The Bengali New Year or Poila Baisakh is the first day of the Bengali Calendar, celebrated with processions, fairs, family time, and lots of sweet. It’s celebrated on 14th April in West Bengal, India and as a National holiday in Bangladesh.
Traditional Bengali New Year celebrations include wearing new clothes, sharing sweets and pleasantries with friends and family, touching feet of elders to seek blessings for the upcoming year and go with parents to do “haal khata”.
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This year started on a good note for me with my family trip to Sri Lanka and a Valentine’s week special trip to Goa. While I was busy roaming the streets of Goa, fellow travelers Pam and Katherine of Everywhere Forward nominated me for Sunshine Blogger Award.
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Often when you are inspired to travel by any Travel show video or by a model in an exotic location posing for Instagram, you decide to plan your epic trip. But halfway through your research and planning, your energy fades and different bad scenarios seep into your mind. Your mind constantly gives you ideas of why this trip is a bad idea and you need to abort your mission.
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Tissamaharama is a quaint town in the Hambantota district of Sri Lanka, which mainly serves as the starting point for Yala National Park, Bundala National Park safaris and the Katharagama Pilgrimage for the visitors. When I was in Tissamaharama, I was blown away by the beauty of the Tissawewa lake. But quickly realized that this little town has much more to offer and its a paradise for the bird lovers. Here is my list of top 10 things to do in Tissamaharama and nearby places that you shouldn’t miss when you are next time in town.
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Anyone who loves travelling has a bucket list of places they want to visit during their life. And Italy is present in almost every bucket list. But why so many people around the world are attracted to this country? What’s so fascinating about it? Well, who wouldn’t want to enjoy a tour of the Colosseum, imagining to assist to a gladiator show? Or who wouldn’t love to take a ride on a gondola in Venice?
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If you are looking for a chic or casual fun-day out theme for your pre-wedding photoshoot, then I think I have found out a perfect place to shoot at. With a little imagination and effort, you can turn your dream photoshoot amazing.
On my recent trip to Wonderla Amusement park in Bangalore, I realized that there are many spots within the park, which can be ideal for a casual pre-wedding photoshoot.
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If you have only a weekend to make your dream Goa trip come true then you are at the right place. I agree, that 2 days is too less to explore a place but spending 2 days in any of your dream locations will go a long way in making your boring daily life seem not so boring after all. What I am trying to say is instead of waiting for our annual vacation, we can go on small-small breaks in the long weekends to enjoy (or appreciate) our life a little more.
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Hi Friends, I am writing this after an exciting day at the 12th edition of the biennial Aero India 2019 show held at Yelahanka Air force station in Bangalore, India. The Indian Air Force, Defence Ministry of India, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Union Civil Aviation Ministry and other such organisations join hands to organize the Aero India show, making it Asia’s largest air show. This five day event starting from February 20 came to an end yesterday (February 24) on a high note.
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As I was tuning the radio to listen to my favorite radio channel while carpooling to my office, I heard about the Lalbagh flower show and immediately made a plan to visit it after my work that day. Every year on Republic Day and Independence Day, remarkable flower shows are organized at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden in Bangalore. The bi-annual event is jointly organized by the Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society, becoming one of the most awaited events in the city of Gardens. This year’s theme is a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate his 150th Birth Anniversary. The show was inaugurated on 18th Jan and ended on 26th Jan with a footfall of 7 lakh visitors.
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Dubai, famously known as the city of Gold, is every bit fascinating with its vibrant, positive and receptivity towards tourists from all over the world. It is one of the countries in Asia that have developed itself as per the Western technology yet have successfully preserved its root and culture. The astonishing variety of the global cuisines is exciting for every foodie who comes here. Further, Dubai completely spoils you for a choice when it comes to shopping with its exquisite annual shopping festivals.
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