Nolen Gurer Ice Cream | Deliciously creamy and breathtakingly aromatic

Nolen gurer ice cream is not like the usual ice cream. It’s a fusion masterpiece, blending traditional sweet notes with creamy textures. Apart from its heavenly taste, the gooey yet slippery, finger-licking consistency of the nolen gur elevates the experience of consuming it to a sinful level.

Mukhosh | Masks of Bengal

I was travelling to Ranchi from Kolkata. I saw traditional Bengali masks were being displayed at the departure terminal of the Kolkata airport. It’s a nice way to promote the ancient craft of mask-making in Bengal. Throughout the world, masks are used for their expressive power as a feature of masked performance — both ritually and in various theatre traditions.

Kolkata Book Fair 2015

I was returning from Gangtok on a two-week holiday from my institute after our third-year examination on February 1. My mom was in Kolkata to attend her friend’s daughter’s marriage followed by her routine medical checkups and consultations. So, I joined her in Kolkata. After her checkups and consultations at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, on February 2,…

Howrah Bridge | The celebrated landmark of Kolkata

If anyone mentions Kolkata, the first place that comes to the mind is Howrah Bridge. Howrah Bridge is one of the most celebrated landmarks of Kolkata. Situated on River Hooghly, it serves as the lifeline of the city. The bridge plays the role of the gateway to Kolkata, as it connects the city to the…

Chowringhee, Kolkata

There is no direct flight from Bagdogra to Ranchi. We are having a stopover in Kolkata. We checked in at the Peerless Inn, at Chowringhee. Chowringhee is a neighbourhood in central Kolkata steeped in history, it is a business district, as well as a shopper’s destination and entertainment-hotel centre. ‘Chowringhee’ is believed to be named after a yogi…

The Grande Dame of Chowringhee

We were returning from our Maldives and Colombo trip to Ranchi in April this year. Due to our flight connections, we had to stay a night in Kolkata. We decided to stay in a hotel. I have grown up watching the magnificent building of the Grand Hotel in Kolkata. I had attended a few official…