Lifestyle

Zermatt, the princess of the Alps

Zermatt, a paradise for skiers, is about three hours southeast of Geneva, nestled in the tall peaks of the Alps, hidden but from the most-zealous. It has a special cache because of how it attracts...

Jewel in the ocean: Sri Lanka

With long pristine beaches, verdant expanses of lofty rolling hills, and rushing waterfalls on every turn on the snaking roads, Sri Lanka should definitely be on the bucket list of next destinations.

Spain through a diplomat’s eyes

During childhood, I heard a lot from my mother about the famous Muslim civilisation of Cordoba, the great mosque and also the magnificent Alhambra Palace, a splendid architectural landmark of...

Francophone Montréal

It’s the second-largest francophone city in the world after Paris; it’s a slice of Europe in North America. It’s Montréal! ...

The City of Gardens, and Ajanta

Bangalore, now called Bengaluru, is the capital city of Karnataka in South India. The weather is relatively pleasant throughout the year, hence referred to as ‘the air conditioned city’. And...

A visit to South Asia’s little Israel

In Kerala sits the idyllic port city of Kochi, the bustling and ever thriving capital and tourism hub of a region famed for beaches, forests, and backwater lagoons. The landscape of Kochi remains...

March 17, 2020
March 17, 2020

Zermatt, the princess of the Alps

Zermatt, a paradise for skiers, is about three hours southeast of Geneva, nestled in the tall peaks of the Alps, hidden but from the most-zealous. It has a special cache because of how it attracts...

February 25, 2020
February 25, 2020

Jewel in the ocean: Sri Lanka

With long pristine beaches, verdant expanses of lofty rolling hills, and rushing waterfalls on every turn on the snaking roads, Sri Lanka should definitely be on the bucket list of next destinations.

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Spain through a diplomat’s eyes

During childhood, I heard a lot from my mother about the famous Muslim civilisation of Cordoba, the great mosque and also the magnificent Alhambra Palace, a splendid architectural landmark of...

January 28, 2020
January 28, 2020

Manali: The kingdom of snow

“Srijon get up… you don’t want to miss this!” my sister cried. And all I could think of was what could possibly be so important.

January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020

Rangpur: History within easy grasp

Just after crossing the Jamuna Bridge, the road that goes to Rangpur is beset with fields that spread as far the horizon.

December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019

Morocco… proof that fairy tale locales do exist

This year, I accomplished one of my biggest travel dreams: visiting Morocco. It has been the number one place on my bucket list for a few years now...and it was more amazing and magical than I...

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

A getaway to Cape May

To those who reside in the US, summertime is synonymous to beach vacation, and a beach getaway is something Americans look forward to every summer. This year, we explored the historic Cape May, New...

November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019

Multicultural China

Our plane touched down on 14 August, 2019, and the first thing we noticed in China was the heat and humidity, but the most difficult part of the trip has to be the language barrier, as most people...

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

It’s lovely in London!

A week in London is not enough to fully explore the historic city, which stands on the River Thames and enchants visitors from every corner of the world.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

Cinque Terre — A tale of sisters

Cinque Terre means ‘five villages,’ because this band of five picturesque fishing villages are bound by a single thread, as if to tell a collective tale, along the Mediterranean coast of Liguria,...