A guide to wine country, Chianti

Around about the time when the sun rises above the horizon, should you be so lucky as to be on your way to Chianti from Florence, the buildings grow further apart and expansive meadows take their place. On the winding road that leads you out of the town and into the next, you’ll encounter lush,…

Winding trails on the TMB

The TMB is a walking trail of 180 kilometres (112 miles), making a circuit around the Mont Blanc massif across the French, Italian, and Swiss Alps. Read on to know more about Uma’s fascinating tidbits from her trek.

Back to Basics in Wales

Kicking off at Cymru, catch Uma and her daughter in action as they take it back to the basics with a relaxing holiday trekking and cycling around the countryside. Their sole companion, a map in hand – that’s right! A regular grade, foldable, paper, tourist map. Uma’s quest for a perfect cup of coffee in Wales begins…

Chateux hopping in Loire Valley (France)

France is so much more than just home to the City of Love. Its rich history is captured better in the countryside than in the Louvre. Catch Uma traipse through the Loire Valley and discover sweet secrets of chateus dotting the quaint town of Blois. Click below to know more about the Hurault’s chateux and the 100s…

Freefalling amidst the Alps

From the Rope Park in the heart of Interlaken to the swell slopes perfect for skiing in Zermatt, Pavithra and her daughters had a blast as they traversed a lesser followed route through the Swiss countryside. Pavithra, Namratha and Manasa began their adventure at Interlaken, where the mighty Jungfrau, in its breathtaking capacity watches solemnly…

An Italian Escapade

An account by Kavita Krishnan My decidedly quixotic holiday of Italy began in the wee hours of a Sunday. My husband and I were ecstatic at the treatment we received on board our flight to Rome, and pleasantly surprised to learn that a cake had been arranged in honour of our anniversary. We could feel…

Caving in Cherrapunji

A Footprint Special offered as part of a NE Road Expedition Feedback galore! The limestone formations at Krem Mawmluh, off Cherrapunji in Meghalaya make for an amazing caving adventure. Exploring these caves under the tutelage of an experienced guide complete with equipment, makes for a scintillating and holistic experience. And that is precisely what Footprints…

Vancouver Calling

Many of us travel to the west coast of America on work or to catch up with family and friends. Take a week off and head to the Canadian city of Vancouver, by the Pacific. Consistently voted as one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world, Vancouver is just 2 hours by…