Travel during Covid-19 : Foreigners tourists on chartered flight are now allowed to enter India; check details

India eases travel norms for foreign tourists As more and more people accept India’s Covid-19 vaccine certificate to permit overseas travelling from India, starting from today, the government has allowed foreign tourists to enter India. Tourist visas are being grated but only for those travelling by chartered flights. Tourists taking the normal flights will be … Read more

A buried building near Jerusalem’s Western Wall is opening to travelers – here’s what it looks like

Christian travelers visit Jerusalem to retrace Jesus’ final footsteps along the Via Dolorosa, Muslims to revere the Dome of the Rock, and Jewish people to insert written prayers into the cracks of the Western Wall. Some people do all three. Come December, travelers will have a new option available to them when visiting Jerusalem. They … Read more

People will continue to read, there is something personal about reading: Snigdha Parupudi, Author  

Commemorating 25 years of its journey, Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social arm of Sundaram-Clayton Limited and TVS Motor Company, announced the release of the book – ‘A Silent Revolution- The Journey of the Srinivasan Services Trust’. The book, authored by Snigdha Parupudi, chronicles the journey of SST around rural communities who have completely transformed … Read more

Here’s a ranking of the world’s 50 best restaurants for 2021

An annual list of the world’s 50 best restaurants is back — and for the first time, one city dominated the top two spots. Two restaurants in Copenhagen, Denmark — Noma and Geranium — ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, at “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants” awards ceremony held Tuesday in Antwerp, Belgium. This … Read more

Travelling with pets: Your next trip isn’t a vacation, it’s a ‘Pawcation’

At IHCL, all hotels under the SeleQtions portfolio are pet-friendly. Pet parents, your next trip isn’t a vacation, but it’s a ‘Pawcation’ ! You know how deeply you love pets when you just can’t leave them behind when you decide to travel! Don’t worry, you are not alone! If you grew up in the early … Read more

These people moved to their dream destinations during the pandemic — here’s what life is like 1 year later

For many, 2020 will be remembered as a year they spent at home. Others took a different path. They packed their bags and moved to places that many only dream of visiting. Here’s how they feel about their decision one year on, in their own words. From Boston to Napa Valley, California Name: Ian O’ReillyOccupation: … Read more

OYO’s Unlocking Travel Report 2021: Indians love long weekends! Mysore, Darjeeling emerge popular destinations

As per OYO’s travel booking data, the current trend seems to indicate a clear uptick in demand for hill stations, followed by heritage cities and beach destinations. There’s a nip in the air and it has everything to do with festive cheer! As most of you already know, Indians love long festive weekends and plan … Read more

If you’re looking for a hotel deal, it might pay to wait until the last minute

d3sign | Moment | Getty Images When it comes to reserving hotel stays, Aesop and his fabled ants might have gotten it backwards — it can actually pay to wait till the last minute to book. While conventional wisdom holds that travelers get better rates for accommodations, air and other vacation components by reserving early, … Read more

Luxury homestay redefined: How homestays in India are now making it to the global tourist map

From a traveller’s point of view, amã Stays & Trails provides immersive and authentic local experiences to guests in picturesque destinations while opening up new locations to travel to. Planning a safe and fun-filled homestay destination this festive season? “Nothing is keeping me in Seattle. I can draw anywhere”, Eleanor’s observation in Maria Semple’s second … Read more

Cuba is vaccinating its children as young as two against Covid-19–Here’s why!

Countries across the world are more cautious when it comes to vaccinating its children (Reuters Photo) Covid-19 vaccination: Cuba is the first country to vaccinate its children– as young as two years old. As a matter of fact, the country will be inoculating children with its home-grown vaccines–the one which have yet not been authorised … Read more