A trip to Manila is incomplete without a visit to the traditional Legazpi Sunday Market. Various home cooked cuisines, hand made dolls, slippers to cheap priced boxer shorts .. it’s all laid out there. You have everything that you need … Continue reading Food: Legazpi Sunday Market (Manila) in pictures
So last week I have been trying to answer most questions in office with ‘Oh, because next week am on a holiday’ That was my planned way of announcing the big upcoming vacation. So when anyone asked me “You are … Continue reading Story of announcing a vacation
“What time do they turn the mist off?” Yes, that was a travel query asked to a UK based leading travel agency guide. Fear not, each of us would have asked silly travel questions one time or the other. But … Continue reading Travel: Top 40 stupid complaints ever
Singapore, this year, again went out of its way to celebrate Deepavali, as is more popularly known here. Last year, I blogged extensively on how much efforts the Lion City puts in ensuring Diwali is lifted to global festival status, … Continue reading Trivia: Do you know Deepavali / Diwali enough?
Over my travels, there are only four cities in the world, where I have landed exclusively to do a food trip – Bangkok, Delhi, Hyderabad & Kolkata. These are cities where the average meal would score very high on taste, … Continue reading Food: Ten reasons why Kolkata must be declared ‘Food capital of India’
India’s scintillating march to the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final got me glued to the television entire event. Since I live in Singapore, the NRIs here are spared from the non-stop bombardment of television ads and running tickers during the … Continue reading Food: When Virender Sehwag sold me Ethiopian food
I take pride in my family, upbringing and religion (Hinduism) which never discouraged from visiting other places of worship. That flexibility in values got into me to believe there is only one supernatural god (who created the earth, living beings). … Continue reading Travel: Best of Lourdes, France, in a day
Five days before our departure, FC Barcelona were odds on to win the La Liga as well as the Champions League. Win all their games and the ‘double’ was in their hands. Not any more though. In the subsequent three … Continue reading Football Pilgrimage 2017 Part 3: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
The intense addiction After a dream fulfilling Football Pilgrimage in April 2016, the once in a lifetime orgasm has now taken shape of an addiction. Buoyed by my friends, I decided to undertake another Pilgrimage in 2017. Last year it … Continue reading Football Pilgrimage 2017: The Indian flag to visit Camp Nou
I hate the forced culture of tipping. But this was something different. In our mind-boggling Philippines vacation, we encountered something very unreal, very enlightening – there were multiple instances when we wanted to tip a person but the kind soul … Continue reading Humanity: Are Filipinos the nicest people on planet earth?