Living History

Forgotten Treasures

India’s First Currency Note

The story of India’s first currency note and why it is so prized.

Forgotten Treasures

The Bayana Hoard of Gupta Coins

It was a priceless treasure buried in a vase and it opened up a whole window into the great Guptas. Here is the story of the what is famously known as the ‘Bayana Hoard’. 

History in a Dish

Mango - India’s Gift to the World!

India’s favourite fruit is more Indian than you think. Its very name ‘Mango’ comes from the Malayalam word for it, Maanga. Here is a bite into its rich history.  

History in a Dish

The Samosa Trail

Dip into the history of the Samosa to see how India’s favourite snack made its way into the country and how it has always been a travellers delight!