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July 6, 2009
Spotting lions and tigers in Mumbai
A Ganesh Nadar visited the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali, Mumbai and came away pleasantly surprised.

June 30, 2009
To the Island of the Gods
Mahesh Patil shares his visit to the Indonesian island of Bali.

June 25, 2009
Apology to the Queen of Hills
I really find myself fond of Shimla's streets, the phlegmatic gait of its population, and the fact that there might be what feels like a 2,000-foot altitude difference between the bus stand and your house.

June 24, 2009
Discovering Kolkata today
We navigate teeming markets, inspect stunning temples, and uncover rich history in the often overlooked Indian metropolis.

Get your travel etiquette right
Knowing the local rules and customs of a travel destination will not only help you stay out of trouble when travelling, and avoid potential embarrassment or offence, but it can also open doors to unique and rewarding travel experiences.

June 16, 2009
The night in the forest
Set in a stunning location, the old hunting lodge at Shivpuri’s Madhav National Park offers breathtaking views of the sunset and rise over the lake.

June 11, 2009
Chasing the other monsoon
Bijoy Venugopal takes a long, wet drive through the hills of Tamil Nadu to meet the monsoon on its way out.

June 8, 2009
The Indian on top of the world
From a poor farmer's family to IIT-IIM to the tallest peaks in the world, Malli Mastan Babu's story is the stuff movies are made of, discovers Chandrima Pal.

June 4, 2009
Madikeri: A nature-lover's delight
If you want to revel in the beauty of nature, Madikeri is where you should head.

May 27, 2009
In the land of the Pharoah & Sphinx
Arpita Mitra shares her Egyptian travels.

May 20, 2009
Corbett: Escape to the wilderness
Every time we want to escape the hustle and bustle of Delhi city, we run for cover to the nearest haven, the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.

March 26, 2009
In the footsteps of the stars
Film-inspired travel: Here's a look at a few locations in India where some of the most popular films in recent years were shot.

March 25, 2009
A home away from home
Going on a vacation? Opt for a homestay. It is a great way to experience the local way of life and learn about the culture first hand.

March 6, 2009
Miles & miles of virgin beach...
Mandarmani is new, it is budding and it is beautiful. It has a long way to go in terms of hospitality and infrastructure, but give it a chance, says Susmita Bhattacharya.

World's top 10 destinations
Check out the world's 10 most attractive destinations for tourism...

March 2, 2009
World’s most striking buildings
Being cutting-edge doesn’t always mean scraping the sky. These 10 amazing buildings reflect the current cool in architecture.

February 25, 2009
Strange hangover cures from around the world
Broiling-hot saunas, sour pickles, Corpse Revivers… it seems every culture has its preferred morning-after remedy.

February 20, 2009
Waking up with the stars
The glorious Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India was the setting of the 1983 James Bond movie, Octopussy and it is this movie which put the hotel on the map for contemporary travellers. Here's a look at some of the hotels around the world made famous by movie stars.

February 9, 2009
India's most romantic places
The subcontinent's most enchanting spots -- from Himalayan mountain retreats and wilderness camps to former maharajahs' palaces, says Sarah Gold.

February 5, 2009
Pay what you want at this hotel
The Singapore Ibis Hotel is allowing guests to pay whatever they like for their hotel room.

January 15, 2009
10 terrific stress-busting views
Whether it's the One & Only Reethi Rah with its stunning views of the Indian Ocean or the awe-inspiring peaks seen from Wildflower Hall, these hotels attract those looking for untouched beauty and a natural surrounding that can only be found in that particular destination.

December 29, 2008
10 wacky ways of bringing in the New Year
From swinging fireballs to gobbling grapes, 10 wacky ways of welcoming the New Year.

December 26, 2008
Images: Sea, sun, and sensuality
After getting a Bollywood education and bravely battling questions about 'making babies', Sumit Bhattacharya returns reluctantly from the idyllic Indonesian island of Bali.

December 22, 2008
Worst travel diseases -- and how to avoid them
What you need to know to stay healthy when you’re traveling.

