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Do I want to be a mountaineer (Part 1)

Do I want to be a mountaineer (Part 1)

July 10, 2018 / More

The mountains have secret trails, which are generally known and traversed by the inhabitants of the mountain kingdom. You and I may fall and trip, if we dare venture on these trails. That is what I wanted to learn…how to

Skiing across Greenland with Deeya

Skiing across Greenland with Deeya

June 19, 2018 / More

I am intrigued by the travel destinations we are opting for these days. A far cry from the touristy Shimla and Mussoorie, Gulmarg and Sonmarg and Ooty and the Kerala backwaters. Today, it is adventure-based travel and to places whose

Jordan, exploring a jewel along the Silk Road

Jordan, exploring a jewel along the Silk Road

January 29, 2018 / More

One of my travel inspirations is the mountains. The other is countries that are part of the Silk Road. Stories of trade, trade of beautiful textiles, handcrafted carpets, fresh spices, baubles and more; in a time when there was no

Tete-a-tete with Travelling Titans: Zia Mody

Tete-a-tete with Travelling Titans: Zia Mody

October 5, 2017 / More

You know how people have a hit list. I have one too! Not people I want to hit, but the contrary. People whose courage inspires me, people whose travel adds to my own and those who have a candid confidence,

Please Save Manali

Please Save Manali

May 24, 2017 / More

Clean air, fun friends, nature’s bounty, cool clime, warm people, adventure hub… the list can go on. This was how I experienced Manali in 2015 and 2016. All these things took me back to the place this year too. I

Travel Lessons ~ Part 2

Travel Lessons ~ Part 2

May 18, 2017 / More

Travel tips / hacks This is the 2nd in the series of posts that I upload on lessons learnt during my travels. You can read the first post here. Selecting your flights I have always wanted to find the best

Understanding Fitness

Understanding Fitness

May 16, 2017 / More

My trainer, Satish Kumar, has been sharing fitness treasures over the years. These are points that have helped me deepen my understanding of how to be fit; the building blocks of fitness that we tend to sideline. I put it

Expressly speaking about India’s national carrier

Expressly speaking about India’s national carrier

April 17, 2017 / More

Recently, a friend was made to wait for 7 hours at Bombay airport for a mis-managed flight. The flight IX 251 scheduled for departure at 11:40 pm. on 25th March 2017, actually left at 7:09 am. on 26th March 2017.

Bhel Puri in Dubai

Bhel Puri in Dubai

April 6, 2017 / More

Which country are you from, I asked her as I stepped into the lift. I am from Sweden she said and what about you? As I shared my longing to see the northern lights in her country, she spoke about

Building your core with Yoga

Building your core with Yoga

March 2, 2017 / More

I was introduced to the practice of Yoga by my Nana when I was in school. The classes were held at 6 a.m. My Nana, my sister and I would walk the 2km distance to Bandstand. I used to read

GST implementation: a retailer’s questions

GST implementation: a retailer’s questions

November 7, 2016 / More

At the start of the new millennium, in the year 2000, the then Government headed by Mr.Atal Bihari Vajpayee, started discussions to introduce a unified rate for indirect taxation. After 16 years of working papers and deliberations, the GST Bill

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