Sunday, September 24, 2017

Musafir Says

Musafir Says
smog at india gate delhi

Everybody likes a good smog

OPINION: The sky is blue? For most young urban Indian kids, especially in Delhi, they take this statement to be almost an urban myth....
diwali lights

Spare the ‘Bum’ this Diwali

OPINION It’s a land where a plethora of regions, religions and other divides among its population have given it a huge number of festivals as...
image of indian travellers from bollywood film

Indians, the new high rollers on the global tourism stage

OPINION: Indian's spend on foreign travel has hit eye-popping proportions. In the first five months of the current fiscal year 2016-17, Indians spent 1516% more...

Flying with danger

OPINION: In times of frequent flying by many of us, just consider these headlines: Oct 7, 2016: Airlines told to avoid landing in Pakistan Oct 1, 2016: Banning...
stop terrorism graphic

Say NO to terror on World Tourism Day

OPINION: It is under the shadow of global violence and terrorism that we welcome the World Tourism Day on September 27 this year. Earlier in...

EDIT: No surging please, we are Indians

OPINION: Surge pricing will help airlines. Just witness Air India’s rather uncharacteristically cheeky ad inviting passengers effected by the sudden sharp hike in rail...
tourists at taj mahal

Skirting the issues

OPINION: Bharat ek sanskritic desh hai... Jab wo airport par aate hai, unko wahan welcome kit di jaati hai. Ek card hai usme, jisme dos...

Travel & GST: Will they tango?

OPINION:  The long awaited and debated Goods and Services Tax (GST) has now been finally passed. First tabled in 2011 by the then Congress led government, it...
forest-fire-day-ranikhet

When the Himalayas vanished…

Forest fires in Uttarakhand may have a devastating effect The Himalayas have vanished!!! That was the feeling I got when I looked up from my...

ASI budget less than cost of a Mumbai flat

DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru, in his book 'The Discovery of India' call India as “an ancient palimpsest on which layer upon layer of thought and...