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10 Popular Weaves of Bengal you must have in your closet

Bengal has always been the epitome of some extraordinary patterns and techniques of weaving. It is a part of Bengal’s rich cultural heritage. When we say weaves of Bengal, it includes the ones that originate from both East Bengal now Bangladesh and West Bengal in India. Over the years these weaves of Bengal have not …

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A pleasant stay at Rajbari Garden House, Belur West Bengal, India

It was a beautiful morning last December, I and Siddhartha, my husband started from my house on a cab for Rashbari Garden House, Belur. Little did we know we were not just travelling we were going to make memories to last a lifetime. Rashbari Garden House is a temple complex and a new addition to …

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A beautiful chaos -Kolkata’s Mallick Ghat Flower Market, India

It was one of those hot and humid days in mid-July when I was vacationing in Kolkata that one morning we three friends decided to walk around Kolkata’s Mallick Ghat flower market. It is said that this market is one of Asia’s largest flower market and the oldest too. More then 130 years old this …

Itachuna Rajbari- A Royal Retreat, West Bengal India

Itachuna Rajbari- A Royal Retreat, West Bengal India

West Bengal is no wonder a place that bears testimony of the rich past of the Zamindars, the feudal lords. Their glorious life, royal lifestyle, luxurious living can be seen writ large on the mansions or “Rajbaris” as they are called in Bengal and some of which stood against the test of time. Some of …

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Visit to Rani Rashmoni Bhawan- A Photo Story, Kolkata India

The City of Joy, Kolkata has a unique identity. The city seems to bears a different colour, a different character at every turn of the season. Each so unique and picturesque that you will feel to preserve it only to embrace all the time. Calcutta, until 2001 when the city got the name Kolkata has …

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Durga Puja in Kolkata- Famous Puja Pandals, 2019

Like any other year this year too I was over excited as I eagerly awaited the season’s biggest festival Durga Puja. And this time I was even more excited as it would be my first experience to celebrate Durga Puja in Kolkata. Durga Puja in Kolkata is not just a celebration , its something more, …

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Top 8 places for Tourist attractions in Bolpur, Shantiniketan

Bolpur-Shantiniketan, situated at a distance of 164kms from Kolkata in the Birbhum District of West Bengal is perfect for a weekend getaway for a short but refreshing break. Since a very young age when my mother and grandmother used to teach me Rabindra Sangeet ( Songs composed by Rabindranath Tagore) that a tiny desire crept …

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Top 5 Markets for Shopping in Kolkata, India

Hello friends, I am back in action after many days. Hope you have read my previous post on A beautiful evening I spent in The Princep Ghat in Kolkata. It is one of the most recommended places that you must explore when in Kolkata. Now you must have seen that most of my blog posts …

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An evening by the Prinsep Ghat in Kolkata, India

After exploring all the major tourist locations some of which I have visited during my college and school days with my parents, this time I wanted to see something new. I searched the Instagram which is quite helpful these days in terms of exploring a city. You get all sorts of ideas about which place …