| Hindustan Times

Trips & Tours


Celeb style: Bollywood stars get hot and fashionable on their island break!

Updated on Jun 07, 2024 12:15 PM IST

Flaunt your sartorial, sunny side with a cue from these actors if you're heading out on a holiday.

Rakul Preet Singh delivers stylish swimsuit inspiration in her floral bikini set in Fiji while Janhvi Kapoor is stunning in her floral red and white floral peplum mini dress(Instagram)
By Ismat Tahseen

World Environment Day: Conscious travellers go vocal for local

From selecting eco-friendly destinations and accommodation to planning activities to suit, meet the rise of the responsible traveller.

An increasing breed of conscious travellers today consider factors such as sustainability, local community engagement and cultural preservation when planning their trips (Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 05, 2024 03:42 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

It feels amazing, says Kaamya Karthikeyan, youngest Indian to scale Mt. Everest

The 16-year-old who’s just back from Nepal, says her achievement hasn’t sunk in yet.

Kaamya Karthikeyan (16) from Mumbai, has become the youngest Indian and the second-youngest girl, globally, to summit Mount Everest (Kaamya Karthikeyan )
Published on Jun 02, 2024 07:17 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Enjoyed high tea at Buckingham Palace: Auto driver Arti on meeting King Charles

The e-rickshaw driver Arti Kashyap from Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich meets King Charles III at Buckingham Palace, London

e-rickshaw driver Arti Kashyap meets King Charles III
Published on May 30, 2024 01:31 PM IST

Pre-monsoon beauty: Ready to watch fireflies shimmer at night?

Before the rains arrive, head out on trails in Maharashtra to catch this beautiful spectacle.

Before the advent of the rains, groups of people head out into smaller villages and other spots to view millions of fireflies lighting up the night (Shutterstock)
Updated on May 29, 2024 05:42 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

International Astronomy Day: The starry sky beckons more folks than ever before

Budding astronomers are making a beeline for open areas outside the city, to pursue the hobby.

More city dwellers are heading out to open areas to take up the hobby of amateur astronomy(Pexels)
Updated on May 18, 2024 04:31 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Where to see the northern lights all over the world

As Ladakh, northern Europe and Australasia, witnessed unusual Aurora activity, social media lit up with magnificent snaps.

From Ladakh to northern Europe to Australasia, unusually-timed halos of Northern Lights recently surprised the world—courtesy of the biggest solar storm in more than 20 years.
Published on May 14, 2024 05:20 PM IST

Where and how are people travelling this summer?

Tantra retreats, Southeast Asian destinations, and spiritual destination-hopping to beat the heat are taking summer tourism in India to the next level.

With countries like Thailand and Sri Lanka extending visa-free entry and more predicted to follow, cities across Southeast Asia are attracting the most number of Indian tourists.
Updated on May 11, 2024 12:29 PM IST

Planning a Europe trip? Schengen visa now easier for Indian frequent fliers

With the updated Schengen visa process, Indians can access long-term, multi-entry visas that will streamline travel plans for those going on a Euro trip.

Travelling to the EU is now much easier for Indians(Adobe)
Published on May 02, 2024 12:35 PM IST
ByAbigail banerji

First time-traveller to Vietnam? 5 Things you must do here

From visiting historic spots to trying local street foods and chilling on pristine beaches, earmark these experiences in your travel diary.

From a cultural immersion to scenic, tranquil relaxation, there's a lot to be seen and savoured in Vietnam, making it a top summer holiday destination (Shuttertstock)
Published on Apr 30, 2024 01:48 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Regional fests to experience this summer

From an annual mask dance in Hemis to a sowing festival in Nagaland, here’s a selection of India’s coolest summer celebrations.

Moatsu Festival, Nagaland
Published on Apr 24, 2024 05:55 PM IST

These are some of the must-visit global sporting destinations for 2024

With a rise in interest among travellers making elaborate trips to witness sporting events, we bring you a low-down on some popular annual spots and sports.

The Paris Olympics is one of the most sought-after events for those who absolutely cherish the live experience.
Published on Apr 24, 2024 02:20 AM IST

Overtourism: Amsterdam says no new hotels in a bid to deal with this menace

It joins the world's top cities that have come up with curbs to deal with tourist congestion, crowds cramming into sites, traffic snarls and rising pollution.

Amsterdam will not permit the construction of new hotels in its fight against overtourism(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 23, 2024 12:24 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Old secrets and new surprises on a trip through Bulgaria and Romania

Rugged mountains, Black Sea resorts and a chance to come face to face with Dracula’s origins await you in two new entrants to the Schengen visa list.

Schengen visas issued by Romania and Bulgaria after March 31, 2024, allow travel within Schengen countries for up to 90 days in 180 days.
Published on Apr 10, 2024 04:12 PM IST

Maharashtra’s youngest pilot Jayhan Bhagvati: I just love to fly planes

While he has become to the youngest person to hold a pilot license, this 17-year-old wasn't looking to make or break any records.

