OVERSEAS

Conjuring up images of safaris and the Big Five, this rugged country is increasingly focusing on wellness tourism. In fact, according to the Global Trends Report of 2016, safari holidays in South Africa are also incorporating elements of wellness such as yoga, spa therapies and meditation. Several read more...
By HARINI SRIRAM
The Sun, sand and sea come together to heal you in the Philippines. In its ancient wellness rituals, immaculate islands, verdant scenery, flawless beaches and diverse flora and fauna, this Southeast Asian country offers an amazing assortment of experiences that will be etched in your memory forever read more...
By Charu Sharma
As far as beach holidays go, few countries can trump the Republic of Maldives – pristine shores with several shades of blue as far as the eye can see, spectacular sunsets and lazy days spent lying on a hammock or swimming in the reefs. And if that weren’t enough, you will be pampered to no end at read more...
By HARINI SRIRAM
There is something about Seoul. Every nook and corner of this city brims with positive vibes that are hard to miss and can uplift you even on a dreary day. The bottoms of coffee mugs come with inspiring messages such as ‘life is delicious’. Bakeries come with interesting names such as ‘All possible read more...
By Rama Ahuja
Every evening, the blue-and-white tinted island of Santorini puts on a well-rehearsed show. The sky changes from spotless blue to fiery orange, with streaks of purple, pink and mauve; the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea play along too, gleaming tantalisingly if only for a few minutes, before the read more...
By HARINI SRIRAM
The mention of Canada conjures images of a vast, white landscape and rugged terrain, but the Maple country has a wealth of diversity that will take you by surprise. The surreal Angel Glacier in Jasper National Park rivals the untouched wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest while the stern Rockies read more...
By Ambika Gupta
Tokyo is buzzing – it’s chaos and neon lights, Godzilla and technicolour. It’s a concrete megapolis of towering skyscrapers and a sea of humanity scurrying below. It’s also a city of baffling contradictions – there are the tightly packed pod hotels and the enveloping embrace of Shintoism, the dull read more...
By Ambika Gupta
  COAST TO COAST When in Seychelles, it is almost a sin to stay put on one island for too long. An archipelago made up of 115 islands, Seychelles is the perfect place for some serious island hopping. There are chartered flights, ferries and private boats that you can take from one island to the read more...
By Sanjana Barua