Travel

  • Travelogue: From Naranaag to Gangabal

    Kashmir Diary |  Mufti Islah
    Move beyond the picture postcards of Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalgam and a surreal Kashmir, tucked away in the depths, is waiting to unravel itself. Those...

  • Nostalgia Over a Phase of the Moon

    Chronicles of the Kitchen |  Diya Kohli
    If life were a beach I'd wear cockle shells in my ear I'd douse my hair in yesterday's leftover beer. I'd love the smell ...

  • No hurrahs for Oprah

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    There has been quite a bit of reaction over Oprah Winfrey's shows on India-"Oprah's Next Chapter" on Discovery's Travel and Living Channel (TLC). NDTV ran...

  • Revisiting Calcutta - Part 2

    Heat beat |  Oindrila Mukherjee
    In my last blog post I talked about the crumbling beauty of Calcutta. For me, personally, it was an attempt to get reacquainted with the...

  • The ten year switch: passage through India

    Heat beat |  Oindrila Mukherjee
    Nearly 10 years ago I travelled from India to the US for the very first time, to join an MFA program in creative writing. Like...

  • Why not Delhi-Mumbai in 5 hours by train?

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Indians are big losers because the Indian Railways lack drive, ambition and imagination. How? Delhi and Mumbai (1,380 km) are about as distant as Beijing...

  • Mumbai Diary: Love, not at first sight

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    Notions and assumptions may not always prove right. That is what I thought when I got my first sight of Mumbai - the city of...