Category: Abroad

Sharjah Festival Of Lights: UAE’s own Arabian nights

It was nearing dusk and the Al Noor mosque in Sharjah was steadily being filled with people. The sounds of the evening Namaaz filled the air and the waters of…
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Vegetarian food in Myanmar: A complete survival guide

Theplas: check Ready to eats: check Packaged food : check SOS words: check I was a vegetarian traveling to Myanmar: a country predominately consuming non vegetarian fare. Throughly acquainted with the menu…
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Bagan : Of sunrises and sunsets

5.30 am:  Bagan standard time I pant as I climb the massive steps of the Shwesandaw Pagoda in a jiffy. I was here yesterday. But today was different. I scramble…
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Reasons to love Myanmar

The clouds cleared as I peered outside the plane window, revealing patches of green. Golden stupas stand tall, scattered intermittently in the green mesh. I have travelled to Myanmar in a…
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San Gimignano : where fairy tales come alive

As the bus whizzes past lush green vineyards across the Tuscan countryside, I cannot help but marvel. Low hanging clouds as if kissing the lopsided hills and vineyards scattered as…
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Bhutan diaries: happiness in smiles, sports and songs.

In my quest for happiness in Bhutan, I encountered innocence. I didn't quite go looking for it, I happened to bump into it. Where? Amidst a playful pandemonium, it blossomed…
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Bhutan Diaries : of Happiness and Dzongs

The train screeches to a halt as sounds of "Jhaaal muri" reach my ears. I struggle to get down from my side upper as the train stops at Siliguri. After…
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A meditative trek to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Bhutan

My mind knows I can't do it. It's an arduous trek. With poor stamina levels and a sorrowful state of health, I try to convince myself that it is perfectly…
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Blue Grotto, Capri Island: The sea cave in Italy

The sea breeze is strong and the waves lash at the edge of the jetty, where I stand watching the green waves as they shimmer in the sun. With every…
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