My favorites from my Kolkata diary

Though I was there for a wedding, I was looking forward to the medley of scents, sights and experiences the reputed city would offer, and below is a list of top things from my sojourn, not in any order. Talking to cabbies(uber) who speak very good english, complete with their recommendations on where to eat... Continue Reading →

Kolkata- the sweat, filth and stink?

? A wedding of a friend(K)'s friend was in two weeks. The couple was going to Kolkata for the wedding, they told us over an evening conversation while socializing our dogs. Me: Kolkata! Bengali wedding?!! Can I come? K: Sure, come off! The summery dreams of a city that seemed exotic with its street food,... Continue Reading →

Intimidated by Prague

The above sculpture located at the foot of Petrin hill in Ujezd, is a memorial to victims of communism. I had created this image of Prague in my head, one that was straight out of a spoiled princess story book or movie. In that, the weather would be perfect, the lawns would be manicured, an... Continue Reading →

The art scene in Vienna

First look of the city of Vienna had me thinking, "this is so boring". Having come from venice which was touristy, dreamy amd romantic of the hat-wearing and hand-holding kind; the methodical arrangement of the buildings, the order, the cleanliness, the quiet roads, the shutting-down-of-shops even-in-train stations at 7 pm, the not-so-fashionable people, all made... Continue Reading →

Sakleshpur, May 2014

While going over my evernote, I found this piece I wrote last June. ┬áSo read away! "I have been meaning to write this piece for 2 weeks now. The last two weeks were very emotional, frustrating and tiring. My pet from here, lost her eyesight becoming completely blind, virtually overnight with a rare condition. I... Continue Reading →

Fernweh

Discovering this word was a happenstance while looking to get myself tattooed a second time.Wanderlust was the first obvious tattoo choice for me as it could be for many travel lovers. But always research. Right?So I went on a thesaurus and realized I am not entirely a wanderlust at heart.To be a wanderlust also means... Continue Reading →

Due(part two, in Venice)

Way back in July I started writing about my 17 days in Europe with my Roman holiday! One city at a time I thought as I could spread it out to a number of posts to keep me motivated and also fill out some internet space with some more non-creative-untalented-wanna-be-a-blogger-nonsense that no one wants to... Continue Reading →

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