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December 04 2021

Final destination for our Kolkata Walk

Covering some of Kolkata’s best known structures

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 27 2021

Walk near the docks that made Calcutta

A church, mosque, a temple

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 20 2021

Walk through Kolkata’s cities of the dead

A church, two cemeteries, a college

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 13 2021

Caught between two worlds, walking in Calcutta’s grey town

A part of the city that was neither ‘white’ nor ‘black’

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 09 2021

North Bengal, the gift that keeps giving

No matter how often you visit, the Dooars retain their charm

By Gourishankar Bhattacharya

November 06 2021

Back to ‘saheb para’, the heart of White Calcutta

Our next walk through Calcutta’s past

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

October 30 2021

From Kali to Jagannath to Star Theatre, a walk to remember

Another walk through Calcutta’s past

By Information Desk

October 23 2021

Walking down College Street, home to temples of learning

Our walk turns to one of the city’s most notable neighbourhoods

By Information Desk

October 02 2021

Lost in obscurity, Calcutta’s oldest surviving temples

Our walk continues along the temple trail

By Information Desk

September 27 2021

On World Tourism Day, the Bengali is travelling again!

How and why has Covid been unable to dampen spirits?

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 25 2021

Old Calcutta’s temple trail, a cultural odyssey

Kolkata’s religious heritage and its origins

By Information Desk

September 17 2021

Euro-style Vistadome trains usher in a big boost to North Bengal tourism

North Bengal’s 'Vistadome luxury train service' has become the talk of the town, with tourists comparing the experience to that of Swiss Euro Rail

By Information Desk

March 15 2021

Tea tourism, a growing industry in itself

Experience unparalleled natural beauty, taste some of the world’s finest teas

By Information Desk

February 15 2021

State Government launches Cruise along the Ganges

Ride from Kolkata to Serampore and Chandernagore

By Information Desk

December 30 2020

Look Back: Poetry over a tea-cup; the picturesque Dam Dim Tea Tour

From fabulous food to a fascinating Tea Trail

By Saheli Mitra

October 14 2020

Goecha La trek -- an inch closer to Mt. Kanchenjunga

Be safe in the lap of Mother Nature

By Anirban Bandyopadhya

September 14 2020

Wish to view ‘The Sleeping Buddha’ of Bengal? Be at Tumling

En route, enjoy the century-old Chamong-Chiabari tea gardens

By Anita Bose

July 02 2020

Water bus service between Chandernagar and Kolkata flagged off this mornin...

Relief to commuters of Chandernagore and adjoining places

By Information Desk

April 21 2020

West Bengal Tourism to be the first to welcome guests

Department of Tourism to lead the way forward post lockdown

By Indrajit Sen

March 27 2020

Ancient Jain temples submerged by Panchet Dam in Purulia

Temples mentioned even in ancient scriptures

By Information Desk

February 16 2020

BREAKING! Buxa Tiger Reserve guide Netraprasad is hero of J.K Rowling’s n...

How did Rowling get to know of Netraprasad?

By Information Desk

January 09 2020

Mountain biking at 7000 ft in Darjeeling

Picturesque trail through a wildlife sanctuary

By Information Desk

January 09 2020

Poetry over a tea-cup – the picturesque Dam Dim Tea Tour

From fabulous food to a fascinating Tea Trail

By Saheli Mitra

January 09 2020

Destination East 2020 to attract more international tourists to Bengal

Tourism extravaganza starts from 11th January

By Information Desk

November 02 2019

Debi Choudhurani Temple as described in Bankim Chandra’s novel gets a...

New temple circuit coming up in North Bengal

By Information Desk

September 24 2019

Have a glimpse of Bengal’s ancient capital of Gaur

Malda at its historical best in this exclusive video

By Information Desk

August 24 2019

WOW! Digha to get Sea-Plane services soon like Maldives!

Even a Jagannath Temple resembling that of Puri

By Information Desk

August 06 2019

Wish to dine in a floating restaurant? Soon coming up in Kolkata!

