bike expediton

204 days, 30,000 kilometres: Malayali duo's bike journey into the villages

204 days. 30,000 kilometers…Kalpetta resident Yaseen and Koduvalli resident ..

Kovalam Beach
COVID-19 nips life out of them at famed Kovalam beach
Exciting cruise on Ashtamudi Lake; ‘Sea Ashtamudi’ boat service to start in Feb 2020
Dubai Quranic Park
10 lakh visitors in seven months, Quranic Park attains global attention
Gwalior fort

The Pearl of Hind or the mighty Gwalior Fort

Reaching Gwalior on the Shatabdi Express, despite having been told how impressive the Gwalior Fort was, I was literally struck dumb ..


Kochi, Madhya Pradesh in top travel list from India

New Delhi: Kochi, a city in Kerala, and the state of Madhya Pradesh are the only destinations that have made it to the travel guide ..


Switzerland is Indians' top snow holiday choice

What are the preferences and habits of snow holiday goers in India? A recent study says Switzerland is the top destination choice for ..

Dulquer Salmaan

Like father like daughter, Dulquer’s vacay picture with daughter is too adorable to miss

Actor Dulquer Salmaan recently took to Instagram to share a picture with his daughter Maryam. The picture shows the other side of the ..

Nilambur Kovilakam

A road trip to Nilambur Kovilakam

It was only February but felt like mid-summer days. As the scorching heat arrived much earlier this year, we decided to take a few ..


For Indians, falling into wanderlust for 'unexplored' destinations

1. Komodo Island is one of the only regions in the world, a home to the elusive Komodo dragon and as awareness of this rare creature ..

Great Wall

Great Wall of China, a magical creation of humankind

An evening in China’s capital Beijing. We were discussing our next trip destination. We almost forgot about one of the world ..

Mahabalipuram 2

Ahead of Modi-Xi meet at Mahabalipuram, know more about the famous tourist spot

With all eyes set on Mahabalipuram, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping meets here for the second informal ..


Amid traffic ban and protests, wildlife of Bandipur National Park awaits fate

Protests in Wayanad have once again brought the traffic regulations through the Bandipur National Park into the limelight. The immediate ..


Crow strike damages engine; Maveli Express delayed for 1.5 hours

Thalassery: The Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Maveli Express was held at Thalassery railway station for one-and-a-half hours on Friday ..

Snow Leopard

The magnificent wildlife of Himalayas

Himalayan region encompasses high mountains and deep gorges. In the thin air at higher altitude, it might just look all barren ..


Travel Apps that help you to plan that trip effortlessly

These five travel apps helps you plan that long holiday effortlessly. 1. Airbnb With more then 50 million users, Airbnb is a ..


Dharamkot in Himachal: For solitude seekers

Dharamkot: It may not be as famous as lower-lying destinations like McLeodganj or Dharamshala, but that's exactly what sets apart ..

Valley of flowers

Valley of Flowers - Fairyland that blooms for a brief period in the Himalayas

Frank Smythe, the legendary British explorer accidentally discovered the valley in 1931 lying in the regions of Badrinath, while coming ..


Railway rejects Kerala’s demands; no extra trains, no extension of services

Thiruvananthapuram: The Railway has turned a blind eye to many demands raised by Kerala including new trains, extra stops and extension ..


The story of the two Hills and its importance to Mexico

Chapultepec and Tepeyac are two hills situated well within the suburbs of Mexico City which are not just historical sites of huge tourist ..


Saudi Arabia unifies Multiple Entry Visa fee

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has unified the cost of multiple entry visa with one-year validity to 300 Riyals (approximately Rs 5700). This ..


Seat belt compulsory in buses too; Fine of Rs 1000 for rule violation

Thrissur: The new Motor Vehicle Act demands use of seat belts in buses. The rule is included in the article 194-A of the amended Motor ..


Cracks on railway track near Mahe; trains delayed

Kannur: Many trains were delayed after a crack was found on the railway track at Kunnol between Mahe and Thalassery here. Following ..

konkan track

Rail traffic in Konakan - Kerala route likely to resume on Saturday

Mangaluru: The attempts to restore rail traffic through Konkan route to and fro Kerala, which was partially affected for 8 days since ..


Rail traffic control to continue; 4 special trains between Mangaluru - TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: The railway informed that the service of Kochuveli - Lokmanya Tilak Garib Rath Express has been cancelled on Thursday ..

