2020 Look Back On The Year That Was

JANUARY The year kicked off with hope – too much hope actually! I wrote this post in January with little knowledge of how all our lives are going to get derailed thanks to a flying beast in an oriental country (I know this hasn’t been proved). But January started with so much of hope and…

Short Weekend Getaway!

I haven’t travelled since March and I can’t wait to go on a proper trip. With things opening up in India – I have been tempted to plan a trip to the hills nearby. But with corona numbers still so high, I have had my apprehensions. To see if travelling given the current circumstances is…

Baking Game: Level Up!

I’ve been baking a lot over the last few months. It’s been so therapeutic to bake. While I’ve been baking for the last decade but I’ve usually stuck to the same easy-ish recipes. But over the past few months I’ve been experimenting with breads, pies, pizzas and it’s been a lot of fun. The only…

5| Happiness is | My Space

Day 5 of my “Happiness is” photo series. Do checkout the first 4 posts in the series as well. I love going out, travelling and seeing new places. But I also love just being home and enjoying my me time in my space. After getting my own place a few years back – I spent…

#4| Happiness is | Coffee

Day 4 of my photo series “Happiness is”. I’m not officially up till I’ve had my first cup of coffee for the day. I love coffee. I am an addict but a controlled one. Till 2-3 years back I needed about 4-5 cups of coffee a day. Now I stick to the one cup I…

#1| Happiness is| Sunrise & Sunset

I’ve been reading a lot of blogs recently on what makes people happy. So I decided to do a photo series of things that make me happy. For the next 10 days, I’m going to do a photo post on one thing that makes me happy. This is also a great way to feel gratitude…

4 | Travel | Pondicherry Photo Diary

Pondicherry is a small beach town located in Tamil Nadu, India. It’s a 4 hours journey from Chennai by road and an overnight train journey from Bangalore. Pondicherry was under the French rule till 1954. This tiny hamlet is famous for the culture and architecture the French left behind as well as beautiful, untouched beaches….

Goodbye – Moving cities in the middle of this pandemic

I’m an irrationally emotional person. I get attached very easily to people, things and places. Goodbyes make me emotional and literally drive me crazy. The last 2 months, I’ve been very regular with my blog posts but finding it hard to concentrate on writing this week. I’m finally moving cities. The “finally” is because this…

Kolkata – How to maximise your joy with a weekend in the city

I’ve wanted to visit Kolkata for a really long time. I think my first impression of Kolkata is based on Rajesh Khanna’s famous movie – Amar Prem. I watched the movie when I was really young and the movie formed the basis of what I expected in Kolkata (atleast the old parts) – the river,…

Explore Mumbai: Ancient Buddhist Caves – Kanheri Caves

I’ve been in Mumbai for a little less than two years. Having explored most of the popular tourist spots, I really wanted to visit the Kanheri Caves located in Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali. We didn’t take a guide and there wasn’t much information available at the caves but here is some information I found…