Travel To The Land Of Smiles For A Much-Needed Detox
As the pandemic's restrictions eased up and travel resumed between India and Thailand earlier this year, RANJAN PAL travelled to the Land of Smiles for a much-needed detox.
The Art Of Travelling In Style
Shalini Passi has immersed herself in the creative arts since her childhood. From being an artist, curator, and art collector, to now foraying into photography, the multi-hyphenate finds beauty wherever she goes. In an exclusive chat with Bayar Jain, the artist talks about her biggest muse: travel.
15! Uber-Luxury Trip Ideas For Jet-Setters
Get an island all to yourself, go on a decadent cruise around gorgeous European cities, or take a close look at cultures across the world on a private jet tour. These 15 extravagant travel experiences will enamour even the most discerning globetrotters.
WONDERS OF THE DESERT
The ancient city of AlUla in Saudi Arabia is quickly becoming a sought-after travel destination. On a whirlwind trip, ADILA MATRA unearths the many legends that hide in its vast desert landscape.
THE SHAPE OF A CITY
Jetsetters know the business capitals of countries like their own backyards. But often, a city hides more than it reveals. Photographer AJAY SOOD seeks high vantage points to witness the most popular metropolises in Asia, UAE, and Europe, and capture their essence.
MY MOST LUXURIOUS HOLIDAY
Have you been dreaming of shimmery white sands, morning mojitos on a private island, or skiing down snow-clad mountains? Jetting off to an exotic destination to revive your tired soul, draw inspiration for your work, or just to spend time with your family can make for some memorable moments. To ease your confusion about where to go, we spoke to some frequent-flyer designers and entrepreneurs about their most luxurious vacations. Read on and get planning your gilded bucket list trip.
WHEN ART RUNS IN YOUR BLOOD
Jaipur is synonymous with rare and ancient arts and crafts. RIAAN JACOB GEORGE spent a couple of days in the Pink City, tracking down some of its most talented and elusive artisans, for whom their respective crafts are as good as family heirlooms.
SHEHLA KHAN: Essentials FOR THE JET-SETTER
Adding her dose of glam to B-Town, fashion designer Shehla Khan has styled several celebs for red carpets, runways, and more. The designer hopes to resume her travel soon and here are seven products she won't travel without.
THE SUITE LIFE
Flanked by the azure Arabian Sea, Atlantis, The Palm is a landmark address in Dubai. RASHIMA NAGPAL checks into one of the resort's newly refurbished suites for a weekend on the shore.
THE HIMALAYAN HEALING TOUCH
On a trip to the Tirthan Valley in Himachal Pradesh, two sisters rediscover their love for travelling together as the mystical land heals their frayed sisterhood.
TIME TO JET OFF!
Whether you are off to New York for business meetings or to Kenya for wildlife safaris, these world-time watches will prove to be perfect companions. Specially designed for globetrotters, these timepieces show you time across different zones.
PRINCESS WITH A VISION
Princess Gauravi Kumari, daughter of Princess Diya Kumari of Jaipur, is deeply involved with PDKF, her mother's social outreach programme for the women of Jaipur. The royal talks to AINDRILA MITRA about balancing two different lifestyles in New York and Jaipur, her idea of luxury travel, and how her journeys inspire her work at PDKF.
Kauai - This Side Of Paradise
More than a century after the first tourists arrived on Kauai, the Hawaiian island is luring modern travellers with a return to tradition— and a mission to give back.
Chalnichina - Serenity On The Slope
The pandemic has made Shikha Tripathi discover obscure destinations within driving distance of her home town, Nainital, with two unlikely travel companions: her parents. A road trip to Chalnichina in Uttarakhand holds a mountain of revelations for the family, about the place and one another.
15 Destinations For The Perfect Family Holiday
Planning a vacation that satisfies multiple generations of a family can be tricky. These stunning places around the world offer adventures for every age—and the chance to make memories together. Plan your escape to a distant island, soak in new cultures, visit unique theme parks, or surround yourself with breathtaking natural wonders.
On a weekend getaway to Palampur, RASHIMA NAGPAL ventures into the heart of the beautiful hill station nestled in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh and finds a destination fit for the entire family.
YOUR BEST SHOT
Rohit Gadher was an entrant in our ongoing ‘Your Best Shot’ contest. Submit your best shots at email@example.com, or use the hashtag #telltnlindia and tag @travelandleisureindia on Instagram, to stand a chance to get featured on this page.
MEET US IN K-TOWN
Koreatown is the beating heart of Los Angeles—a neighbourhood alive with authentic food, contemporary culture, and a diverse, fiercely devoted community.
A whale-watching cruise along the coast of Baja California Sur stokes LIZ VACCARIELLO’S curiosity about the natural world—and her place in it.
A FAMILY LEGACY OF ART
The art form of Patan patola has been passed down through 40 generations of the Salvi family since the 11th century. But patola saris’ unique making process and exceptional precision means that keeping the tradition alive is no mean feat.
A FAMILY OF WAYFARERS
Jamaica-born Ike Anderson and Natalee met on a school bus when they were 15. Now, 26 years later, they have travelled to 22 countries in search of their ancestral lineage while homeschooling their three children. ADILA MATRA catches up with Natalee, who gets candid about their findings, moving to Ghana, and their initiative that helps young adults of African descent trace their roots.
GO WITH THE FLOW
A cruise on the tempestuous Brahmaputra River leaves an indelible impression on ANITA AND MANDIP SINGH SOIN—a responsible travel champion and T+L India’s A-List member.
THE GRANDEUR OF GURUDONGMAR
Two friends embark on a birdwatching trip that takes them from the urban isolation of Kolkata to the beautiful cold plateaus of North Sikkim.
Essentials FOR THE ROAD
Model and creator Sakshi Sindwani is known to challenge fashion and beauty norms on her Instagram. Here are 10 products the influencer carries on her road trips.
Life On The Edge - Ladakh
Most tourists head to Ladakh to conquer its terrain and witness its picturesque landscapes. But this cold, high-altitude desert is home to a wide variety of animals and birds too. Wildlife photographer, conservationist, and our A-List member, Latika Nath captures the dazzling biodiversity of the region and makes a case for saving their dramatic habitat.
Backpacking In Colombia
Nursing a broken heart, a solo traveller falls in love with Colombia’s breathtaking nature, friendly locals, and promising resurgence from a tragic past.
WHEN SARIS STEER SUVS
An all-women group drove two SUVs on a 12,300-kilometre-long spiritual circuit of India last year. And they did it in style. FLORINA SOREN caught up with the motorheads in Delhi, where the women savoured delicious chaats and kulfi s in the historic lanes of Chandni Chowk.