Bhitarkanika, Odisha: In the land of crocodiles

By Uttara Gangopadhyay | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Jan 01, 2017
Take a boat ride through this little-known sanctuary in eastern India looking for crocodiles and birds, says Uttara Gangopadhyay. Read Story »

Hanuwantiya: For an adventurous, fun-filled holiday in Madhya Pradesh

By Uttara Gangopadhyay | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Dec 12, 2016
The second edition of Jal Mahotsav will be held from Dec 15, 2016 to Jan 15, 2017. You can visit on your own or buy a package tour from MP Tourism. The packages, of 1 Night/2Days and 2Nights/3Days duration, st Read Story »

Manipur: Homestays to bring alive state's raw beauty and rich culture

Dec 04, 2016
If you want to explore the raw beauty and rich culture of Manipur, one of the eight northeastern states, but are unsure about where to stay, here's some good news for you. Manipur's Tourism Department, in coll Read Story »

Arunachal promotes itself as an adventure-tourism hotspot

By Bappaditya Chatterjee | IANS
Nov 29, 2016
Encouraged by a 50 percent growth in tourist arrivals over the past few years, Arunachal Pradesh, in the remote northeast of India, is seeking to promote the strategic border state as an adventure tourism hots Read Story »

Tiny Kerala island in NatGeo's list of world destinations

Oct 19, 2016
Kakkathuruthucrows, a tiny island in Kerala's Alappuzha district, has been listed in National Geographic's 'Around the World in 24 Hours', a photographic tour of travel-worthy spots across the world. Read Story »

A tiger trail in Maharashtra: Off the beaten track

By Uttara Gangopadhyay | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Oct 09, 2016
If you want to avoid the crowds that gather at most tiger reserves in India, try Nagzira-Navegaon Tiger Reserve, located near Nagpur in Maharashtra. Read Story »

Bundi: Home of Rajasthan miniature

By Uttara Gangopadhyay | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Oct 02, 2016
Bundi, in Rajasthan, is far from the touristy hype. But art lovers from all over the world come here to study its over 200-year-old miniature paintings. Read Story »

Northeast India beckons with music festivals

By Azera Parveen Rahman | The Indian Diaspora
Sep 26, 2016
A delicious line-up of music and cultural festivals are enchanting visitors from across the country and abroad to different parts of the beautiful northeast India of eight sister states - Arunachal Pradesh, As Read Story »

Periyar: Kerala’s elephant country

By Uttara Gangopadhyay | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Sep 11, 2016
Tucked inside Kerala, God’s Own Country, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve is one of the best places to see elephants up close. Read Story »

Inside Goa's Latin quarters in Panaji

By Uttara Gangopadhyay | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Sep 04, 2016
Set back from the Ourem Creek in Goa's capital city Panjim or Panaji, is a small neighbourhood called Fontainhas that has now acquired a heritage status. But a decade back, it was almost an unheard of corner i Read Story »