Why we travel – Pico Iyer

Why we travel

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. ~ Pico Iyer

13 July, 2009

Slumdog boosts tourism in Mumbai

Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station

Mumbai now tops the chart of global tourist destination followed by countries like Japan, made popular by the movie 'Memoirs of a Geisha', South America because of 'Motorcycle Diaries' based on Che Guevera's life, and New Zealand for the 'Lord of

23 March, 2009

Rhododendrons in the himalayas


An advantage of being in the Himalayas in April is that's when the rhododendrons, the national flower of Nepal, are in full bloom.  The colors - vivid pinks and reds - are magnificent, especially against the green of the forest

19 November, 2008

Interview: Sri Sri Ravishankar on Chai with Manju