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Istanbul: The original home of the tulip
Life

Istanbul: The original home of the tulip

The tulip originated not in Netherlands but in Central Asia and eastern Turkey where it was a wild flower noticed by merchants on the Silk Route. The international Tulip festival is held over nine days in April but the blooms last till the end of May.

Spring is here. Pack your bags for March adventures
Life

Spring is here. Pack your bags for March adventures

Spring is blooming around us. If you are looking for some ideas for how to spend a few glorious days in March you can choose between cherry blossoms and yoga by the Himalayas. And a desert safari for good measure.

Oh to be in London: Vada pav for a quid!
Mumbai

Oh to be in London: Vada pav for a quid!

At a vada pav joint in London, once the crowd got so big, the cops came calling.

The politics of tippling in Washington DC
World

The politics of tippling in Washington DC

Washington DC is a city all about politics, all the time. Even the drinks reference political roots. A guided tour.

The essential Delhi food trail: a visual tour
Delhi

The essential Delhi food trail: a visual tour

To mark the capital's centenary, CNN IBN's Bikram Ray takes you along on a visual feast of iconic dishes at New Delhi's most loved joints.

The pleasures of autocracy: A tier-2 Chinese city makes Mumbai seem dull
World

The pleasures of autocracy: A tier-2 Chinese city makes Mumbai seem dull

Being a functioning democracy, we have overcrowded cities, inadequate infrastructure, corrupt politicians, and gaping socio-economic inequalities. China, on the other hand, has Suzhou.

At Sassoon Docks: Tips to pick your fish
Mumbai

At Sassoon Docks: Tips to pick your fish

Make friends with the fishmonger, poke, smell, bargain. Don't be too hung up on coming out smelling fishy.

Iftar and after at Mohammad Ali road
Life

Iftar and after at Mohammad Ali road

If you forgive the frenzy, and get straight down to eating the Ramzan treats, you'd know you cannot try everything out. We did a short recce and came up with some finds you can try.

Travelling with children does not have to be hell: Top 10 tips
Life

Travelling with children does not have to be hell: Top 10 tips

Does the thought of travelling with the kids give you an instant migraine? Kavitha Rao, mother of two, shares her 10 tips about how to not just survive, but have fun. Really.

Cannabis, trance parties and falafel: the new Goa in the Himalayas
Life

Cannabis, trance parties and falafel: the new Goa in the Himalayas

The mountains aren’t the only thing high in Kasol. The little village in Himachal is turning into the freewheeling new Goa these days. No bikinis and beaches but you can make a side trip to meet the descendants of Alexander's army.

Roti Murtabak to Ricotta Cheesecake – that’s Australian for food
Life

Roti Murtabak to Ricotta Cheesecake – that’s Australian for food

A country's policy towards immigrants might be controversial. But immigrants also add diversity and richness to any local cuisine. And Australia offers, excellent Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian and Malaysian food.

Looking for 'chillar' fish in Sewri Market
Life

Looking for 'chillar' fish in Sewri Market

The market for dried fish started one monsoon, the breeding season, and the ingredient found its way into the cuisine of almost every fish-loving community. Try out these recipes.

Shoe shopping in Florence and other Italian delights
Life

Shoe shopping in Florence and other Italian delights

Florence in Italy is fabled as the cradle of the Renaissance. But there is more fun to be had in the city as well from fabulous shoe shopping to truffle sandwiches.

A literary walk through Bath
Life

A literary walk through Bath

Anywhere you go in the town of Bath, it’s like you walk in and out of the pages of English literature. From Austen to Dickens, all the way back to Chaucer, this town inspired the greats.

A survival guide to eating out in Paris
Life

A survival guide to eating out in Paris

Planning a vacation in the beautiful city of Paris? Here's a short guide to eating in the ever-charming French capital.

Falafels in Paris: An ode to the middle eastern 'pakoda'
Life

Falafels in Paris: An ode to the middle eastern 'pakoda'

The best food in Paree is not French but a delicious Middle Eastern street treat. Better yet, you don't even need to fly to France to enjoy it.