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 →

Liebstar Award! Happy Us!

Welcome to the 31st post of This Taraf! We are bursting with joy on being felicitated with the Liebster Award and would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Snehal Patil from Tinkersland for the beautiful gesture. Be sure to drop by her incredible blog! We took up blogging fifteen months back as novice and... 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 →

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 →

Varanasi – City of Gods

Banaras, Kashi, Varanasi whatever you call it, they all lead you to the same place on the world map, i.e., the longest living city. Vedic Culture, Ethnic Tribes, Mahabharata, Buddha, Mughals, British, World Wars, riots, Banaras has seen it all, as the archaeological evidences advocate traces of civilization back in 2000 BC. None of this... Continue Reading →

Bloggers Recognition Awards!

We are so happy to boast that we’ve been nominated for the Bloggers Recognition Award and would like to thank Traveler's Whispers for nominating us! If you haven't checked their blog already, please do stop by. They provide customised services, share great stories, and also have an online shop. This is our first nomination and we... 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 →

Khamma Ghani Rajasthan!

'The greatest part of a road trip isn't arriving at your destination. It's all the wild stuff that happens along the way.' We had been on a lot of single day road trips but did not ever experience the wilderness of being on the roads for a few days at a stretch. August 2016, it was,... Continue Reading →

JW Kitchen – The name says it all!

Dining at a 5 star almost makes you feel like a royal and JW Kitchen is no exception. The experience starts from the entry gate itself when the entire staff treats you like a celebrity. By the time you survive the larger than life decor, exteriors and interiors, you are guided to your table in... Continue Reading →

Sweets from the sweetest part of India!

'Mishti'...Doesn't this word sound magical to your ears? Trust us, it tastes even more heavenly and can tempt your soul. The favourite word of all Bengalis is 'Mishti' and its their favourite type of food too. No offence 🙂 No points for guessing, 'Mishti' is the term used for sweets in Bengal. West Bengal is renowned for its... Continue Reading →

Dhaba in the middle of the city.

Byepass Dhaba is centrally located on EM Byepass near Science City in Kolkata. The place has huge parking space, great lighting and average decor. The restaurant is spacious and does not seem like people are bumping into each other or staring at other's food. Staff is courteous and portions served is ok. We had ordered for... Continue Reading →

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