Category Archive: Kolkata

India Awards

Along our Indian adventures Fran and I came up with an awards list. Now we are probably bias to many of the places (especially Jodhpur) but really, this list could go on and… Continue reading

indian street food

I’ve loved street food ever since I first visited Thailand back in 2012, so I knew I wouldn’t be able to bypass the amazing smelling stalls in India. There is so much variety… Continue reading

a night out in Kolkata

Just under one week into our trip we hadn’t touched any meat or alcohol…until we found the chicken biryani and cocktails on the rooftop. After school one day we explored the busy area of New Market.… Continue reading

shopping for a sari

How can you come to India and not buy a sari? I didn’t buy just one sari either, in fact I bought sari’s for all the women in my family. I love the… Continue reading

Kolkata information

Accommodation Stay: We stayed in BMS’s guesthouse on Bose Road near Mother Theresa’s House. (Good reference spot when directing taxi drivers) Cost: Dorm room with fan 400 rupees per night (we had the… Continue reading

welcome to Kolkata

We didn’t know much about Kolkata. Our little research told us it used to be the capital of India until the British decided New Delhi was the best choice. Slowly the old spelling… Continue reading

let us begin

So here we are, India. The land of impossibilities made possible, so say the Indians. 2 girls has now changed into 3. Our lovely friend Lydia is joining us for a month on… Continue reading