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Bengal learnt kite flying from Nawab Wajid Ali Shah!

Fly your kites high today and remember the historical tale

Kulik Bird Sanctuary is the largest Heronry of India!

Next time you are in North Bengal, drop in at this birder’s...

Hungry Calcuttans love gorging on crispies at century old Dilkh...

110 year old eatery where poet Nazrul Islam frequented

Tracing the history of Bengal’s famous sweet Chom Chom! ...

Unique sweet, that has an interesting brown appearance

Walk through the exquisite Rose Garden of Kathgola Palace

Pray at the quiet temples within the palace ground before a 900-y...

Not Cinderella’s carriage, Kolkata has its own old-world ...

Exclusive video on horse carriages that ply around Victoria Memor...

Most picturesque drive – Mirik to Darjeeling

Land of lakes, pine forests and orange orchards

Enjoy romantic Santiniketan this monsoon

Not just land of Tagore, it is also an abode of peace complete wi...

Dariyapur – the Dokra Village of Bengal that holds on to ...

Do not miss this photo-story on Dokra craftsmen of Bengal

Best Panoramic View of Teesta from Munsong!

The hill station of Bengal where Ronald Ross experimented with qu...

Sleepy hamlet of Mongpu still preserves Rabindranath Tagore&rsq...

Not to miss more-than-a-century old Cinchona factory

Dance, acting and songs – Malda’s Gombhira is three...

One of the oldest folk dances of Bengal in praise of Lord Shiva ...

Enjoy Bengal’s tribal life at Jhargram’s Tribal Mus...

Drop in for a taste of tribal dance, music and food

Birder’s Paradise, Coochbehar’s Rashikbil is a have...

Pack your cameras and head to exotic and quaint Rashikbil

250-year-old Dhatridebata; novelist Tarashankar Bandopadhyay&rs...

Restored house will have a museum. Do not miss this gem of Labhpu...

Try a typical Bengali breakfast at 250-year-old Adi Haridas Mod...

Bangaliyana on a Kolapata – luchi and kochuri to die for

Silence of the Hills – Misty lands of Takdah 

British-era hill station of North Bengal

Want a healthy holiday? Visit Tinchuley, the organic village of...

From breathtaking mountain views to organic food

Do not miss the Grand Canyon of Bengal!

Gangani – where river Silabati makes deep gorges like Color...

This Hilsa season try some lip-smacking Ilish recipe

Bengal’s kochu and hilsa go so well! Like fire on ice!

Hook! Line! Sinker! Try some Mahseer fishing in Teesta

The angling destination of Bengal where you get the prized Golden...

Live life king-size at Jhargram Palace of Bengal!

The palace where even Uttam Kumar stayed

Century-old telebhaja shop of Kolkata that was Netaji’s f...

Lakshmi Narayan Shaw & Sons still distributes free telebhaja ...

250-year-old Silver Rath of Murshidabad

Bengal’s famous businessman Jagat Sheth’s connection ...

Howrah’s Deulti is all about author Sarat Chandra Chattop...

Quaint village along Rupnarayan throws open Sarat Chandra’s...

Bankim Chandra’s Devi Chaudhurani still alive in a Jalpai...

Devi Chadhurani and Bhabani Pathak might have led the Sanyasi Mov...

Almost century old Basanta Cabin of College street holds on to ...

An eatery loved by Uttam Kumar and Basanta Chowdhury

Bengal’s eye of the needle – Kantha fabric art

From bedspread to ashon, Kantha has a universal appeal

Paragliding at Deolo Hill

Laze, sleep, eat and just enjoy nature

Morgan House, the Ivy laced charming mansion of Kalimpong

One of the best WBTDC properties of Bengal

Biswa Bangla Restaurant: Kolkata’s world-class food hango...

Get an unforgettable view of 300-year-old Kolkata from the top

Sip that exotic cuppa and enjoy the lush Makaibari Tea Estate ...

The Estate of Kurseong that produces the world’s most expen...

Ninety plus, still running. Anadi Cabin’s Mughlai Paratha...

The old-world charm of this cabin restaurant still holds true

If you are a Haleem addict, do not miss the Fishy Iftar this ye...

Fish and Iftar? Zakaria Street opens up to a new food choice

Join the Muslin Trail of Murshidabad

The exotic weave of Bengal that has won the world

This Eid do not miss Royal’s Biriyani

The biriyani joint of Kolkata that started more than a century ag...

If you are tired of the Hills, head to Birder’s Paradise ...

Watch the rare Great Hornbill amidst Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary...

On Buddha Purnima, let’s visit Mogalmari of Bengal

Buddhist site that also acted as a major international trade rout...

Walk with red crabs at Bankiput – the serene beach of Ben...

This summer enjoy the tranquil charm of the shoreline

Lava – The Land of Mist and More

Not to miss one of the oldest monasteries of India

Orange orchard paradise of Daragaon

Visit this new destination of North Bengal

When a saree tells a tale -- on a Baluchari trail

Bishnupur’s weavers script history on a six-yard wonder

Romancing the beaches of Bengal

Mandarmani – the longest drive-in beach of India

Margaret’s Deck – exclusive tea-lounge of Kurseong ...

Sip on that hot cuppa while sitting within a tea estate!

Romance with the Hills at Keventer’s terrace cafe

More than century old Keventer’s of Darjeeling

Gajon – vibrant rural folk festival of Bengal

Celebrated in Chaitra before Bengali New Year

This summer do not miss the 100-year-old sharbat joint of Kolka...

Paramount was once a meeting place for revolutionaries

For the best view of Kanchenjungha visit Ichhegaon

The wishing Himalayan hamlet of Bengal

Kantha – The intricately embroidered quilt of Bengal

Do not miss a visit to the Kantha Museum of Kolkata

Unknown jewel of Murshidabad – Footie Mosque

The Unfinished Mosque of the Nawabs of Bengal

What Flury’s is to Kolkata, Glenary’s is to Darjeel...

Yummy pastries that whip up childhood memories

Take a dip in the signature Taki dishes

From Gotar Jhol to Mourala Shukto

Lepchajagat of Bengal is a paradise on earth

This April head for this tiny Himalayan hamlet

Bengal is fast catching up on Tea Tourism

Sourenee Tea Estate of Darjeeling is one such upscale destination...

Basanta Utsav of Santiniketan was started by Tagore’s &ls...

The festival of colours that attract tourists from across the glo...

Visit the Palash Forests of Bengal this Spring!

Biharinath Hills is a riot of colours

More than 70-year-old Sabir’s restaurant and Kolkata Reza...

Did you know Hazi Ali Sabir first cooked the Kolkata Rezala?

Classical maestros perform at the Bishnupur Music Festival

Bring to life the oldest classical gharana of Bengal

Great Bengal Quiz enhances knowledge on Bengal

The quiz that took place in various districts

West Bengal Tourism Department awarded at the national level

Mangrove Forests of Sunderbans are the ‘Most Iconic Landsca...

Spirit of yuletide at Kolkata Christmas Carnival

Do not miss one of the largest Christmas Carnivals of India

Bengal’s tourism festivals in districts prove to be a big...

An umbrella where all converged and made it a success

 India’s first integrated tourism hub comes up at Ga...

Bhorer Alo – the mega-tourism hub of North Bengal

UNESCO World Heritage Event in Kolkata

Bishnupur and Durga Puja made its due impact

West Bengal has potential of a new Buddhist Tourist Circuit

Travel India 2019 brings forth Bengal’s link with Buddhism ...

Bishnupur Festival being launched with greater grandeur this ye...

Bengal government revives lost glory and heritage of Bishnupur Gh...