The Mondal mansion at Chandannagar

The Mondal mansion at Chandannagar

A dash of Yellow- Doors and Windows of Pondicherry

A dash of Yellow- Doors and Windows of Pondicherry

Bright yellow doors ornamented windows, and clean streets – without a second thought you know you are in Pondicherry. This French colonial settlement is one of the most laid-back towns of India. This French Riviera of the East is just…

The Mondal mansion at Chandannagar

The Mondal mansion at Chandannagar

This winter of 2018 saw me roaming around the streets and the bylanes of a small little town in Bengal- Chandannagar- an Erstwhile French town that is lost in the pages of history books now. Not many know that Pondicherry…

Nolen Gur – Bengali’s Winter Fixation

Nolen Gur – Bengali’s Winter Fixation

The sweet addiction that we Bengali’s have is simply unmatchable. Every occasion sees a sweet of varied taste and texture. So come winter and Bengali’s go bonkers over Nolen gur (date palm jiggery). Reminiscing my kindergarten days, my earliest memories…

Maafushi – The Local Maldivian Island

Maafushi – The Local Maldivian Island

It’s never easy to narrow down to any destination; isn’t it? Convincing myself between beaches Vs Mountain is my biggest tug. But the blue sea won and it was Maafushi – a small little local island of Kaafu Atoll in…

Smart Travel – Choose your AirBnB wisely

Smart Travel – Choose your AirBnB wisely

It was a couple of years back that I was got myself introduced to the concept of AirBnB (Bed and Breakfast accommodation) while I was travelling to Europe for the very first time. I was travelling to Paris, Amsterdam, and…