Adventure Scratchpad-1

‘Life is either an adventure or nothing at all.’ Touring a foreign country brings with it a whole jackpot of adventures. Some of them include being lost in translation, being lost on the map, scary run-ins, mind-blowing hotel rules and the list goes on. These adventures within an adventure add tremendously to one’s experiences and as a wise person once said, experience is the best … Continue reading Adventure Scratchpad-1

The Italian Postcard

Here’s a neat quote that I came across: Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life. Honestly, Italy made its way into my dreams after watching ‘Gladiator’ and studying about the Roman Empire in school and when I actually visited the country, especially the city of Rome, the magnitude of the glorious empire mingled with the influence of the Renaissance … Continue reading The Italian Postcard

The Strawberry Getaway

Sometimes, one has just gotta keep calm and…. Road trips are often the most memorable ones as it allows a complete assimilation of the journey as it shows the gradual change in surroundings as one approaches a new place and gives a great deal of satisfaction when it comes to the feeling of wanderlust. Honestly, after a long travel hiatus courtesy the pandemic, the idea … Continue reading The Strawberry Getaway

The Hanoi Heist

When our family decided to go to Vietnam for the summer holidays, the decision was literally taken based on a dart board on the globe. Well, metaphorically cause the darts I own are magnetic. Hehe. Considering the choice was an adventurous one, we decided to begin at the capital aka Hanoi. We were met by a guide at the airport, a bloke named Henry and … Continue reading The Hanoi Heist

The H2O Photobomb

Water. It is the element that carries the essence of life, the source upon which great civilisations have thrived while others have succumbed to its fury. It is the very prototype of the blue planet, gaining a huge wave of popularity as an essential photographic tool for no picture ever, is complete without a drop of water. Unless you’re on Saturn, in which case a … Continue reading The H2O Photobomb

Decking the Halls ft. Pune City

Where I live, things have a tendency to come alive at the slightest mention of any festivity. Pune is home to a huge number of diverse cultures and the city and its people make it a point to celebrate each one of them in the liveliest manner possible where the city will have some symbolism of the culture being celebrated. If a time traveller ever … Continue reading Decking the Halls ft. Pune City

Waxworks in London

Wax museums, when shown in films, are portrayed as places showcasing events of gore and infamous crimes, often the epicentre for any form of horror or gothic activity. In the film ‘House of Wax’ (1953,2005) the wax museum is a literal death-trap(*spoiler alert probably*) and in the show ‘Penny Dreadful’, the Putney Family Wax Museum is shown to be a hotspot for grisly crimes such … Continue reading Waxworks in London