December 17, 2008
World’s strangest restaurants
Below the sea, in the air, or on a bed, restaurants are going to extremes to attract attention.

December 10, 2008
Taxi scams: How to avoid being taken for a ride
Common-sense tips that can work in any city you visit, even those we've identified as spots for potential taxi trouble.

November 25, 2008
Voluntourism: Great trips for do-gooders
From helping hurricane victims to teaching orphaned street kids, outreach projects that need your help.

November 13, 2008
10 best hotels in India
Here are 10 of India's best hotels, as gathered from the Forbes Traveler 400 list of the world's greatest luxury hotels.

November 12, 2008
Video: Pushkar: A fair to remember
The annual camel fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan, is one of the world's biggest fairs for camels and cattle.

November 11, 2008
Get married in a Rajasthani palace!
Marry at an exotic Indian locale. With the wedding season upon us, we bring you the most romantic destinations.

November 07, 2008
Best places to shop in Delhi
Serious shoppers are flocking to India’s capital city in search of everything from classic saris to cutting-edge accessories and formal wear.

October 31, 2008
Delhi unlovable? No way!
The capital of India has become the capital of its collective ambition -- in fashion, business, government, and more, says Peter Jon Lindberg.

October 31, 2008
Sexiest Southeast Asian Beaches
Dreaming of a steamy, languid tropical escape? Head to Southeast Asia, which has a dazzling array of sandy options in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and even East Timor.

October 29, 2008
A quiet getaway near Shimla
Narkanda is one of the lesser known hill stations of Himachal Pradesh that offers spectacular views of the Srikhand and Kinner Kailash peaks of the Himalayas, says Sunil Mukhopadhyay.

October 10, 2008
Travelogue: My first trek
City dweller Ramakrishnan Thiagarajan had a wonderful time on his first excursion with the Chennai Trekkers' Club to the Nagalapuram Hills. Here is his story.

October 08, 2008
Images: At home with the gods
A visit to wondrous Angkor Wat with an enthusiastic extended family is a life-changing adventure remembers Kamini Dandapani

October 07, 2008
Fly smart: Tips to avoid the airline mess
Travel pro Peter Greenberg makes sense of the airline mess and finds ways to make the most of a tangled travel situation.

September 25, 2008
The street that comes alive during Ramzan
As one of the historic centres of Mumbai's Muslim community, Mohammed Ali Road is always bustling. But during the holy month of Ramzan, this is especially so, as thousands congregate here to say their evening prayers and break their fasts, says Matthew Schneeberger.

September 24, 2008
In the court of the fish eyed Goddess
The Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple is located in the heart of the holy city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu.

September 23, 2008
Best off-season vacation deals
Summer may be the peak travel season, but fall offers enticing deals--and fewer crowds.

September 19, 2008
Where the river meets the sea
The tents at the MTDC resort in the little sea town of Harihareshwar in Maharashtra were made from parachutes that were used during the World War II, says Susmita Bhattacharya.

September 11, 2008
Eating out: The wayside story
Pooja Sharma guides you to some takeaway joints for home-made style food in Mumbai.

September 10, 2008
Next time you travel, take the train
When travellers' tales are mostly restricted to airplanes, one can hardly bypass the excitement of train travel, says Archana Masih.

September 09, 2008
World's top 10 motorcycle trips
Forget the tour bus. Rattle, hum and zip across the scenic wilds of Mongolia, Rajasthan, Tuscany and elsewhere in a motorcycle… this unusual round-up of high-end motorcycle tours will show you the way. Ten destinations are highlighted.

Top motorcycle trips in India?
Let us know which are the best stretches for motorcycle enthusiasts. Write in to us with your road trip photographs/blogs and memoirs.

September 08, 2008
In a king’s darbar
Dining on the ramparts of a fort was a mesmerizing experience, says Rajesh Karkera.

September 04, 2008
Seven common travel myths
What to believe when you travel.