The floating restaurant on the Ganga will draw hundreds of tourists

By Information Desk

July 07 2019

Bishnupur is not just about terracotta temples

The land of Mallas is famous for Baluchari, Taash and Music

By Information Desk

June 30 2019

How Santiniketan celebrated Spring this year!

Watch out this vibrant video of Basanta Utsav 

By Information Desk

June 26 2019

Reach Bakkhali in record time from Kolkata. How?

New AC buses to reach you in half the time required before

By Information Desk

June 13 2019

 ITC Royal Bengal – ‘One of a Kind’

The hotel adds a grand tag to the tourism potential of Bengal

By Information Desk

June 05 2019

How ball room dance steps helped Darjeeling Toy Train journey

Engineer’s wife discovered how train could run on reverse

By Information Desk

April 14 2019

Look-alike of Dakshineshwar Temple – Barrackpore’s Annapurna Ma...

On Annapurna Puja, travel to the famous temple of Barrackpore

By Information Desk

March 05 2019

This Shiv Ratri GB visits the 108 Shiv Temples of Kalna

Where white and black Shivlings meet

By Information Desk

February 26 2019

Siliguri to have Singapore styled Marine Aquarium

Underground tunnel aquarium of North Bengal to draw tourists

By Information Desk

February 25 2019

Pathra – the temple village with a rich past

Blend nature and history on your next trip

By Information Desk

February 22 2019

Bengal Ultra Marathon takes Purulia on global map

Participants from different countries on first ever Trail Run

By Information Desk

February 20 2019

Bengal’s new travel destination Biharinath

Local block and Panchayat turns this tranquil place to a tourist hotspot

By Information Desk

February 20 2019

Netaji’s ancestral home in Kodalia gets a major revamp

The state government restored this ancestral home

By Information Desk

February 16 2019

Donot miss ‘The Bengal Ultra Run’ tomorrow at Purulia

Engineer Saikat Dutta tries to showcase unknown facets of Purulia

By Information Desk

January 28 2019

International-standard tourist hub coming up at Mirik

Infrastructure development makes way to new tourist centre

By Information Desk

January 22 2019

The Ghosts of Kurseong

Are there spirits lurking in the forests of Kurseong?

By Information Desk

January 17 2019

Enjoy five-star furnishings at government tourist lodges

Tourists of Bengal are in for a surprise!

By Information Desk

January 07 2019

New service of Darjeeling Toy Train starts

 ‘Jungle Safari’ from Siliguri to attract more tourists

By Information Desk

January 04 2019

Bengal Government’s new gift: Bakkhali Bridge 

Now reach Bakkhali on a smooth ride from Kolkata

By Information Desk

December 18 2018

Imagine Digha turning into a pilgrim site

Digha might take away the sheen of Jagannath dham Puri

By Information Desk

December 10 2018

Chandernagore knows how to keep its heritage intact

Ipsita Ganguli soaks in the splendours of Bengal’s French colony

By Ipsita Ganguli

November 23 2018

Bengal’s Imperial Getaway of Gour

Did you know loads of gold from Middle East decorated Gour gates?

By Reetwika Banerjee

November 17 2018

Bengal’s Lepchajagat is a refuge for soul-seekers

The Himalayan hamlet near Ghoom

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

October 02 2018

SUNDERBAN DIARIES: Lesser-known predators

Not just Royal Bengal Tiger, but many predators lurk rivers

By Sunanda Bose

September 28 2018

Stimulate your brains at Darjeeling’s Hot Stimulating Café!

The quaint and little-known eatery of Darjeeling

By Anitesh Chakraborty

August 28 2018

Where birds have rocky wings!

Visit Pakhi Pahar of Purulia this season

By Suman Sadhu

August 23 2018

Kalna – glorious ‘Temple Town’ over a lazy weekend

Lesser known terracotta haven of Bengal

By Sayantan Goswami

July 31 2018

Monsoon dip at Bengal’s fishing harbour Shankarpur

Familiar yet virgin, Shankarpur is a sea-lover’s paradise

By Soham Das

July 07 2018

Enjoy a Royal Ratha yatra break at Mahishadal Palace

New luxury tourist destination at Mahishadal

By Information Desk

June 25 2018

The Unfinished Footie Mosque of Murshidabad

The ghost that stalled its construction

By Reetwika Banerjee

June 13 2018

Where have all the Chinese of Achipur gone?

