Kolkata, the City of joy does live up to its reputation in every way. It is common to find people here celebrating some occasion perched up on open vehicles all year round. For people who live in or visit this beautiful city, there are quite a number of options. In this article, we will take you on a boat ride around the ghats (river bank) of this city. Then we will explore the famous markets to shop in Kolkata. Even if you are not the shopping-type, the markets in this part of the world are a great way to observe local culture All this excitement is sure to make you hungry, so we will with an insight to the famous street food culture in Kolkata! With this last one we have covered all things to do in Kolkata....and it took three-part series to cover it all and we loved every bit of it!
Asmita Misra defines the new age independent woman perfectly! She is a Design and Content Strategist at a software consulting firm in Hyderabad. Traveling being her passion, she takes out time to experience new adventures and believes in following her instincts. She is also a responsible traveler. Here, she discusses her all women bike trip to Leh recently which is absolutely engaging and exciting.
Our fascination with the city of joy continues. In this section of Kolkata series, Inderjit takes you on a Holy trip! We are talking temples, churches, Synagogues and Masjids. What makes these places truly divine is that they hold on their own in creating the history of this pulsating metropolitan city.
Mysticism and ancient history comes alive as you tread the old silk route. Fellow traveler Soumendra made his way to Indian side of this vast network last year end and shared his wonderful experience with us. His interview gives a sneak peek into what silk route is all about and things not to be missed. There are valuable tips around where to stay and how to reach in case that is next in your travel plans!