The Adalaj Stepwell – Gujarat

History and architecture always amazes us. Not only because of the various types, styles, materials, intricacies, labor and intelligence put into making them but also the stories, myths and realities associated with them. Science and technology has advanced so much and we are creating startling architectural marvels round the world but when we take a... Continue Reading →

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 →

Travel Hygiene Kit for Women

This post is completely women centric and men might want to keep out, but in case you have friends, girlfriends, wives or daughters whom you care about and you travel with, give it a read. Hello People, It’s been quite some time we came up with a post. Reason being we have not travelled anywhere... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

How to explore Meghalaya in 2 days!

You must be wondering if two days are enough to capture the spellbinding beauty of Meghalaya. Well, no. But one do not always have the time and leaves you want to spend on travelling. And short trips now and then, works wonders. Meghalaya or the 'Abode of clouds' stays true to its name. After all,... 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 →

Queen of Calcutta

"Ashwiner majhamajhi uthilo bajna baji"- Here comes our very first blog. Since we just recovered from the hangover of Durga Puja and are already into preparations of Diwali, why not share our experience about meeting the 'Queen of Calcutta'. In case you plan to pay a visit to her next year, pack your bags in... Continue Reading →

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