Free Press Journal
  • GST to push public transport, but cost luxury travelers a fortune

    The new tax reform Goods and Services Tax (GST) will definitely make your travel cheaper but if you are a luxury traveler it may cost you fortune. Considering transport the essential part of infrastructure, the GST council headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced that the tax rate on the transport sector – rail, road and air travel – will be in the lower bracket of five per cent. The new rate is

  • The awe and inspiration of Chicago

    Sujoy Dhar  is awed with the city’s architecture and inspired by its culture and history

  • Bengal has an intriguing French connection

    Nestled along the Hooghly River is a tiny town just 35 kilometres from Kolkata that is steeped in history and is definitely worth exploring, writes Kalyani Majumdar

  • 5 Most Romantic Escapes in Nainital

    Romance and Nainital are so convolutedly interwoven that “Go to Nainital” happens to be one of the most common ‘expert advice’ I received while planning for my honeymoon. This fame, however, is earned and not bestowed. Nainital offers so many places for the couple to leave the world behind that it is often better not to go to Nainital for a romantic escapade than to go for a short while.

  • Arunachal has many reasons to mesmerise you

    UDAY K CHAKRABORTY is mesmerised with the hypnotic mountainous roads and scenic surroundings of the hilly Indian state

  • Meet the couple who travelled from Mumbai to London, by road

    Louis, 62, and Janet Dsouza, 56, completed their lifetime trip starting off from Mumbai going all the way to London in their BMW X5, covering as many as 40 countries on the way. Vibha Singh gets an insight from them about planning the World trip and handling the nuances…

  • Nairobi in a day!

    Roxanne Bamboat shows you how to explore the capital city of Kenya in 24 hours and yet have the most of it

    Often looked at as the gateway to Kenya, Nairobi tends to be ignored by most travellers as the excitement with visiting Kenya is generally reserved for the National Parks, Maasai Mara or even its spectacular coast. Sadly the capital city doesn’t get much love from travelers, which is terrible because Nairobi

  • Get mesmerised by the allure of Andorra

    Uday K Chakraborty explores a tiny nation tucked between the peaks of Pyrenees, a mountain range that forms a natural border between France and Spain

  • In Hollywood land…

    Rubina Khan visited Hollywood Hills, a place which was once home to the royalty of western cinema