With the dawn of a new year, we reach farther away from old memories, gallantly moving on in an ever changing world. The only thing constant as they say is change, so why not bring in new memories by travelling far and wide; it is after all the best way to start 2017. Destinations to travel in January present an opportunity to make fresh memories, and move on to yet another year. In the cold of winter months, some look for the sun, while others hold on to the precious cold wind. We have compiled both such locations, so you can take your pick, and make your travel plans for a memorable start to the New Year.
Ooty, the jewel of the Niligiris
As the summer retreat for generations of British officials, and later, scores of city-dwellers, Ooty has developed plenty of activities to entertain all age groups and interests.
Miami, the other-worldly experience
When you’re visiting the city, there are plenty of Miami tourist attractions to keep you suitably occupied. Miami is so much more than just a glamorous winter getaway for thousands of Americans who flock to its warm trop…more
Kalimpong, a dreamy winter wonderland
Located in the lesser Himalayan Range in West Bengal, Kalimpong is a perfect summer getaway at an altitude of 1250 metres. Owing to its temperate climate and proximity to tourist places such as Darjeeling and Gangtok, th…more
Jaipur, where history greets with open arms
There are many historical places to visit in Jaipur, a vibrant and colourful city of Rajasthan. More commonly known as the Pink City, Jaipur has the reputation of being the first planned city of India. Known for its stor…more
Whistler, an unforgettable white winter
They called it Whistler after the hairy marmots who whistle in the woods. But today, as I walk around the cobbled streets on a bed of multi-hued maple leaves, all that I can hear around me are the sounds of silence.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is picture perfect
A perfect summer getaway, Andaman and Nicobar, is an archipelago at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. With an array of thrilling water sports, leisure facilities, and a host of activities, a vacation i…more
Goa, an essential break like no other
From sun-kissed beaches to vibrant flea markets to stunning Portuguese architecture, there are so many options for sightseeing in Goa that you’ll find it difficult to fit them all in one trip. Add its water sports, happe…more
Costa Rica, is a walk on the wild side
To visit every beach and do every activity that Costa Rica has to offer could take almost two years, but this is exactly what travellers do. Going on an adventures of Costa Rica can present travellers with myriad excitem…more
Palm Springs, California dreaming on a winter’s day
About 160 kilometres to the east of Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a desert resort city in the Riverside county of California, spanning across 94 square miles. Go on a hike in the Canyon, marvel at the historical artefacts…more
Kerala Backwaters, sailing into an eternal sunset
Kerala’s backwaters — a network of natural waterways, lagoons and lakes — run parallel to its coast. The rich vegetation, biological diversity and gentle pace of village life in the backwaters leave an indelible impressi…more