Revamping My Aquarium | A Journey to The Unknown

Maintaining a fish tank is a fun, rewarding hobby, and having your own aquarium is a great opportunity to study a marine ecosystem in action. Each new addition gives me joy, which is unparalleled. It’s like a journey, which takes me into the unknown, an ecosystem that I haven’t seen before. It’s really a peep into the unknown like a mystic revelation in front of my eyes. Continue reading Revamping My Aquarium | A Journey to The Unknown

Traboulsiye | A Lebanese Fish Dish

Yesterday was Friday, a weekend holiday in the middle east. I thought of having my dinner at a restaurant. I went to the Mansour Mall in Baghdad, Iraq in the evening thinking of what to have in the dinner. Undecided, I walked into a Lebanese restaurant, named Ahwak — an Arabic word, which means I love you. It’s a nice restaurant. While going through the … Continue reading Traboulsiye | A Lebanese Fish Dish

Calangute Beach, Goa

Captivating Calangute (Goa)

Deserving every reason to be called the ‘Queen of Beaches’ in Goa, Calangute Beach is a paradise for nature lovers holding the spectacular beauty and charm. The beach reflects the unique Goan culture with a glorious view of the landscape serving as a perfect retreat for visitors. It is also the biggest beach of North Goa and ideal for witnessing the beauty of palm and coconut trees against the locale of the magnificent Arabian Sea. Continue reading Captivating Calangute (Goa)

Sorshe Ilish: Hilsa in mustard gravy at Bijoli Grill, Banaga Bhavan, New Delhi

Dine Out | Bijoli Grill, New Delhi

Sorshe Ilish (Hilsa with mustard gravy) is an authentic Bengali dish made with mustard seed paste. It’s a traditional Bengali dish. The dish is popular among the people in West Bengal and Bangladesh. Nothing is more blissful than a plate of steamed rice with ilish fish with mustard gravy. The flavour of mustard and the taste of ilish is just made for each other. Anyone fond of fish, will truly obsess over the Ilish for the rest of their lives. Continue reading Dine Out | Bijoli Grill, New Delhi

Masgouf | An Ancient smoky Iraqi fish cuisine

Masgouf is one of the most popular Iraqi dishes – traditionally cooked on the shores of the river Tigris, a seasoned butterflied carp cooked next to an open fire. Originating in the basin of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, grilled fish has been around since the Babylonian times. It’s one of those unique, exotic foods you just have to try in Baghdad. Continue reading Masgouf | An Ancient smoky Iraqi fish cuisine

Gopalpur-on-sea | Perfect Winter Destination

Gopalpur is the perfect place for holidays. During the days of Kalingas, this place was known as the port of Paloura from which traders sailed as far as Java, Bali and Sumatra and piled up wealth dealing in silk and pearl. Later Gopalpur regained its importance to maritime trade during British colonial rule. It was a transit point to export sugar and cheap labourers for the tea gardens of Assam in north-eastern India. Today it survives on fishing as its main industry, and a pristine beach with unforgettable views of the sunrise. Continue reading Gopalpur-on-sea | Perfect Winter Destination