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Independence Day: 7 war memorials to visit across India

From a war memorial in Chennai that pays homage to the World War I martyrs to the biggest memorial in Delhi, these war memorials in India will fill you with pride and patriotism

7 weekend getaways from Delhi that are perfect for last-minute planning

Planning a quick trip from the capital city to enjoy some R&R? We’ve curated a list of options that are just a few hours drive away from Delhi

A century-old colonial mansion turned into a boutique stay in Matheran

Do It Up Design has given this British era mansion a facelift by restoring its dilapidated sections and converting it into a beautiful five-room stay in Matheran

9 pet-friendly hotels and villas in India to book on your next vacation

From upscale city hotels to quaint homestays located amidst surreal natural landscapes, these properties will welcome both you and your four-legged friends

A New York-loft style luxury living space in Goa lends a novel twist to sustainable design

Cinnamon Lofts, a set of 18 apartments, uses upcycled materials and an eco-conscious approach to redefine luxury.

Explore the architectural wonders of The Leela Palace in Jaipur 

With its vivid architecture inspired by Rajasthan’s exuberance, The Leela Palace, Jaipur is a spellbinding wonder.

7 weekend getaways from Mumbai to bookmark for a quick vacation

From beach retreats to cozy hideaways and sleek hillside villas, these spots make for the perfect retreat.

Exploring the legacy of lighthouses and other architectural gems of Ireland

A first-person guide to planning a road trip in Ireland and exploring some of its most striking architecture 

Pilibhit House: This luxury hotel on the banks of Ganga is a century old mansion

Careful restoration and astute designing has transformed this property in Haridwar into a plush hotel with unmatched views of the Ganga

5 of the most picturesque monsoon road trips to take in India

Make the most of the dreamy weather, and don't forget plenty of stops for piping hot chai!

Fulfill your childhood dream of staying in a tree house at Tranquil Resort, Wayanad

Tranquil Resort in Wayanad, run by Ajay and Nisha Mathulla, is completely sustainable and offers incredible privacy in breathtaking settings

7 eco-conscious stays to bookmark for your next vacation

With mindful practices and a nod to sustainability, these properties across India offer well-designed stays in the lap of nature

5 of the best ways to experience Goa in the monsoon

See a side of the state beyond its beaches and shacks

5 of the best glamping destinations in India for a luxury vacation in the wild

From luxurious tented suites to charming treehouses, these retreats offer the bliss of the great outdoors with all the comforts of a posh hotel 

This magnificent retreat in Hampi blends historical elegance and modern luxury

Designed by Earthitects, Evolve Back Kamalapura Palace pays tribute to the architecture of the 14th-century Vijayanagara empire

8 boutique hotels in Uttarakhand that offer the best experience of the Himalayas

From homestays offering bird’s-eye views of the Himalayan peaks to age-old British cottages nestled amidst wildlife sanctuaries, these secluded properties enable guests to be one with nature.

Become one with nature at this secluded boutique hotel in South Goa

In the midst of the forested Western Ghats, a different kind of Goa awaits at The Postcard Hideaway
Architecture

7 surprising facts about the world’s first floating city

From recycled waste to revolutionary building materials, sustainability is at the center of this Bjarke Ingels Group–assisted model for climate resiliency

7 of Bollywood's favourite luxury destinations to vacation at in the Maldives

From Saif and Kareena to Taapsee Pannu, here's where celebs flock to enjoy picture-perfect landscapes, crystal blue waters and plenty of privacy

Literary tales, sand, and barefoot luxury: Dispatches from JLF Soneva Fushi

Photographer Rohit Chawla gives AD an exclusive look as India’s beloved literature festival travels to the Maldives

Suján Sher Bagh in Ranthambore National Park is perfect for a tiger sighting

The 1920s-style safari camp is an extravagant nod to the British Raj and Africana style, embellished with a treasure trove of family heirlooms

Here's a sneak peek at Saudi Arabia's first Armani hotel

Diriyah will be home to Armani Hotels & Resorts’ first Saudi Arabian outpost. The hospitality project is a key element of the city’s emergence as an international travel destination.

10 beautiful Italian villages to add to your travel bucket list

From Calabria to Sardinia, Tuscany to Campania, here are 10 unique Italian villages that offer the chance to admire the country’s timeless beauty

Bookmark these 7 safari lodges to experience the best of India's wildlife

From glamorous tents for explorers to exquisite eco-conscious camps and colonial cottages that mirror the grandeur of the days gone by, these jungle retreats offer an adventure of a lifetime

This glamping site in Tamil Nadu brings luxury to an outdoor retreat

The Alampara, which lies embedded deep inside Tamil Nadu's Alamparai Fort, was designed by Studio Rêve as a subtle yet luxe property that redefines outdoor getaways
Architecture

This insane Swedish treehouse is made of 350 bird houses—and it's a new hotel

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, the new design is an architectural marvel

Inside a rustic jungle retreat set close to Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve

Akin to its name, Utsav Camp at Alwar designed by Studio Mestry is a celebration of nature. The retreat indulges the senses and helps one rediscover a holistic sense of self through its rustic ambience created using indigenous materials

5 boutique hotels in Rajasthan where luxury meets fine design

From a two-hundred-year-old haveli to the ultimate glamping experience!
Travel

The world turns to Airbnb to help refugees amidst war in Ukraine

With more than one million Ukrainians having fled the country, Airbnb is stepping up in more ways than one

The best women-owned high-design hotels around the world

From Copenhagen and New York to Lake Como and the Maasai Mara, some of the most iconic properties globally are owned and run by women