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‘Without leisure, a civilised life is impossible. Without leisure we are sunk in barbarism,’ that’s the essence of the new book The Pleasures of Leisure by Robert Dessaix, award winning author from Australia. Dessaix was in Kolkata recently to participate in the Apeejay Literary Festival and spoke to Ranjita Biswas about his thoughts on leisure and travel more
Want to have best train ride? Visit Thailand!

If travelers want to experience the best train ride, then they must visit Thailand!

Lamp with 1001 wicks lighted in Bhopal

To mark 41st Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) foundation day, Aal Vilakku (traditional lamp of Kerala) was lit on March 21, 2017 in Bhopal. Keralites based in Bhopal offere ...

Bhagoriya marks festivity of holi in tribal parts of Madhya Pradesh

It was before the beginning of holi, but in Alirajpur in Madhya Pradesh, it's Bhagoriya festivity which marks the celebration. It starts almost fortnight or ten days before holi, after harve ...

New York: Parks parks parks - from Hudson to East River

The parades and annual events of Manhattan are full of action and energizing. The city also has another aspect that is calm and relaxing. They are the parks and garden of Manhattan.

Celebration on the streets of New York

As a brand new Manhattanite and a seasoned walker I ventured into the streets to be part of the real New York City. To feel its pulse I had to immerse into the world of adventure called 'lif ...

While researching online for this minimalistically chic hotel of Paris, I learnt that Hotel Meridien Etoile (Le Méridien Etoile) was opened way back in 1972 in a collaboration with Air France so that the French capital could accommodate rising number of tourists pouring into the city from all over the world. 


On a spring Paris evening this year after exploring the city of love and romance for hours on foot, I had crashed in the "Heavenly" bed of a Junior Suite in this beautiful hotel in the French capital's first arrondissement, when my photographer friend accompanying me drew open the curtains of the tall windows.


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.