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Top trends fueling travelers’wanderlust post lockdown


As communities around the world slowly begin to open their doors, the idea of future travel is beginning to inspire everyone who has been home sheltering.  From cozy mountain cabins to beat the summer, poolside respites to cool off the heat wave, it's the outdoors which is calling out to everyone. People have spent months cocooned at home, and despite the...

Samosa sails smoothly around globe


by Suchitra Srinivas Among Italian pizza and Lasagna, Chinese noodles, Mexican burritos, French soup and toast, the Indian samosa has become a popular choice at parties. Mind you, these are not merely Indian gatherings we are talking about but the American and multiethnic parties which have earmarked a special place for the samosas. If there is...

‘Why are you going to India?’


Diary of four weeks spent in Punjab, Himachal and Delhi. By Parveen Chopra ‘Why are you going to India?’ my son asked, and I had no suitable answer that would have satisfied him. There was no special occasion – marriage or death in the family, or sale of property to justify an almost 4-week trip. I...

Beautiful homes for making vacation memories


Whether you’re actively planning a trip or just browsing for vacation inspiration, check out these pads which can be lucky to call home for a few days. Airbnb.com has released a list of its most wish-listed homes of the past decade. Exception Property with Private Beach, Santa Catarina, Brazil Wish Listed 275,862 times Year : 2019 To those...

CHENNAI: The Gateway to the South


By Shona Adhikari Chennai/Madras is less than 400 years old, but gives the appearance of having been around much longer. The British reached the area fairly early in their occupation of India. This is about Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, the gateway to the southern part of India. Like other cities in India, Chennai too...