Category Archives: Destinations

Chel Chitong – In search of myself

It was exactly one year after. The suffocation had started. Memories rushing in, jostling for space. I needed time out. Needed to go somewhere which was uncharted, far from everything I had known. I needed to go far from the … Continue reading

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The day Boogie finally met the Queen of Gir.

I kept praying. Praying silently and furiously. The prayer almost bordering on desperation. I kept praying to God. Please don’t let me down. Please don’t let US down. It was almost a question of HIS existence.  Our beliefs and our … Continue reading

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Memoirs of Distant Winters – The Netherlands

  A part-by-part chronicle Part I Facebook is telling me that winter festivities have gripped the spirit of Kolkata! Tinsels are a-sparkling, bells are a-tinkling, plum cakes are doing the rounds… it’s the season to be jolly, to make the … Continue reading

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The Rajbari Bawali, an inspired Heritage Retreat

Despite the much spoken-about restored Rajbaris of Bengal, I personally have never been to one. Having had a keen interest in history, how I had passed by these renovated Rajbaris as weekend get-aways is beyond me though! It was soon … Continue reading

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Shantiniketan – In search of inner peace and rejuvenation

It was at a time when I wanted to reconnect to myself. And I knew where I wanted to be. It is honestly difficult for me to pinpoint exactly what draws me to Shantiniketan … but there is something intangible … Continue reading

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