Tag Archive: kolkata

How to survive Indian trains

Now I tried to read up on this before I left for India. I used Hippie In Heels blog post as a guide which was really helpful. Really though you’ll discover how to… Continue reading

Packing List

It’s a good idea to research what you are going to need to pack. It depends on your itinerary; are you trekking, visiting the beaches, going to the desert? We did all of… 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

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