September 02, 2008
Video: The battle of the snakeboats
The Nehru Trophy boat race on Punnamada Lake, Allappuzha, is the greatest event on the backwaters of Kerala and is held on the second Saturday of August every year.

August 29, 2008
How to beat jet lag
10 things you didn't know. From melatonin supplements to exercise, we’ll clue you in on what it takes to nip jetlag in the bud and more fully enjoy your trip.

Images: 60 miles of untainted bliss
Whether you are a writer looking for a muse or family hunting for a perfect picnic spot, Isle of Wight in the UK is where you ought to be heading, says Sukanya Verma.

August 28, 2008
Top stargazing spots
Destinations where the night sky is a major attraction.

August 26, 2008
Travelogue: On a Hanuman temple trail
Get Ahead readers Manish and Vidisha Gupta share their visit to four Hanuman temples and the legend associated with these sacred sites.

10 astonishing landscapes
We seek out the planet's singular landscapes, including Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, the salt flats of Uyuni, Bolivia, the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, Turkey and more.

August 22, 2008
Images: Fascinating Kemmangundi
Kemmangundi may not have top-of-mind recall as a great weekend getaway option from Bangalore, but it is definitely one of the prettiest, says reader Mahesh Sawant.

August 20, 2008
India’s 10 best wildlife safaris
Whether you prefer luxury tent camps or Himalayan home stays, India’s wildlife reigns supreme with elephants, tigers, and birds in flight.

August 18, 2008
Travel scams that you should avoid
Being caught up in a travel scam is enough to ruin a trip. We identify nine travel scams that you should avoid, from hidden resort fees to counterfeit merchandise to identity theft.

August 14, 2008
My Amarnath Yatra
Swapnil Bhumkar embarked on the Amarnath Yatra when the agitation began. This is his diary.

August 11, 2008
Do-It-Yourself Olympics
Play in the same places where Olympic athletes made history.

August 08, 2008
World’s most amazing bridges
From a bridge that connects two continents to one that inspires eternal love, 10 structures that guarantee a memorable journey.

August 07, 2008
Monsoon getaways around Mumbai
Here are eight interesting places to choose from.

Video: Zorbing down the hills in Solang valley
The thrill of rolling down the slopes inside a huge ball is attracting tourists to Solang Valley in Himachal Pradesh.

August 06, 2008
A detour that dazzled
The unplanned stopover in Chilika Lake was worth every minute of our time, says Susmita Bhattacharya.

August 05, 2008
Off the ramp: Top supermodel getaways
Getaway hotspots for the world's hottest supermodels, including Claudia Schiffer (who favors Badrutt's Palace in St. Moritz), Gisele Bundchen (Rio),and of course, Naomi Campbell (Jose Ignacio, Uruguay).

August 04, 2008
Excuse me while I kiss the sky
Forget the tour operators. If you want to experience the real thing try a do-it-yourself hike in the Himalayas, says Bijoy Venugopal.

August 01, 2008
Video: Viewing Goa’s Dudhsagar falls, by train
A poll for the best weekend spot in India.

VOTE: Your top holiday spot!
A poll for the best weekend spot in India.

July 31, 2008
World’s most dangerous roads
Ride, drive, or hike at your own risk. From Bolivia to Siberia, roads that weren't made for a leisurely Sunday drive.

July 30, 2008
World’s best restaurant views
Gourmet vistas: 11 amazing restaurants that marry heavenly views with multi-starred menus.

July 26, 2008
Images: Road tripping to Leh
Reader Arun Anand sent us pictures of his recent road trip in the Himalayas, from Manali in Himachal Pradesh to Leh (Ladakh) in Jammu & Kashmir.

July 24, 2008
Weekend hotspots for you to explore
Weekend hotspots for you to explore. Relax and rejuvenate. Refresh your mind and body.

Ready to drop? Skydive from Mt Everest!
The world's 10 most scenic skydiving spots, including Lido Lakes in Indonesia, Swakopmund in Namibia and even Mount Everest.

