Reader Submission / Livraria Lello: the bookstore that inspired Flourish and Blotts

Visiting the Livaria Lello transports any Harry Potter fan to Flourish and Blotts.

travelogue / In the belly of the Earth

Picture yourself standing in half-darkness amid naturally-forming calcite columns, cascades, stalactites and stalagmites sixteen storeys under the surface of the Earth. It is eerily beautiful down there.

In and around Krabi

The country is blessed with a large number of islands, from tiny to large. And one of the most famous is situated in Krabi province.

Bachchan first choice for India’s tourism campaign

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan is the Indian government's prime choice to be the new face of its high-pitched tourism promotion campaign at home and abroad.

TRAVELOGUE / I'm in awe of Nilgiri's scenic beauty: Konal

Gifted with a powerful voice, noted singer Konal has an ardent fan following. She is also an occasional TV anchor.