Tomb of India’s First Chinese forefather in Bengal

By Reetwika Banerjee

June 10 2018

Land of the blue Hills: Kolakham

No need to head south, enjoy plantations and blue hills of Bengal

By Paramita Samanta

June 06 2018

Tilabari – the house atop a hill

This summer head to new tourist destination of Tilabari

By Information Desk

May 29 2018

Kolkata’s Eco Park throws up biodiversity

A treasure trove for nature lovers

By Information Desk

May 19 2018

SUNDERBAN DIARIES: Hethal bushes and Gosaps

How locals have been motivated to preserve Sunderbans

By Sunanda Bose

May 02 2018

The ‘Brave Honey Collectors’ of Sunderbans

Sunanda Bose also speaks about Sunderban pirates!

By Sunanda Bose

April 21 2018

Darjeeling Toy Train to have Palace-on-Wheels facility

Now you can get down at ‘Tea Halts’ and stay at Tea Estates

By Information Desk

April 18 2018

SUNDERBAN DIARIES: Of Bonbibi and Dakshin Rai

Taki Zamindars and their BoroTushkhal Kachhari Bari

By Sunanda Bose

April 10 2018

SUNDERBAN DIARIES - Dead bodies on bhela and bird hunters

Tale of a Taki Zamindar family’s trip to Sunderbans decades ago 

By Sunanda Bose

April 03 2018

Houseboats of Kerala backwaters in Kolkata?

Soon Kerala houseboats to float on the Ganges!

By Information Desk

March 23 2018

Here is a ‘Different Murshidabad’ with its Rain Trees

Murshidabad is not just about history and art, it is also a talking landscape

By Samanjit Sengupta

March 13 2018

Watching the Spring Fire of Purulia!

Interior designer Urvashi Basu on a Palash trail

By Urvashi Basu

March 09 2018

Did you know explorer Rakhaldas Banerjee was from Murshidabad?

Even Pakistan’s First President was born in Murshidabad

By Information Desk

March 01 2018

A Different Dol: Amadpur and Nimdih

Why always Santiniketan? Try out Amadpur and Nimdih

By Information Desk

February 26 2018

Wish to visit a Palash bon? Travel to Bankura

Biharinath hills is blooming with Palash and Shimul

By Information Desk

February 06 2018

How about visiting a combo of Buddha and Netaji?

Kodalia comes up on Bengal’s new tourism circuit

By Information Desk

February 05 2018

Tea-Estate tourism is gaining popularity in Bengal

Vinita Bajoria of Sourenee Estate speaks to GB

By Rahul Haldar

January 31 2018

Solitary trek to a haunted bungalow of Ramdhura

Did trekker Reetwika encounter the caretaker ghost?

By Reetwika Banerjee

January 27 2018

Elizabeth Clarke of Windamere Darjeeling speaks to GB

The Heritage hotel that is as old as Darjeeling

By Saheli Mitra

January 24 2018

Bird watching at Neora Valley of North Bengal

Pristine beauty of a virgin land

By Jhilam Nandi

January 10 2018

‘Destination Darjeeling, Destination Hills!’

Bengal government brings new projects and promotions

By Information Desk

January 05 2018

Here is a new holiday destination in Bengal!

Travel down to Kankrajhor, this winter

By Shuvra Dey

January 03 2018

Bishnupur temples show amalgamation of architectures

Burnt clay temples reflect Mughal, Rajasthani and Aatchala designs

By Debdutta Gupta

December 22 2017

Beach Volleyball and Swiss tents at Digha!

Join Digha’s Beach Festival this weekend

By Information Desk

December 04 2017

Want to marry Sherpa-style with dung-chen and tomba?

Bengal to develop Himalayan hamlets for ‘destination wedding’

By Information Desk

November 28 2017

Travel with GB to the ‘Village of Mist’

Interior designer Urvashi Basu on Himalayan village Tinchuley

By Urvashi Basu

November 24 2017

South Bengal – Where I belong

IT professional Subham Bandyopadhyay on his Bakkhali trip

By Subham Bandyopadhyay

November 02 2017

Trip to Dokra Festival of Bankura

Bikna will celebrate Dokra Fair from Nov 3-5

By Information Desk

October 28 2017

Not Hanging Gardens of Babylon!