July 23, 2008
Fascinating ex-danger destinations
Fascinating places with bad reputations: These places may have a bad rap -- but we think you'll have a great (and safe) vacation!

July 07, 2008
Cruising the coastal highway
8 days, 2,500 km! The only thing I lost on this trip was my fear of highways, says GA reader P V Vaidyanathan.

July 03, 2008
Hogenakal: The waterfall spa
Yercaud may not impress everyone, but the spectacular Hogenakal Falls is definitely a must-see, says Get Ahead reader Pankaj Sinha.

July 02, 2008
High in the Himalayan foothills
Reader Vrunda Deshmukh sent us a video postcard of her trip to the picturesque hill towns of Ranikhet, Kausani and Nainital and the Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand.

July 01, 2008
Kolkata: City of amazing contrasts
The wistful world of Satyajit Ray still prevails in this sluggish city, says reader Geeta Sai.

June 30, 2008
Sri Aurobindo Ashram: Almost heaven
The ashram has rightly acquired-cult status amongst serious yoga lovers and meditators, says Yoga acharya Shameem Akthar.

June 27, 2008
Sivananda Kutir: A step back in time
It is a charming mountain retreat located on a picturesque spot just a few minutes away from a fast-flowing Ganga.

June 25, 2008
Vipassana: The path to Nirvana
Dhammananda, the Vipassana centre in Markal, Maharashtra, is peaceful, very well-organised and conducive to serious meditation.

June 23, 2008
A journey to spiritual ecstasy
The Isha Foundation is full of spiritual surprises and a must-halt for those who wish to find out the various aspects of yoga in a safe and elegant place.

June 18, 2008
Sri Ramanasramam: A magnet for meditators
Meditation quietens your mind, brings calm, awareness and love. And changes your life. India brims with unique destinations that offer rare chances to commune with your soul. Yoga acharya Shameem Akthar presents some of India's best spiritual locations in a special Get Ahead series.

June 17, 2008
Video: Paragliding in the Himalayas
The picturesque hill town of Kullu in Himachal Pradesh offers a thrilling paragliding experience to adventure lovers.

June 16, 2008
Images: Trailing the tiger in Mowgli land
A dancing peacock, a leopard on the tree and a tiger sighting: A visit to the jungles of Pench and Kanha couldn't have got any better for Get Ahead reader Sunil Mukhopadhyay and his daughter Rimjhim.

June 13, 2008
Hottest celebrity getaways
As the world learns about 2008’s most influential, most popular and richest celebrities – we found out where they go to play! Enjoy...

June 10, 2008
Mumbai hot spots: Where stars hang out
A huge film industry with super-rich celebrities. Trendy restaurants and swanky clubs. Welcome to the new Mumbai.

June 09, 2008
Shimla, top getaway in summer
Travel video: The summer heat beckons tourists to Shimla the Queen of Hills in Himachal Pradesh.

June 5, 2008
A Desi in Turkey
Located between Europe, Asia and the Middle East, this alluring, gracious country, which is a centre of world history, has much to offer the Indian traveller, says Vaihayasi Pande Daniel.

June 2, 2008
The allure of the Andamans
Port Blair is a hip and happening city with bars, beach resorts and stores where you can buy pretty much anything.

May 26, 2008
Romancing the Nilgiris
Get Ahead reader Abhishek Asthana shares his visit to the beautiful hill towns of Ooty, Coonoor and Wellington in Tamil Nadu.

May 23, 2008
Destination detox! India's top spas
Ancient healing in modern luxury. Seek out the medical and spiritual benefits of traditional Ayurvedic treatment at spas popping up all over India.

May 22, 2008
Video Postcard: Sikkim at a glance
Nestled in the eastern Himalayas and adjoining Nepal, Darjeeling, Bhutan, Assam and China, Sikkim or Su-khim means Happy Home. The Bhutias call it The Hidden Valley of Rice and the Lepchas refer to it as Nye-mae-el or Paradise.

