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March 28, 2014

Venice, in 40 pictures & 20 songs.

  “Memory’s images, once they are fixed in words, are erased,” Polo said. “Perhaps I am afraid of losing Venice all at once, if I speak of it, or perhaps, speaking of other cities, I have already lost it, little by little.” ― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities   Please press play. Enjoy the pictures and the memories… […]

July 18, 2012

Iphoneography: Copenhagen to Ljubljana, by Interrail

  Copenhagen to Ljubljana- I present to you some of my best moments from my Interrail Tour with the help of my Instagram pictures.       1. My Interrail trip starts in Copenhagen with a sunset of all sunsets   Sunset in Nyhavn, Copenhagen’s stunning 17th century waterfront. Picture says it all. Period.   […]

January 27, 2012

Brighton Pier : Photograph of the week

  Two photographs of Brighton Pier from my trip this week.   Even in Winter, the Pier looks stunning.    

January 19, 2012

2 days in Paris. With £100.

PARIS. £100 spending money. Just 2 days, 48 hours in Paris.     Paris in Springtime is nice. Bit muggy. Crowds of tourists everywhere . Not everywhere. Especially, if you are willing to go off the beaten track.   Which was exactly my plan. However 48 hours is not a lot of time to explore Paris. […]

December 12, 2011

Iphoneography: Scenes from a Bengali Wedding

          Something different….. In my second instalment of ‘ Stories from the road : the Kolkata Diaries ‘  is a tribute to my dear childhood friend Kamalini who got married yesterday in a stunning ceremony to a wonderful guy called Souvik. This photo essay is a selection of some of the […]

November 4, 2011

Travel Photo of the week : Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

      Brandenburg Gate Berlin.February 2011.   This week’s travel photo of the week comes from my February trip to Berlin. The picture is taken in front of the Brandenburg Gate. People dressed on funny outfits for some sort of a charity fundraiser added colour to the proceedings.      

October 6, 2011

Red is the color: Falling in love with La Rochelle

‘The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. It is also the color of love.’   Color Psychology via     One of the joys of travel for me nowadays is exploring new local cuisines and expanding my culinary horizons Plus expanding my waistline too   My recent trip to […]

October 3, 2011

Exploring the streets of La Rochelle : The perfect city to get lost in

          With it’s picturesque old fishing port in the heart of the city, Renaissance town hall and other old buildings La Rochelle is a dream city to walk around in and get lost. We were blessed with the perfect afternoon, mellow late summer sunshine and the clearest blue sky with fluffy […]

September 27, 2011

iPhoneography: Gdansk. Part 1

        I wasn’t sure what to expect of Gdansk. Being the hotbed of the solidarity movement I expected it to be quite industrial and gritty like most port cities. Far from that, Gdansk was a city brimming with history: beautiful stepped gabled houses typical of the Dutch Renaissance and its quaint cobbled […]