Responsible travel – Changing the way we travel post lockdown!

Who had imagined the world coming to a standstill? The lockdown is implemented in almost all countries, and this situation has affected each one of us in one or the other way.Travel & tourism is one of the most affected sectors. As a traveller, it breaks my heart to imagine my favourite destinations now empty […]

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My Lovely Grandma

On Festivals, Lockdowns and my Lovely Grandma Festivities mean a lot, especially if you are living with your grandparents. I miss my Grandma who I can’t visit because of the Coronavirus lock-down and think of her fondly. This morning when I got up, I couldn’t help but imagine all the things my granny would do […]

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One year of quitting the corporate job – The price of living a dream!

I didn’t quit my job because I hated it! Once upon a time, the corporate life was my dream lifestyle. Meetings, work travel, chasing sales targets, ratings, raises, weekends, everything about it gave me a high. I wanted to climb up the ladder. Management books were my friends and successful CxOs were gods. I really […]

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Visiting Kutch and why Bachchan ji is right!

Kutch is a beautiful blend of colourful textiles, distinct artisans & their villages, gorgeous palaces & forts, vast countryside swathes, the great white Rann/salt desert, and of course Amitabh Bachchan ji’s endorsements. Kutch is all that and more.  It took me three visits to understand why they say ‘’Kutch nahi dekha toh kuch nahi dekha’’. […]

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Reminiscing the golden days of Olappamanna Mana

Her mesmerising, expressive eyes turned ferocious as she vividly translated injustice happening to women and social inequalities into a language of hand gestures (mudras), eye movements and emotions. It was more than a mere substitute to the language of words we speak; the raw outpour of emotion tugs on your heart. Just when I was […]

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PHOTO DIARY – AUTUMN IN LONDON

No spring nor summer is as elegant as Autumn! Shorter days, chilly evenings, hot coffees, cosy book stores, Christmas markets and the golden hues make the fall season very special in London. The leaves elegantly flutter on the trees, dance in the autumn air and then gracefully fall. Remembering the time spent in London during […]

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Taj Mahal Visit – Secret tips and places with the ​Best view

What is it with the Taj Mahal??? We all have at least one miniature Taj Mahal our friends or relatives bought as a souvenir when they visited! We see it in movies all the time, we read about it in novels, poems, childhood literature and architecture lessons. Remember that street seller who used to sell Taj Mahal posters near beaches and parks? How about the Taj Mahal image on the cover page of our notebooks? We (millennials) also probably had the Taj Mahal as our desktop wallpaper.

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The other side of Goa

I’ve heard how people fall in love with Goa. I’ve heard and read a few old stories in which foreigners burnt their passports to stay back in Goa; stories of how they found their spiritual path in this place. Stories of how Goa was part of the earliest hippie trails, and how the RV culture […]

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