Good Food of Bangalore: Mamagoto, Indiranagar

Among many things to eat, this week I craved majorly for some good Thai Curry. In Red, Green or Orange hue, I do not mind really. Guess the long absence from the Siam country is not going too well with my taste buds. Nonetheless, I live in Bangalore, and have found a spot in Indiranagar! […]

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Postcards from Kerala: Looking back at Pre-blogger life

Of course there are tons to write about Kerala. Apart from the 2 weeks itinerary, amazing food cooked in coconut oil, the dense jungle of Thekkady it was the people of Kerala took won our heart. Here are the postcards from the trip, when I was 2 years younger. Kerala travel blogs and photos helped me […]

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Beyond Imagination: Holiday Destinations in North East India

The North East seven sister states of India is the last hold of Himalaya where human foot has not set part contagiously. My travel to some of the states are planned in less than a month but I needed an expert telling me about the place. because “I can’t keep calm, I am visiting North […]

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What Munnar could not survive, but Thekkady did: Memoir from Kerala

“Sand, sand everywhere, not drop of water.” Joseph, the owner of out tree house at Munnar was recalling the days spent in Middle east. The glass ceilings soar sky high. In the evening, it is all lit up with bright fluorescent colors. He worked there for the larger part of his life, reared three of […]

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Never Again: Saigon War Remnant Museum

It numbed a part of my mind. The moment I visited the War Remnant Museum, Saigon. Sure, I have read tons of literature, spent sleepless nights watching movies on the Nam war and felt the terror. And not lived in it. For when Copolla had filmed the Napalm bomb razing over the swaying palm trees […]

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Hello, Saigon. My Old Friend

The city is old. It has had its own share of rendezvous with colonial rulers. But ancient indigenous civilization peeps from the morning customs as the populace prepare to welcome another work day. The old rat is dead and rots by the open sewage. What did you say? Delhi? Nay. It is not Delhi. There […]

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Jhalmuri and More, Eat Cheap in Kolkata

Kolkata and suburbs take immense pride in her food culture, a blend of authentic Bengal, age old rituals, the heady hangover of colonial cocktail and essentially Nawabs. Of course there are Maach (fish), Mishti and More, but I am here to talk about the cheap eats of Bengal, which shall cost you somewhere around INR […]

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Dakini Yogini: the Demons of Kalipuja

As I am writing this blog post, my forefathers from past 14 generations, along with a school of “Pretatma”, the disappeared souls with desire for Earthy pleasure have been unleashed from the hell. The smokescreens shall appear in the alleys. This is their night. Are you prepared to treat them with the relish of 14 […]

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Monsoon in Goa

Dil Chahta Hain because, “Tumse na Ho Payega” generation we are! Little did Farhan Akhtar planned a travel industry boom while directing his debut masterpiece “Dil Chahta Hain”. We are the whole lot of Indian Blokes who grow up watching Bollywood while falling in love with the next door guy or playing the sad tunes […]

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Kolkata Durgapuja: A Melancholy

If I have to tell you to come visit Kolkata, I need to tell you all about Durgapuja. All of it. The annual homecoming session is Durgapuja for the whole of Bengal. Hindu Bengalis believe the Goddess Durga takes a break from her household in Kailas and comes to her maternal home with four children. […]

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