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Travel / The New Indian Express

Illuminated River Project: When the Thames is Radiant

London bridges are being transformed through the Illuminated River Project making it the longest public art lighting installation in the world.

14 Sep 2019 4:37 pm
South India tops as favourite destination among travellers: Report

For Indians travelling domestically, destinations like Amristar and Agra which were a popular choice last year during this time have been replaced with destinations like Coimbatore and Varanasi.

10 Sep 2019 9:34 pm
Varanasi exudes opulence of a bygone era through its renovated 18th-century palaces

The Darbhanga ghat is one of the popular ghats of Varanasi, where one can check out the regal 18th-century fort called the Brijrama Palace, overlooking the river Ganga.

8 Sep 2019 2:03 pm
America's cradle of freedom: The national museum teaches brutal lesson of the civil rights movement

Memphis might be popularly known as the city of blues and rock-and-roll, but it stands out for being the beacon of the civil rights movements in the United States of America.

8 Sep 2019 2:01 pm
Tso pretty, but for how long?

From 527 tourists in 1974 when Ladakh was opened to tourism to over 300,000 annually today, the numbers are growing exponentially, exposing pristine sites to the danger of pollution.

24 Aug 2019 5:34 pm
The weight that we carry  

How a trek to the Everest Base Camp put a woman rsquo;s life in perspective

22 Aug 2019 4:22 am
Fatal attractions

Since war tourism became popular with the fi rst Gulf War,risk-seeking travellers are in do-or-die mode

11 Aug 2019 12:53 pm
The rooftop repertoire

No matter your drinking style, there rsquo;s always a lofty lounge to match and a view to go with it in New York City

10 Aug 2019 4:33 am
Nature worshippers

The verdant paradise of Arunachal Pradesh is home to about 26 tribes and 100 subtribes, each of whom have their own customs, traditions and practices.

9 Aug 2019 1:38 am
There's nothing that travel apps can't do

Stop looking for a tour agent and start downloading these free apps before you head for the next vacation.

4 Aug 2019 12:03 pm
Arunachal Pradesh home to nature worshippers

A unifying feature of the tribal communities is the fact that they maintain a symbiotic relationship with nature and the land they live off.

4 Aug 2019 12:01 pm
Eat, drink & walk

Astoria in Queens, New York has lots of places for the food and drink connoisseur

3 Aug 2019 6:28 am
Thiruvananthapuram traveller in Auto Mode

Naufar Jaleel has covered 19,000 km in 232 days on his TVS King 4S, named lsquo;Qalifa rsquo;, which runs on LPG and has a seat which can be converted into a vertical bed.

27 Jul 2019 2:53 pm
A timeless tradition

Solemn and silent, Saher Agiary Fire Temple in Mumbai is an epitome of the peace-loving Parsi philosophy

27 Jul 2019 9:01 am
Efforts to keep Lavni in public memory

One of the best ways to understand a particular community is to listen to its folk songs.

20 Jul 2019 8:45 am
Go Solo

Travelling overseas all on your own dear women, is not that difficult. Find out how

20 Jul 2019 5:07 am
Dance transcends disabilities

Narayan Sewa Sansthan (NSS), a charitable organisation working for the cause of disabled, organised its 13th Divyang Talent Show last week at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.

18 Jul 2019 7:51 am
New Steps in Bharatanatyam

Priya Venkataraman is set to take 50 of her students on stage with upcoming production, Dance Kaleidoscope

17 Jul 2019 10:29 am
Ochre matters down under

lsquo;Jingiwala rsquo; means hello and welcome in the language which is spoken by the Bundjalung aboriginal tribe to which the guide, Mundine, also belongs.

13 Jul 2019 4:14 pm
Penguin Parade and peach melba await visitors in Victoria

Encountering koalas from up close, steam train rides, getting lost in mazes and lots of other memorable activities await visitors in Victoria, Australia.

13 Jul 2019 10:40 am
Google Maps India adds over 45,000 public toilets in 'Loo Review'

As many as 45,000 toilets cover 1,700 cities in India, however, the Centre has not shared the data of the rural toilets shown on the app.

11 Jul 2019 8:27 pm
A Trek that Takes the Breath Away

Gazing at the Everest from base camp is the reward for an oxygen challenged climb

4 Jul 2019 11:31 pm
Doctor hope: James Jesudan's mission to repair faces, restore dignity

On either side of the doctor were his colleagues Julia Amando of Brazil and David Shaye from the US. Suddenly James paused and tears rolled down his face.

1 Jul 2019 7:54 pm
Nestled in the fir forests of Himachal Pradesh, Narkanda remains unexplored

Narkanda is guarded by the Hatu Peak, which at an altitude about 12,000 feet, and is one of the highest peaks in the Shimla district.

