Another year comes to an end, so here is a quick post about my highlights of 2013 and what my plans are for next year. Highlight of 2013: Visiting Australia and spending time with my family and friends. Saying goodbye to
Melbourne: The Things I Have Missed
I have been visiting Melbourne, which is home, for the past few weeks. I still have a couple of weeks to go before returning to Mumbai, but as I sit here on a cold, rainy day I am thinking of
Austria: Christmas In Vienna
Austria always makes me feel a little wistful, perhaps I inherited that from my father who still describes a summer spent there when he was a university student with a small sigh. I also visited Austria when I was a
Adventures in the Desert Part 2: Pabu ki Dhani
This was my home for 24 hours when I visited this small, isolated village in the Thar desert. To call it a village is probably too big a word, it is a simple home which has 4 small huts for
Inspiration: Travel and Parkinson’s Disease
Travelling around India, I have come across all types of people; hippies, spiritual seekers, cultural aficionados and just those who are interested in seeing India. In Puri, I was lucky to meet the most inspirational couple I have met in
To Give or Not To Give
Its coming up to Christmas, and whilst I am not Christian, it does make me think about some fundamental things like kindness, generosity and most importantly respect. I like to believe that I practise these principles in my everyday life,
Is #Shimla leading the way for #India?
Today I arrived in Shimla. Shimla is in Himachal Pradesh. It is an old British hill station, and is now a bustling town. I didn’t quite know what to expect when I landed here. I was hoping for hills, greenery
Opportunity Cost: Travel for travel’s sake or is it all about getting a good photo?
*This post is participating in its first blog-hop hosted by Tortoise Mum on the theme of Opportunity Cost. Hop on over and take a look at other posts on opportunity cost. I finally set out on my journey to travel
How to change your perception of wealth in India?
When I moved to India I left behind, what many would consider, a very good career. I was a senior manager in a big bank, and had a lot of opportunity to progress and develop. I just needed a change,
Raksha Bandhan… My Day
This weekend was Raksha Bandhan. It is a festival where a sister ties a Rakhi (which is like a wristband made from coloured thread and beads), around her brother’s wrist. This is to wish him prosperity. In return, her brother