Top 10 Odia Sweet Dishes for Every Occasion 6

 Have you come across anyone saying “no” to sweets? Honestly, I haven’t seen any. Okay let’s say you have seen such people. Then let me tell you that he or she must be a diabetic. 🙂 😛 I am going to take you on a culinary trip in Odisha where […]

Puri, Konark & Chandrabhaga – Part 2

 Day starts with an incredible sight of sunrise. It is believed that Chandrabhaga is the first point on earth where the sun spreads its magical rays. This was probably the reason we were at Chandrabhaga. It is just 3 kilometers from the Sun Temple. Not so calm atmosphere, Chandrabhaga was […]

Nabakalebara Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath

 One of the greatest events in 2015 is Nabakalebara of Lord Jagannath. Also known as Nabakalebar Rath Yatra, the festival is likely to attract more than 10 lakhs devotees around the world, who will be immerged in the chant of ‘Jay Jagannath Swamy’. What is Nabakalebara? Nabakalebara is an ancient […]

Puri – Abode of Lord Jagannath 1

 Positioned right on the Bay of Bengal, Puri, also known as Purusottam Kshetra, is one of the most popular tourist hotspots for locals and foreigners alike. The bustling city, the pristine beach, an array of local shops and restaurants and the grandiose Jagannath Temple make this Hindu sacred place a […]

‘Pentha Beach’ – An Unknown Name 1

 Without giving a second thought, we headed to explore the most unexplored tourist destination in Odisha. We had to cover almost 10 kilometers from Rajnagar to reach the village, Pentha. There was no limitation to my excitement as I had never been to such a fantastic place – being staying […]

Visiting MAA Matia Mangala Temple, Rajnagar 4

 On a bright Tuesday morning my wife expressed her desire to visit the temple of ‘Maa Matia Mangala, 15 kilometers from my house’. The temple is very famous in our area that encompasses more than 100 villages. It is located in the village of Baranga, Rajnagar, Kendrapara, Odisha. After a […]