Kurian Philip and Jason Martell

Keralite goes on bike ride from London to India covering 22,000 km through 22 countries

New Delhi: Kurian Philip, a Keralite residing in London, always wanted to meet people of different countries and learn their culture ..


This Kollam village awaits tourists with sunflower fields in full bloom

Thenmala: Visitors are flocking to the small farmer village of Churanda here near the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border to witness the breath ..

ezharakkund waterfalls

Ezharakund waterfalls in Kannur to mesmerise visitors this monsoon

Naduvil (Kannur): Ezharakund is one of the most picturesque waterfalls of Kannur district, situated in the Paithalmala valley close ..


Crowd flocks to Alakapuri waterfalls, the ideal picnic spot in Kannur

Sreekantapuram: With the monsoon gearing up for the next spell in Kerala, visitors have started to flock to Alakapuri waterfalls near ..

Janhvi and Khushi

Sridevi's daughters Janhvi and Khushi celebrate summer in Manali; Pics go viral

Stars actors of Bollywood usually choose foreign destinations for their holiday trips. But when budding star Janhvi Kapoor decided ..

Sadique Ali and Harris

Two friends from Malappuram to explore India on bicycles

Tirurangadi: Two friends hailing from Malappuram are on an adventurous trip on bicycles to explore India. Sadhiq Ali (25) of Tirurangadi ..

Ally Prithviraj

Prithviraj’s daughter Ally on vacation; pictures are winning the internet

Actor Prithviraj and family are on a vacation. The place where they are holidaying has not been revealed yet. But Prithviraj’s ..

Kerala travel

10 best monsoon travel destinations in Kerala

Kerala is one of the most beautiful places to visit in monsoon. The occasional sunlight and the cool darkness can be enjoyed with the ..


Permanent helipad in Guruvayur; to be inaugurated with arrival of PM Modi

Guruvayur: A permanent helipad is under construction at Guruvayur where VIPs make frequent visits. The helipad is being built at a ..


Ducati announces Dream Tour to Spiti Valley

Ducati has announced the third edition of its Dream Tour calendar. It will take Ducati owners and participants to Spiti in the Himalayas ..


Visit Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa for a spiritual experience

Goa is one of the most attractive places for tourists. Apart from the vibrant and lively beaches, Goa also houses numerous churches ..

Pearle Maaney

Romantic couple Pearle-Srinish take a honeymoon walk at the Himalayas

Himachal Pradesh is the land of clear and serene lakes, lofty mountains and pristine forests and of course the Himalayas. It houses ..

Great Wall of China

Visitor limitation at China's busiest Great Wall section

Beijing: Chinese authorities have announced implementing a new daily quota of 65,000 visitors, starting from June 1, to the Badaling ..

Paithal Mala 1

Rain covers Paithalmala green

Naduvil: Paithalmala, which was completely destroyed in the wildfire, got a new lease of life in the last showers of the summer rain ..


Summer holidays end; See Ashtamudi still on paper

Anchalummoodu: The 'See Ashtamudi' boat service, aimed at the rejuvenation of the water transport and tourism in Kollam incorporating ..


Nilgiri tahr population decreases at Eravikulam National Park

Munnar: The preliminary survey report by the forest department at the Eravikulam National Park showed that the population of Nilgiri ..


Waterfalls, snowy mountains and much more… the abandoned tourism of Vithura

Vithura: Despite the favourable conditions at high range, tourism sector is neglected. Authorities are keeping a blind eye towards ..

Fjaðrárgljúfur, Iceland

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors

Fjaðrárgljúfur (Iceland): A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrárgljúfur canyon is ..


KSRTC demands ban on illegal bus ticket booking sites

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) approached the state government demanding a ban on the websites ..


No action taken against luxury buses plying within Kerala; KSRTC suffers Rs 20 cr loss

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been found that about 400 long distance private buses are plying within the state besides the long distance ..


Lightning strike by interstate buses in Malabar: Many passengers face tough time

Kozhikode: Hundreds of passengers were put in crisis after interstate luxury buses in Malabar regions called for a lightening strike ..


Strict conditions for interstate buses; Parking not allowed within 500 m from bus stands

Thiruvananthapuram: The transport department has issued a circular containing strict conditions to prevent the interstate private bus ..

Rann Of Kutch

A full moon in the Rann of Kutch; when salt changes to snow!

My first memories of the white salty marshes of the Rann of Kutch are from a high school classroom. As a young teenager, I sat in a ..