Tag Archive: Asia

Abode of the Clouds

November 2, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Exploring Meghalaya After almost 3 weeks of non-stop traveling to meet relatives across India, the two of us were yearning for some downtime. That isn’t to say we don’t like meeting friends and relatives, don’t get me wrong here, but the travel schedule was jam packed. We had gone from Bhopal (Centre) to Lucknow (North)…

A New Role

September 7, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Different person in different context … We just returned from a month-long stay in India. We began to settle back at home in San Jose, sleeping throughout random intervals of the day, as jet lag crept over us. Each person is different, but it usually takes me about 4 to 5 days to adjust to…

School after School

August 24, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Contrary to popular belief, school does in fact rock, and it is everything else besides the actual learning that makes it so. Having lived in three different cities and studied in four different schools...

Positivity – A Good Thing ?

August 10, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Confidence Game… I have been doing a fair bit of self-reflection lately. As I am making a long trip to India, the break and the voyage is a good time to take a step back and take in all of life’s experiences this year. One of the things that has changed about me, after…

The Annual India Trip

July 13, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The much anticipated visits As a member of the Indian diaspora, I am all too familiar with the annual “India trip”. It is customary for Indians living abroad to visit their homeland annually. I have been doing these annual trips since I was a child. In fact, I would have so many school breaks, that…

Singaporean Styles

June 29, 2018 12:00 am Published by 2 Comments

Fashion is an integral part of the culture of a country. From religious and traditional outfits to day-to-day casual wear, fashion and clothes are an important part of society...

An Indian Wedding (Part 3)

May 18, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In the eyes of my friend … In part 3 of the Wedding Series, I interview a British friend who attended my wedding in Jodhpur, India. Her responses allowed me to see my wedding through a foreign lens! 1. Was this the first Indian wedding you attended? Yes, this was the first Indian wedding that…

An Indian Wedding (Part 2)

April 20, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Whirlwind of a happy celebration… Our wedding took place over the course of two days in December 2014. Guests flew in from all over the world to the charming city of Jodhpur in India - also known as the “Blue City”. The city is called as such because, if you walk over to the highest…

Sports in India (Part 2)

April 13, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Previously, I started talking about some of the oldest sports in Indian culture, some of which began as means of battle and combat. In this section, I’m going to tell you more about casual sports that are played today in India...