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A journal of simple pleasures, travel, food and minutiae.

Tag Archives: travel

Carpe Diem

It’s no revelation that an iPhone is a multi-purpose gadget. I have used its camera many a time to capture visual delights either while travelling or staying at home. If … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pencil Crazy

I have a penchant for pencils and I cannot resist buying one when it catches my eye. Sleek and colorful ones are perfect for accessorizing my desk. My desk is … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Helsinki – A Scandinavian Gem!

I love to travel for the thrill of seeing new places. I especially like to go to non-touristic or lesser known places and be mesmerized by what I discover. Last … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

At Home & Abroad in 2012

I always find travel fascinating. I was lucky to have had a chance to go to some exotic places like Venezuela and Brazil this year. But while I enjoyed my adventures … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 12 Comments

Escape to Sea!

It’s one of those nights when I am having a nightmare of sorts. I am running away from my fear in a strange place. It looks like I’m running in … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 5 Comments

Walk on Air!

As New York’s hidden gem, the High Line tends not to show up on the visitor’s “must-see” list. This incredibly beautiful promenade was converted from an old railway track that … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Lucky Sighting in Croatia

Before our trip, the place conjured up images of the locals walking with beautiful Dalmatian dogs. Little did I know that instead of dogs, Croatia has an abundance of stray … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sleepless in Seattle – no, definitely not!

Last fall, I went on a weekend jaunt to Seattle. Of course, I prayed hard to the weather gods to be kind and spare me Seattle’s famous rain. My prayers … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prized Pencils

I love bringing back pencils from the places I have visited. (These days, however, it is really hard to find one in a gift shop; it seems that plastic pens … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Hey, a penny for my thoughts!

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October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment