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Travel / The Hindu

Expedition beyond Asia-2019: From Coimbatore to Saint Petersburg in 52 days

Travellers on the Trans-Siberian highway: Expedition beyond Asia-2019 was an adventure along paths paved in hell, but Madurai-based Sharath Madhav and Coimbatore-based Meenakshi Arvind swear the glimpses of heaven in between was worth every nightmare

16 Nov 2019 12:45 pm
Nikolay Timoshchuk Jr teams up with his YouTube followers to pick up trash along the beach

Travel vlogger Nikolay Timoshchuk Jr combined a meet-up with his YouTube followers with a beach clean-up at Shanghumugham

14 Nov 2019 2:46 pm
Secrets of the soil: is natural the new organic?

Pollachi Diaries: A look at the regions natural and organic farmers cultivating cocoa, vanilla, neera and more

8 Nov 2019 6:45 pm
Take a walk with The Papyrus Itineraries to meet Pollachis artisans

Make time for a walk with Pravin Shanmughanandams experiential tour company, The Papyrus Itineraries, and see handloom weavers making Negamam saris; potters making terracota dolls and figurines; a palm leaf artist create parrots and thorans in a jiffy; and sample freshly made jaggery and karupatti

8 Nov 2019 6:42 pm
The slow grind: How Raja Sankar is replicating the power of the marachekku for fresh, cold-pressed oil in Pollachi

Replicating the power of the traditional bull-driven marachekku to make fresh cold-pressed oil in Pollachi, Raja Sankar wants to set up a cooperative, not a corporate

8 Nov 2019 6:37 pm
Six road trips to explore in Karnataka

From a haunted church in Shettihalli and Tibetan settlements in Bylakuppe, to farm walks in Hulgol and hilltop temples at Mullayanagiri, these road trips pack in quite a lot

8 Nov 2019 6:36 pm
A farm stay to remember in Pollachi

Take a culinary retreat at Kinara Farm Stay in the heart of Pollachi, where a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef will introduce you to flavours of Kongu cuisine

8 Nov 2019 6:33 pm
Continuous as the stars that shine

Travel to Kottayam to witness the annual sprightly dance of pink water lilies in paddy fields

30 Oct 2019 4:50 pm
Viren Bhagat: Jewellerys quiet superstar

Meet the designer who listens to trance, has left the Maharaja baggage behind, is inspired by Art Deco and Mumbais fisherwomen, and is ranked among the design elite

25 Oct 2019 3:39 pm
Should I get a HydraFacial?

Clogged pores and dehydrated skin in dire need of an exfoliation can they be solved in just a half-hour?

21 Oct 2019 10:41 am
Into the Swedish groove

Spare your lungs the hassle, and head to this Nordic country where even smoking is allowed only in designated areas

18 Oct 2019 6:08 pm
Luxury store INV Home opens its doors in Delhi

Parchment leather chairs to stingray decor, discover unique materials and Indian craftsmanship at the newly-opened INV Home

18 Oct 2019 3:48 pm