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Scenic escapes by the river to avoid the crowd and din of Kolkata this Durga Puja
A weekend trip to a small rural eco resort in south Bengal opened our eyes to the simple pleasures of life in the post pandemic age.
Take a lesson in the historical and cultural heritage of West Bengal through these five important heritage destinations
Located in Kolkata, the Boat Museum has an interesting display of replicas of heritage boats of Bengal
Here are a few of the popular rituals that will help you understand Durga Puja better
On Gandhi Jayanti, here are 10 places across India that celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's life and his legacy of inspiring non-violent movements around the world.
The growing band of coffee roasters make it possible to enjoy a freshly brewed cup from Delhi to Bengaluru, from Jaipur to Shillong.
Artisanal moon cakes baked from traditional recipes by a Kolkata Chinese chef is the flavour of this year’s Mid-Autumn or Moon Festival in the city
The only museum dedicated to American novelist F Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda re-opens after the pandemic, with accommodation on the upper floor
On the first World Tourism Day in the new normal phase, here is a list of spectacular destinations in India which are off the beaten track, thus allowing you to spend your upcoming holidays in...
When visiting the Himalayas in Bengal, travellers make a beeline for Darjeeling. But tucked inside the hilly road bends are small towns and villages that are perfect for a relaxed holiday
Go on a virtual walk through this village in West Bengal which still maintains an ancient and fast vanishing custom related to Durga Puja
Dating between 7th and 18th centuries, these temples memorialised on stamps by the Indian postal department speak volumes about the continuity of Indian architecture and craftsmanship
It is only when the whiff of kathi rolls surrounds the street corners and the neighbourhood phuchkawala plops a fresh phuchka in my folded sal leaf platter, will I know that Kolkata is back to normal
From mobile Durga Gari to drive-in viewing to app-based darshan, festival organisers in Kolkata are thinking out of the box to ensure the city does not miss its date with the annual...