May 16, 2008
Travel Video: A trip to the Himalayas
Video postcard of a trip to Badrinath in the Valley of the Gods or Dev Bhoomi as the Garhwal Himalayas are known locally, by Senthil Nath.

May 15, 2008
10 spectacular coastal drives
Not only do these roads take you to the world's most beautiful places, exuding a sense that all is right with the world, but the driving tends to be easy and low-stress.

My Munnar travelogue
Get Ahead reader Anil Suhas shares his trekking and night camping experience in Mattupetty Hills in Munnar, Kerala.

May 13, 2008
Readerspeak: 'I'll never travel Air India again!'
Get Ahead reader Ravi Shah shares an unbelievable story of travel aboard national carrier Air India!

May 12, 2008
Losing my heart to the forest flame
Get Ahead reader Anirban Das shares his recent visit to Ayodhya Hills in Purulia, West Bengal.

May 8, 2008
The world’s scariest runways!
Nail-biting landings and harrowing takeoffs -- buckle up when you fly into these airports.

May 7, 2008
Take off, Stay fit! 10 Golden rules of healthy travel
Stay fit with these tips for a smoother trip.

May 5, 2008
Stranded in the streets of Bhutan!
Reader Carol Nettar shares the beauty of the scenery and of the people of Bhutan.

May 1, 2008
Visiting the Holy and High Abode of Shiva!
Reader Abhishek Asthana talks about how his trek to Bhimashankar with his friends went awry, but was a memorable trip nonetheless.

April 30, 2008
Video: Jungle safaris planned in Jammu & Kashmir 
The tourism department plans to introduce jungle safaris, trekking and nature camps to revive tourism in the state.

April 28, 2008
Bangalore to Wayanad: Six dudes hit NH 212!
Reader Ankur Mehrotra shares his visit to Wayanad as he soaked in the history and beauty of the journey.

April 24, 2008
Macleodganj: Love at first sight
Reader Seena Joseph shares how she fell in love with Macleodganj in Himachal Pradesh.

April 21, 2008
Corbett, where the jungle calls
Reader Madhumita Banerjee shares her trip to Corbett National Park, her jungle safari and her experience with the denizens of the forest.

April 17, 2008
Planning a vacation? Read this!
While deciding where to go tops the 'to do' list, it is equally important to plan according to your budget.

April 16, 2008
Top spots to de-stress
10 top meditation retreats: Oases around the world for making an inner journey.

April 14, 2008
Riding the toy train to Ooty
Every minute is a joy as nature engages you with a waterfall here and a ravine there, says Krishna Kumar about his toy train ride to Ooty.

April 11, 2008
Dining out: New York's hidden gems
The culinary dividends of venturing south of Times Square and even to outer boroughs can be high indeed, if you know where to look.

April 10, 2008
Thumpamon: Where fireflies light up the night
Get Ahead reader Satheesh Sahadevan shares his visit to Thumpamon describing the surreal beauty of the place.

April 08, 2008
A new spring beckons Kashmir's Dal Lake 
With Kashmir rolling out a carpet of tulips with the onset of spring, houseboat owners are anticipating brisk business.

Plan that dream vacation now!
Maldives and other hotspots in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, Australia and New Zealand will feel the consequences of climate change within the next few decades, a UN report has warned.

April 07, 2008
In search of the Gypsies in Jaisalmer
Tracing the interconnected origins of world music -- from flamenco to the blues -- Alex Shoumatoff travels to India in search of the Gypsy music of Rajasthan.

April 04, 2008
Srinagar’s vintage market 
Maharaja Bazar, one of the oldest markets in J&K, dating back to 19th century is still a major attraction among locals as well as the tourists.

Video: Get enthralled at Jaipur’s Amber Fort 
As the tourists revel in the majestic surroundings of the Amber Fort near Jaipur, live performances by traditional folk singers complete their 'Indian' experience by providing an insight into the rich cultural heritage of the state.

Video: Reviving heritage at Srinagar's Badam Wari 
The historic almond garden in Jammu and Kashmir is once again becoming a popular tourist destination with some of its past glory restored.

