Life Talk, Musings

Turning Thirty & Wise [& slightly preachy]

When I turned 20, the start of a new decade didn’t really mean all that much to me. I was just cribbing a bit about how I’m “old” now and not a teen anymore and secretly looking forward to the 20’s – because let’s face it, that’s when you have the most fun, right? And …

Beachy Business, Travels

Finding serenity in Goa: Top 5 beach picks from my recent trip

I’ve always been a sea person. Everything about the seaside – the gentle rumble of waves, the salt in the air, sand clinging on to your feet, horizons that decide the colour of the water and the sense of calm that prevails regardless of the flurry of human activity around – it feels like home …

Life Talk, Musings

On Friendships and Letting Them Go

I sit and listen to his incessant cribbing, yet again. I could feel my usual sense of calm & positivity draining away, bit by bit, only to be replaced by a really controlled rage. Can’t he, for once, not complain about all that’s wrong with his life, the people around and the world in general? …

Hills are a-calling, Travels

Snow-ed in Sikkim: Reminiscing My First Snowfall at Zero Point & Yumthang Valley!

I notice a sudden cold fleck on my cheek. My fingers automatically go over it and I feel a cool wetness. I look up, expecting to see drops of rain. Instead, I watch wisps of white, falling all around us, moving diagonally with the strong gusts of wind. Instinctively, I try to feel them, with …

Life Talk, Musings

Walk Your Own Path. Because You Only Get One.

Facebook envy is real. Scrolling down the feeds, it’s easy to feel this prick of envy when you see how well life is shaping up for so many out there. You know, like the ones who are traveling the world. The ones who have the coolest jobs and the love of their lives. The ones …