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A World Of Their Own
WITH A CHILDISH GIGGLE, I extended my arm to aid my six-foot-tall friend, who struggled to stand straight. With feet slipping in the snow and legs involuntarily split, his skating stance wasn’t exactly graceful. Out of nowhere, a little boy appeared.
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia2 min de lecture
Make Your Home A Sanctuary
THE ISLAND LIFE in Indonesia is incomplete without pristine tropical beaches and holistic wellness experiences, and Bintan Resorts offers both in abundance. Covering the northern coast of the Bintan Island, the multiple award-winning integrated beach
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travelandleisureindia.in TIME TO HIT THE ROAD
This month, get back on the road and discover some of India's greatest driving holidays. Hopping on a bike and touring 10 countries is no mean feat. But for Bengaluru-based biker Candida Louis, it was a long-cherished dream. travelandleisureindia.in/
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia7 min de lecture
From The Annals Of History
AROUND 70 KILOMETRES from the home of the Asiatic lion at Gir National Park in Gujarat lies the city of Junagadh. While it’s thrilling to drive through a forest teeming with lions, the intricate layers of history and legends that Junagadh is wrapped
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Autumn Lustre
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Digital
Meet climate activist Aakash Ranison who is redefining road trips one mile at a time. travelandleisureindia.in/ aakash-ranison-lehto-spiti-valley Check into these boutique hotels in Rajasthan when you travel post the pandemic. travelandleisureindia.
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Wfh: Work From Holiday
IT’S 3.45 AM, AND I’M DOING a pre-travel house check. Appliances unplugged, chargers packed, windows locked—we’re going straight from four months of house-arrest to a road trip, and mixed in with the excitement is anxiety and guilt. Sharing our plans
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia7 min de lecture
Face Value
WHEN MY WIFE and I moved to Singapore last year for her new job, I expected to be travelling into the future. On my previous visits, Singapore’s famously efficient airport, Changi, had seemed like the principal node of a gleaming network of expresswa
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10 Exceptional Experiences In Asia
The ancient city of Bagan in central Myanmar was once known to have more than 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas, and monasteries within a 100-square-kilometre area. Most of these were built between the ninth and 13th centuries, when Bagan was the capi
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia4 min de lecture
Culture Beyond Borders
I HAD OFTEN IMAGINED MYSELF cruising on the Khardung La road or hunched atop a Bactrian camel in Nubra Valley. But when my friends and I finally made that summer road trip across Ladakh, I found myself drawn towards Turtuk, the northernmost village o
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How to See Singapore’s Shop-Houses
Singapore Airlines (singaporeair.com) operates direct flights from major Indian metros to Singapore. KēSa House (doubles from ₹7,482; 8mcollective. com/kesahouse), in Chinatown, occupies a row of shop-houses from the 1920s. Its 60 compact rooms have
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Touch of Luxury
ROLLING HILLS, ancient temples, shrines, and a famous deer park—if there’s a languorous side to the fast-paced Land of the Rising Sun, it has to be Nara. Japan’s first permanent capital with the largest count of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the cou
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Sands Of Time
THE SETTING IS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. I’ve just alighted from my trusty camel to see vibrant swaying cloth break the stark monotony of the desert. After a ceremonial welcome in royal fashion, I settle down to enjoy the mesmerising view. My fellow trave
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia10 min de lecture
Wild Upon Wild
THERE WERE SIX OF THEM: two adults and four kids, cycling up an unpaved mountain road on three tandem bicycles. As my girlfriend, Charlie, and I careered past, we looked at the family and wondered momentarily whether our choice of transport was the w
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia2 min de lecture
Leading by Example
FOR A LONG TIME, ITC Hotels’ commitment towards the environment has appealed to discerning guests, who are becoming increasingly aware of their duties towards the planet’s well-being. In a decisive endorsement of its values, ITC Hotels has become the
