Mount Rainier calls to every visitor who walks out of Seattle airport. You only have to lift your eyes to the horizon to see it looming over the city, in the distance. Its presence, however, is reassuring, friendly and very welcoming. Make no mistake though; the glaciated peak is an active volcano - the steam … Continue reading Simply Seattle Part 2 – The Call of the Mountain
Day 1 and 2 Pike Market / Duck Tour / Space Needle / Olympic Sculpture Park / Downtown Seattle First Impressions For the first time visitor, finding things to do in Seattle is definitely not a challenge. What is challenging, however, is finding enough time to pack all the interesting things Seattle is famous for, … Continue reading Simply Seattle (Part 1)
There is this big chunk of Georgian cheese sitting comfortably in my chiller at home. Every time I open the refrigerator, my senses are assailed with the rich smoky flavor that emanates tantalizingly from this seemingly innocuous chunk. The smell brings with it memories of rolling hills and green plains, and I’m hit with the … Continue reading Georgia on my plate- 8 culinary experiences not to be missed!
To read this article please go to: Looking for the one who attained Moksha! https://sonderers.com/ "Voyage. Discover. Connect. Sonder: the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. Sonderers Magazine celebrates these moments of juncture and delves deeper into the human experience through a combination of travel writing, … Continue reading Looking for the one who attained Moksha
If you’re into street art and everything that comes with it – including the value of suppressed voices – then this is the place to take a stroll in. Despite visiting San Francisco several times, this was my first visit to Clarion Alley. It was a mere 5-minute walk from Dolores Park where I had … Continue reading San Francisco – A walk down Clarion Alley
I have been following the Incredible India campaign ever since it came into existence…at first with a lot of pride and later as the years passed by, with a growing sense of frustration. Initially, the pride of being an Indian skyrocketed with the absolutely spectacular campaigns like this one that set Hollywood Movie titles against … Continue reading Bladder Blues – Why Road Trips in India make me Nervous!
Have you ever tried people watching when you travel? I have. Airports are the best places to practice people watching. So are train stations, bus depots and quaint cafes by the roadside. There are seven billion people living on planet earth. Except for the few in our family and friends circle, all of these are … Continue reading 10 Ways you can benefit from ‘People Watching’ while traveling!
I don’t know her. But she could easily be my sister, mother, aunt, daughter or niece. She could even be one of my dearest female friends – those soul sisters who uplift my spirit every time I feel low - or she could simply be a stranger on the street, one I unknowingly brush against … Continue reading This Rapist lost his Genitals? Sorry, but I don’t feel sorry!
Me Indian, Period My Indian identity has several avatars. I have to constantly switch between the happy Indian, the proud Indian, the frustrated Indian, the defensive Indian and on some days the ‘apologetic Indian’ – something to do with those crappy headlines. The complexity however, is what makes it unique. I was born and live … Continue reading Love in the Luft – One mile at a time!
A former Portuguese colony, Macau was earlier known as ‘Ou Mun’ or ‘trading gate’ and was an important part of the silk route from China to Europe. Presently though, it is the gaming capital of the world and its economy is fully dependent on the money that is brought in by the gaming industry. Gambling … Continue reading Macau – The Gambling Peninsula