Neelu

Neelu

This is Neelu Agarwal, a content writer and a tarot card reader by profession but an equally passionate traveller who likes to have a good time! Delving into the tangible and the intangible is my calling and then expressing them through my writing, my need. Connect with me at https://www.facebook.com/neelu.agarwal.773 to know more about me. 

HYDERABAD CITY- of Nawabi suave and biriyaani, kebabs!

The city of Hyderabad is hailed as the “pearl city” and rightly so, as it gleams and shines on the map of India with its indomitable sparkle. It presents a kaleidoscope of tourist places that would satiate every globetrotter. You name it and the Hyderabad city has it! Here are...

A correct account of the Indian Education System

Indian education system

Indians have always been an enlightened race. In fact, the most significant invention of the ‘zero’ had been to India’s credit. But that was like a million years ago. Now, after so many years, the state of the Indian education system has seen both its highs in some regards and...

Vastu- Inviting Luck and Prosperity

Indian Vaastu

The ancient teachings in India as per Hindi Astrology suggest that if we combine architecture with Vastu techniques, we can harness positive energies into our lives. One may just think, it is nothing but a fad but Vastu principles defining basic Vastu for home or Vastu for office is lately...

Indian Women- miles away from emancipation!

Indian women are unfortunately those who live a dual life. While to the world, we may project an image of an advancing nation yet a large chunk of the Indian women are still suppressed at various levels. Do not mistake me; I do not to speak of the lower classes...

Janamashtmi- the Hindu festival of India

Janamaasthmi

It is the ‘happy birthday’ of God today, shrieked Ritu. In all of her four years of life, she had always been restless beyond words. Dadi (her grandmother) stopped her midway.” Do you know the significance of the Janamashtmi?”-she asked. While Ritu had already fantasized a big cake and lots...

Batik- a dyeing technique you can try too!

Batik

India is a kaleidoscope of experiences and a talent house of age old techniques of treating fabrics long before automation took over. Some of them are still being practiced with great aplomb like batik. Resist and Dye and Repeat! Batik is one of the fabric dyeing methods that include applying...

Medical tourism India- a new phenomenon!

medical tourism india

Foreigners are not only now seen near historical monuments but are also seen frequenting hospitals!! Research and Development are breaking new grounds in India. Travel industry in India  needs no impetus but with great advancements in the field of science and medicine, there is boom in medical tourism India. There...

Kantha- the wondrous running stitch!

Kantha work

 Kantha, the 500 years old thread work is the pride of West Bengal. What had been no more than the pastime of rural Bengali women to give a new leash of life to old clothes is now a part of burgeoning fashion industry. Kantha embroidery can be found not only...

Gangtok Tour- an enchanting escapade!

It had turned laborious now, the never ending days and nights all blending with each other when beyond a point even relaxation felt tedious. It was time for a holiday! The indications were crystal clear and I embarked on the much celebrated Gangtok tour that my friends could not stop talking...

Bengali Rasogollas; Pop them and Relish!

Rasogollas

The specialty of Bengal cuisine has its own charm. You may have tasted rasogollas made in any other way than the Bengali way, but this traditional recipe will blow your mind away. This Kolkata sweet specialty is something which every local loves and every tourist with the minimal knowledge about...

Swami Vivekananda- an epitome of spiritual vision and purity

Swami vivekananda

You may have celebrated National Youth Day on the 12th of January with vigour but do you at all know to whose memory is it dedicated to? It is none other than Swami Vivekananda- the patriotic saint of Bharat. Born as Narendra Nath Dutta on the same day, the great...

Mouth-watering fish curry and rice!!

fish curry

Fish Curry and Rice Bengal feels incomplete without its traditional everyday dish of fish curry that they have with bhaat or rice. Although the dish is cooked in every household, yet each preparation has its own uniqueness and a certain appeal with a little tweak here and a little there....

Kolkata- the city with a lively spirit!

howrah bridge

Welcome to the land of Sauravda, Sushmita Sen and Satyajiit Ray! Yes, the Charnock City which for some is nothing beyond rosogollos and football but ‘aamar’ Kolkata is much more. Eccentric by nature and compulsive by habit, the native Bengalis are a delightful community of ‘Bhodrolok’ who are passionate about...

Bhitarkanika National Park- the land of crocodiles where men seem to be the underdog

Bhitarkanika National Park

Bhitarkanika National Park A random query in the internet as to what crocodiles do all day would render an answer that it eats and watches its territory all day long! So, when I embarked on the journey to Bhitarkanika National Park in Orissa, I got a bit wary of encroaching...

Raksha Bandhan symbolizing the great bond between a brother and a sister

rakshabandhan

Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is not one of those Hindu festivals that have been newly embraced by people. Its existence, albeit, has been since time immemorial. There have been numerous instances in the past when great people, have also respected this humble thread that is tied by the sister on...