Vel Vel Festival in Bandel


Who would have thought that a festival typical that of Tamil is widely celebrated in West Bengal with equal fanfare? One summer morning on a Saturday I and two friends of mine set off to Bandel which is around an hour train ride from Kolkata. The summer was at its peak and we were all … Continue reading Vel Vel Festival in Bandel

Ghost In A Hotel Room


I have traveled extensively around India and abroad and quite of few of these trips were solo so I am well used to staying alone. Be it tents, a bench on a roadside Dhaba, a budget hotel, or a star hotel I have experienced it all. I am comfortable in all of them coz after … Continue reading Ghost In A Hotel Room

Kumhrar Excavation Heritage Park


I wanted to visit this city for a very long time but never managed to visit any cities of Bihar so my dream for visiting Patna came true when for a work I had to visit this city for a day. I reached Patna from Delhi in an early morning flight and had to just … Continue reading Kumhrar Excavation Heritage Park

Places To Visit Around Bodhgaya


You Google for Bodhgaya and you will be bombarded with places that you can visit. You might think that it will take days for you to cover Bodhgaya and you would need a hired car or taxi but in reality barring a few places, which are on the outskirts of Bodhgaya the entire town can … Continue reading Places To Visit Around Bodhgaya

Mahabodhi Temple – Bodhgaya


I was an avid quizzer during my school days and every year during our annual school general knowledge quiz exam I used to always come within the top three. Once during such exam, I missed out on one question which made me lose my top position and that question was “who is knows as the … Continue reading Mahabodhi Temple – Bodhgaya

10 Beautiful Visa-Free Countries for Indians


Looking forward to a super fun international vacation but don’t want to undergo the cumbersome process of obtaining a visa? Well, why don’t you choose a destination which does not require a visa? Yes! Soaking yourself with the magnificent mix of aesthetics and elegance isn’t too far now with these visa free countries for Indians. … Continue reading 10 Beautiful Visa-Free Countries for Indians