Updated: Oct 20, 2014 17:51 IST
Updated: Oct 20, 2014 17:51 IST
The world's highest observation deck comes up in Dubai

Burj Khalifa, also known as Burj Dubai, has built a new observation deck at 1,821 feet

Diwali Melas in New Delhi

Celebrate the festival of lights in the capital; here is a list of some of the best Diwali Melas

Wildlife destinations in India

Take your pick from desert safari on horseback in Rajasthan, spotting a bird at Nalsarovar bird sanctuary and tiger sighting in Bandhavgarh

Suite: Six ways to stay in Jaisalmer

Choose from luxury tents, fort-style hotels, havelis and budget hotels in Jaisalmer

Discover Goa's backwaters

Pay a visit to Goa's bountiful backwaters and stay at Olaulim Backyards

On a south Indian food trail in Chennai

In Chennai, you can try regional cuisines from all four of the southern states – Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

Iceland: The greatest show on earth

The sight of the Aurora Borealis leaves one speechless in Iceland, which is more green than ice. Photos by Raji Sunderkrishnan

Q&A: Marco Polo's troubleshooting guide
Travel Confusion? Email: mpolo@outlookindia.com or Ask here Please note that Marco will reply to selected questions.
Satish Kaushik

The Indian producer, director and well-known comedy actor can stay in Hotel de Rougemont in Switzerland all his life and never get bored

Juhi Chawla

Indian actor and former Miss India had a divine experience at the Golden Temple in Amritsar

Remains of the day - WWI centenary

Voices from the past provide the narrative as you walk through British exhibitions and memorials commemorating World War I

Jonty Rajagopalan

In Hyderabad, the north meets the south, says the owner of Detours India

Finger puppet witch

Don’t let her wooden features fool you into doubting her malevolence

Pens that double as city guides

Chumbak’s Travel Pens are loaded with mini city-guides that tell you what to do, eat, buy and even include some useful phrases in local la ...

The first cruise ship, 1900

The Prinzessin Victoria Luise was the first cruise ship - it sailed from Hamburg to New York in 1901

The world as it was then

Actor Zohra Sehgal, who passed away at the grand old age of 102, took us back to Bali in 1938

On New York's old oyster trail

An account providing a glimpse of New York's early history through the city's fascination with oysters

Grumpy Traveller: Face-off

Should we halt normal traffic to allow VIPs to pass?

First inland scuba diving school in India

Learn scuba diving at India's first inland PADI-certfied diving school ...

WOMAD: A global music festival

Experience the power of live music at the WOMAD festival, which began ...


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