World Environment Day 2019: Reflections

This post is inspired by an incident which happened a few days back — the death of many mountaineers on the world’s tallest mountain. Every year, aspirants from across the world visit Nepal in the hope to conquer the mighty Everest. Some do, some don’t. Some live to tell the tale, some aren’t fortunate. TheContinue reading “World Environment Day 2019: Reflections”

World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune

We are not makers of History. We are made by History ~ Martin Luther King Jr. April 18 is celebrated as the World Heritage Day.  Heritage is broadly classified as anything that has been passed on through generations. Historical sites, cultural traditions, natural wonders, regional food, jewellery, heritage can either be a personal property or belongContinue reading “World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune”

As with any journey, who you travel with can be more important than your destination

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Sibling Day, the list goes on. Promoted by the ‘greeting card’ industry back then the commercialization is far from over. Every month there is a day that is celebrated to boost sales of cards, flowers, chocolates and what not. Today, the first Sunday of August every year is celebrated as ‘FriendshipContinue reading “As with any journey, who you travel with can be more important than your destination”

MotoDreamz set to host Motoday on June 18,19

Into its third edition, the MotoDay has got bigger and better as over 2,000 biking enthusiasts are all set to converge at Lavasa to celebrate the brotherhood of motorcycling on June 18 and 19. Organised by Pune based Motodreamz, the event will see activities revolving around bikes and everything related to biking. “June 21 isContinue reading “MotoDreamz set to host Motoday on June 18,19”

A huge honour – Liebster Award Nomination

I cannot thank Amrita of Travelling Ides of March enough for thinking that I deserve the nomination to the Liebster Awards. It is a huge honour and very pleasant surprise!     Amrita, you surely have turned my dull day bright 🙂   Taking forward the concept of Liebster Awards, here are my answers toContinue reading “A huge honour – Liebster Award Nomination”

Not so Dancing Stars!

I could move myself to music but was never much of a dancer. I have been wanting to take Salsa lessons but never came through. On my recent short visit to Goa, the resort where we stayed had organized a special Salsa Dance class. My husband (reluctantly) and I went to take classes. Even thoughContinue reading “Not so Dancing Stars!”