Capri – The chic Island

Capri the chic island

There are books written, movies made and poems sung about this beautiful Romantic city of Rome. But for me, it was not an Eat pray love story in Rome.Guess it was not my cup of tea. I didn’t feel like staying there for more than two days. It was late April and was already full of tourists […]

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The Synagogue​ encounters

A day that filled me with Regret and changed my perception towards Mumbai city forever!! If I’d met Levi at a metro station or at work, I wouldn’t have given him a second glance. He looked more or less like an Indian, spoke Hindi and was dressed in a kurta

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Hut Life @ Sadhana forest

sadhana forest Auroville Pondicherry

I am writing this post sitting by a mud pool, smiling while looking at the tiny scratches on my skin I acquired while indulging in forest seva. I couldn’t be more proud of them if they were war scars. Earlier that day during breakfast seva, Liz and I were talking about her brother who got […]

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Alacati – A Hideaway on Turkey’s Aegean Coast

Windmills in Alacati

The 90’s hits mix the cab driver played transported us to memories of our childhood. We danced in our seats to ‘My heart goes shala la la la’ and my heart was literally going sha la la at the gorgeous sunset. It felt like we were heading towards a bright peach sunset at the road’s end. The canyons […]

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Jam Appetite – Memories from Alacati

visit alacati

A week after the Herb Festival, the streets of Alacati are empty of tourists. The Herb Festival is a celebration of locally grown herbs, fruits and vegetables endemic to the region. It is a way to protect and promote the regional species. It happens at the start of spring, with cold breezes and sunshine throughout […]

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Inside the Victoria Terminus/CSTM : In Photos

CSTM unesco heritage site

I’ve been to the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus over a dozen times.  While I really admire the architecture, I never noticed that there was a rail heritage museum just beside the entry/exit gate which could allow me to go upstairs and witness the charismatic colonial interiors. Of course there was a meusem; it’s a UNESCO world heritage […]

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Serene & Pristine beaches around the world with almost no tourists

Ilica Beach – Alacati, Turkey Month Visited: April It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that I’d never seen a calmer or more peaceful beach than Ilica. A week after the Herb and Vegetable Festival, Alacati is empty. The locals are waiting for summer to start and tourist to come in. The weather is already […]

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In Turkey, Away from the First Cities – Denizli & Pamukkale

There is no denying that the major cities of any country hold a lot of attraction. People often visit the major cities and capital cities of any country they go to and build impressions about the entire country from them. However, going away from these cities and staying in the smaller cities of Turkey really gave us a […]

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Bombay to Barcelona – From sleeping in the streets to starting a cafe

  The Bombay to Barcelona Library Café has recently become one my favourite spots in Mumbai. I fondly recollect hearing about this cafe from my host in Paris. When I told her that I was from India, all I expected her to know was the Taj Mahal (I’d seen a photo of hers with the Taj Mahal […]

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