Travel & Food

Delhi's Kumartuli: Where Bengal artisans create Durga idols

Delhi's Kumartuli: Where Bengal artisans create Durga idols

Inside a dimly lit tent, Khitol Rajbongshi was busy applying a fresh layer of clay on the idols of the goddess Durga. Hailing from Nadia district in West Bengal, Rajbongshi's....

Feasting on Thiru Onam 'sadya' in Kerala

Feasting on Thiru Onam 'sadya' in Kerala

The most important day in the Onam festival calendar - Thiru Onam - was celebrated across Kerala on Monday with the 26-dish 'sadya' traditional feast being savoured by most Keralites.....

'Upgraded China-Nepal border point to boost trade and tourism'

'Upgraded China-Nepal border point to boost trade and tourism'

Trade and tourism between Nepal and China would be boosted after the Rasuwagadi-Kerung border crossing was upgraded into an international border point, according to the Himalayan country's business leaders. Following....

Cambodia's Angkor Wat earns nearly $70mn in 2017

Cambodia's Angkor Wat earns nearly $70mn in 2017

Revenue from ticket sales for Cambodia's Angkor Wat archeological park reached $69.2 million in the first eight months of 2017 -- up 69.8 per cent compared to the like period....

Stay hydrated and moisturized while travelling

Stay hydrated and moisturized while travelling

Flights can make your skin look dull and tired because air at high altitudes has less moisture, making the cabin air dry. Invest in good Vitamin E moisturizers, lip butters....

Unexplored destinations of Bengal in 'Rediscovered Bengal'

Unexplored destinations of Bengal in 'Rediscovered Bengal'

Explored and unexplored destinations of West Bengal have been highlighted in a new coffee-table book that captures the spirit of the eastern state, with its myriad hues, cultures, moods and....

Eating dark chocolates may prevent diabetes

Eating dark chocolates may prevent diabetes

Love to gorge on dark chocolates? According to a study, compounds found in cocoa -- the main ingredient of chocolate -- can actually help prevent as well as treat diabetes.....

'Regionality' sets Indian food apart: Chef Gary Mehigan

'Regionality' sets Indian food apart: Chef Gary Mehigan

Globally renowned English-Australian chef, television show host and restaurateur Gary Mehigan says he believes that "regionality is what sets Indian food apart" from the cuisines across the world. In an....

Gossip over bacon wraps at

Gossip over bacon wraps at "The Chatter House"

It's not just the food and drinks that a pub offers -- what also makes your visit memorable is the ambience, as well as the privacy it provides. The Chatter....

Cheaper hotels, lower rush lure travellers to monsoon vacations

Cheaper hotels, lower rush lure travellers to monsoon vacations

With most airlines and hotels lowering prices to attract customers during what is known as the "off-period" for travel, a vacation during the monsoon season is slowly catching the fancy....

World's oldest Italian wine found

World's oldest Italian wine found

Researchers have found evidence of the world's oldest Italian wine in a large storage jar from the Copper Age which indicates that winemaking in the region began as early a....

5 temples to visit in Maharashtra during Ganesh Chaturthi

5 temples to visit in Maharashtra during Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha is the first to be worshiped before beginning of any new project or work because Ganesha is popularly worshiped as the obstacle remover. In India, Maharashtra is the....