For centuries, perfumers in Kannauj have worked their alchemy to create “liquid gold.” | By Rachna Sachasinh
Guide Prashant Jain roadmaps secret haunts and an emerging wetland in the city.
India’s most iconic tourist attraction is bracing for a tough season ahead, perhaps made a little bearable by the prospect of local travellers.
A photographer traces a day in the life of the specialised artisans, who fear their art might soon disappear.
Writer Varun Grover unleashes his travelling soul in this chatty exchange about his love for Benaras, Egyptian baklava and the Calcutta of his childhood.
Far removed from the chaos of Dashashwamedh Ghat, a bungalow in the ancient city upholds the city’s literary past.
Amble around the ancient city and take in its storied history.
With Renaissance Hotels’ ‘Discover This Way’ campaign, a guest got a taste of the erstwhile Nawabi capital.
A vegan café in Varanasi is an unlikely stronghold of feminist solidarity.
A photographer reveals his secrets on shooting the holy festival.