Darjeeling Diary – The Chowrasta

(Read the Previous Part of the Journey) If you ask me what I like most about Darjeeling and sincerely miss in Kolkata - I have a single word answer to it - Its the Mall. The Chowrasta of Darjeeling is most probably the best example of how the centre of the city should be treated. … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – The Chowrasta

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Darjeeling Diary – The Glorious Railway

(Read the Previous Part of the Journey) There were only 3 compartments headed by a diesel engine in the small train. The first & the last one was regular non-AC coaches and the middle one was air conditioned. When I entered my designated coach F1, there two more families already occupying the first few rows […]

Darjeeling Diary – The Beginning

Sitting peacefully in the middle of the Himalayas of West Bengal is the Queen of Hills. The land of Thunders, as its name suggests in the Tibetan Language is one of the most beautiful hill towns of the country. Darjeeling is much more than just a hill station - it is a feeling, a pride … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – The Beginning

Darjeeling Diary – The Birth of Toy Train

Though Darjeeling had become a sprawling city with the Nineteenth Century moving towards its second half, reaching there was a big problem. The steep slope of the road that connected the plains with the hill city was the main reason for the problems. The journey from Kolkata, the capital of the country was to take … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – The Birth of Toy Train

12 Must Visit Cities for Every Nature Lover

  I have always praised the endless diversity in every aspect of India. Just like its culture, India's geography has unimaginable diversity. A tall standing mountain, huge riverbeds, a long coastline, plateaus, dessert, salt desert everything is there in this amazing country. It is obvious that the job to finalise the 12 best places to … Continue reading 12 Must Visit Cities for Every Nature Lover

Darjeeling Diary – How it started

Darjeeling, in Tibetan, means the 'land of Thunders'. 'Dorje' means thunder and 'ling' means a place or a land. However, another school of thoughts believe the name has originated from the 'Thunderbolt Spectre' or 'Bajra' of the Hindu god Indra. Whatever be the reason the name is related to thunders and there must have been … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – How it started

Darjeeling Diary – The Birth of Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling came into British map in the year 1835 (Read the History of the Hill City of Darjeeling) but soon after that, it started attracting British population. A major boost to the city's population came when, in 1841, Archibald Campbell sucessfully planted few Chinese tea seed he brought from Mussourie. The tea grew well and Campbell … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – The Birth of Darjeeling Tea

25 Times Bollywood went to the Queen of Hills

(Read The History of the Hill City of Darjeeling) It will be a tough task to find an Indian who has not seen the 'Mere Sapno Ki Rani' song featuring Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore. The iconic song is still a super hit even after half a century of its release. It is not only … Continue reading 25 Times Bollywood went to the Queen of Hills

7 Tips for Travellers to survive the Nasty Heats of Bengal like a local

  The nasty summers of Eastern India are here again. The worst part of this tremendous season is that it is extremely humid and drain out all the energy in you. The summers of the Northern parts of India can be termed more extreme because the mercury touches greater hights there but unless you are … Continue reading 7 Tips for Travellers to survive the Nasty Heats of Bengal like a local

13 Reasons Why Restaurant Food Tastes Better Than Home Cooked Food

Everyone who loves to cook has always given a try to the item they have tasted sometime in a restaurant, but it is never of the same taste. There is no shame in accepting that the home cooked food is not a total match to the food they serve at the restaurants. It is not … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Restaurant Food Tastes Better Than Home Cooked Food

Two Joyful days in Jaipur #2 – The City – Guest Post

Read the first Part of my Travelogue here – 2 Joyful Days in Jaipur City – My Experience with Forts and Local Food The view of the city from the top of Nahargarh Fort was good enough to keep to motivated for the next day. It was a breathtaking areal view of the city and it is […]

Cut & Paste

Let me introduce Chloe, who recently packed up her American life as a second-grade teacher in Florida and moved across the world to teach English in Japan for a year.  She attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando and worked for Seminole County Public Schools.  During her first two years of teaching, she also worked towards … Continue reading Cut & Paste

10 Cool And Easy Dinners You Can Make Without Turning Your Stove On – Guest Post

The article was originally posted in Seenshot.in Its summer again and the heat outside and inside are taking a big toll on us. It must be very often that you simply don't feel like turning the stove on. That should not stop you from having a super dinner - because there are plenty of options … Continue reading 10 Cool And Easy Dinners You Can Make Without Turning Your Stove On – Guest Post

My first Eid away from Home – at The Jama Masjid

The greatness of the Jama Masjid was felt during my first visit to Dariyagunj. I was heading for a delicious Mughlai dinner at the legendary Karim's and seen the huge minarets and the domes of the mosque from a distance. It was one of the last few days of the Ramzan and naturally, the entire … Continue reading My first Eid away from Home – at The Jama Masjid

10 Frosty Places in India to Get Some Cool Air This Summer – Guest Post

The Original Article was published at Seenshot.in India is a huge country full of diverse climates. While one place in the country is burning in the heat, someplace is freezing in cold. The lush green Western Ghats or the Eastern Ghats or the mighty Himalaya – have created uncountable breathtakingly beautiful places in their adobe … Continue reading 10 Frosty Places in India to Get Some Cool Air This Summer – Guest Post

10 Vegetarian Dishes around the World you should never miss – Guest Post

The Original Article was published at Seenshot.in India is a surprising country – united by emotion but totally diversified in terms of religion, language, culture and of course cuisine. While the Hindi belt of the country is filled with plant eaters, major parts of East, North East, South and North are living on meat. I … Continue reading 10 Vegetarian Dishes around the World you should never miss – Guest Post

Weekly Photo Challenge – All Time Favourite

Here comes the last instalment of Weekly Photo Challenge and here is My All Time Favourite Photo - The TAJMAHAL through the beautiful Jaali work of Agra Fort.

Two Joyful days in Jaipur #1 – The Forts & The Foods – Guest Post

Soon after returning from my Pushkar-Ajmer-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer Trip, I started planning to visit Jaipur. On my way back from Jaisalmer, the bus stopped at Jaipur for a refreshment break and I fixed a date for Jaipur. It is a big advantage of studying in Delhi that you can simply check in to these fabulous historic places … Continue reading Two Joyful days in Jaipur #1 – The Forts & The Foods – Guest Post

Weekly Photo Challenge – Twisted

Jalebi - The Twisted sweet of India    

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