Delhi has been home for more than 20 years. Despite the accusations about its notorious nature, I have a distinct fondness for the city. Delhi angers, agitates, irritates, excites, soothes, all at the same time on any given day. But, it has survived the wrath of time gracefully and has been rebuilt seven times. There’s a stubborn resilience.
While traveling, a lot of interactions, incidences, moments happen and few of them always make a mark in your memory. You don’t need something extraordinary to remember those instances, at times you just feel a connect with a particular cafe, art museum, person or a national park maybe.
One such restaurant recently caught my fancy, mainly because of our lovely server. Continue reading
Somewhere in my subconscious mind, I had decided that I have to travel somewhere in India when I visit home. In November last year, I finally took the flight to home and met my family after one whole year.
Since I couldn’t plan a trip before visiting, I kept searching for places after I reached home. And just like that, I chose Udaipur one night, booked the tickets, and informed my parents that they are coming with me. Thankfully, they love traveling and agreed to embark on this journey with me.
Vegas was never a part of our bucket list. I could never associate myself with so much bling.
Last year was a mix of emotions and I learned a great deal about a lot of things. Things about moving, apartment hunting, location search, buying furniture, arranging a home etc etc. We were in Cincinnati for the first few months and moved to Chicago by the end of July.
Traveling is one thing and staying a zillion miles away from home another. The latter made me cranky for my first few months in the US and I ended up writing a grumpy post on how things are so irritating here. Well, I am an optimistic person so I kept looking for experiences to intrigue me and I think its time to share one of those.