Smoked pork with axone in Nagaland, Goan bebinca and dodol, East Indian duck moilee and appams and ishtew in Kerala: Christmas food in India is as diverse as the land.
Here’s what this means for travellers from Gujarat, Goa, Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan.
Tourist-free days and concert nights in Budapest and Kraków charm Carolina Ulloa on an impromptu trip.
Missing tourists and cheap deals: action, not anxiety, define Ronak Jain's vacation.
*Vidya Kumar hits pause on the pandemic with an escape to Portofino and the Julian Alps.
Newlywed Anushka Chawla cracks the code to a romantic start in Athens and Santorini.
Whether to satisfy food cravings (think fluffy idlis and Irani samosas) or to getaway to verdant hillscapes, cycling opened up new avenues for resident Arvind Chenji.
Delhi-native Abhishek Gulshan introduces the city's many aerial residents to city dwellers, and gives away his favourite bird-watching spots.
The stellar actor opens up about his love for travel, philosophy, and how he sees the world evolve from the pandemic.
Whether to scour decadent locations for his next movie or on a peaceful personal getaway, the filmmaker travels with a keen eye for details. A colourful world unravels.
The musician and composer talks about travels past and writing songs in sunny public parks.
In COVID-19 times, the theatre foundation is bringing alive its repository of performances on YouTube.
In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, an NGTI reader survey reveals that Indian travellers have put holidays on hold and are staring into an uncertain future.
Writer Varun Grover unleashes his travelling soul in this chatty exchange about his love for Benaras, Egyptian baklava and the Calcutta of his childhood.
Amid startling natural beauty, you fish, forage, swim and sauna. And do it all like a true-blue Finn.
The 16th edition of Ubud Writers and Readers Festival starts on October 23.
In her short life of 36 years, Marilyn Monroe made a reluctant home, and left an indelible mark, in the City of Stars.
A writer peels away the layers of Turku to uncover an artsy city which holds its history on its sleeve.
In the Japanese capital, you don't chase Pokémon, they chase you: in malls, inside gaming arcades and at cafés where even the crockery is Pokémon-themed.
An arms-wide open, stars-in-your-eyes trail through the city for fans of the Bollywood superstar.
Awarded by UNESCO for its restoration efforts, Galle Fort Hotel provides plenty of room to degust Sri Lankan staples in a Dutch setting.
Chennai-born chef Hussain Shahzad, Executive Chef at Mumbai’s O Pedro restaurant, takes a trip down memory lane to list his Ramzan haunts.
Live in the lap of lavishness in Atlantis, The Palm—stay in plush rooms, eat at restaurants by Michelin-starred chefs and dive in one of the world's biggest aquariums.
A photographer spends time with the Maasai tribe in Kenya and returns with intimate glimpses of the people and their land.
The seafront clubhouse-cum-hotel draws you in with veritable feasts, curios and books, and eclectic arts and events.
Travelling with friends is often a recipe for disaster—or is it?
From hunting in Scotland to a road trip in Spiti, chef of the Michelin star-winner restaurant Gaa is an ardent traveller.
A photographer reveals his secrets on shooting the holy festival.
And ours comes with a gamut of choices for monthly getaways around the country—and a printable version for you to download.
Two Maldivian resorts offer the ultimate island experience, complete with soul-nourishing food and awe-inspiring views.
Ma aaschen, and in anticipation, we list the best of Pujo in seven Indian cities.
A winter spent in the Finnish Lapland can tick off all childhood dreams, and some grown-up ones too.
A maiden snorkelling adventure dives deep into questions of responsible travel.
Tasting kottu rotis in Sri Lanka or riding the cave-waters in Laos; Márquez trail in Colombia or volcano-watching in Chile—there's no dearth of inspiring travel experiences on a budget, in countries with currencies cheaper than INR.
Witness Kerala's hills being coloured bright with neelakurinji flowers that bloom once every 12 years.
No matter where his music takes him, the city—with its time-worn architecture and classical arts traditions—remains his number-one inspiration.
His quest to sample authentic Indian regional cuisines in their original setting has taken Chef Thomas Zacharias places. Here he tells us what to try where—and why.
Capital of the world's happiest country, the Finnish city is a design haven and a gastronomic hub that hearts its salmon as much as its saunas.
On travelling as a student, saving money and spending it all.
Watch movies in an open-air theatre, go dune-boarding and camp in the middle of the desert at Ragasthan Music Festival.
A select group of Airbnb hosts offer their guests a refreshing travel experience in the state, beyond sun-kissed beaches and rave parties.
Plus, recommendations on where to go each month, and a print-friendly version too.
Having visited Ahmed Al Fateh Grand Mosque, you remember its splendour, but it is the liberal-minded religiosity that sticks.
To connect to places, stay connected.
With 80 dessert recipes from across 50 countries, the Moti Mahal custodian's new book does hit a sweet spot.
Though travel brings alive all of Cheung’s five senses, taste and smell often trump the others.
Close shaves with bears and living off the grid - he's cycling into the wild. | Photographs by Dhruv Bogra