Friday, August 17, 2018

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12 Aug 2018

Of sugar, slaves and the dodo

12 Aug 2018 | 12:59 AM

At the foothill of Mauritius’ Le Morne mountain, he stands defiant. In his large, hollow eyes, sadness is jumbled with fury.

Water-town wonder

12 Aug 2018 | 12:59 AM

An hour and a half car ride away from the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai lies the Chinese water town of Wuzhen.

29 Jul 2018

Puddings and more

29 Jul 2018 | 2:03 AM

The sublime location of the Bakewell town on the banks of the scenic Wye river means artists, photographers and visitors are drawn to it.

Victoria’s vintage charm

29 Jul 2018 | 2:03 AM

Have the most beguiling postcards been scattered all around, or is it simply a grand art exhibition fervently presenting the highly enthralling sceneries.

22 Jul 2018

The Himalayan diary

22 Jul 2018 | 2:00 AM

The early morning chirping of sparrows woke me up.

Triund: A trekker’s paradise

22 Jul 2018 | 2:00 AM

Only a kilometre more.

15 Jul 2018

Roaming in Rio

15 Jul 2018 | 3:13 AM

The certitude of getting mugged came back to me when, on a stormy night, I found myself alone at the Copacabana beach with the shadowy figure of a man running towards me.

08 Jul 2018

Filipino foods that will bowl you over

08 Jul 2018 | 1:23 AM

The cuisine of the city of Legazpi in the Bicol region of the Philippines is primarily a fiery mix of green and red chillies with coconut milk.

On the gnome trail in Mt Buller

08 Jul 2018 | 1:23 AM

amid an unending snowy stretch perched 1,805 metres above the sea level in Victoria (Australia), the adventurous zip their ski coats, lace their boots and slalom down the hill.

01 Jul 2018

Of singing birds and silver daggers

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

Some birds sing for their suppers.

Beyond the dark side of history

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

History, if told in a story form, can be fascinating.

24 Jun 2018

Floating museums

24 Jun 2018 | 1:31 AM

People have been travelling by boats and ships for centuries, much before the mechanised means of transport took over.