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Eight years ago, in a serendipitous turn of events, Siyahi was given the opportunity to produce Bhutan’s Mountain Echoes Literary Festival – a ‘job’ which allows me to combine my love for travelling and reading to deliver one of the world’s most unique literary festivals. We started with a simple […]
Sobrino de Botín isn’t just Hemmingway’s favourite restaurant, but it is also the world’s oldest, as recognised by the Guinness Book of Records.
Indian electronics E-commerce website Yerha has launched the world’s smallest phone called Elari NanoPhone C in India. It is the size of a credit card.
On Nelson Mandela’s birth anniversary, we remember a leader who took the suffering of Apartheid upon himself to rid the future generations of racism.
Same sex marriages are now legal in Germany, which is a drastic change from the last bill passed in 2001 for same sex partnerships. This seems like a good time to visit Germany and be coloured in pride.
If you are planning to visit Sikkim anytime soon, or a pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar you may want to cross off Nathu La Pass from your itinerary. China has shut down the Nathu La pass in Sikkim and denied entry to Kailash Manasoravar pilgrims. This is what we know.
Starting October, Delhi will have a ‘Magenta Line’ that that promises a driverless metro in Delhi that will run on Communication Based Train Control (CBCT).
Plan a Spa Break this summer at Preferred Hotels & Resorts where indulgent treatments and holistic wellness experiences will give you a much-needed break.
The birthplace of denim jeans, slot machines, and the first ever fortune cookie, San Francisco always has new things up its sleeve for repeat travellers.
Our energies are most certainly vested in our phones. So, when you’re on the road and don’t have a power bank, you can depend of these handsets to keep you from missing those instagram-worthy shots. Tread with caution: you must anyway keep your phones on energy-saving mode.
Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Kiran Lohia flew to Seoul, South Korea, to experience the 10-step beauty regime that Koreans use to keep their skin young and flawless.
As much as we’d like to take our four-legged kids everywhere, we know too well how impossible that is. Thanks to five brands, staying connected with them when you’re travelling is much easier.
We filtered out everything we’d read in the Harry Potter books to arrive at these 23 iconic moments that touched us deeply. Do give it a read.
On June 22nd, NASA launched KalamSat, a 3D printed, experimental satellite into space. It was created by an 18-year-old Indian student named Rifath Sharook in what was the smallest and lightest satellite to ever be launched by NASA.
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.
Art Series Hotel Group in Australia recently made news for offering guests an unusual service. Its ‘No Robe Package’ may be one of the many things you see trending in the years to come.
With GST round the corner, India is a land of bargains and consumers are seeking to make the best buys. So for your intelligent shopping, here’s what all you can opt for before July 1.
Hong Kong bound passengers on Cathay Pacific Airways can now avail 15% off on purchases at the Hyderabad International Airport Duty Free. Post the tremendous customer response last year, this is expected to generate bigger revenue.
It’s been a month of Iftar, and we’re eagerly waiting for the moon to come out tonight. We bring you nine other most beautiful mosques in the world.
The ‘unlikely’ friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a 24-year-old Indian clerk had raised quite a few eyebrows in the corridors of power in Great Britain during the late 1800s. We try to find out if there is truth in the story.
The legacy of the 1990s liberalisation has been carried on for years now. Now, be ready to see new stores appear in your malls as 50 global retailers venture into the Indian market in the next six months.
Do you know that the elegant hotel building of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai, which is famous for its architectural design has acquired an image trademark?
Giant online retailer Amazon has added Whole Foods, an American supermarket grocery chain to its portfolio. The big buy comes with a US$13.7 billion bill.
It’s time to book your flights to the Land Down Under. July 1st onward, Indian passport holders will have an option of applying for their Australian visa online.
Uber has brought a new subscription service for its passengers called UberPASS. Find out what it’s all about and how you can get it too.
The date is set. On June 21, India’s yoga capital, Mysuru (Mysore) will attempt to create a Guinness World Record of the largest gathering of people performing yoga at one venue. More than 60,000 people are expected to be at the venue.
It has rained last night and Delhiites are loving it. Except that part about going to work. The highways are clogged, the streets are water-logged, and some of us are digging up all the pending compensatory offs as an excuse to enjoy the weather.
Watch actors Kunal Kapoor and Cyrus Sahukar take a road trip in the new season of Fox Life’s ‘Great Escape with Kunal & Cyrus’ from Dharamshala to Spiti.
Our swanky Indian international airports could do little when pitched against the leading airports of the world. If your ears have not caught the recent airport commotion, then here’s the thing.
Let’s admit first, that for decades now, Shatabdi and Rajdhani have served the same meals on its overnight trains, and the familiarity has become a little bit of a burden. Time to shed it off.
Fast track services at international airports are slowly becoming the favourite go-to facility for flyers when travelling long distances. When you have a connecting flight to catch at a busy international airport, fast track services help speeding up the whole process.
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.
A new luxury train in the western hemisphere is giving us gasp-worthy travel goals. Now you can explore the majestic Machu Pichu mountains from the comfort of your cabin, with world class Peruvian cuisine and top-notch service at your disposal.
Are you a Netflix enthusiast? Do you binge watch all the TV shows aired on this American entertainment platform? If you’ve watched Season 2 of Netflix original series Sense8, well, it’s not coming back. The producers have decided to pull the plug.
Have you been a Nokia loyalist since mobile phones came to the Indian market? Did the Lumia shut down and Microsoft takeover break your heart?
Notebooks, e-books, and now audio books. Ever heard of a human book? What if you don’t have to read a book from cover to cover, and can instead borrow a human to answer all your questions?
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.
In an unusual move, premium cruise line, Celebrity Cruises, is making waves for partnering with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The young Nobel Laureate is the Godmother’ of its new ship, Celebrity Edge, that debuts in December 2018.
The International House of Pancakes has finally arrived in India at Cyber Hub, Gurgaon. Unfortunately for us at Travel +Leisure India, we couldn’t coax the secret batter recipe out of the IHOP team, but what did come out were stories on how the brand was brought to India and how it has fared with the Delhi crowd in the past four days since its launch.
But wait, just when we discovered how cool the Airbnb app could get with all the new experiences you can book when travelling the world, it launched a new feature- A tool that allows hosts to share a new set of check-in instructions with their guests before they arrive.