Mount Rigi: Swiss Alps on a cogwheel train
The world's perennial bucket list destination is Switzerland. For every Indian sold on the Bollywood romances, Switzerland is the eternal favourite. But Mount Rigi near Zurich offers more than just mind-blowing vistas of mountains and lakes. It is a perfect experience of cogwheel train ride on Alps, writes Sujoy Dhar
Brussels: On the trail of Art Nouveau, waffles and Tintin
BRUSSELS is often overlooked as the city of some serious diplomatic business. But if you explore beyond the city's European Union tag, you unravel a Brussels which is the birthplace of the Art Nouveau architecture, the comic strips of Tintin and yes, it is also famous for its toothsome varieties of Belgian waffles and chocolates. Sujoy Dhar discovers all that and more in a little over 48 hours as the city marks 30 years of the Brussels Region and 150 years of the Brussels tram
Colombo, Jun 18: Weeks after the Easter Sunday attack, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have now issued a statement to say the Sri Lanka is getting back to normalcy, prompting SriLankan Airlines to thank India.
Colombo, Jun 17: SriLankan Airlines, the National carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the reputed oneworld alliance, commemorated Vasak at its home base, Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Colombo recently.
What delighted me about Holiday Inn Amsterdam (RAI) was when I got off the metro at RAI station reaching there by a train from Schiphol Airport. I walked a few paces and there it was: Holiday Inn Amsterdam.
According to a recent study conducted in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, the top two reasons why people travel are ‘to relax’ and ‘to spend time with their loved ones’. Studies have also shown that more than 50% of lasting memories are created when on a vacation. Understanding these nuances, Club Med has introduced the Amazing Family program that offers families an opportunity to relax, spend quality time together and indulge in exciting activities that will bring home more than just memories.