Be a tourist in your own life. Note your private landmarks, your important historical sights, your favourite spots. - Found in Gretchen Rubin’s “Moments Of Happiness” It’s been two years in Singapore today! What an interesting time it has been. For once, not in terms of the place and the travel and the externalities, like… Continue reading Two Years in Singapore
The last two months, my travel focus has been home, Bangalore. I decided not to miss special occasions both happy and sad, and I’m glad I went back. Through it all, there was a parallel track running in my head, something that has been on my mind an awful lot this year. Sustainable living, both… Continue reading Finding A Green Purpose
One year, Singapore. It's time to mark a couple of things. It's been a year in the sixth place I call home, and this blog turned four a couple of months back. I figured it was time for a facelift and to bring a few different projects under one roof. I'm still working on them,… Continue reading One Year In Singapore
You know that old adage of how multiple demands on your time all happen at the same time, leaving you a tad tired at the end of it? The last two months have been one such phase with extra demands at work, home, physical goals for the year and voila, even ideas and passions. For… Continue reading Of Travel And Identities
Should I fly or take the train? Should I hire a rickshaw or just walk around by myself, rain or shine? Should I strike up a conversation with my driver or should I watch the scenes go by in silence? Should I hire a guide to know more about this place or should I wander… Continue reading Of Travel Styles, Environment And Economics
Jasmine Apartments, 3rd Small Hill Av, Park Sri Nibong, Neighbourhood of the last parakeet, Island of the areca nut. (This is the most musical address I've ever lived at all my life (translated from Malay)!) My nomadic heart's little jig five months ago when I moved to this little island is now back for an… Continue reading Goodbye Penang
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust While I've captured travel thoughts in these pages for the last three years, I've always wondered how to capture home as a travel destination. The thoughts, the experiences, the learning, they all have a different pattern… Continue reading Home And Travel?