Diu Fort- Reminiscence of Portuguese Heritage in India

Gujarat Weekend Destination: Diu Diu is a very popular weekend getaway destination among the bhais and bens of the westernmost city of our country, Gujarat. Unknown to many, Gujaratis are very fond of travelling and they would always prefer spending their weekends travelling, rather than sitting around at home. With such outgoing personality, they are…

Chittaranjan Park – Mini-Kolkata of New Delhi

Hub of Probashi Bangalis – C R Park of New Delhi C R Park or Chittaranjan Park is pretty much synonymous to ‘Kolkata’ in New Delhi. Every Bengali residing in Delhi is almost instantaneously thought to be living in Chittaranjan Park, one of the largest Bengali community outside the borders of Bengal.  Not many people…

Rock Garden of Chandigarh – A Rocky Utopia

Rocky History of Chandigarh Rock Garden How far will you go in doing something illegal, knowing that you’d get caught some day and your life might turn upside down? Everything you did will be out for the world to see and chances are there that your work will be judged. Would you still go on…

New Delhi World Book Fair

History of World Book Fairs If you look at the history of book fairs then you would come to know that it had a humble beginning as a few stalls at the trade fairs held twice in a year at Frankfurt. Various goods exchanged hands which included clothes, wine, silver, pottery, cattle and horses and,…

Udaipur – A lickety-split three hour tour

Busy lives with busier schedules call for short breaks which help us rewind and reboot our system. And, to help you do that we are offering you an amazing road trip idea to Udaipur, starting from New Delhi. It is a pleasant journey of a little over 240 kms. which takes somewhere 5-6 hours. Travelling…

Eating Your Way Through Rajkot Restaurants

In a modern political map of India, Rajkot may be shown as a part of Gujarat, but essentially it is the part of the Saurashtra peninsula, which comprises a larger portion of the Gujarat state. To an outsider like us, this may not mean anything, but ask any local and they would deny being part…

Jigme Dorji National Park: A Trekker’s Paradise In Bhutan

Established in 1974 in the memory of the late Third King of Bhutan, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk, Jigme Dorji National Park is one of the oldest and most diverse National Parks of the country. It houses some of the most endangered species of animals like Snow Leopard, Asiatic Wild Dogs, Tiger, Himalayan Musk Deer, etc. Trekking…

O Coqueiro Restaurant – A Portuguese Shack You Shouldn’t Miss in Diu

O Coqueiro Restaurant In Diu Have you been planning a beach-side vacation for quite some time but always find the idea of visiting popular tourist destinations like Goa, overbearing? Well, one possible reason behind that could be the unwillingness to surrender to another chaotic destination when what you are truly looking for are peace and…

Serampore: Exploring the Danish Connection

The Nordic-ville of Bengal – Serampore of Hooghly Serampore or erstwhile Fredriksnagore appears to be just like any other Bengal town, but there is another side to the place which is truly unique and this can be found in its history. The colonial history of this place is particularly fascinating though the history of the…

Eau Chew: Lamp-Bearer of Kolkata’s Chinese Food

Eau Chew: Dishing Out Huang Cuisine For 80 Years And Counting Obscurely tucked behind a defunct Petrol Pump, this blink-and-you-miss restaurant may give you an unappetising first impression. But once you get past the dingy staircase and enter through the door of Eau Chew, you will find yourself amidst an authentic Chinese realm. On entering…