Napa Valley, California – The Winery Tour

I had heard so much about the Napa Valley in California that it’s been a must-see item on my list for quite some time.  With over 500 wineries nestled in a number of picturesque towns within the valley, one is spoilt for choice.  Still, if you want to pick the best winery tour it is … Continue reading Napa Valley, California – The Winery Tour

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Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada

Opting to visit Lake Tahoe during the 4th of July extended weekend, is opting to let go of all your misgivings about noisy crowds and places.  It's all part of the infectious holiday excitement and you have to happily plunge headlong into the madness and enjoy every moment of it. Pack well before you start.  … Continue reading Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada

OMAN – Reaching for the clouds at Jebel Al-Shams!

Al-Shams in Arabic literally means The Sun.  Jebel Al Shams is Oman’s highest mountain and takes you as closest to the sun as you can get without getting burnt.  With a breathtaking view from the top, it is worth driving the 270 km from Muscat city to get to this beautiful summit.  Jebel Al Shams … Continue reading OMAN – Reaching for the clouds at Jebel Al-Shams!

College Rules – Why we need to keep some and lose some!

The recent student blog on Aloysius that’s making the rounds in social media may or may not be a ripple effect from the Christ College episode but if an ex-student has brought it up, the society and the college management should sit up and take notice.  Most especially, as it involves the allegation of objectification … Continue reading College Rules – Why we need to keep some and lose some!

Old Sacramento – ‘Pokemon Go’ got in the way of my Sightseeing!

It was all a bit new to me.  I noticed a sudden flurry of activity in the house and realized a new interest had been birthed.  From my vantage point on the black leather couch, I watched the exit of a few members of my family every evening for a few days before my curiosity … Continue reading Old Sacramento – ‘Pokemon Go’ got in the way of my Sightseeing!