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Thursday, June 21
, 2007


 

 Tourism Articles


 
 

 From June 15, 2007 to June 21, 2007

Global Trends In Tourism — Breaking The Billion Barrier

Threats of terrorism, pandemic outbreaks, natural calamities and, finally, pesky security checks notwithstanding, the international tourism industry is booming.

Climbing To Number 10, It's India And The Taj Mahal

There were headlines about it in The Times of India. Too much had been taken for granted. Rais, our guide, was crestfallen.

24-Hour Room Service: Kumarakom Lake Resort India

After 16 uncomfortable hours on an overnight train and two hours in a taxi (both car and driver looked too old to be on the road), we pulled into Kottayam.

Global Trends In Tourism — Breaking The Billion Barrier

Threats of terrorism, pandemic outbreaks, natural calamities and, finally, pesky security checks notwithstanding, the international tourism industry is booming.

Climbing To Number 10, It's India And The Taj Mahal

There were headlines about it in The Times of India. Too much had been taken for granted. Rais, our guide, was crestfallen.

24-Hour Room Service: Kumarakom Lake Resort India

After 16 uncomfortable hours on an overnight train and two hours in a taxi (both car and driver looked too old to be on the road), we pulled into Kottayam.

Fish Foot Therapy, Singapore Style

I will never forget the revitalising therapy I got by none other than the fish at Underwater World! It’s called the Fish Foot Reflexology,’’ says television actor Shruti Seth about a recent trip to Singapore.

Taste Of Philadelphia

Some call it the City of Brotherly Love, the nationalists call it the Birth Place of a Nation but for many Americans it is simply known as ‘‘Philly’’.

Renewing Oneself

THE lamp-lighter waded through a winking mist of fireflies; a breeze whispered the fragrance of lady-of–the-night; and an American woman closed her eyes and sighed:

It’S Different

Bali is Bali.” I know, that’s not very illuminating. But it’s what many ardent devotees of this seaside paradise will hit you with when you gently inquire about its charms.

Exciting Edinburgh

The moment you step into Scotland’s capital city, you are guaranteed to instantaneously fall in love with the sweeping green landscape dotted with castles, country houses and ancient battlefields – a reminder of Scotland’s rich past .

Come, Take A Cooking Holiday

Peter Davis from London stirs the urli of the kalan, takes in the aroma and then drops some of the yellow gravy on to his palm, licking it and savouring the spicy flavour it offers.

The Knotty Traveller

Tonnes of baggage stuffed into a trolley, a soiled handkerchief in hand, the Indian traveller steps down at London’s Heathrow Airport.

Take A Cooking Holiday

Peter Davis from London stirs the kalan in the uruli, takes in the aroma and then drops some of the yellow gravy on to his palm and savours its spicy flavour.

Shopping In Singapore

If you’d like to pack in some hot shopping at Singapore this summer, the Summer Shopping Season is here for you.

It’S A Wild Gaur Chase

It is 2.45 p.m., and, seemingly, not the best time for a trek to Magazine Guesthouse. But turns out, it could not have been timed better.

Great Architecture Finds A Home In Indiana

 THE sign said “Dining Room,” and its red Deco neon shone valiantly against the empty blue sky. Below was a whitewashed country diner, with only a few cars and pickups in the parking lot; by this late afternoon hour, everyone in North Vernon . . . .

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