Pahala Odisha Rasagola, Rosogolla and Rasgulla


I have been trying to cut my sugar intake for the last three months and to an extent, I have been successful. I was getting flabbier by the day and had to put a big full stop to this binge sweet consumption. Not going into the good and bad side of excessive sweet consumption in … Continue reading Pahala Odisha Rasagola, Rosogolla and Rasgulla

Sisupalgarh – The Forgotten City


We have to visit Sisupalgarh I told myself as I think I make my 50th trip to the city of Bhubaneswar. Being quite close to Kolkata and which also happens to be one of my workplaces it’s not uncommon for me to keep visiting this city both for work as well as for pleasure. For … Continue reading Sisupalgarh – The Forgotten City

Diamond Triangle of Odisha -Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri, Udayagiri


Foreign tourist coming to India are mostly bound to do a common tourist circuit called the Golden Triangle. This Golden Triangle consists of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Apart from this, there is another very important site, which is referred to as the Diamond Triangle and is a very important part of India’s Buddhist heritage. Lalitgiri, … Continue reading Diamond Triangle of Odisha -Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri, Udayagiri

Barabati Fort – Lost and Forgotten


27th of October 1996 was supposed to be an exiting day when India and Australia meet head to head for a one day international Ciricket tournamet in Cuttack (Odisha). The Cricket match was supposed to take place at Barabati Stadium but the non stop rain had played a spoil sport and the match was called … Continue reading Barabati Fort – Lost and Forgotten

Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar


In the year 2002 I was still in college and during that time, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Koraput in Odisha. I was a part of a five-day student exchange program where I had a fantastic opportunity to meet other college students from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. During one of the … Continue reading Tribal Museum Bhubaneswar

Odisha State Maritime Museum Cuttack


Have you heard of the “Viking of British India”? If not don’t feel bad neither did I until at least a week back. Some referred to him as the “King of Jobra”, someone who after living in India for more than forty years started calling India as his home yet could not even speak or … Continue reading Odisha State Maritime Museum Cuttack