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May 1, 2016 1:40 am

On a food trail from Beijing to Hong Kong, you will never go wrong with noodles.

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May 1, 2016 1:30 am

In Thimphu for work, a writer finds the old and new coming together, and the city becomes the dragon kingdom’s food destination.

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May 1, 2016 1:20 am

In the South Korean capital, a chef goes in search of its famed temple food.

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May 1, 2016 1:10 am

In Paris, bread bookends the day — use it to start the morning, and later, to soak up the end of the day.

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May 1, 2016 1:08 pm

In an age of goopy airline food, or no food being served at all, we look back at a delicious time of plenty.

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May 1, 2016 12:00 am

From the Indian traveller, Indonesia is strewn with exemplars of the familiar — till you taste the food.

May 1, 2016 12:00 am

Exotic fruit, fresh oysters and craft beers — southern Australia makes for a sumptuous stay.

Sarafa, Indore.
May 1, 2016 12:00 am

By day, Indore’s Sarafa bazaar is full of jewellery shops. At night, it turns into a food lover’s delight.

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May 1, 2016 12:00 am

Proust had his madeleine. For crime writer and seasoned traveller ZAC O’YEAH, memories of journeys past are triggered by recollections of flavours, from Egyptian pulao to lamb chops in Athens.

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May 1, 2016 12:00 am

In wine country, Napa Valley, California, great food is only a restaurant away.

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May 1, 2016 12:00 am

Snaking through Taipei’s oldest night market, a bowl of soup can stop you in your tracks.

Tourists inside the Palace on Weels bar in Jaipur on Friday. Express photo by Rohit Jain Paras 08.04.2016
April 24, 2016 1:40 am

Palace on Wheels, the mother of luxury rail travel in India, is facing a crisis as the number of tourists hopping aboard the train is dwindling.

April 24, 2016 1:31 am

Parsi theatre was the first to realise the full commercial potential of Shakespeare’s works. The result was King Lear as comedy and a farce called Hamlet No Omelette.

April 24, 2016 1:20 am

In Ratan Thiyam’s production, Macbeth is the name of a disease that sweeps through the world.

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April 24, 2016 1:10 am

When theatre director MK Raina took King Lear to the bhaands of Kashmir, the Valley found a way to tell its story

April 24, 2016 1:00 am

I’m convinced that pelicans were put on earth with a very specific brief: to make us laugh. For a start, just look at them — they’re gigantic seaplane-like birds, with tiny heads, carrying huge yellow shopping bag bills, wearing that absurd little tufty crest (like a shendi) and looking at you out of bright, tiny, […]

Gayatri devi Nagnolia (66) and Shiv Kumar Nagnolia (72) check out the crash site from their window . Express photo by Partha Paul. Kolkata.06.04.16
April 24, 2016 8:29 pm

A flyover crash brings Burrabazar into focus — once a hub of affluent Marwaris, it is now a place for those who have nowhere to go.

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April 25, 2016 4:20 pm

The man-cub of the Seonee wolf pack and his battle with Shere Khan continues to fascinate us. But was Mowgli real? Could Rudyard Kipling’s timeless story have been based on a real-life incident?

I am not what I am: Adil Hussain and Barry John at a performance.
April 24, 2016 12:00 am

In a legendary production, Roysten Abel took on the establishment and came out with flying colours.

April 24, 2016 12:00 am

Sochipem Kashak, 31, music teacher, on moving from Manipur to Delhi.

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April 24, 2016 12:00 am

Shakespeare enriched the English language with hundreds of new words. But, upon my word, you can also find some of the best put-downs in his writing.

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April 24, 2016 12:00 am

As writers connect with the internet and do away with the traditional formalisms of literature, what new tales are in store for us?

"Film star Shashi Kapoor, James Ivory, R Pravar Jhabvala, Ann Kendel, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Kendal, Ismail Merchant, Pratap Sharma and Prayagraj." *** Local Caption *** "Film star Shashi Kapoor, James Ivory, R Pravar Jhabvala, Ann Kendel, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Kendal, Ismail Merchant, Pratap Sharma and Prayagraj. Express archive photo"
April 24, 2016 12:00 am

To mark 400 years of Shakespeare’s death, a look at how his work has found new, vigorous life in India. First, Sanjna Kapoor recalls her journeys with her grandparents, Geoffrey and Laura Kendal.

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April 17, 2016 1:30 am

We give carnivores a bad name, but what about herbivores and their proclivity for violence?

April 17, 2016 1:20 am

In Bhutan, a maverick saint’s legacy has taken over the walls of a small village.

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April 17, 2016 1:10 am

When the sakura is in bloom, Tokyo, a city that felt cold and impersonal in the beginning, becomes the friendliest place on earth.

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April 17, 2016 1:00 am

In the 1930s, the Bombay Art Society was an influencer of the city’s art scene. It has now set off on a new innings.

April 17, 2016 1:33 pm

In the 1960s, OV Vijayan conjured a land that would become Kerala’s Macondo, in a novel that changed Malayalam literature forever. An audacious theatre production of the work upends all popular interpretations and celebrates a coming together of a people.

Ravi Agarwal click pictures of Chatt ghat along with Yamuna river, near ITO in Delhi on April 10th 2016. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia.
April 17, 2016 12:00 am

Artist and activist Ravi Agarwal’s new show is a continuation of his engagement with water.

Women in the inner sanctum of the Shani Shingnapur shrine. (Express photo by Pavan Khengre)
April 17, 2016 12:00 am

It began as an offshoot of a rationalist movement and has led to a historic victory for women’s rights in Maharashtra. The Shani Shingnapur temple entry campaign is a remarkable alliance of women, across the divide of religious belief.

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April 17, 2016 12:00 am

Ayush Jain, 30, Software Professional, on moving from Gwalior to Pune.

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April 10, 2016 5:28 pm

The school is the jewel in the crown of the once-flourishing Armenian community in Kolkata.

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April 10, 2016 12:50 am

What is driving teenagers in India, across socio-economic groups, to anxiety and depression?

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April 10, 2016 12:33 am

Haladhar Nag, the Koshali language poet who won the Padma Shri this year, is an unlikely literary hero.

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April 12, 2016 10:15 am

A new initiative attempts to economically empower villagers living near Kanha National Park, and protect its green cover and wildlife.

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April 10, 2016 12:00 am

Sunita Gautam Vankhade, 29, House help, on moving to Mumbai.

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