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Chunakhali: A Budget-Friendly Getaway from Kolkata

Delhi, Jan. 18 -- Known for its fishing farms, Chunakhali is an unassuming village, on the bank of the Hana River. Less than 100km from Kolkata, the village is known for its salt water fish harvesting... Read More


Have you Been to this Fossil Park near Shantiniketan?

Delhi, Jan. 18 -- Amkhoi, a village tucked inside a forested zone of Birbhum district in West Bengal, not far from Bolpur (gateway to Shantiniketan and the university founded by Nobel Laureate poet Ra... Read More


Dwarhatta: A Weekend Destination from Kolkata

Delhi, Jan. 9 -- With travel restrictions being lifted, popular weekend destinations around Kolkata are slowly becoming crowded. So if you are fancy free and looking for a relatively less-crowded dest... Read More


An Architecture Trail Following the Legacy of Architect Louis Kahn

Delhi, Jan. 4 -- Famous as someone who would 'talk to bricks', Louis I Kahn (1901 to 1974) has left a trail of uniquely designed buildings known for their aesthetics and designs. Born Itze-Leib Schmui... Read More


BucketList2021: The Painted Havelis of Mandawa

Delhi, Jan. 2 -- The town of Mandawa in Rajasthan has come a long way since its days as a trading outpost on an ancient caravan route for goods from the Middle East and China but it still remains one ... Read More


7 Emerging Travel Trends for 2021

Delhi, Jan. 1 -- Travel restrictions, safety and hygiene, and distancing rules, have changed the way we travelled before the pandemic hit us. While some old trends, such as solo travel, are gaining pr... Read More


How to Celebrate New Year's, Kolkata Style

Delhi, Dec. 30 -- The brief Kolkata winter is the most agreeable season here and people enjoy it to the fullest. This is the time when the Bengali 'baboo' will merrily don the fabled 'monkey cap'. Dur... Read More


Bow Barracks: Kolkata's Christmas Secret

Delhi, Dec. 25 -- "Look at Santa Claus dancing," the merry voice of a few children rang out over the noise of the crowd and the music. It was a hilarious sight indeed. Standing on the small flat area ... Read More


A Tram Depot in Kolkata Transforms into a Museum

Delhi, Dec. 22 -- On December 22, 1880, the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC) was registered in London. Ever since, the tramcars have been symbolic of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) and is the only city wh... Read More


Blow Away the Pandemic Blues with Luxury Cruises on the Ganga

Delhi, Dec. 20 -- "The Indian rivers are interesting worlds unto themselves," proudly declared Raj Singh, the Chairman of Antara Luxury River Cruises, as we settled for a chat in the breezy lounge of ... Read More