Thursday, September 21, 2017

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17 Sep 2017

Notes from a writer’s desk

17 Sep 2017 | 1:24 AM

Arguably one of India’s most prolific English language fictional writers and best novelists, R.

Welcome to Vancouver’s birthplace

17 Sep 2017 | 1:24 AM

When visitors enter Gastown — the oldest and the original neighbourhood of Vancouver that dates back to 1800s — they can’t hold themselves from getting lost in the beauty of this town.

10 Sep 2017

Queen’s floating palace

10 Sep 2017 | 1:24 AM

If you have the iconic Buckingham Palace in London or the magnificent Windsor Castle nearby on your bucket list of must-see residences of Her Majesty, then add one more to it.

A mouth-watering tour

10 Sep 2017 | 1:24 AM

“More than any other food, chocolate delights and enchants.

27 Aug 2017

Grace in glass

27 Aug 2017 | 1:58 AM

The Corning Museum of Glass located in Corning, New York, is indeed a unique place. Founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works, the museum has more than 45,000 glass items on display. Some of these are more than thousand years old.

Colours of Montreal

27 Aug 2017 | 1:58 AM

It was an autumn evening in Montreal with an intermittent drizzle when a bunch of tourists had gathered some 100 yards from the old port area’s Clock Tower by the St. Lawrence River that commemorates the WWI sailors’ heroism.

20 Aug 2017

The Java connect

20 Aug 2017 | 12:35 AM

An ancient city and the last remaining Sultanate of Indonesia, Yogyakarta has been a cradle of art and culture and for long nurtured the Javanese connection with the outer world.

Iceland in a nutshell

20 Aug 2017 | 12:35 AM

There is no doubt that Iceland is one of the most beautiful and traveller-friendly destinations in the world. Its dynamic landscape, mystery of geysers, legends of Vikings and beauty of northern lights has captivated travellers for years now.

06 Aug 2017

A slice of Denmark in US

06 Aug 2017 | 2:22 AM

Translating into “sunny field” in Danish, Solvang was founded by three Danish immigrants Reverend Benedict Nordentoft, Reverend Jens M. Gregersen and Professor Peder P Hornsyld — all of who shared a common dream of establishing a Danish town in America.

Book your writer

06 Aug 2017 | 2:22 AM

What would you say of a city that Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, George Bernard Shaw called home? A city which earned the rare Unesco City of Literature tag. A city that produced four Nobel laureates in literature.

30 Jul 2017

Timeless appeal of Cordoba

30 Jul 2017 | 2:15 AM

Nostalgia brought the trees to Spain. Thirteen centuries ago, North African people had captured this Iberian country. Yearning for the desert ambiance of their homeland, they had planted date palms wherever they could.

Magic in the mountains

30 Jul 2017 | 2:15 AM

On a sunny summer day, Davos — the highest town in the Alps — glitters with joie de vivre. The town, located in the north-eastern part of the canton of Graubünden, is a premier ski resort that’s no less a star in the warmer months. The sun gleams for more than 12 hours a day, lighting up the Rhaetian Alps. Standing tall among these mountains is Schatzalp.