Darj Diaries: Day I

For us, a trip to North Bengal was forever in the ‘To Do’ list for as long as I can remember. Just as the winters in Jaipur were fading away, we set our long-pending plan in motion, on a whim. The little that we have travelled together has mostly been about getting away from the …

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The Oxford Not Many Know

If you were a middle-class Bengali kid growing up in the 90s and early 2000s, you would know ‘DiPu Da’ very well. For those of you , who have no clue,  it was, is, and will remain the go-to golden trio of weekend getaways for the traveler in every Kolkata Bengali - young and old …

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SHILPGRAM via Ranthambhore, Sawai Madhopur

A visit to Ranthambhore is mostly - if not entirely - concerned with getting a glimpse of the majestic tigers in their natural habitat. Other than the quintessential safari, there’s the fort and to some extent, the museum. SHILPGRAM, a State Government initiative inaugurated in 2013- however, has got no takers. As a concept, it …

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