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Top five places to travel in February in India

07 Feb 2020

Top five places to travel in February in India

With the summer steadily steeping in, and a romantic vibe around, February makes for one of the most exciting months to satisfy your wanderlust.

Venice sees worst floods in 50 years; 70% city submerged

18 Nov 2019

Venice sees worst floods in 50 years; 70% city submerged

On Sunday, Venice was hit by a record third major tide in one week, while other parts of Italy faced a series of weather woes, ranging from high winds to avalanche.

Five best places to visit in November 2019 in India

14 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in November 2019 in India

Bringing along the winter season, November is a month marked by awaited celebrations.

Five best places to visit in Northeast India

11 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in Northeast India

The hidden gem called Northeast India has been unfairly ignored by travelers for far too long.

Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

08 Nov 2019

Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

Different people have different reasons for traveling around.

Visiting Vietnam? Do check out these lesser-known hidden gems

12 Sep 2019

Visiting Vietnam? Do check out these lesser-known hidden gems

Its natural beauty, unstoppable city life, and delicious food have made Vietnam one of the biggest tourism magnets not only in Asia, but also in the world.

Five best National parks in the world you must visit

03 Aug 2019

Five best National parks in the world you must visit

Apart from preserving a nation's natural wonders like oceans, lakes, forests, jungles, mountains, and flora and fauna, National parks are also a great retreat for nature enthusiasts.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

14 Jul 2019

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.

Five of the world's best mountain towns for summer

13 Jul 2019

Five of the world's best mountain towns for summer

The summer is almost over, and you still can't figure out your next big vacation? We feel you!

Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

12 Jun 2019

Want to spend more than three-hours at Taj? Pay fine

If you are planning to head to Taj Mahal in near future, here's something you should know.

Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more

10 Dec 2018

Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more

Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.

#TravelBytes: Top 5 places in India for history buffs

23 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: Top 5 places in India for history buffs

The Indian soil has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers- thus resulting in a plethora of historically and culturally significant townships, featuring historic ruins, monuments, temples, and more.

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

01 May 2018

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of color of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.

Kaziranga has more rhinos today than it did in 2015

01 Apr 2018

Kaziranga has more rhinos today than it did in 2015

Kaziranga National Park is currently home to 2,413 one-horned rhinos, 12 more than what it had in 2015, according to the latest census of the species.

Xi Jinping rolls out red carpet for Trump's "state visit-plus"

09 Nov 2017

Xi Jinping rolls out red carpet for Trump's "state visit-plus"

President Xi Jinping has rolled out the red carpet for Donald Trump at Beijing's Forbidden City in what's being billed as the US president's "state visit-plus."

Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive

07 Sep 2017

Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive

Mumbai's Marine Drive "Heritage" precinct has been nominated by the government to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.

Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

02 Sep 2017

Ahmedabad, India's first World Heritage City, formally accorded the status

Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India's first World Heritage City yesterday at an event.

Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

09 Jul 2017

Ahmedabad first Indian city to be declared World Heritage Site

On July 8, Ahmedabad scripted history by becoming the first Indian city to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Amsterdam to launch self-driving Roboats in 2017

25 Sep 2016

Amsterdam to launch self-driving Roboats in 2017

Amsterdam's canals are set to witness 'Roboats' - the world's first driverless boats - that will be launched in 2017.