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 My favorites from my Kolkata diary
? 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 Kolkata- the sweat, filth and stink?
I think of my style as being understated. I am never comfortable with being the centre of attention and the same reflects in my style. Mostly comfortable dressing with attention to looking presentable is what one would find me in, even on the days that need me to gussy up! But I like to dress… Continue reading What I wore in Europe/how to pack for mixed weather
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 Intimidated by Prague
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 The art scene in Vienna
While going over my evernote, I found this piece I wrote last June. So 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 Sakleshpur, May 2014
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 Due(part two, in Venice)
The four city dream as we can still refer to it after over a month of it being over, still haunts many of my nights. The gut wrenching feeling of still wanting to be there (somewhere) makes me blush at times and at other times makes me sad that this holiday is over!First of my… Continue reading The four city dream part Rome
Goa vacation in 2014 was A-mazing! Whats different you ask.. from any of your regular goa vacations? Are they all not filled with frolic/lazing?Yes it was that. But multiple times the fun.. coz it was an all-girl vacation… woooooo! Starting off with an adventure with one of us missing the bus and catching it by… Continue reading Dress, pose, giggle, scream, QUIET. Repeat!
One of the top 3 things I look for in my travels is food- across palettes and cuisines.That said, food was quite expensive in Japan, even street food! You will see what I mean. Most travels include walking a lot, right? Thats when u can explore a place and absorb the life there, watch people… Continue reading Food for the sole