Zafar Khan Ghazi Dargah and Mosque – Complete Guide


Have you seen the entire complex? Have been to the back of the Mazar? The man constantly followed us while we were busy trying to photograph each and every section of the mausoleum. At one point the man assertively pointed out to the various Hindu mythological characters still very much visually present. He then smiled … Continue reading Zafar Khan Ghazi Dargah and Mosque – Complete Guide

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Day Tour


Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Day Tour Bond, James Bond and it completely blew my mind off; it was the very first Bond movie that I was watching and I fell completely in love with Mr. Bond. I still remember the hotel room where I completely glued myself to the television set watching From Russia with … Continue reading Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Day Tour

Thailand Free Visa on Arrival Process


I have been lucky enough to travel to quite a few Visa on Arrival countries. In fact, the very first country that I had visited was Sri Lanka, which then had a visa on arrival for Indian citizens. Things, however, were very complicated when I was traveling to Europe, which required a Schengen Visa and … Continue reading Thailand Free Visa on Arrival Process

Reserve Bank of India Museum Kolkata


When we were young my grandmother used to keep telling us about how her father that is my great grandfather had lost quite a significant amount of money due to a bank run. I was too young to understand the meaning of a bank run and was assuming that the owner of the bank had … Continue reading Reserve Bank of India Museum Kolkata

Thomas Fanshawe Middleton Last Resting Place


So where was Thomas Fanshawe Middleton the first Bishop of Calcutta buried? This question had always intrigued me for long, as there were no official document to backup. Many books, gazettes, and repots have mentioned him being buried at the altar of St. Jonh’s Church and the marble plaque at the altar of the church … Continue reading Thomas Fanshawe Middleton Last Resting Place

Metcalfe Hall Kolkata


If you talk about book and libraries in Kolkata people always think about the National Library. It is indeed one of the biggest libraries in the country with a collection, which cannot be measured in money. I have myself got many information verified for my blogs through the large collection of old newspapers that it … Continue reading Metcalfe Hall Kolkata