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The Paradise Worth Preserving: How The Lepcha Community Has Built Up Resistance Against Dams In Sikkim

The Paradise Worth Preserving: How The Lepcha Community Has Built Up Resistance Against Dams In Sikkim

Jun 05, 2022

Dzongu, one of Sikkim’s prettiest regions, faces threats from dams. Here’s how the Lepcha community is protecting their sacred land

A Heroic Discovery

A Heroic Discovery

May 06, 2022

The 107-year-old shipwreck of the Endurance was discovered in a remarkably well-preserved state on March 5, 2022

An Ambitious Plan To Save The Amazon

An Ambitious Plan To Save The Amazon

May 04, 2022

With the mighty Amazon rainforests on the brink of destruction, indigenous groups in Peru and Ecuador have taken up the good fight to protect it

Where Stones Echo: The Sounds of Mandu

Where Stones Echo: The Sounds of Mandu

May 03, 2022

Mandu's monuments and ruins reveal a centuries-long syncretic aspect to its architecture

Mandu Embraces Modernity With Its Marquee Cultural Festival

Mandu Embraces Modernity With Its Marquee Cultural Festival

May 03, 2022

A trip to Mandu during the Mandu Festival 2022 revealed the best of worlds both old and new

Warning Bells Toll For Corals As New Study Finds The Adverse Effects Of Rising Ocean Temperatures

Warning Bells Toll For Corals As New Study Finds The Adverse Effects Of Rising Ocean Temperatures

May 03, 2022

Rising ocean temperatures are causing coral bleaching all over the world. A new study promises to provide vital interventions

The World’s Longest Glass Bridge Opens To The Public In Vietnam

The World’s Longest Glass Bridge Opens To The Public In Vietnam

May 03, 2022

The Bach Long Bridge spans across two peaks in the Moc Chau Island Park Mountain Hotel over a distance of 632 metres

Mahabaleshwar Express: What To Expect At The Iconic Hill Town

Mahabaleshwar Express: What To Expect At The Iconic Hill Town

May 02, 2022

A short visit to Mahabaleshwar only revealed more reasons to revisit it

Good News: New Zealand Opens Its Borders To International Tourists And Visitors After Two Years

Good News: New Zealand Opens Its Borders To International Tourists And Visitors After Two Years

May 02, 2022

The country will now welcome visitors from more than 60 countries

A Look At OCEANIX Busan, The World's First Prototype Of A Floating, Sustainable City

A Look At OCEANIX Busan, The World's First Prototype Of A Floating, Sustainable City

May 02, 2022

The plans for this innovative city of the future were finally unveiled before the United Nations on April 26, 2022

Can Travelling Or Viewing Art Be Injurious to Your Health?

Can Travelling Or Viewing Art Be Injurious to Your Health?

Apr 28, 2022

For travellers and art lovers, the complicated relationship between expectations and reality can lead to a few health syndromes that defy common sense and logic

Down To The Waterline: Adventures In Konkan

Down To The Waterline: Adventures In Konkan

Mar 25, 2022

When the heat is on, it’s time to hit the water. From scuba diving to jet-ski rides, I experienced all this and more while participating in a number of water-sport activities during a tour of the Konkan region in Maharashtra. The best bit? The salt spray that hit me as we rode the waves

Chronicles of Buddhism: Highlights of Gujarat's Buddhist Circuit

Chronicles of Buddhism: Highlights of Gujarat's Buddhist Circuit

Mar 09, 2022

Despite its significance to Jains and Hindus, continuing archaeological discoveries have revealed the sheer extent of the spread of Buddhism in Gujarat

Of Food, Memories and Shared Experiences: A Conversation With Chitrita Banerji

Of Food, Memories and Shared Experiences: A Conversation With Chitrita Banerji

Mar 09, 2022

Renowned food author Chitrita Banerji talks to Outlook Traveller about her favourite dishes, anecdotes, memorable culinary journeys and more

A Century-Old Tradition Makes a Long-Awaited Comeback to Puffing Billy Railway

A Century-Old Tradition Makes a Long-Awaited Comeback to Puffing Billy Railway

Feb 10, 2022

Happy travellers can once again enjoy the beautiful sceneries with their legs dangling outside the carriages of the Puffing Billy trains

50 Years of Arunachal Pradesh: How the State Inaugurated Its Month-Long, Golden Jubilee Celebrations

50 Years of Arunachal Pradesh: How the State Inaugurated Its Month-Long, Golden Jubilee Celebrations

Jan 25, 2022

The inaugural ceremony for the golden jubilee celebrations in Arunachal Pradesh took place at the Padi Yubbe Outdoor Stadium in Ziro

50 Years Of Arunachal Pradesh: A Brief Look At Its Formation

50 Years Of Arunachal Pradesh: A Brief Look At Its Formation

Jan 25, 2022

As Arunachal Pradesh completes 50 years, we take a look at its glorious past and the road ahead

Revisiting a Centuries-Old Quarantine Model in the Era of Omicron: The Cordon Sanitaire

Revisiting a Centuries-Old Quarantine Model in the Era of Omicron: The Cordon Sanitaire

Jan 14, 2022

The cordon sanitaire was a harsh but necessary intervention to save Europe from the threat of several epidemics. It may also save us from the spread of COVID-19

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