29 Jun 2019 4:45 pm
Mumbai: The city of fortune

Holding stories of success and enormous struggle, Mumbai is a fairy-tale place of decadent pleasures and luxuries that lie right next to poverty and pain.

29 Jun 2019 10:53 am
Tides of Colonial History

Cruise through the relics of Bengal rsquo;s bygone era on an eight-day long river voyage.

24 Jun 2019 1:54 pm
Beaches and blue waters

A mix of serene solitude and underwater adrenaline rush awaits the visitor at this renowned tourist spot

22 Jun 2019 10:14 am
Turkish Treasures

Antalya rsquo;s archaeological wonders are reminiscent of the dynasties that ruled the region

12 Jun 2019 10:52 pm
Heritage Hillstay

With the first rays of the sun, Bida and Bada, two young Khasi girls, rush to serve guests breakfasts at the quaint bungalow located at one corner of the hill station Shillong.

6 Jun 2019 11:00 pm
Havens of High Art

Hotels embrace the power of art to not just create unique aesthetic but enhance their brand image.

1 Jun 2019 6:50 pm
Five things to do in Switzerland

The renowned Central European country has a host of attractions for young and old alike.

1 Jun 2019 9:17 am
Frames from the past

At the Mahatma Gandhi Road station of the Kochi Metro, Ajith Krishnan Nair, owner of the Krishnan Nair Studio, points at a photo taken in 1950, of a large open area facing the backwaters.

25 May 2019 5:57 pm
Heritage at the fingertips

An ongoing campaign aims to map lesser-known monuments across the country.

25 May 2019 4:08 pm
Stand, stare and introspect

Knowing what to let go and what to nourish is a precarious path that only comes with wisdom.

22 May 2019 9:32 am
The US President and his portrait maker

Former Official White House photographer Pete Souza talks about working with former US President mdash; Barack Obama

22 May 2019 9:21 am
Bored of your current job? Floating bar in Caribbean Sea looking for bartender

Located in Jamaica, visitors can take a boat to reach the establishment from Black River, Treasure Beach or Parottee Point.

15 May 2019 12:37 pm
Falling for the Waters

As the summer scorches on, the thought of jumping into water is topmost in our minds.

12 May 2019 2:41 pm
Down the Bay

Cruising through the quiet waters of Halong Bay in Vietnam is worth every bit the hype

12 May 2019 2:41 pm
Rooms with an Artful View

Ten artisans toiled inside a gigantic white space to create 70 sculptures and 50 art installations, each archetypal of what the state of Andhra Pradesh stands for.

2 May 2019 10:25 pm
Indians prefer budget travel, domestic destinations this summer: Survey

Conducted by Yatra, an online travel portal, the survey said 68 per cent of Indians were planning to travel this summer, of which, more than half were looking to visit a destination within the country

1 May 2019 5:08 pm
Marsquake: NASA records first likely 'quake' on Mars

This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind, NASA said in a statement.

25 Apr 2019 1:19 pm
Himalayan region unprepared for mega-quake, India yet to learn from past mistakes: Scientists

The government must ensure seismic safety, scientists from all over the country who gathered here last week for a global workshop said.

23 Apr 2019 6:02 pm
Sri Lankan Rhapsody

Sri Lanka is more than beaches and temples. Picturesque coastal towns of Bentota and Mirissa are a treat for nature lovers.

21 Apr 2019 9:18 am
India's travel spend to grow to USD 136 billion by 2021

According to the #39;How Does India Travel #39; report, the Indian traveller spent around $94 billion in 2018 on around 2 billion domestic and international trips,

16 Apr 2019 6:15 pm
The oriental tour de cycle

A two-wheeled adventure across quiet backroads of Thailand to the mighty Mekong river in Vietnam is eco-friendly and culturally rewarding

13 Apr 2019 4:06 pm
Temple run in Bhutan

The royal kingdom of Bhutan is the land of monasteries with most temples being built in the last 150 years, except the Kyichu Lhakhang Buddhist Temple.

13 Apr 2019 4:05 pm
Sanam is working towards more original music and big renditions

From their first band in school, back in Chennai, to becoming one of the renowned faces in the independent music scene of India, Sanam has had quite a journey.

12 Apr 2019 9:41 am
‘Like’ it or not, life as a travel blogger is not picture perfect 

Be it Nivedith G aka Macro Traveller or Sharanya Iyer aka Truly Nomadly, these travel bloggers face a different set of challenges.

2 Apr 2019 12:14 am
Araku Valley Coffee among five brands accorded prestigious GI tag by Centre

Araku Valley Coffee, in particular, has good market in countries like France, Sweden and Switzerland.

31 Mar 2019 6:47 pm
Around the world with my adorable granddads

The trio travelled to UK, Scotland, Los Angeles and Las Vegas to visit their families.

30 Mar 2019 9:00 am