Category: Rantings

Travel Teaches- Beauty in Mundane Things

Sometimes in life, when you are traveling look out for all the imperfections a place holds. Its okay to not find a perfect frame, it's okay if a place is not conventionally insta-worthy and just like that it's absolutely fine if your life is going through phases of imperfection! Life and travel is all about ...

Travel Teaches: Inspirations Lies Everywhere

We probably only look out for the perfect shot when we are vacationing in a land far away. We look for the perfect sunrise on mountains and the picturesque sun setting behind the line where the sky meets the sea. We have talked about the crystal clear blue skies of the Pacifics or the Indian ...

Travel teaches: Hope & Compassion

If you are travelling in Germany or you live in Germany, you cannot possibly ignore the constant reminder of its troubled times and the Holocaust. And if your travel partner is a World War II buff like mine, you cannot escape but to revisit the memorials and museums highlighting the Nazi regime that the country ...

10 Signs that Proves You are Carved for Solo Travel

You were the fastest among millions to travel when it was your time to be born. You didn't have to wait for another to reach your destination to make the maximum impact and look, here you are now. Not everything in life is best enjoyed in someone's company, there are things which are enjoyed incomparably, ...

Travel Teaches: The Promise of Life

Life, as we all know in our own ways, is a strange thing - both the presence and absence of it. As I was basking in the joy of the 'presence' of it doing what I love most, traveling, I was hit with the 'absence' bit - I lost my father. That was life showing ...

Rantings #4: Lessons from an Old Man

Maumere.. a nice little sleepy town of Flores! The sea calm, it's an off season with absolutely no tourist and its raining on patches.. an empty beach with a couple of Germans and an English couple roaming around! I don't think I've ever had a vacation more filled with the quietness of solitude than this ...

Travel Teaches: Patience

Travel teaches you things that probably no other experience in life does! One of the many things it taught me is PATIENCE! Patience to look out of the window and enjoy the view when I was all hassled because the train was 5 hours late, patience to listen to a regular life story of a ...

6 Quick Tips to Manage Travelling with a Full Time Job

I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked "How do you manage to travel so much with a full time job?" or "Share tips on travelling with full time job" and all such. To all these I smile and say, to make travel to happen all you need is enthusiasm and ...

Rantings #2: The Giant Void

Day number two in New York and an afternoon to myself gives me the perfect opportunity to roam around the WTC with no such agenda in mind. Needless to say that there's this obvious excitement to see the WTC, one of the tallest man made structures whose tryst with the destiny shook the entire world. ...

Rantings #1

On a Thursday afternoon, I suddenly remember the 60 something uncle me and my husband met in Aru Valley, a small village 19 km from Pahalgam. The uncle had visited to Aru to trek around, he was the CFO of a well known MNC based in Mumbai. We had spent 3 days together, chatting about ...