Portugal declares itself safe to travel; gears up to welcome tourists

New Delhi: European nation Portugal has declared itself prepared and open to receive ..

Dubai to open tourism sector for international visitors from July 7
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Tower of Pisa

Italy's Tower of Pisa reopens after 3 months

Rome: Italy's celebrated leaning Tower of Pisa has reopened to tourists three months after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic ..


How about a 'homecation' this summer?

At present, homes are doubling up as schools, offices and fitness centers, if not more. With cancelled vacations and a deep desire ..


Would you dare to travel in 2020?

New Delhi:Itching to travel but unwilling to take the risk? A survey conducted by Thomas Cook (India) and SOTC indicates that you're ..


Virtual tourism: LA, Maldives livestream twilight calm

The Coronavirus pandemic has put all our travel plans in a tail spin, and cancelled well researched vacations. To help with the ..

Tawang - Unexplored Paradise

Brace yourself for a virtually assisted couch-vacation

New Delhi: 2020 probably hasn't been the best year for the explorers out there. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all the plans ..

Ootty Heritage Train

All hopes of summer holidays dashed, children say they will miss train journeys

New Delhi: From Agra's petha to Mathura's peda, train journeys have a completely different meaning to children, who count not ..

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Youth stranded in Lakshadweep amid lockdown, goes viral with seafood cooking videos

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. This was obeyed to the core by Ajinas, a 23-year-old from Punaloor. He was trapped in Lakshadweep ..

Natural History Museum

Top UK tourist spots offer virtual tours amid lockdown

London: The UK's most famous tourist attractions, ranging from palaces and castles to galleries and zoos, have started virtual ..

Angkor Wat temple

Cambodia, Philippines, Iceland emerge tourist hotspots

New Delhi: Nearby foreign destinations such as Dubai, Thailand and Singapore remain popular among Indian tourists flying abroad but ..


Popular Himalayan destinations gaining traction

With adventure tourists taking it a notch higher by going to newer locations in the wild Himalayas, here are spots that are making ..


Longing a peaceful trip to detoxify and recharge? Check out these resorts

New Delhi: After back-to-back celebrations of Christmas, New Year's Eve and New Year, the need for a tranquil haven to pamper, ..

stylish travel bags

Going on that long-waited trip? Be cyber-secure while you holiday

Whether you are heading for a family trip this Christmas or a quick New Year getaway, its easy to forget to secure your devices and ..


Planning a trip this new year? Here is our pick of offbeat places for you

This holiday season, treat the traveler inside you with offbeat destinations nestled in the lap of refreshing natural landscapes. ..


Come December, here are some offbeat destinations you can backpack to

Millennials are seekers of wholesome experiences. For them, travel is not just a means of escaping a busy lifestyle, but an end in ..


Chirakkadavu where lord Ayyappa learnt his first lesson in Kalari

Ponkunnam: Devotees have started to flock Chirakkadavu Sri Mahadeva Temple here with the onset of Mandalam-Makaravilakku pilgrimage ..


Om Mani Padme Hum – those solo expeditions

Mananthavady: A photo exhibition was held at the Mananthavady Pazhassiraja Memmorial Library under the title ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’ ..


A headload worker's solo expedition to the Himalayas

An adventurous journey across the snow clad mountains is indeed a dream for many, especially youngsters. Well, here is the story ..


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 ..


The new trend in travelling - 'relaxing' short trips than those long vacations

Mumbai: Indians are increasingly opting for multiple short breaks rather than the traditional single long annual vacation, reveals ..


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 ..

Ranju Parvathy 1

4 months, 28 states, 27500 km… A Malayalee couple’s dream journey around India in a car

Thiruvananthapuram natives Ranju and Parvathy, settled in New Zealand, set out on their dream all-India trip recently. They left their ..

qutub minar : a photo journey

Get discounted tickets for Qutub Minar online or by scanning QR code

New Delhi: Tourists buying tickets online to visit the Qutub Minar or by scanning the QR code at the monument will get discounts, the ..

rudra mediation cave

From one booking before PM's visit to 78 now - Rudra meditation cave is new tourist destination

New Delhi: From a dismal solitary booking to 78 bookings -- the Rudra meditation cave in Kedarnath visited by Prime Minister Narendra ..

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal will soon open every night for all

New Delhi: The glimmering Taj Mahal, said to be at its aesthetic best in moonlight, could now be thrown open after sunset for all tourists ..


Not just Bali, Indonesia has more to offer its tourists

Yogyakarta (Indonesia): Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist ..

Taj Mahal

PM Modi urges people to visit 15 tourist hubs in India before 2022

New Delhi: In a bid to promote domestic tourism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked Indians to visit at least 15 tourist ..


Oh to be in Mexico...

Oh to be in Mexico when the Sun is mild and the nights provide that touch of chill... No, this is not borrowed from any lyrics on this ..


Domestic, foreign tourist arrivals go up in Kerala after floods

Thiruvananthapuram: Riding on a swift recovery from one of the worst natural calamities, Kerala has regained the pre-floods tourist ..


To Ponmudi…..in search of mist and snow

Ponmudi is situated 61 km northeast of Thiruvananthapuram city, above 1100m above the mean sea level. The cool climate prevails here ..


These four grandmas have travelled to about 100 places in India alone

Four elderly women from Azhikode in Kannur are neighbours and have one mind when it comes to travel. These grandmas are exploring places ..

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka to waive entry visa fee for India, 47 countries

Colombo: Sri Lanka will begin to waive its existing visa fee for travellers from 48 countries including India and China from August ..


10 monuments across India to stay open till 9 pm

New Delhi: The visiting hours at 10 historical monuments, including Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb and Humayun's Tomb, have been extended ..

Mekong river

Mekong river - ‘Mother Ganga’ of Southeast Asia

The Himalayas are the source of many mighty rivers we know. Ganga, Sindhu, Yamuna, Bhagirathi, Irrawaddy and Brahmaputra to name a ..


A bike, few friends, exotic routes ...Nilgiris beckons you

Ooty is always an alluring place for everyone who wishes a break from routine schedules of work life. And it becomes the primary preference ..

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 ..

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 ..

K muraleedharan pinarayi

Pinarayi will quit only after uprooting CPM, says V Muraleedharan

Thrissur: Congress leader V Muraleedharan alleged that Pinarayi Vijayan is putting in efforts to become the last CM from the CPM. Pinarayi ..


Tourists flock Kanyakumari to celebrate holidays

Nagercoil: As the summer vacation is nearing an end, tourist flow to Kanyakumari increased considerably. Confluence of the Indian Ocean, ..

Kannur Beach

What has Kannur in store for travellers? Lets find out...

The summer vacation is nearing the end. A short trip to the pleasant hills, woods and the sea would be a perfect culmination to the ..


Tea-seller who travelled 23 countries, to write travelogue to fund another trip

Balaji isn’t kidding anyone when he says he’s the first tea-seller to have visited various other countries in the world ..

Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Dar es Salam: Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, ..


Cool breeze, calm river, fresh air... Oloppara for an ideal summer evening

When I reached Oloppara around 4 in the evening, Kandankutty was busy arranging the toffees and salted gooseberry on his small pull ..

 e visa

25 lakh tourists visited India in 2018 availing e-Visa

New Delhi: India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visa last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to ..


Uzbekistan – An unexplored tale of architectural marvel and history

Although Uzbekistan is a country which has very close relations with Indian history, it still doesn’t top the list of tourists ..