Samit Bhattacharya

About Samit Bhattacharya

Samit has over twenty years experience in sales, marketing, software consulting and business analysis. He is an avid travel lover and a photo enthusiast. Samit's interests also lie in Art, Music and Movies. Married to Anita for twenty years, they have a teen daughter Aishani and have been living in Dubai, UAE since 2006.

Dusk at Uthlid, Iceland 12
This time we were on a Road Trip, Flying Into Reykjavik : Iceland Road Trip Part 1, with Norwegian Airlines from Dubai, and were looking forward to a tough trip under  extreme Icelandic weather conditions. It was the 21st  of March 2017.Three families, including five children from  ages 8 to 16,  were raring […]

Flying Into Reykjavik – An Iceland Road Trip Diary. Part ...

Budapest Parliament
Originally two different towns , Buda, and Pest, were merged in 1873 to form Budapest, the present day modern, throbbing, culturally varied and politically significant capital of Hungary. A rich history, dating back to the Celtic age, down through the days of the Roman civilization and into modern post WW II – […]

Budapest in a day

Rickshaw at Kathmandu
This is our first Guest Post written by  Roshan Budhathoki, from Nepal. Aside from the Durbar Squares, Stupas and Temples that most people know about, Kathmandu offers a lot of places where one could go. Here is a list of lesser known jewels of Kathmandu . 1) First off there is […]

Lesser known jewels of Kathmandu

Jonapur Village, Nepal 1
Our Nepal Trip, was formally ending. It was the last day with the villagers and the community of Jonapur Village. After some remarkable three days with them, it was finally, time to leave. We were taking back with us some wonderful memories, memories of a sleepy little village wrapped up in fog, […]

Nepal Diary : Memories and the way back – Part ...

Jonapur Dancers 1
I was given a new name – Sahadev to use during my stay at Jonapur, the village in Nepal where we were targeting to reach for the last two days. My friends were given names such as Madhukar Resham – something that matches with their initials. We all became part of  the Chaudhury’s of […]

Nepal Diary : 3 Days at Jonapur village Part III

Early Morning Sunlight at Nagarkot 2
  Yesterday, late afternoon, we had flown into Nepalgunj on a “Buddha Air“ flight and had checked into Hotel Poplife. đź™‚ Now isn’t that a funny name ??  The flight itself was uneventful, except the first few minutes which gave me some jitters as the smallish ATR aircraft banked and wobbled while on its ascent […]

Nepal Diary : Visiting Nagarkot and Bhaktpur Part II

Kathmandu Thamel Street 4
There were seven of us, from Dubai, waiting at the Tribhuvan International Airport  in Kathmandu, Nepal for the Domestic Buddha Air flight to board for Dhangari. It was the 11th of December 2016, and we were travelling for a project supported by our employer Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority. Now, […]

Nepal Diary :To Kathmandu and beyond – Part I

Signaghi - The city of Love 1
  No matter where you are going to in Georgia, Nature’s abundance keeps you glued and speechless. We had reached Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia the previous evening and after a night stroll around the Old Town we had had a good night’s sleep. Today the plan was to go to […]

Nature’s abundance keeps you glued and speechless.

Tbilisi, Georgia -Nightview
It was the middle of March 2016, and it was the time to Travel. The annual school exams will be drawing to a close soon, and I was getting restless. I knew what it was, it is called the Vander-lust bug. And you know that you are suffering from it when […]

Tbilisi : Gateway to Georgia