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Heritage
Every December now, the sacred Pushkar ghats come alive with a colourful medley of music, culture, heritage walk and spirituality when a celebratory crowd from across the world pour in for the "Shree Cement The Sacred Pushkar" festival. Supriyo Hazra basks in the spirit of vibrant festivity in the Rajasthani town more
Barcelona: Defined by God's architect

The mind-boggling Sagrada Familia, the unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, may be the pièce de résistance of thi ...

Royal Yacht Britannia: Queen's floating palace woos Edinburgh visitors

If you have the iconic Buckingham Palace in London or the magnificent Windsor Castle nearby in your bucket list of must see residences of Her Majesty, then add one more to it.

Howrah Bridge: A visual journey through the lens

Despite the grandeur of Victoria Memorial and many later day installations, the most enduring symbol of Kolkata is perhaps the wonder that is Howrah Bridge, an overpass that is recognised gl ...

Kite Kraze: High in the Sky

As Jaipur celebrates one of its biggest festival, Makar Sankranti on Jan 14 and 15 this year, Rajasthan Post’s Iram Tasleem takes a walk down the memory lane when kite flying was a pa ...

Letter Box: Caught in a time warp

The ‘Letter Box’, which once was an integral part of our daily life, is no longer the box of wonder in this age of electronic messaging. Lensman Bijoy Chowdhury captures the for ...

While researching online for this minimalistically chic hotel of Paris, I learnt that Hotel Meridien Etoile (Le Méridien Etoile) was opened way back in 1972 in a collaboration with Air France so that the French capital could accommodate rising number of tourists pouring into the city from all over the world. 


On a spring Paris evening this year after exploring the city of love and romance for hours on foot, I had crashed in the "Heavenly" bed of a Junior Suite in this beautiful hotel in the French capital's first arrondissement, when my photographer friend accompanying me drew open the curtains of the tall windows.