Books: 5 books to read about the 1996 Everest disaster

By Nimish Dubey Few events have generated as much interest (albeit morbid) as the 1996 disaster on Mount Everest when several climbers perished in an...

A classic travel book reading list

By Nimish Dubey Ask someone about reading travelogues and it is a fair chance that they will head off and start looking for books by...

Seven reasons why a Kindle is a bookworm traveller’s best friend

We keep hearing and reading about how electronic books (or e-books, as the tech pundits like to call them) will ultimately replace paper books....

The Kindle: Some Basic Information & FAQs

By Nimish Dubey Our post on the Kindle's travel-friendliness has led to a number of queries about the device. While we have answered those made...

Great Journeys: Antarctica 1911-12 – The journey that killed a great...

By Nimish Dubey Of all the journeys that have been undertaken, few have been as tragic as the "race to the pole" between Britain's Robert...

Wink: Not a Kindle killer, in travel terms

By Nimish Dubey We sparked a fair bit of debate last week when we said that Amazon's e-book reader, the Kindle, was the best option...

Book Review: If only all travel books were written like this…

By Nimish Dubey There are travel books that tell you about how people went about a particular journey. There are those that tell you about...

Book Review: River Dog – Gloriously eccentric and entertaining

By Nimish Dubey They do not make too many travel authors like Mark Shand. The Englishman made headlines when he decided to buy an elephant...

Book Review: The Greatest Travel Novel Ever? Probably!

Contributed by Nimish Dubey It's a book that is considered a literary classic, has sold millions of copies, inspired film directors to convert it to...

Book Review: Fantastic Premise, Fantastic Journey, Fantastic Book

By Nimish Dubey How do you reach the center of the earth? And while on the subject, why on earth (pun intended) would you like...