Ramzan Fare – Delhi


With the Holy month of Ramzaan (the ninth month according to Islamic Lunar calendar) Muslims observe fasting by day while feasting by night. The month lasts for 29 or 30 days depending on the sighting of the moon after which the month of Shawwal begins. But when it comes just to feasting no one needs a reason to join…

Pushkar: The Land Of Veggie Delight


Pushkar, the city which is famous for its cattle fair also happens to be the world’s largest camel market and a vegetarian’s delight. As you walk through the streets passing the ghats you can see native Rebaris dressed in colourful ghagraas smoking beedis. Over the years cuisines from Russia, Japan, Israel, Italy, Canada have made their way into this city along with…

Saur Serenity


“Without a wish, without a will, I stood upon that silent hill,  And stared into the sky until, My eyes were blind with stars and still, I stared into the sky” by English poet Ralph Hodgson stands true as you face the hills on sunny afternoon in Saur Village. Saur village, in Tehri district of…

Travelling With Strangers


L’arte d’arrangiarsi (Life is for living and learning) – the art of making something out of nothing; the art of turning a few simple ingredients into a feast, a few gathered friends into a festival. A Dane ‘Hi’ followed by non-stop chatter…….And final good bye !! I travel for the love to see those unknown terrains,…

Basanta Utsav At Shantiniketan


Bosanto ese geche , Kobider mritodeho chapa pore kagoje, Bosanto ese geche… The cultural breeding ground and the pilgrimage for art, culture and dance – Shantiniketan, West Bengal has always attracted the learned from different parts of the world. Meaning “abode of peace” this place was previously known as Bhubandanga, but Maharshi Devendranath Tagore renamed…

7 Ways to Enjoy Puducherry


Miles away from France, Puducherry or Pondicherry as it’s fondly called, is India’s own little French quarter. The bright sunflower coloured buildings give a bright and vibrant touch to the small town, which is also called Pondy by localites. French influence can be seen everywhere- be it the street names or food. It can also…

Words Are All I Have


If only words could describe, the thrill of actual travel, then each one of us would have been happy high reading travel quotes. In this world when there is place ample to wander, I choose to pick few of my all time favourite travel quotes and statiate my hunger to sniff new locations as I…

Rambo’s Little Tea Stall @ Dalhousie


As you walk down the Mall Road in Dalhousie, in the middle of the ever busy, ever crowed road a bright yellow Piaggio Vespa, with names of dishes written all around the scooter catches your attention. And then you notice man with long beard with a salt and pepper touch, the mastermind behind this awesomely…

Terreti Bazar: Kolkata’s Little Chinatown


The very first thought of Kolkata reminds us of those yellow cabs, hand pulled rickshaws, Howrah bridge and not to forget the hustle bustle on the streets, while on the other hand a die hard food lover swears by kobiraji cultets, puchkas, tangra and more. Your trip to Kolkata is incomplete if you have not…

Postcards from Benaras


Probably one of the most ancient city in the history of Hinduism- BENARAS has still retained its charm. A city with history hidden in each of its by lanes this place has seen it all, be it the migration or settlement of Aryans here. Varanasi, the holiest city in the world, is flanked by thousands…

Kumartuli’s Godmakers


Think Kolkata! You think hand-pulled rickshaws, those yellow taxis which are the city’s lifeline and the ever standing tall Howrah bridge. As the season of festivities comes closer, Kumartuli or the potter’s lane in Kolkata, located near Shobhabazar in North Kolkata, is one of the  happening place where you get to see all the action happening…

A Walk To Chalal


Chalal, a small little village, is just 30 minutes walk across a pretty scary bridge from Kasol. Walking along the river which has a very scenic trail to offer, appreciating the beauty, halting, loading your camera with some beautiful memories, you reach this quaint little village named Chalal – A backpackers heaven One can only reach…