Jayhan Bhagvati
Published on Apr 07, 2024 10:00 PM IST
ByAbigail banerji

Things to do in host cities before and after the Indian Premier League (IPL)

Sports tourism is rising in popularity and these Indian Premier League (IPL) destinations have it all, on and off the pitch.

While the iconic Sawai Mansingh Stadium will be the target destination for visitors heading down to the city for upcoming matches from April 6, there’s much more to look forward to in the city, especially during the off-season.
Published on Apr 07, 2024 02:28 AM IST

A guide to planning a last-minute long weekend road trip

From a historical tour in Kurukshetra to clay therapy in a sleepy village in Rajasthan, explore these five destinations to escape the metropolitan hubbub.

Neemrana, located 116 km away from Jaipur, is renowned for its Neemrana Fort Palace, a heritage hotel.
Published on Apr 05, 2024 03:42 PM IST

48 hours in Dubai: Map out your travel plans with these must-visit places

Here’s how to explore Dubai with the help of this 48-hour compact travel itinerary.

Perched 210 metre above the sea level, Aura Skypool offers breathtaking views of Dubai’s popular skyscrapers
Updated on Mar 27, 2024 03:50 PM IST

Wait, ‘destination duping’ is trending but what does it actually mean?

With the oncoming summer season, ‘duping’ a favoured place for an underrated counterpart is gaining traction—a popularly predicted trend for 2024.

Khimsar or Khinvsar is a remote village off National Highway 62 in central Rajasthan.
Updated on May 07, 2024 01:10 PM IST

Hot air balloon rides to underground cities, how to spend a day in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is an exciting place for Indian travellers who are seeking a destination that seamlessly blends ancient charm with modern allure.

A hot-air balloon ride over Turkey(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 25, 2024 04:08 PM IST

Kashmir's Tulip Garden opens tomorrow as nature lovers get set for a treat

Bring out the cameras as 1.7 million tulips amidst the beauty of the mountains, will make for a mesmerising sight.

The beautiful Tulip Garden in Kashmir that will reopen to tourists this weekend(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 22, 2024 01:13 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Aahana Kumra: Manali was breathtaking, I felt such a connect with the place

From snowy treks and drives to visiting India's only igloo village and eating the Laughing Dish, the actor shares a peek into her recent holiday, there.

Aahana Kumra had a lovey time on her holiday in Manali, recently (Instagram )
Published on Mar 22, 2024 12:25 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Indian cities that go all out for Holi

From celebrating couragein Anandpur Sahib to Barsana’s ‘lathmar holi’ to Kumaoni musical fete in Uttarakhand, here’s how different cities brighten up for Holi.

With more people looking to go local and combine their Holi celebration with a cultural foray into the places that have a rich history associated with the festival, domestic tourism has soared compared to 2023.
Published on Mar 21, 2024 05:35 PM IST

84% Indians plan to go for a solo trip this year: Report

The urge for self-discovery has resulted in an 84% surge in the number of Indians planning solo trips this year.

Last minute solo trips are on the rise among Indians
Published on Mar 19, 2024 10:54 PM IST

Best safari experiences in India, feat. UNESCO World Heritage national parks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inaugural visit to Kaziranga National Park is drawing people to explore domestic safari and wilderness experiences in Assam.

Indias' interest peaked after he posted a photo gallery on X (formerly Twitter), highlighting the diverse ecosystem and the one-horned rhinoceros.
Published on Mar 14, 2024 06:29 PM IST

Vibe 25: BlackBerry 850, first handheld device to come out in 1999

The device featured a small screen, a physical keyboard, and wireless internet connectivity, which was revolutionary for its time.

Blackberry 850
Published on Mar 11, 2024 06:13 PM IST

Five virgin beaches to visit in Mumbai this Summer to get away from the city

As we approach summertime and beach days, here are some spots in Mumbai that you can visit for a fun time

Go to the beach and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city (Pexels )
Published on Mar 06, 2024 06:53 PM IST

How to travel around Sikkim under 25,000?

Sikkim is finally getting its first railway station at Rangpo after a long wait of 49 years. Here’s a budget guide under (Rs. 25,000) to explore the state.

Currently, limited railway access to the region increases travel costs, as visitors must fly to Bagdogra Airport or take a train to Siliguri or Jalpaiguri and then a cab to Gangtok.
Published on Mar 05, 2024 05:25 PM IST

I can't express what this means to me: DJ Roop, only Indian at Tomorrowland 2024

The 25-year-old wants to give his international audience a taste of his Indian culture and art

Kaushik Das
Published on Mar 04, 2024 06:15 PM IST
ByAbigail banerji

25 travel movies to inspire your next holiday

As HTCity turns 25,we bring you a list of 25 films that will make you pack your bags get going!

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011): Join three friends on a bachelor trip through the stunning landscapes of Spain.
Published on Mar 02, 2024 12:09 AM IST
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On