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 →

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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 →

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 →

The four city dream part Rome

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 →

Food for the sole

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 and... Continue Reading →

Solo traveling in Japan

Hubby always tells me I had a cocooned up-bringing. I always argued. But in my heart I knew its true. Never having done anything important by myself, being indecisive, being dependent on my parents and on him so far for everything, and never having traveled ¬†alone even to the next city, I thought travelling alone... Continue Reading →

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