Sathya Saran recently returned from Ladakh’s outer wilderness where she had her best experience whilst staying at the homes of village locals.
Jharkhand, the land of forests, is an oft underrated destination for weekend getaways. Here are ten reasons to visit Jharkhand right now.
Tamil Nadu is more than just Chennai. It is also home to charming little towns like Puducherry and many more tiny islands. Discover the state through a coastal journey.
Forget the beaches of Mumbai, we tell you how to make the most of Maharashtra’s vast coastline and where to find scrumptious coastal cuisine.
Winter has its own charm up in the hills. On a cloudy morning, I decided to explore a rather unexplored part of Himachal Pradesh. On traveller’s radar because of the art events organised by The 4tables Project, Gunehar, a small art village had me intrigued.
If you’re a traveller who has renounced the comfort of luxury hotels to find a little spot of your own during your holiday, Airbnb brings you five private villas and mansions from all corners of Goa.
See one of the country’s most impressive ports and the unique eco-system of the Godavari delta in these three cities in Andhra Pradesh.
Durga Puja is behind us and the city of Kolkata that has been pulsating with the footsteps of millions of festival-goers is finally calming down. Now that the focus can be shifted from the city, let’s talk about two other treasures of West Bengal- ones we wish got a little more spotlight for global travellers.
Navaratri hits Gujarat roughly a month before the actual date. The festive season calls for a lot of socialising, especially for the ladies who’ll take any excuse to go shopping for lehengas and jewellery. Now that Navaratri is here, you’ll see this month-long effort in fruition. If you’re travelling to Gujarat and are looking to hop towns, this is where you should be.
For Delhiites, Himachal Pradesh is a quick solution to a long weekend. On her last holiday to the mountanous state, Syeda Farida stumbles upon an unknown and mysterious temple in the Kangra Valley.
Whether or not Tubelight did well in the first two days of its launch, it gave millions of Indians the dream to visit an exotic, fairy-tale destination that is Ladakh.
In the unperturbed interiors of old Goa, Champakali, a luxury boutique property, amplifies the inherent character of the state, and makes you fall a little in love with its covetable spot up a lonesome hill in Velha.
India is soon going to get the world’s highest railway bridge in Jammu and Kashmir. The structure – that is currently under-construction – will soar 359 metres above the bed of River Chenab, taking it 35 metres higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It will also be the seventh largest arch shaped bridge in the world.
Find out how NGO Shrujan: Threads of Life has become a major catalyst for the artists of Kutch, Gujarat, from their way from villages to the luxury market.
Telangana is all about historic and monumental encounters. Let’s have a a tour of the major attractions of this South-Indian beauty.
Narendra Bhawan, a house that the last Maharaja of Bikaner preferred to the palace, is as singular as the man who once called it home.
The annual World Sacred Spirit Festival brings some of the best talent in classical and folk music while keeping a Sufi flavour. Harsimran Shergill finds out what has been bringing people here for ten years.
From the ruins of Indus Valley civilisation, to the world’s largest river island, these little-known Indian destinations will present your kids with an absolutely delightful holiday.
Do not lock yourself up if you are planning to avoid Holi this year! Instead travel to these charming family cottages and return all Zen-like.
Every year, we patiently wait for the most prestigious food list of the year. In its fifth edition, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016, we have some new surprises from around Asia, but news is, that the list features some of our favourite Indian chefs. Here’s what we know. RANKING […]
This is what Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said about the travel and tourism industry in the Union Budget and a cue to how it will affect your travel plans this year.
The Kochi-Muziris Biennale raises the curtain today. Read our how-to guide to get insider information about exhibits, hotels, and places to visit.
Uttar Pradesh was voted the Best Spiritual Destination in India by the readers of Travel+Leisure India and South Asia at India’s Best Awards.
This year, luxury hospitality brand Andaz, a Hyatt offering, launches its first property in India at Delhi Aerocity, and we are super excited! While the property is still under wraps, we got a peak-a-boo into a part of the building and its magnificent concept.
Visas, exchange rates, processes? Is it all going to change now? We tell you.
Mumbai’s gearing up for one of the biggest travel industry gatherings of the year. Here is why you should be there.
On your next vacation, go coffee picking in Coorg and get an insight into how it travels from the plantation to your mug.
In India, jungles are full of stories. On the 150th anniversary of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, T+L India editor Ruchira Bose goes on Mowgli’s Trail to discover these.
A visit to Le Meridien’s first resort and spa property in the country allows Siddharth Dasgupta to unlock a few of Mahabaleshwar’s rarest gems and an ambitious creative community positions it on the global stage.
There’s always a rush for the really nice and easy-to-reach getaways. We’ve collected the luxurious best you can book now.
Papon, Mukhtiyar Ali, Raghu Dixit Project, Carminho, and more…there’s a brilliant line up at Udaipur’s upcoming World Music Festival.
India’s favourite winter comfort foods.
One of the oldest places of historical importance in India, Hampi mesmerises you in more ways than one. Discover the beauty of the Vijayanagar Empire.
Did you know that writer Amish Tripathi has taken inspiration for his books from his travels? Here are some locations that helped him with the Shiva Trilogy and the Ramchandra series.
If your family holidays include a certain canine or feline, check out these pet-friendly hotels in India that will be happy to have them as guests.
You might have travelled to countries all over the world, some even obscure and unheard of, but have you witnessed all of India’s marvels? To make the exploration easy, we map the country’s most fashionable spring getaways and gorgeous A-list resorts.
If you’re a hill person, you really need to know what else is out there other than crowded Mall Roads. On our secret list, we have relatively hidden hill stations in India where you can find privacy, peace of mind, and that joy of discovering something new.
A quiet, unspoilt beach in India seems too good to be true but here’s the good news: we have found some! On your next vacation, forget about the usual hotspots in Kerala and Goa and head to these places where you can stretch out peacefully under the sun.
Meet Meena, the most adorable elephant in Kerala, and discover the unique rituals and personalities that characterise the residents of the Konni Elephant Training Centre in Pathanamthitta.
Now we know why the state still ranks the highest when it comes to authentic Ayurvedic experiences. And of course, these spas in Kerala are great places to start your wellness journey! Their spa directors help you understand concepts easily, treatments range from those for newbies to others meant for hard-core wellness seekers.