Amazing nature

Cherish the natural world because you are part of it and you depend on it. – Sir David Attenborough Long before animals started roaming the earth and humans were even on the horizon of ever inhabiting the earth, Mother Nature thrived beautifully. She created a place where animals and later humans would live. She nurtured them, she provided for them and she loved unconditionally. That was until humans became so…

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Introduction Cricket, the traditional gentleman’s game originated in England way back in the 16th century. The English introduced cricket to the Indians when they came to the country. There after cricket has become entangled with the emotions of the Indians. Cricket is not just a sport here, it’s basically a religion. Indians worship the cricketers like they are Gods. And in this sense, we have been very fortunate to have…

Gems of North Bengal

May 25, 2019

Introduction Quite recently I was in the district of Cooch Behar in the northern part of West Bengal, a major state in the eastern part of India. I love the hills, forests and the endless beauty that nature has to offer. Hence naturally then, I love Cooch Behar and it’s surrounding areas with the pretty little hills, rolling lush green meadows, dense forests, gurgling rivers and in this season, beautiful…

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Introducing the second phase of Puri – In the last article I was talking about the destination, how to reach there and where to stay. I also touched on two of the biggest draws to Puri – the wide unending blue sea and the holy Jagannath Temple. In this piece, I will continue on the journey through Puri and the nearby Bhubaneshwar which is the state capital of Odisha. Beach…

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Introducing Puri – This is a beautiful sea side destination, situated in the state of Odisha in the eastern part of the country of India. It is one of the most popular beach sides in India, where people flock to in huge numbers. Apart from being a hugely popular sea side destination, Puri’s craze lies in it being one of the four major religious pilgrimage towns. Along with Badrinath in…

assortment of sweets

Introduction – West Bengal – one of the major states in the eastern part is referred to as the sweetest part of India. Well, that is not without a logical reason!! Bengalis love sweets, we call it ‘mishti’ which translates to sweet itself. Apart from Bengalis, people who have been in Bengal for some time also fall in love with the variety of mouthwatering sweets available here. Sweets – Like…

Shankarpur Beach

Introduction In my previous post, I was talking about the sea beaches in the state of West Bengal, India. Check it out in this post link. So like I said, West Bengal is blessed with a long stretch of coastline. And the characteristic features like the swaying Casuarina trees and the ‘carpet’ laid out by the numerous red crabs make them all the more appealing. In this article I will…

Mandarmani beach

Introduction Travelling is like therapy, I keep saying this in many of many travel posts. And I actually believe this saying. Travelling relaxes and rejuvenates us while enriching us with a myriad of experiences. West Bengal is a major state in the eastern part of India comprising of varied landscapes from mountains to sea sides, from rolling lush green meadows to sprawling agricultural lands and from gushing rivers to dense…

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Introduction In India the Hindi film industry plays a big role in the art and culture of the country. Bollywood, the name by which the Hindi movie industry is known is as famous in India as it is across the globe. Being one of the biggest movie industries in the world, Bollywood dishes out more than hundred movies every year. These belong to all the possible genres from romance to…