Friday, July 21, 2017

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09 Jul 2017

Spoils from an alpine countryside

09 Jul 2017 | 2:35 AM

Home to the jagged Matterhorn peak that graces the packaging of Toblerone, the famous chocolate, Zermatt’s draw lies in offering skiing and climbing enthusiasts a flavour of untamed wilderness and dramatic views of mountains stacked behind each other.

Beaching in the land of Buddha!

09 Jul 2017 | 2:35 AM

Ayubowan! Love beaches and want to see the sun rise or set in the ocean? Then Sri Lanka, a small island nation in the Indian Ocean, is the perfect place to be.

02 Jul 2017

From Dilmun to F1

02 Jul 2017 | 2:07 AM

The Kingdom of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf is a friendly, cosmopolitan island country with a long history and modern attractions. The ancient land of Bahrain, situated at the centre of major trade routes including those strong links with Indus Valley civilisation, has been known by many names like Dilmun, Awal and Tylos.

Simplifying Technology

02 Jul 2017 | 2:07 AM

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”

11 Jun 2017

Ride on a floating world

11 Jun 2017 | 12:21 AM

No escapade to the countryside can be as quixotic as a visit to Loktak Lake in Manipur. The blue-green hills, cascading rivulets, canals dotting the landscape and carpet of flowers adorning the hills follow as you snake your way through the valley.

Firmly guarding a tradition

11 Jun 2017 | 12:21 AM

Udvada is a pretty small heritage town with lanes and bylanes lined with traditional Parsi row houses, made of teakwood and bricks.

28 May 2017

Lighthouse that still stands tall

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

One of the most popular attractions in fog city, San Francisco, is the Alcatraz Island. Located less than 2 km from the Fisherman’s wharf, the island is also called the “rock” owing to the fact that it was a barren, irregular mass of land jutting out of the bay.

From the land of garuda

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

It does not take too long to do Singapore, and having done it, one has the option of visiting several exotic locales close by. Among them the one that takes the top spot for ease of accessibility is the Indonesian island Bintan.