Free Press Journal
  • Six must-do activities in Kolkata

    Whether you are a foodie, an architecture enthusiast, a book worm, a history buff, or a poet at heart, Kolkata has something for everyone, says Kalyani Majumdar who lists six must-do activities to do in the city

  • This summer, get away to these eco-friendly destinations!

    New Delhi: The concept of sustainable tourism points towards a considerate way to travel the world, ensuring that the natural, social and artistic environment of any place is not disturbed and that there is minimal or no environmental impact around tourism related activities.

  • The Roman-tic connection to Germany

    Uday k Chakraborty feels that Roman legacy adds an interesting twist to Germany’s landscapes

  • 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…