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Walk The Talk In The Darjeeling Hills

Walk The Talk In The Darjeeling Hills

Bluebells and wild dahlias, sunny daisies and clumps of clover festoon the hillsides on the long and winding road to Darjeeling from Coronation Bridge over the roiling waters of the Teesta.

06 June 2022
Show And Tell: A Slow Ride To The Queen Of Hills On The Toy Train

Show And Tell: A Slow Ride To The Queen Of Hills On The Toy Train

To ride the charmingly decrepit Darjeeling Heritage Railway - or the Toy Train as it is popularly known - is to ride through history. It is also considered to...

03 June 2022

This Cycling Trail Is In One Of India's Oldest Protected Areas, And It Has Views Of Some Of The World's Highest Mountains

Darjeeling has India's first hill station bike trail surrounded by pine woods and views of Himalayas.

Bimal Gurung Begins ‘Indefinite’ Hunger Strike To Press For GJM Demands

Bimal Gurung Begins ‘Indefinite’ Hunger Strike To Press For GJM Demands

According to GJM sources, the MoP, among other suggestions, calls for honouring in letter and spirit the Memorandum of Agreement that was signed in 2011.

25 May 2022

How Cheaper, Sub-Standard Nepali Tea Is Eating Into India's Darjeeling Tea Market

The Nepali tea is not just sold in India but internationally as well under the label of Darjeeling tea or Himalayan tea.

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21 May 2022
Among The Vintage Buildings In The Tea Gardens Of West Bengal

Among The Vintage Buildings In The Tea Gardens Of West Bengal

This International Tea Day, photographer Nikhil Kapur talks about his experience among the vintage tea garden bungalows of West Bengal while on a photo...


20 May 2022
Enjoy The Silence Of The Himalayas In Rangaroon

Enjoy The Silence Of The Himalayas In Rangaroon

This remote hamlet near Darjeeling is a perfect summer vacation getaway if you vibe with slow travel


11 May 2022
It Is A For Art In Kalimpong

It Is A For Art In Kalimpong

The district adjacent to Darjeeling not only offers unparalleled views of the mighty Kanchenjunga range, it's also a treat for art lovers


08 May 2022
Mother's Day Special: Best Gifts For Mothers Who Like To Travel

Mother's Day Special: Best Gifts For Mothers Who Like To Travel

If you have been wondering how to make this year special for your mom, we have some suggestions. How about gifting her a special travel experience this...


03 May 2022
Of Toy Trains, Monasteries And The Himalayas

Of Toy Trains, Monasteries And The Himalayas

Darjeeling, the Queen of the Himalayas, has plenty up its sleeve for every kind of traveller


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02 May 2022
The Ray Trail: In the Footsteps of Feluda

The Ray Trail: In the Footsteps of Feluda

Bengal's favourite detective loved to travel and through the books, we too have journeyed across the world and come to know about different cultures


29 April 2022
On A Musical Holiday In The Darjeeling Hills

On A Musical Holiday In The Darjeeling Hills

Go off the beaten path in the Darjeeling hills to enjoy local culture and music


25 April 2022
On A Monastic Trail Through Darjeeling Hills

On A Monastic Trail Through Darjeeling Hills

Easy to approach, Buddhist monasteries in the Darjeeling hills form a delightful art trail


06 April 2022
Heritage To Budget: 6 Unique Stays In Darjeeling

Heritage To Budget: 6 Unique Stays In Darjeeling

From the summer residence of the former Maharaja of Cooch Behar to an organic farm stay, we have curated a list of some of the best places to stay in Darjeeling


25 February 2022
Memories Of Tulip Terrace, The First Solo Trip

Memories Of Tulip Terrace, The First Solo Trip

The first time you travel solo is always a special memory. Back in 2003, I packed my bags to go and stay in a log cabin in Darjeeling. The trip was full of...


25 August 2021
Darjeeling Toy Train Back On Track After More Than A Year

Darjeeling Toy Train Back On Track After More Than A Year

The passengers are asked to comply with Covid-19 necessitated regulations like social distancing, wearing masks, etc.


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29 July 2021
Police Held Five Men Accused Of Harassing Darjeeling Women In Delhi

Police Held Five Men Accused Of Harassing Darjeeling Women In Delhi

The incident took place in southwest Delhi's Hauz Khas area on the intervening night between July 18 and 19 when the victim along with her three friends, all...


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