3 days in Hampi: Walking amidst the Ruins of Vijayanagara Empire!

The Hampi chariot: UNESCO heritage sites in India

Hampi is one of the most scenic ancient UNESCO Heritage Sites in India. Situated in Karnataka by the banks of Tungabhadra river, Hampi houses numerous ruins dating back to the Vijayanagar empire dating back to 1500 CE. Scholars spend 3 months at a stretch to explore the old ruins and still can not get enough of … Read more 3 days in Hampi: Walking amidst the Ruins of Vijayanagara Empire!

Green VINE snake in Madikeri: Monsoon in the western ghats of India

Green vine snane: wildlife at Coorg Rainforest in Karnataka

Apart from exploring the typical touristy spots, do explore the Madikeri rainforest and her hidden treasures while you are traveling to Coorg. Malabar squirrels, Malabar gliding frogs, elephants and myriad snakes are some of the prized wildlife sighting that happens in the region on a regular basis! Several murky trails crawl around the lush green … Read more Green VINE snake in Madikeri: Monsoon in the western ghats of India

The Old Ruins of Hampi: A Travel Guide & Evocative Photos

Sunset spots in Hampi

About this blog: This Hampi Travel Guide shows you evocative pictures from the ruins of ancient Hampi, Karnataka. This article also aims to help you in planning to explore the ruins of Hampi during 3 days trip to Hampi. You may tweak the plan a bit and adjust to a 2 or 3 days itinerary … Read more The Old Ruins of Hampi: A Travel Guide & Evocative Photos

After the Lockdown is Over: Indian Travel Bloggers Share their FAVORITE Destinations from India

Asiatic elephants at the Manas National Park Assam. Bathing with Indian elephants, Assam

About this blog: India is slowly coming out of the limbo named lock-down. A few places (example Rajasthan) has started to welcoming tourists. Flights are slowly frequenting the azure blue monsoon sky of Indian airspace. We are yet to open international boundary. The great Indian railway is slowly opening up. Guests are eloquently looking at … Read more After the Lockdown is Over: Indian Travel Bloggers Share their FAVORITE Destinations from India

Mitra Cafe Styled Bhetki Fish Fry Recipe from Kolkata and other Stories

Kolkata style Fish fry

About this blog: A tried and tested easy recipe of Calcutta Style Fish Fry and a few stories of eating fish fries around the globe. You can not go to Kolkata and not eat Fish Fry. The breadcrumb coated deep fried Calcutta Bhetki fish fillet is a thing of pride and nostalgia for the city … Read more Mitra Cafe Styled Bhetki Fish Fry Recipe from Kolkata and other Stories

Top 25 Indian Recipes which will Remind you of India Travel!

Bengali celebration thali with fish

Cooking Indian food is a delightful experience. Here are a handful of easy to cook at home Indian recipes. They will take you from North to South and east to west with a wide array of flavours and spices. “Ghraneno Ardhobhojonang”, as the Sanskrit Shloka goes, “Here, half of the meal is bestowed on you … Read more Top 25 Indian Recipes which will Remind you of India Travel!

Recipe for Meen Molly/Molee/Kerala Fish stew: Memory of Ginger house, Kochi

meen mouli recipe. Kerala fish stew recipe.

About this blog: A simple Kerala fish stew recipe I recreated at home in times of lock-down! Meen Molly/Moilee/Molee is a mild spiced fish stew in coconut milk! We journeyed all the way from Bangalore to Kochi on a night bus. Upon getting down at Kochi, we headed to Ginger house.  Tucked inside Kochi’s Jew … Read more Recipe for Meen Molly/Molee/Kerala Fish stew: Memory of Ginger house, Kochi

30 Things That will Happen in Kolkata When lockdown Ends

Howrah Bridge candid shot

Look, I am going to be candid here. It sucks to be at home, day in day out, under the lockdown. And be scared. And look at the phone screen all the time, whether Netflixing or searching for Corona memes or something else. Whatever. Time to time, Trump or others make appearances, with their bat … Read more 30 Things That will Happen in Kolkata When lockdown Ends

The Potato Biryani of Kolkata and Where to Find The Best One!

Arsalan Mutton Biryani: Best Kolkata Biryani

About this blog: Kolkata biryani stands as a triumph on the face of food fascists. Not just the present political skirmishes but it survived the British colonists, the riot that rendered partition to the subcontinent and whatever followed suit. It made its way to the commoners from the lavish regal kitchen with elan. Unequivocally, it … Read more The Potato Biryani of Kolkata and Where to Find The Best One!

Saras Mela: a Winter Handicraft Fair in Kolkata

About this blog: Indian folk art is not just sustainable, they are ecologically made out of scraps and take unforeseen aesthetic shapes. often times, they are the yield of a thriving cottage industry. Women folks of a village make them in their lone time, in between household chores and performing mammoth other responsibilities, which range … Read more Saras Mela: a Winter Handicraft Fair in Kolkata