Alishan way of life

Away from the hustle-bustle of big cities like Teipei, — the hills, rivers, forests and farms at Alishan Mountains are catching up as one of the coolest destinations not only for tourists but for locals too, who come here to unwind. SANGEETA YADAV finds time to roam the beautiful Taiwanese countryside Lush green mountains covered by…

Far East’s bay of plenty

Taiwan may have only six port cities on its map but it has everything from beautiful sunset beaches to local delicacies to night markets to spiritual retreats and temples and monasteries to explore, as Sangeeta Yadav finds out on a footloose holiday       Be it escaping into the world of spirituality, travelling solo…

‘NICHE IS A BUZZWORD THAT’S TRAVELLING FAST’

Lonely Planet India director Sesh Seshadri talks toSangeeta Yadav about the new travel guide Best in Travel 2016 that lists top 10 regions, cities and countries as also travel trends in India Tell us about the new guide book Best in travel 2016? We’ve recommended 10 regions, cities and countries as must-visit in 2016. This…

Self –driven car in demand

Extended weekends turning profitable for self –driven car rental companies Travel companies are buzzing over the long weekend starting March (6-8) and we’re not just talking flights. Road trips are the flavour, with cab and car rental services reporting an upward swing of bookings and enquiries. Zoomcar – a self drive car rental services seeing a…