About this blog: Goa is India’s most thriving beach destination. Beyond the long stretches of beach, Goa’s idyllic vibes, amicable locals, developed infrastructure and plethora of activities are factors that brings tourists from all over the globe. There is no dearth of luxury stays in Goa. However the most serene and beautiful luxury resort of … Read more Experiencing the Divine! A Stay at Mercure Devaaya Retreat, Divar Island, Goa!
About this Blog: India’s only rain-forest resort and a delightfully rare wellness retreat, the Taj Madikeri Resort and Spa is located at close vicinity to the urban jungle of Bengaluru. I spent a couple of beautiful nights at the wellness retreat and refueled my soul and body! From a blissful luxurious retreat in the … Read more Harbinger of Monsoon at the Ghats: A Cherished experience at The Taj Madikeri Spa and Resort
A photo blog with pictorial depictions of my 7 days in Goa, when the coastal state was awashed by cyclone Kyarr. I was in Goa by the end of October 2019. The time is generally touted as shoulder season in Goa. Resorts and shacks by the beaches get a new coat of bright paint, gearing … Read more Experiencing Cyclone Kyarr & its Aftermath in Goa!
About this Blog: Traveling to Goa during monsoon? Traveling with family or kids? Is it your first solo trip to Goa? Wondering where to lounge except for the beaches? Here is your comprehensive guide! Read all my posts on things to do in Goa! Don’t worry.. I will also tell you about the secret beaches I … Read more Beyond Sun and Sand: Offbeat & Fun Things to do in Goa
[About this blog: Traveling to Afghanistan? That too on an Indian passport? Are you sure?Traveling in Afghanistan as a solo woman? Is that even possible? Question about Afghanistan travels plague our minds for all the right reason. An interview with Kanika Gupta who was exploring the Afghanistan by her own in summer months of 2019 … Read more Indian Woman in Afghanistan: An Extraordinary Solo Travel Story
About this blog: Kolkata, the grandmother of all Indian mega-cities, has received many an accolade for her intense street food culture. Decker’s Lane in Kolkata is one of the oldest surviving street food hubs, that traces back history in the eventful days of British Raj. The fact that Decker’s Lane features few century old food … Read more Chittoda’s Dokan at Decker’s Lane: Home to Kolkata’s Finest Street Food!
About this blog: Kolkata Durgapuja is an enigmatic celebration of life and Bengali culture. Inclusive in nature, Durgapuja in Kolkata touches life at the most obscure points. From marginalized groups of child labor and sex workers from city’s oldest red light zone, to Rabindranath’s nuanced literature, Durgapuja transforms the city into a fairy tale land … Read more 50+ Incredible Photos of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals
As a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, Laos is relatively unspoilt by the hordes of tourists that invade the beach resorts in the surrounding region and as a result the more intrepid tourist can visit a country that is relatively unspoilt. For the main part, Laos is very rural and outside of the main cities … Read more Essential Laos Packing Tips
India Photoblogs Cyclone Kyarr: Memories of Goa! Bakultala Fish Market: A peak into the lives of fish-loving Bengalis! 50+ Incredible Pictures of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals! Culture of Kolkata: Captured through my lens! Bonedi Barir Durga Puja in Kolkata! Where the Durga Pratimas are Made in Kolkata: Guide for Photowalk in Kumartuli, 2019! A Photo-blog: Doors … Read more Travel Photography: Collection of Photoblogs
“Do not make this class a fish market!” our teachers would chide invariably at the onset of a new session post summer holidays! I vaguely remember visiting a fish market, the chaos, the mayhem, the excited middle aged Bengali fathers, in search of the freshest carp! It was not until I started living in Delhi … Read more Photo Essay: Bakultala Bazar, Kolkata – Cacophony of a Fish Market!