March 27, 2008
Rockin’ ruins not yet ruined by tourists
Awesome ancient sites: Digging into ancient history, we uncover 10 cool but less popular ruins

Video: Rumbak in Ladakh, a paradise for trekkers 
The region is steeped in Buddhist culture as the trail crosses a stark jagged landscape punctuated with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze.

March 26, 2008
Road tripping to Munnar!
Get Ahead reader Sameer Sultan shares his visit to Munnar. Sameer, who drove all the way from Chennai, hopes his post will serve as a guide to those who wish to make a road trip to Munnar from Chennai.

March 24, 2008
10 best things about Mumbai!
The crowds and chaos of Mumbai can bewilder even the savviest of travelers, but settle into its rhythms and you'll soon be won over.

March 19, 2008
Your vacation is just a click away
As internet connectivity improves and people become web-savvy they are increasingly favouring a totally new option to cater to their travel needs, namely online travel portals.

March 18, 2008
The world’s top religious tours
As they have for millennia, the world's holy sites continue to exert a powerful draw over the faithful and the curious.

March 17, 2008
Video: Ancient Indian martial art form attracts tourists 
Silambattam, that deals with stick fighting is gaining popularity among tourists from across the globe.

March 11, 2008
On top of the world, in Ladakh
Get Ahead reader Rohan Deshmukh shares his passion for the Himalayas.

March 10, 2008
How India influenced a French fashion guru
Though the holy city of Varanasi is Jean Paul Gaultier's most cherished place, he finds something to love everywhere he goes in India.

March 06, 2008
Goa: It’s more than just beaches
Resmi Jaimon shares her river cruise and Ancestral Goa experience.

March 04, 2008
The world’s top foodie cities!
The best and greatest restaurant cities in the world right now.

Jungle tales: Riding an elephant alone!
Get Ahead reader Anil S shares his visit to the Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary and Horsely Hills.

February 27, 2008
Sikkim, through Kiran Desai's eyes
Returning to Sikkim, in India's far north -- the core of her novel The Inheritance of Loss -- Kiran Desai reflects on the beauty, violence, and spirituality of a misty Himalayan realm, where nature ultimately dwarfs all human concerns.

February 26, 2008
It’s not too late to plan a Beijing trip
If you’re planning to make the trip, we’re looking out for the best places to stay, eat, party and of course see all the action!

February 22, 2008
Join the Kailash-Mansarovar yatra 2008
The yatra will be organised by the ministry of external affairs from the end of May/ early June to September 2008.

February 21, 2008
Hampi: Where every stone has a story to tell
Get Ahead reader Manjunath Karanth shares his visit to the ruins of Hampi in Karnataka.

Video: Planning a pilgrimage to Amarnath?
Following a heavy snowfall, locals in J&K are expecting the formation of a sizeable ice stalagmite or the Lingam of Lord Shiva in the Amarnath Cave

February 20, 2008
Heading to Goa? Stay in a tent!
Here is a list of 27 affordable beach resorts; perfect sandy escapes that won't break the bank.

February 19, 2008
Dooars: Where the forest murmurs
Sunil Mukhopadhyay recommends a visit to Dooars in north Bengal for its abundant natural beauty.

February 13, 2008
Romantic lagoon resorts to swoon over
Looking to get away from the winter's cold and live out your vacation fantasy on an island paradise, complete with lagoon-side accommodations?

February 11, 2008
A foodie’s guide to eating out in Goa
Tanya Munshi recently holidayed in Goa -- here, she presents a review of the most popular eateries at this seaside haven!

A little bit of Kerala in my heart
Matthew Schneeberger has been living in India for the last 10 months. And he's fallen in love with the country. Now, he introduces his family to the same magic.

February 08, 2008
Top 10 spots for love & romance
Planning a romantic holiday? Jet off to one of these 10 getaways for a Valentine's Day to remember!

February 07, 2008
A thrilling parasail ride in Murud
Get Ahead reader Jayakrishnan Natarajan shares his travel to the historic fort, fine beaches and clean waters of Murud Janjira in the Konkan coast of Maharashtra.

