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Rare neelakurinji flower will turn Munnar purple this month

Start booking those tickets, now<p>God’s own country is busy prepping for a much anticipated visitor. Neelakurinji, aka Strobilanthes kunthiana—a …

National Parks

Guess where Katrina Kaif is celebrating her birthday today

Wish mew a happy birthday, Kat!<p>Katrina Kaif turned 35 today, and decided to ring in her birthday with friends and family in England. After performing …

Katrina Kaif

UAE offers free visas for kids for 2 months

Applicable for children holidaying with families in the Emirates from July to September<p>UAE has rolled out a free visa for children who arrive in the …

Visas

It was feminist rock band Pussy Riot that invaded the pitch during FIFA World Cup final

Russia's most famous protest group scores a goal<p>The all-woman Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot has claimed to have staged the pitch invasion during …

FIFA World Cup

‘No, thanks,’ says the sea and spits 9 tonnes of trash back at Mumbai

Queen's Necklace is littered with filth that we've been chucking into the sea<p>The government has grand plans for Mumbai’s seafront: a marina for …

Pollution

Priyanka Chopra in the Hamptons, Sonam Kapoor in Tokyo: Where Bollywood was this week

This lush life’s given us a rush<p>No matter how many air miles you’ve accumulated over time, beating our jet-setting Bollywood celebs is no mean feat. …

Priyanka Chopra

Marriott’s new facial recognition tool is a great way to avoid people

It'll cut time at the front desk by a third, says the hotel company<p>Face it: Human interaction in hospitality is so 2017, now that Marriott …

Hospitality

This new restaurant is trying to make Mumbai’s Byculla sexy (again?)

The south Mumbai neighbourhood is the new Lower Parel<p>In the midst of an industrial and dockyard landscape, on a street lined with busy chawl-style …

Restaurants

Thailand may turn infamous Tham Luang caves into a tourist attraction

An interactive museum may come up at the site where 12 boys and their coach were trapped for three weeks. And two movies are already in the works, …

Chiang Rai

A river and 200 acres of coffee: this Coorg homestay is perfect for dreamy weekends

School Estate wears its colonial-era charms with pride<p>A 150-year-old bungalow where a school bell rings to announce mealtime, where the mornings …

Cross-stitch

Croatia’s football stars want you to visit their country

It’s their big goal<p>If you’re rooting for Croatia in the finals of the FIFA World Cup, you better listen to their football stars, too. Last year, in a …

Hiking Trail

The oldest written record of Homer’s Odyssey has just been found

An ‘epic’ discovery, indeed<p>A team of Greek and German researchers have found what is believed to be the oldest known inscription of Homer’s epic poem …

Ancient History

There’s a single malt for every season

Whatever your age and occasion, these are Diageo Reserve brand ambassador Zachary Abbott recommendations<p>The Diageo family of single malt whiskies, …

Single Malt Whisky

Watersports could return to Marine Drive

Plus, Mandwa could be the new wellness destination<p>If recent developments to promote cruise tourism see the light of day, Mumbai’s Marine Drive could …

Tourism

‘Either shut Taj Mahal, destroy it or restore it’

Supreme Court blasts government for failing to protect the world heritage site<p>North India’s pollution is turning the Taj Mahal brown and yellow, and …

India

Did you know you could order a cake in-flight?

(And eat it too)<p>You’ve just booked a flight. What’s next? Choose a seat, check the luggage allowance, pre-order the cake – wait, what? This isn’t …

Singapore Airlines

The best Tokyo experiences for kids

From robots to ramen, here's what your tots will love<p>Nothing can prepare a family for the multisensory treat that is Japan. For my family of four, …

Japan

How to shop like the royals in London

And hit gin o’clock in the park, with a little help from Airbnb<p>Could anyone be more British than Her Majesty?<p>I am in London for three days and no …

England

How to spend 3 days at Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa

The natural way of life<p>Albert Einstein famously said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” With 3000 acres of …

Albert Einstein

IndiGo is giving out 12 lakh seats starting Rs1,212

All-inclusive, one-way fares at discounted rates for IndiGo’s anniversary sale<p>IndiGo is celebrating its 12th anniversary by announcing a four-day …

Air Travel

Now, you can go glamping in New York

Oh! And you get to see the Statue of Liberty from your bed too<p>Concrete jungle where dreams are made of… is also worth escaping once in a while. …

Panoramic Photography

An all-woman island retreat is now accepting reservations

SuperShe Island, off the coast of Finland, is the answer to a LOT of women’s prayers<p>Ladies, imagine 8.4 acres of space without a man in sight. Now …

Baltic Sea

Now, IRCTC’s Ramayan tour will take you from Ayodhya to Nepal to Sri Lanka

Sri Ramayana Express will take tourists to places linked with the epic<p>The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will soon launch a …

Sri Lanka

You can now book a stay at a 12th-Century fortress in Tel Aviv

A window to Israel’s past, but with a modern touch<p>In Israel, a historic five-building complex, painstakingly restored over 25 years, is finally open …

Tel Aviv

Saif and Kareena planned a romantic getaway on Airbnb

Here’s how you can too<p>What’s the best way to get to know your partner? By travelling with them, of course! But planning a romantic getaway can very …

Travel

This Goa hotel is built from shipping containers

It’s eco-friendly, for sure<p>When you think of a holiday in Goa, you picture cosy cottages, yellow-white Portuguese villas or, at the very least, …

Swimming Pools

The best Singapore experiences for nature lovers

Beaches, birds and more<p>WHAT TO DO<p><b>Go to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve</b> <br>Located just 12 km from the city centre on Singapore’s highest hill, which it has …

Farm-to-table