The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues.  Salzburg, Austria The journey to Salzburg from Venice was our first cross-country travel by “land”. We booked a ticket from a TrenItalia kiosk , from Venice to Villach. Incidentally it was an inter city bus of the Austrian Railways ( OBB ) which had a tie-up with Italian Railways for international travel. From Villach, we had pre-booked…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. Venice, Italy Venice ( aka Venezia ) is on the other side of the country — we took a train from La Spezia to Venizia Mestre, which took us 6 hours. We had booked our AirBnB at Venezia Mestre, which “is the territory of the city based on continental land instead of islands”. We didn’t get much done…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. The Italian Riviera ( Cinque Terre ), Italy We took a flight from Palermo to Rome, and then a couple of trains to La Spezia. From Rome, we took a train to La Spezia ( a 6 journey ). There is a train service with connects La Spezia with all the 5 villages of Cinque Terre. So if…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. Palermo, Sicily, Italy Day 1 We took a 2 and a half hour flight from Paris to the city of Palermo in the island of Sicily. The runway of the Palermo airport We stayed at an AirBnB which was a huge suite with 2 bathrooms,with balconies, a bedroom with chandeliers and a living room with vintage woodern furniture.…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. The best of different worlds. In the summer of 2017, we traveled to 7 cities in two and a half weeks. In each city we stayed for at least 2 nights, used physical maps to navigate our way to the different parts of the city in public transport like a local. Choosing the 7 cities We wanted…

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RAVEENA TANDON SHARES ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHY TO SUPPORT LEOPARD ADOPTION AT SANJAY GANDHI NATIONAL PARK

Raveena Tandon has found an innovative way of supporting Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) as its brand ambassador. The Bollywood star and avid photographer has chosen some of her favourite images of wildlife, clicked personally by her, to be sold online to raise money for the care of animals at SGNP. She also travelled to SGNP especially for this occasion, capturing the beauty of the park through her lens. The sale will open on September 25th at Raveena Tandon’s first event at SGNP as its ambassador, and buyers can grab…

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Our Trip To South Vietnam  -2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. The Love For Tea Being a bengali, it wasn’t hard to share the immense love for tea which the Vietnamese had. Quán cóc ( ‘hot’ or ‘iced’ green tea ) is a part of Vietnamese culture. ‘Tra Chanh’ ( Lemon tea ) is used as a slang for hanging out thanks to the popularity of tea amongst…

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Our Trip To South Vietnam  -2017

Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. The French connection — the colonial past of Ho Chi Minh City. The French-era post office in Ho Chi Minh City. A symbol of socialism inside the post office. The Opera House adjacent to the under-construction metro rail. Japan has been a good friend of Vietnam post-war and has helped rebuild the country’s infrastructure. Mekong Delta — the “biological treasure trove”. A…

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Our Trip To South Vietnam — 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. South Vietnam On April 29, 1975 Saigon, which was under the occupation of USA, fell to the communists from North Vietnam, signalling an end to the 20 year Vietnam war. The city was renamed as “Ho Chi Minh City” after their revolutionary Ho Chi Minh who had fought for Vietnamese independence and reunification. Saigon was…

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Our Trip To The Island Country Of Sri Lanka

By : Shoubhik Bose Shoubhik is a senior engineer in his late 20s, working for a leading softare company in Bangalore. He loves to blog about tech and travel when is not at work. Colombo, Western Province — the capital city Having reached Colombo at 7.30 in the evening, we tried out the local app aggregator service called “PickMe” to get to our hotel. Interestingly, the experience of booking the cab was as smooth as Uber, and some of the locals claimed that it is cheaper than Uber. The hotel was an old-styled house…

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