Articles by Charukesi
May 05, 2012
I heart Melbourne: Cricket, chocolates and Harley DavidsonsWhile everyone else is heading to Sydney, beat your own path to Australia's city of infinite charms. Be it a tour around the MCG, or an ocean drive on a Harley Davidson, there are pleasures aplenty to be relished.
Apr 04, 2012
Summer holiday getaways: Ooty, Amsterdam, or Thailand?Here are four perfect getaways for April. From an artsy weekend in Ooty to a stroll through the tulips in Amsterdam. Or how about the Thai version of Holi?
Mar 24, 2012
Whisky is risky: The wild, wild world of road signsOne of the great rewards of traveling remote stretches of India are quirky, funny and some downright baffling signboards of the Border Roads Organizations. Do watch those curves!
Mar 04, 2012
Spring is here. Pack your bags for March adventuresSpring is blooming around us. If you are looking for some ideas for how to spend a few glorious days in March you can choose between cherry blossoms and yoga by the Himalayas. And a desert safari for good measure.
Feb 26, 2012
Jaya's cradle babies: A second chance or licence to abandon?In a country where the story of baby Falak is sad but not uncommon, could Tamil Nadu's cradle baby scheme at least give little girls a second chance? Or is it just encouraging parents to abandon babies they don't want?
Feb 03, 2012
Valentine's Day travel planner: Four perfect excuses to make sweet loveFebruary brings plenty of reasons for lovers to celebrate, including four perfect getaways. Canoodle on the beach, steam up that boat ride, surf the wave of love, or turn on the lovelights by the lake.
Jan 16, 2012
Time travel in Shekhawati: A painted doorway to the pastAs the crowds swarm to the Jaipur LitFest this weekend, consider a quick getaway to Shekhawati where plump mustachioed Englishmen jostle with princelings and gods in painted memories of yore..
Jan 03, 2012
Four must-do January getaways: Dubai, Auli, Mahabalipuram and moreTime to start the new year on just the right note. Learn how to ski, rock a classical dance festival, or treat yourself to a pair of haute designer jeans.
Dec 01, 2011
The perfect winter getaway: Four destinations better than boring GoaTired of heading for the same old places over Christmas break? Charukesi Ramadurai offers the four best vacation options, whether you want to shop, laze or soak in some real culture.
Nov 22, 2011
Finding the still heart in Madurai's madnessThis is the best time of the year to go to Madurai. But if the temple city sends you into a sensory overdrive, don't worry. You can steal your own moment of peace inside the bustle, says Charukesi Ramadurai.