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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

An Evening at Eiffel!

Paris could easily be entitled as one of the most famous cities of the world. And it is not in the list of ‘The World’s Top 10 Most Visited Cities’ for no reason. The ones who have visited are still in awe and it tops the bucket list of those who haven’t. We sometimes wonder what... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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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