Visiting The Indian Museum

The Indian Museum Being a resident of Kolkata, I know several (read 80%) people who have not visited Indian Museum. Nevertheless, I get to hear “where exactly is this place” or “Mane Jadughor? Sei eskul theke chotobelae nie jachilo, vule gachi” (translation: Went on a school visit during my childhood, don’t remember much). Well, the…

Kolkata Book Fair, 2018

I gifted my friend a book last year for her birthday. After getting the package on her hand, she immediately tear the package and stared at the cover for a moment. Immediately afterwards she puts her finger to somewhat middle of the page and open it wide. Immediately after, she dug her nose between the…

Winter flower show at Kolkata!

Amidst Hundreds of Flowers at the Winter Flower Show Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. -Hans Christian Andersen Winter Vacation is over. During the Christmas and New Year Celebration, Kolkata was flooded with various events, shows, live performances and special events throughout. Sadly, both the Christmas and…

Santiniketan – where the soul resides

Santiniketan “তোমায় হৃদ মাঝারে রাখিব ছেড়ে দেব না।” – রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর Journey: When the whole city was engrossed with the Christmas celebration, we took a trip to Santiniketan. Usulaly, the best time to visits Santiniketan is during/ before Christmas at the time of Poush mela and during holi in March. Santiniketan, Bolpur is approximately 170 km away…

Dhaudia River Muhana – sightseeing Puri

Dhaudia River Muhana – sightseeing at Puri Sometimes, it’s not the destination, but the journey that matters. In this case, it’s the detour 🙂 When I talk about Puri Sea Beach and the sightseeing, people usually assume Konark Beach, Chilka Lake and Surya Temple. Certainly, those are the famous tourist attraction at Puri, but we…

One day trip to Gadiwara

  Gadiwara – Riverside Picnic Spot near Kolkata Every bengali bonbhojon is incomplete without komla lebu, dim sedho and bapuji cake! Christmas is almost here and there are two extended weekend up ahead. With the children are looking forward towards the winter holidays, the parents are looking forward towards a small gateway. For a Bengali,…

Victoria Memorial Hall

VICTORIA MEMORIAL HALL, KOLKATA , INDIA Whether you are a resident of Kolkata, or visiting the city of Joy for the first time; Victoria Memorial Hall, is one of the attraction that you cannot fail to visit! Address: Victoria Memorial Hall, 1, Queens Way, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071 How to Reach: The nearest metro station is…