Backpack Indian Travel: Summer Destinations and Cultural Tourist Attraction

India is a land of many attractions. Unfortunately, India is a relatively hot country. Many popular cities in India are extremely hot during the summer. The top cities such as New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Mumbai are extremely hot. It becomes unbearable as many place such as lounges; restaurants are not properly air conditioned. However there are some places in India that are suitable for tourism in the summers. These places are perfect summer destination for that energetic backpacker. Some of these places are also important for cultural reasons. [Read more…]

A musical sojourn: Rabindra Sangeet

Rabindra Sangeet is a classic manifestation of a breathtaking fusion of Rabindranath Thakur’s poetic elegance and soulful music. Quite literally, Rabindra Sangeet is the songs written and music composed by Rabindranath Tagore. [Read more…]

A Weekend with the setting sun – Diamond Harbor

Immensely popular as a weekend getaway and picnic spots near Kolkata, Diamond Harbor harbors a beautiful view of the Hooghly River and Bay of Bengal. [Read more…]

The most popular hangouts in Kolkata

India’s second largest city, conjures up images of the most vibrant of cultures, flair for Bengali cuisine and passion for sweets. A blend of noble and sordid, cultured and desperate; life in the historical city of Kolkata is a festival of human existence. The vibrancy, colors and festivities are all played out before your eyes on the stage set in the streets of Kolkata (formerly called as Calcutta). [Read more…]

Yummy Kolkata Street Food

Kolkata- the city of joy is actually a place where you will find an abundance of joy amidst all atrocities. It’s because people here know how to keep themselves and others happy. Among all other recipes of joy and laughter, the main being our food. Yes the Kolkatans know very well that a way to a man’s ( women are no exception) heart is through food. [Read more…]

Goddess in the City: Durga Puja in Kolkata

Sharodotsav (The Autumnal function) or Durgotsav (The Function of Goddess Durga) is the biggest annual celebration of culture, religion, faith and the symbol of woman power; Goddess Durga in Kolkata, India! [Read more…]