April 26, 2013
City mountaineer Ali Razvi will attempt to scale Mt. Bhagirath-II (6,512 m), the second highest peak in the Gangothri range, between May 25 and June 15, along with 14 others
April 17, 2013
Mustafah, who plays football daily at Nehru Maidan, could recognise only the word ‘vote’ on a paraglider that flew across the ground Tuesday morning. When told that it was aimed creating awareness...
April 16, 2013
So far a popular destination for weddings, honeymooners and corporates, Mauritius beckons the leisure traveller, especially the avid golfer. This Indian Ocean island nation is currently...
April 4, 2013
For those inclined to the race to be the first, Mt. Everest has always stood as an appealing choice. From the legendary Mallory and Irvine, to Nishat Majumder, who, on May 19, 2012 became the first...
March 29, 2013
The Iron Heads, on their inimitable Royal Enfield Bullets, are on a 1,000-kilometre trek to Maharashtra’s Lonar
March 23, 2013
The candy-red beauty that sat royally on its central stand, the 1800-cc Honda Goldwing, is perhaps the only bike of its kind in the State capital
March 17, 2013
Fox Traveller brings back the second biking expedition with five women »
February 25, 2013
A Nepalese woman mountaineer has been recognised by the Guinness World Records for climbing Mount Everest twice in the same climbing season. Nepal’s Tourism Minister Posta Bahadur Bogati ha...
February 3, 2013
A lot has changed since the days when travel was just an obligatory respite from everyday grind. Today, it is increasingly becoming a quest for an ‘unforgettable experience’. It is in this context that rural tourism is gaining prominence. Both local and foreign tourists, eager to get knee-deep into the lifestyle and culture of rural India, have helped preserve not just heritage but the villages as well. We list a few groups in the country working in this area, making it a win-win situation for all involved
January 22, 2013
Growing steadily in two years with 200-odd members across the country, The Bikerni at its core has one fervent purpose — women empowerment through biking »
April 20, 2013
For a group of 43 men and women, both teenagers and middle-aged, it was a exhilarating experience as they rappelled down the 450-foot high Katika waterfalls, a few kilometres from the famous touri...
April 17, 2013
Innovative thinking, a return to the roots and the much-touted public-private partnership catapulted the tourism sector in the State into the global hall of fame
April 16, 2013
Docked at the BTP berth of the Cochin Port is Lord Nelson, a unique tall ship purpose-built to grant equality and equal opportunities to the differently-abled, is on the last leg of an ambitious ci...
March 31, 2013
Trekking may be fraught with risks, but a few precautions can make it a thrilling experience, says GEETA PADMANABHAN
March 26, 2013
Thrown off a moving train, leg amputated, former national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha is ready to climb Everest on an artificial limb
March 18, 2013
Nearly 150 women of all age groups have a blast at The Hindu Heels on Wheels
March 8, 2013
Still hung over from the Women’s Day rush, Pankaja Srinivasan talks of how to get away from it all. With women, of course »
February 16, 2013
Built on a 5.5 acre land, the facility is open for all age groups
January 31, 2013
Malpe is for the traveller who cares not much for the beach but for the ocean and the inspiration that lies at the heart of the speckled water, writes CATHERINE RHEA ROY
January 21, 2013
Neha Bhatnagar talks about conquering the Everest