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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

A Serving of the real Siam

It is definitely the sign of the times we live in that when anyone declares that they are off on a vacation to Thailand-...

The Global Route

Day before yesterday, I came to New York from Delhi. Surprisingly, I feel more at home in New York than in Delhi although it...

Music makers of my City

Everyone living in this city has a similar memory I believe- a humid summer afternoon, languor hanging heavy in the air, suddenly disrupted by the...

A violation of child rights

Like every other Bangladeshi kid, I also had to study Islamic religion throughout my high school years while my Hindu friends were studying Hindu...

End the culture of impunity

A victory day free from the physical presence of any known war criminal was probably the central theme of this years victory day celebration,...

Celebrating the SUCCESS stories of 15 young Bengali women

Bong women are (stereotypically) known for their intelligence, luscious beauty, deep eyes and their sheer gall and gutsiness.  We at BONGFeed felt that the everyday Bong...

Nabanita Dev Sen: The Feisty Feminist, Humorist of Post-Colonial Bengali Literature

By Lopa Banerjee Bengali literature of the post-independence era has most certainly come a long way where women authors have shaped the world in their...

Language across Time

Calcutta Walks thrives upon ongoing conversations with all cultures, and seeks to enrich the experience of being human, by facilitating meaningful exchanges. Language may...

The Life and Times of the Maidan Market

A Kolkata sport-goods bazaar like no other As a peal of thunder erupted overhead, reverberating through the thin walls of the ramshackle one-storey structure on...

Top 26 Bengali Entrepreneurs

Ranking the most successful Bengali entrepreneurs is not an easy task, especially when you consider that most of the Companies they run are unlisted....

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Women’s rights is not a pity party

Just a day after being inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, Donald J Trump and his band of right-wing fascists were...

Language across Time

Calcutta Walks thrives upon ongoing conversations with all cultures, and seeks to enrich the experience of being human, by facilitating meaningful exchanges. Language may...

~Wildlife~ “Sundarbans Trip”

"One ☝ of the best #Nature retreat I have endeavoured so far". That was in October 2015 and I had a dream to visit "Sunderbans"which...