HindustanTimes Mon,15 Sep 2014

Brandon Stanton: The 'human of the world'

Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York blog has many admirers in the country. In an interview to HT, he talks about what sets his photo blog apart and about travelling to 11 countries in 50 days.

Indian weddings on a white Philippines beach, anyone?

Good news for those looking for a destination wedding, closer home. The Philippines is planning to promote its beach resorts as a wedding destination, complete with all arrangements, including visa facilitation for guests, in order to boost tourism from India.

Indian and travelling to Seoul: Things you must do

For Indian tourists, South Korea remains a lesser-explored destination mainly due to the perceived language barriers and difficulty in getting a visa. But should you make up your mind about visiting it, go beyond the capital and main tourist destination Seoul. Visit Busan and Incheon.

Sanjeev Kapoor's talks all things Australian

The celebrity chef recently travelled on a culinary journey to Australia. He talks about fabulous gastronomical delights and experiences - from cooking on hot air balloon to using herbs directly from the kitchen garden - and what makes Australia the capital of fine wine and food.

Georgia's Caucasian charm entices hikers

A history spanning centuries and civilisations, churches perched atop green mountains and inexpensive food and wine are just a few of the draws of the small Caucasian country of Georgia.

Moscow to Dubai: New hotels opening soon, brace yourself globetrotting luxury enthusiasts

Travel junkies have plenty to look forward to before the end of 2014. Following the grand opening of the Raffles Istanbul, we take a look at other high-profile hotels due to open for business this season.

Masai Mara: Kenya’s own Garden of Eden

With a deep red sunset, a grey sweep of rain, multiple rainbows and low hanging clouds all at once — the Masai Mara grasslands might be the closest thing to paradise. Extending over 1500 square kilometers, they roll ever so gently, allowing one to see for miles in all directions.

When in Bordeaux, raise your glass for world's best wines

As the grape harvest season approaches in France, we take a look at some of the country's most iconic wine regions. In and around Bordeaux, some of the most prestigious wineries on the planet open their doors to oenophiles along five main wine routes.

Everest on speed: UK guide promises summit in 42 days!

Raise your game, skip the queues and scale the world's highest peak in 42 days: that's British guide Adrian Ballinger's ambitious pitch to climbers preparing to summit Mount Everest. Conventional wisdom tells us that it takes 10 weeks to reach the top of the 8,848-metre peak.

The dark side of Copenhagen's fairy tale

The gorgeous old town with splendid historic buildings has always been far more complex than Denmark's 'happy nation' reputation. Some of its best sights include, Venice-like canals and the stark modern architecture Denmark is known for.

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