumped at the idea.
Get Animated At Tom And Jerry
My story begins with an apricot brandy
and a Counting Crows song at the Tom
and Jerry pub in Thamel,
Life On Bustling Nile
I donâ€™t know what I expected, but it
wasnâ€™t this. The Pyramids of Giza
were a disappointment. And so was the
The White City Of Peru
You might wonder why anyone would
choose Peru as a detour from mainland
USA. Well, it isn’t a popular choice
(we encountered a lot of raised
eyebrows!) but as it turned out, the
trip turned out to be a fruitful one
At World’s End
This is a place where 'The End of the
World' sells. The theme is celebrated
on T-shirts, bumper stickers, coffee
mugs and posters.
Life’s Simple Pleasures
This RLT is a lesson in simplicity.
For city dwellers so tuned in to the
idea that luxury means happiness,
Baviyoor is a great teacher.
Golf On The Hills Deal Of The Week
Taj Holidays announces a golf tour
which will focus on the hill stations
of Chikmagalur, Ooty and Conoor from
May 31 to June 5.
Freedom On The Seas!
Travel Here is an option to explore
the seas in luxury.
The Sound Of Music Route
We’ve never prepared as intensively
for any trip as we did for this one –
for as soon as we booked our train
tickets to Salzburg, my daughter and I
began practising our Do-re-mi’s in
In-Flight Biz Magazine
and Mediascope Publicitas announce the
launch of Corporate, a bi-monthly
in-flight business magazine for First
and Business Class passengers flying
Abacus Launches Abacus Smartprice In
Abacus International has announced the
launch of its new product for the
Indian market called Abacus SmartPrice,
which is regarded to be a new airfare
pricing system that claims to boost
Enit Declares India As ‘Focus Country’
India has been declared as the `focus country’ by ENIT
(the Italian State Tourist Board in
India) for the year and has planned a
series of initiatives to promote and
market the destination in India.
Treasure Tours & Travels To Tap
Medical Tourism Segment
In a bid to tap the immense potential
of medical tourism in India, which is
pegged to hit a whopping Rs 10,000
crore by 2012 according to a recent
CII study, Treasure Tours & Travels is
firming up plans to offer integrated
medical tourism services.
Tourism Australia To Open Dedicated
Office In India
The rapid growth in the Indian
outbound market has prompted Tourism
Australia (TA) to open an office in
India to take advantage of increasing
Sri Lanka: Truly A Land Like No Other
Sri Lankas famous
boasts of 300-year-old Rama, Sita and
Hanuman idols. A river flows along the
temple which was apparently the
bathing area of Sita when she was a
captive of Ravana, writes Shruti I L
of the amazing land of Lanka.
Karera Wildlife Sanctuary
The Karera Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh
is home to the Indian bustard and
blackbuck. Many migratory birds flock
to the Dihaila Jheel here.
After a ship sank in the ocean, three
men ended up stranded in a lifeboat.
They floated around for days without
food or water.
IT is known as the
of Rejuvenation. With the lush green
forests, winding rivers and pristine,
pure air, it is an apt description.
I CAN safely bet that very few Indians
know this. The world’s second longest
wall is in
To be precise, in Rajasthan: at the