Video: An exotic underwater world in Gujarat  
The diverse aquatic species at Narara Bet Marine National Park in the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat is attracting tourists in large numbers.

Video: Vendors dish out world-cuisine in Pushkar  
Roadside vendors have mastered the art of cooking a wide choice of Mexican, Italian and Israeli delicacies to suit the palate of foreign tourists who flock to this religious town.

February 05, 2008
The most outrageous Valentine’s Day escapes
Luxury travel ideas for the romantic holiday.

February 04, 2008
Video: Peacock village in Kolkata  
A nondescript village in India's eastern state of Kolkata is home to more than 500 peacocks.

February 01, 2008
South India's luxury train with a spa!
The Golden Chariot will take tourists to Kabini, Hassan, Belur, Sravanabelagola, Hampi, Aihole, Pattadakal, Badami, Goa and back to Bangalore.

January 31, 2008
My Sabarimala pilgrimage
Get Ahead reader SK Nandy shares his pilgrimage to the Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple in Kerala.

Ready for the ‘New’ New Delhi?
The capital’s facelift is aimed at making the city safer and easier to traverse, less polluted and all-around more tourist friendly.

January 30, 2008
Rent an island fortress in Rajasthan
The world’s most amazing dream trips. Come explore.

January 29, 2008
Hiking to a quaint temple in Jammu
Although Kashmir has been attracting tourists for centuries, many overlook the beauty of the equally spectacular Jammu.

January 28, 2008
Video: Mahabalipuram's rock cut wonders  
The rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu are one of history's intriguing enigmas.

January 24, 2008
3 days in Kochi makes him an India fan
Exploring the lush backwaters, dabbling in local cooking and Shirodhara are just a few of Kerala's charms.

January 23, 2008
Nainital: The ever-refreshing getaway
Nainital in Uttarakhand is nestled amidst seven hills at an altitude of 1938 metres and is dotted with lakes.

January 22, 2008
The world’s best museum restaurants
Here, even the food is a work of art.

January 21, 2008
Chugging up the hills
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is still the best way to experience the exhilarating rawness of steam locomotion.

January 16, 2008
Trivandrum retains its charm
Revisiting Thiruvananthapuram. Resmi Jaimon took a day off for a fun-filled day of sightseeing.

January 15, 2008
Splurge! India’s top luxury hotels
The maharajas may no longer occupy these gracious palaces, but guests who stay in them enjoy enough comforts and amenities to feel like royalty.

January 14, 2008
The mellow magic of Mizoram
Reader Yash Mehta shares his visit to scenic Aizwal in Mizoram, one of the seven states in northeast India.

January 11, 2008
Destination yum! World's best food festivals
Drop that sandwich and let this story (and your taste buds) lead you on a year-long tour of the world’s best culinary festivals.

January 10, 2008
My Kedarnath yatra
Kiran Rawat shares his account of one of the four sacred dhams.

Top swimming pool views in the world!
Swimming pools are more spectacular than ever, and they not only have to look incredible; they have to have great views too.

January 09, 2008
Reboot with yoga & Ayurveda
It’s time to DETOX. Cleanse your bodies, clear your minds and reboot your entire system for the year ahead.

January 08, 2008
Kumara Parvata: A trekker’s paradise
Kumara Parvata is supposed to be one of the most difficult treks in the state with a total to and fro trekking distance of about 36 km, says Gajendra Sidana.

Shopping abroad a blessing or curse?
Why does bad shopping happen to good travelers? Lynn Yaegar ponders vacation-induced shopping anxiety.

January 03, 2008
How much should I tip when I go abroad?
How much do you tip a Paris waiter? Or a Tokyo cabbie? Don’t globetrot without this handy guide.

January 02, 2008
Orissa's secret caves: A step back in time
Get Ahead reader Neha Singh shares her visit to the 2000-year-old Udaygiri-Khandgiri caves in Orissa.

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