"Welcome to Arik's Page" arikde's Profile

The Early Years

Born in June 1978 in Calcutta, I was always cute :) - and I always had this thing for travelling ever since boarding an Indian Airlines flight to Bombay - connecting to a flight to Kenya.


After returning from Kenya, I finished my schooling in Calcutta - but then in 1998 left to continue college study in the U.S. - many of my friends and family showed up at the airport to make sure I get on the flight ...

College Graduate

... and then in 2000, I graduated with a honours degree in Economics ... much to the relief of everyone ... most especially ME!

Working Life

So after graduation, I moved to DC to work at an international organization and laugh at the fact that they make me wear a suit everyday ... I also become a huge fan or partying ... :)


... and also throwing parties.


The partying continues as I moved to Chicago for graduate school and meet new awesome people.

So In Conclusion...

Hey people - if you're like me - you wanna see the world. So, feel free to contact me and CARPE DIUM!Drop me a line ...

Recent Update:
Just came back from home in India ... I miss it so damn much.
(Pictured here is clubbing in Calcutta)

  • Intro Updated Apr 18, 2005
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  • takla73's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2007 at 7:44 AM

    Haapy Birthday ARIK and have a nice day Greeting from Alexandria Egypt TAKLA

  • traveloturc's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2007 at 12:19 AM

    Happy birthday to you from Istanbul/Turkiye...I wish that you realize all your dreams ..all the best

  • zazatann's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2006 at 8:30 AM

    Have a very happy birthday !!! Greeting from Bangkok...

  • La_Holandesa's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2006 at 2:23 AM

    Happpyyy B-dayyy Arik!! Enjoy your special day!!! Happy travels!! greetz Anita :)

  • mary2u99's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2006 at 7:23 PM

    Hey there...Happy birthday to you.:-)

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2006 at 6:13 PM

    From One Chicago person to a temporary Chicago person, I wish you a most wonderful birthday. Hopefully, it will be really special.

  • saidur_khan's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2004 at 11:30 PM

    Thanks lots, yes, we hold the same language and culture but sperated with the border, Yes, I will try my best to put more pics and info about our "Bangla". Hope one day you will visit here and meet you then, 'bhalo theko', Dhanayabad.

  • May 23, 2003 at 11:32 PM

    You're cute :)

  • kokootchke's Profile Photo
    May 20, 2003 at 1:46 PM

    Arikitiki, when are we going to Mexico?

  • May 20, 2003 at 1:24 PM

    Good website. You must build more of it and share with everyone all the great places you have been to.

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