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Journey to Jaisalmer
By road, one can reach Jaisalmer via national highways from Jodhpur (282 km), Bikaner (331 km), and Jaipur (555 km). Currently, TruJet (trujet.com) operates direct flights to Jaisalmer from Ahmedabad. The luxe Palace on Wheels train stops at Jaisalme
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How to Explore Chile’s Aysén Region
From Delhi, one has to first fly to London and then to Santiago on British Airways (britishairways.com). There are connections available from Santiago to Balmaceda, Aysén’s regional airport, with LATAM (latam.com), Sky (skyairline.com) and Jetsmart (
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Sustainably Yours
ONE BALMY AFTERNOON in downtown Colombo, I catch up with Natalie Pendigrast, interior designer turned entrepreneur whose store, Pendi (pendi.lk), can give anyone major design goals. In this beautiful sunlit space, Pendigrast curates an exquisite coll
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia4 min de lecture
No Apocalypse Now
THE LOCUSTS. They came in from the sun, like fighter jets ambushing an unsuspecting enemy. Taking a roadside break on our drive from Delhi to Sariska, my partner and I were admiring the landscape—the Aravalli hills covered in lush green foliage after
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Your Best Shot
THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN at the Pangong Tso Lake, in the Union Territory of Ladakh. The five-hour drive from Leh to the lake made us experience rough, dramatic, and mostly barren mountain roads. Witnessing Pangong Tso, which is known for its scenic bea
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Runway Ready
Men’s Armaan Apparel Perfume, Sugandhco, ₹550 (50 ml); amazon.in ——— Stamp Watch, Jaipur Watch Company, price on request; jaipur.watch ——— Olive Croco Print Leather Wallet, Brune, ₹2,999; voganow.com ——— Classic Weekender Duffel Bag, Aulive, ₹3,90
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Exploring Sariska
Sariska National Park is around 110 kilometres from Jaipur, which hosts the nearest airport. Sariska Manor lies at the southern edge of the park at Tehla village—a drive of 230 kilometres from Delhi. The best way to reach is to take the Delhi-Jaipur
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Chic in India
Mara Cabin Travel Bag by Shivangi Bagpai, MixMitti, ₹5,000; mixmitti.com ——— Rose Gold with Emerald and Fine-Cut Diamonds, Narayan Jewellers, price on request; narayanjewellers.com ——— Scalp Tonic, The Earth Collective, ₹900 (100 ml); theearthcolle
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia4 min de lecture
A Home For Heritage
IT’S A RELATIVELY NEW BUILDING, just a few centuries old, that took seven and a half years to build. The elegant three-storey edifice of the Kerala Folklore Museum (keralafolkloremuseum.org) in Kochi has the bones and sinews of 25 antique structures
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A Time For Everything
This year’s editions of the Limelight Gala, a model with stylish curves, asymmetrical lugs, and a gem-set bezel, hark back to Piaget’s heyday of jewellery watches in the 1960s and 1970s. Arranged around four themes—The Art of Movement, The Art of Gol
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia4 min de lectureFood & Wine
A Pit Stop At The Tavern
“IN GOA, IF YOU ASK a woman where her husband is, she will often tell you that he’s ‘gone to the parliament’,” says Raul da Costa, a native of Curtorim town in South Goa district. The ‘parliament’ he refers to is an unlikely one. It refers to a taver
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Homegrown Happiness
Keys, wallets, hand baggage, laptops—keep them all safe on your travels with this nifty Bluetooth tracker. It’s got a 30m range, a record of where items were last located, a replaceable battery (which lasts nearly 10 months), and separation alerts th
Travel & Leisure India & South Asia5 min de lecture
A Tale Of Two Houses
THE MULTICULTURAL FABRIC of Penang’s capital, George Town, is visible at every turn. Quirky street art displays the area’s history, with steel caricatures of everything from designer Jimmy Choo’s origins in Penang as an apprentice, to the British exp
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App
This road trip app is just what you need for your weekend getaway. It lets you plan pretty much every detail of your trip, from the fastest route to highway motels and restaurants along the way, and any nearby sights for which you should stop. Inbuil
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