Hanging gardens at English Bazar

By Information Desk

October 27 2017

Stay for a few days in the company of swallows

At a Samsing Home-Stay

By Debjani Lahiri

October 27 2017

New ropeway to take you directly to Darjeeling

How about reaching Darjeeling from the plains on a ropeway?

By Information Desk

October 25 2017

Travel with Ivaana to the picturesque Ayodhya Hills

Learn about the laterite terrain of Purulia

By Ivaana C Mitra

October 21 2017

Muslim crusader of Bengal who restored Hindu Temples

Meet Pathan of Midnapore and his relentless battle

By Information Desk

October 12 2017

It isn’t something fishy in Bengal’s tourist circuit!

It is a new and upcoming eco fish tourism arena

By Information Desk

October 11 2017

Wish to try rock climbing on Susunia Hills of Bankura?

Interior designer Urvashi Basu shares her journey

By Urvashi Basu

October 10 2017

Wish to sip coffee at a Danish Tavern in Serampore?

Enjoy a holiday at a Danish heritage building of Bengal

By Information Desk

October 04 2017

Muslin Circuit of Bengal is now a tourist destination

Tracing Bengal’s ‘Muslin Route’

By Information Desk

September 14 2017

How Princess Lilavati turned into astrologer Khawnaa

Travel with GB to Chandraketugarh

By Reetwika Banerjee

September 07 2017

Autumn sonata at Bhalopahar

Take a tour this Puja holidays

By Arpita Sengupta

August 08 2017

Darjeeling’s toy-train might lose heritage tag

Gorkhaland protests lead to losses

By Information Desk

July 14 2017

Hook, Line & Sinker!

Chandan Gupta brings international angling to Bengal

By Saheli Mitra

July 14 2017

Nabadwip and Cooch Behar get heritage tag

Heritage stamp on Oxford of the East

By Tale spin

July 02 2017

Homecoming to the banks of Icchamati

US based author Lopamudra's annual time travel

By Saheli Mitra

June 28 2017

Tilabari beckons

Why not try this tourist complex in Dooars?

By Tale spin

December 06 2016

Heritagewalk Calcutta all set to begin

Heritage conservation trail in Bengal

By Tathagata Neogi

December 26 2018

Royal tour of Jaipur in winter 

Try the forts or the yummy Dal Baati Churma

By Ditipriya Dutta

November 12 2018

Now cruise down Ganga, Jamuna and Brahmaputra

From Kolkata to Guwahati via Barishal and Dhaka!

By Information Desk

October 23 2018

Hiking down Corbett’s country at Mukteshwar

Did trekker Reetwika encounter a man-eater?

By Reetwika Banerjee

September 27 2018

Bodhgaya – Enlightening Your Tourism Experience 

GB travels on a peace trail to Bodhgaya

By Sayantan Goswami

April 19 2019

Cruise ship between Kolkata and Dhaka starts service

A new bond between the two Bengal

By Information Desk

November 02 2018

Did Ditipriya Dutta get to see Sherlock Holmes on Baker Street?

Travel with GB to London to meet the famous detective

By Ditipriya Dutta

September 12 2018

GB travels to fairytale Bruges in Belgium where PK was shot

Next time you are in Europe, do keep Bruges on your wish list

By Sayantan Goswami

June 17 2018

Watch World Cup Football in Russia with a plate of bhaat-dal!

Mukherjees of Moscow catering Indian soccer fans in Russia with Bengali dishes

By Information Desk

December 28 2017

Travel with GB to Bangladesh’s beach town of Coxbazar

Experience charm of an unbroken pristine beach

By Md Khalilur Rahman

October 20 2017

GB travels to Nepal to view the largest Vishnu idol

GB travels to Nepal to view the largest Vishnu idol

By Information Desk

June 27 2017

How tourism united three nations

Tourist circuit in Nepal,North Bengal,Bangladesh

By Tale spin