Use this time to finally try your hand at making home-style biryani, courtesy our list of regional recipes shared by families from across the country.
Street food markets in Indore, book-scented streets in Kolkata and clammy subway rides in New York City—places can also be defined by distinct smells.
For photographers who, until recently, travelled the world in search of inspiration, the lockdown provides another source of creativity.
Writer Varun Grover unleashes his travelling soul in this chatty exchange about his love for Benaras, Egyptian baklava and the Calcutta of his childhood.
Here are some festivals, art dos and sports events worth travelling for in the first leg of 2020.
Leave the city behind for a birding trip near Bengaluru or a painter’s dream town near Delhi.
Diwali takes a distinct shape in the city where untamed feminine forces summon the triumph of good over evil.
The art of pithey-making still perfumes the city's chilly months.
With a notebook and pencil in her pocket, a writer traces Calcutta’s golden past in the footsteps of Satyajit Ray's young detective.
Fireworks, myths and ritualistic dances are part of the traditional festivities in the city.