15 Offbeat things to do in Kolkata!

"Kolkata is not just a city, it is an emotion." - said someone. Kolkata welcomes you, hugs you and makes you fall in love with itself. Kolkatans can brag about its rich heritage and food non-stop, and we are one of them too. With pride. And why not, this city won the title of India’s best... Continue Reading →

Dwarka Somnath Darshan!

Two months of the new year gone already. Time just flies. Phew! Looking back, 2018 has been a complete roller coaster ride for us as we shifted our home 1275 miles west from home. Kolkata to Mumbai. Settling in the new city kept us on our toes and travel took a back seat for some... Continue Reading →

The Eternal Sikkim!

"The mountains were calling and we had to go!" It had been quite some time that we had gone to the Himalayas and we had been missing them bad. So, this time, we went on to discover the second smallest state of India - Sikkim! Residing in the lap of Eastern Himalayas, Sikkim is no... Continue Reading →

Mallabhum : Inspired Art!

Hey, hope you guys are doing great. We will keep this one short. Just thought of sharing the free hand pen and ink sketches Aniket did under the artistic influence of Mallabhum (Bishnupur). 1. Terracotta Temples 2. Lord Madan Mohan (Vishnu) 3. Bankura Horse Let us know if you liked them and if you be interested to... Continue Reading →

Travel Calendar 2018

This Taraf wishes all its wonderful readers a very happy and healthy New year. Hope you all are enjoying the holiday season and exploring amazing destinations. We are excited to read so many different posts on our feed. Just like 2017, 2018 is also going to be a travel friendly year for the ones bitten... Continue Reading →

Happy Home : DIY blog!

Hello, Merry Christmas everyone! Yes we are a tad bit late, but as the holiday season is on, we will take the liberty 🙂 Frankly, we have not been able to travel off late because of work commitments. Although it makes us a bit sad, we are also excited about our upcoming journeys in the... Continue Reading →

Mercedes-Benz Museum. Stuttgart

'Mercedes' somehow reminds me of childhood. Not because I owned it or something but it was probably the only luxury car brand known to me then. I don’t own it now either but now I am aware of other brands as well! While filling up slam books for my friends in school my patent answer... Continue Reading →

Blue Sky Tag Blog Challenge

Big thank you to Brie Flanagan from the blog I Must Brie Crazy for the Blue Sky Tag Blog Challenge. I first got scared when I received the challenge as I had not heard of this game before and 'The Blue Whale Game' has become too famous. My Blue Sky Challenge Questions: Blue Sky Tag Blog Challenge is... Continue Reading →

Festival Fiesta – Durga Puja

Readers might feel that we are obsessed with Durga Puja. The fact is we live in Kolkata and we actually are obsessed with Durga Puja! The festival is just a few weeks away and we can see the madness in the city. Idols are undergoing the final finishing, pandals are in process, entire city is... Continue Reading →

Travel Tales of Jagannath – Rathayatra

We assume travelbug has bitten almost everybody who can even remotely afford it. And God's are no far behind (affordance being of least consideration). It's summer vacations in most parts of the country and it's that time of the year when people holiday with families. So does Lord Jagannath as today he is leaving on... Continue Reading →

Dream Weavers of Fulia

I could feel nostalgia. I had been here earlier. I could relate to each and every bit of the process, and while I was busy missing college and my textile design days, my better half was busy clicking pictures and listening to all the stories from the locals. Fulia town in Shantipur district could easily... Continue Reading →

Travel Packing in Baahubali style!

Well, the world is aware of our very own Baahubali now, and there have been an array of artwork with reference to this movie. This is our take away from the larger than life movie, as no one wants to over pack while travelling. When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all... Continue Reading →

10 things to do in the Land of Jagannath – Puri

‘Puri’ is considered to be the ultimate holiday destination in our part of the world (read West Bengal) and almost everybody we know has been there more than twice at least. Easy accessibility, inexpensiveness, religious values and everlasting beaches have made this place a comfort getaway for all age groups. And we, the self-proclaimed travelers... Continue Reading →

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