Sharodiya Day Outing at Vedic Village, Kolkata

It's that time of the year again, the time for which every bengali around the world waits for throughout the year. However, much like last year, this year too pujo will be a little different. As per the recent High Court ruling, revellers will not be allowed to enter pandals. But rather than dampening our … Continue reading Sharodiya Day Outing at Vedic Village, Kolkata

A lazy stay at the Baasbari Farms, Bijanbari, Darjeeling

Have you ever fallen in love with a place after seeing just pictures? Well, I had. When I saw the pictures of a balcony of a room that my friends had stayed in at Bijanbari, I couldn't help but fall hopelessly in love. I knew I had to visit the place soon. A trip to … Continue reading A lazy stay at the Baasbari Farms, Bijanbari, Darjeeling

Inside Morgan House, Kalimpong :

Morgan House at Kalimpong, the magnificent stone mansion with enormous glass windows and multiple chimneys, was built some time around 1930. It is presently a hotel managed by West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation (WBTDC). But what makes it extra special is the fact, that it is famed to be a haunted house, where para-normal activities … Continue reading Inside Morgan House, Kalimpong :

The new Skincare enthusiast

The entire era of lock down has changed many areas of our lives considerably. One such is the fact that now most of us have more time to be with ourselves, something essential yet mostly forgotten. So with the incessant parties and invitations taking a back step, I finally at the age of 31, got … Continue reading The new Skincare enthusiast

A month into the Lockdown

With the outbreak of of the Covid 19 virus in the country, India imposed a lockdown on the movement of all citizens from 25th March, 2020. West Bengal had placed a similar lockdown in the state from a few days beforehand. This was something which each of us needed to get accustomed to, at every … Continue reading A month into the Lockdown

Gender Fluid Clothing & Grooming: Fighting the Pink Tax Menace

I remember going to a toy shop to buy a bicycle with my father, as a ten year old. Well, let me re-iterate, it was a bicycle I was looking for. Not a doll or a toy gun, which are more often than not slotted according to the gender of the kid, rather than their … Continue reading Gender Fluid Clothing & Grooming: Fighting the Pink Tax Menace

Protha: Continuing the tradition of Art

As they say, a Saree is timeless. Not just in the lifetime of the original owner, but a Saree is often treated as an asset and passed on through generations. Given the endless possible permutations and combinations of weaves and threads and colours, sarees never get boring. However, a lot of us are unsure of … Continue reading Protha: Continuing the tradition of Art

The White Summer Story: The scientific stereotype

I am absolutely not the kind who sticks to colour and print stereotypes. My Winters aren't about Grey's and reds, and my Spring isn't about floral prints and pastels. But there's one stereotype that I can't help but follow, that of whites i Summer. This is mostly because unlike other stereotypes, this one is scientific … Continue reading The White Summer Story: The scientific stereotype

Hotels, Hostels or Home-stays: Where to stay in Goa?

Be it the gang of college friends, the love-struck honeymooners or the happy family of four on their annual holiday - Goa is in the list of all Indian travellers. Add the firangs in the equation, and we arrive at an over-whelming number of tourists at this tiny yet delightful state, nestled in the west … Continue reading Hotels, Hostels or Home-stays: Where to stay in Goa?

Channapatna: The Toy Town of India🤡

Channapatna could have been any other nondescript little town along the highway. Somewhere between Bangalore and Mysore, zooming past the smooth road bordered by the lazy fields and the occasional tiffin houses or 'Tiffanys' as they are called, my eyes caught a sign which read: Welcome to the Toy Town of India. Now that certainly … Continue reading Channapatna: The Toy Town of India🤡

How to Style the Over-Sized Shirt:

Gone are the days when shirts for females would either be school uniforms, or tugging-at-the-button tight things in the name of office-wear. Over-sized shirts are not just super-comfortable, but are extremely versatile too! Being the sucker for comfortable clothing that I am, I swear by long, baggy shirts and style them in a number of … Continue reading How to Style the Over-Sized Shirt:

Amar Pujo, Tomar Pujo, Sobar Pujo🙂

The very mention of Durga Pujo brings a gust of joy in our minds and a rather large grin on our faces. And for me, the best part of this festival, which is synonymous to happiness, has always been that nobody is left out of this one, big party. This is the time when the … Continue reading Amar Pujo, Tomar Pujo, Sobar Pujo🙂