A morning walk in Lodi Garden takes you into the shadow of the 15th century when Delhi was about to receive the Mughal dynasty that changed its destiny
Born in Kerala, I ought to have an umbilical connection with the Malabar Coast but it is to the Coromandel Coast that I feel a stronger pull. This is the travelogue that resulted from a breathless 11-day journey from Chennai to Rameswaram, between coast and hinterland, more than one thousand kilometres.
Romantic poets are boring. But that’s because we’re not in touch with nature as they were. One skylark song made me respect Shelley. If just a little.
What are travel stories without legends and lore to give them wings? Enjoy this #TravelIST chat archive
Here’s a bunch of Thailand reminiscences, all packed up nicely in a Storymap. It’s called Thailand Beyond Bangkok, for good reason
Turkish cuisine doesn’t get more Turkish (okay, make that Anatolian) than at Kosebasi’s newest outlet in Sharjah’s Sahara Mall
Monks at Thailand’s Tiger Temple walk the Eightfold Path with tigers trotting placidly at their heels, but no salvation is in sight for the unfortunate cats
The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore debuted in India on October 31, 2013 at the cusp of the downtown business and entertainment precinct and the colonial-era neighbourhood of Richmond Town. It didn’t wait long to make itself at home. Read the review in Outlook Traveller Luxe
There are hotels. And then there’s Ovolo. Where the minibar is no-questions-asked free, the WiFi is sumptuous, and the sleep is sound (if, in Hong Kong, you are destined for any).
The woman who shook my hand was not Mary Kom. She was Chungneijang, the girl from Kangathei. How glad I was to meet her