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The best possible way to quench your wanderlust is to pack your bag and set out, travel. While travelling as a hobby has grown exponentially, one still tries to figure out the best possible way to travel light. A lot depends on how you travel, so plan your trip carefully to avoid any unwanted circumstances. Books certainly can help you gain knowledge, but, travelling is the best way to learn new things. more
What is AC First on Indian Railways about?

What is it about travelling AC First on Indian Railways? I mean, how different was it from say, 2AC (I had travelled 2AC)? That's one thing I had always wondered about. So, when I realised I ...

No Wall Too High

In a peaceful revolution in 1989, the people of two Germany dismantled the Berlin Wall. Sujoy Dhar walks past the remains of the structure that divided a people for decades

New York 9/11 Site: The Last Column

September 2001, Kolkata: I was working at the copy desk of United News of India (UNI) in 2001 September when the twin towers of World Trade Center were brought down by the terrorists.

Months before I actually stayed in The Peninsula Paris I was googling the hotel and visited its website to learn more about it. What fascinated me right then was a sweeping banner image of the hotel showcasing the imposing building's rooftop suites with balustraded balcony, sloping basalt grey roofs and green widow shades against an unostentatious cream heritage property.


This surely is going to be one food place in Kolkata where you would hear a lot of oohs and aahs as diners dig into a wide choice of cross Asian plates - ranging from lip smacking dim sums and sushis to seductively seared pork belly or well, desserts which are "orgasmic".


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IndiGo offers attractive fl ...

New Delhi, Nov 25 (NITN): With an aim to provide flexibility to the customers to re-schedule their flights without worrying about the change fee, IndiGo is offering its special product called 'Flexi Fare' at different price levels.

Greece, travelers' new dest ...

Athens, Nov 16 (NITN): Greece can surely be the travelers' new and best destination this winter as some flights are offering journeys at low costs.

Round trip flight to Europe ...

New York, Nov 9 (NITN): Round-trip flights from different cities across the US to Europe have gone cheaper as the fares are now starting at $355.