Travel is in the veins of my family. My father, and my grandfather before him, were among the first in their extended families to venture outside our nation. My parents especially have been avid travelers for the last half century and continue to do so till this very day. As you can imagine, all these … More On the Sets of Bobby (India, 1973)
Lauterbrunnen is one of those picturesque Swiss villages that get featured often in magazines and articles. It comes ready with a natural attraction visible as soon as you get off the train. The cascading Staubbach Falls make for an alluring backdrop to an otherwise homespun main-road of the village. It’s impactful enough to stop a … More Lauterbrunnen: Living & Eating in the Land of Waterfalls.
Someone’s running. There’s always someone running at the station. As I sat down on an empty orange bench, late one night at Platform 16 of New Delhi Railway Station, a different world emerged in front of my eyes. A world where there was no cast or creed. People moved together, to and from, in and … More Scenes from Platform 16, New Delhi Railway Station
It’s planes, trains, and automobiles all over again, only this time, planes are replaced by huge ocean liners. If travel has ever, even slightly, interested you, then Michael Palin is a name you must be well aware of. Member of the famed and eccentric comedy group Monty Python, Palin has also achieved quite a following … More Book | Around the World in 80 Days – Michael Palin
As I walked down a cobbled street in the petite Swiss village of Corseaux, I didn’t know what to expect of my destination. I had passed by the unassuming front of the Association Vinicole a few times over the last couple of weeks; a little display case with a few bottles of wine, steps leading … More The Association Vinicole – 100 Years of Swiss Wine Making
My love affair with Amsterdam started more than two decades ago. My first trip to the Dutch capital was around 1994 when I accompanied my father on a business trip. Ever since I have been to Amsterdam numerous of times and have grown to appreciate it more and more with each passing year. The fact … More An Outsider’s Guide to Amsterdam
If you follow my blog, you will be aware that I spend a good number of days each year – almost every year – in Birmingham, UK. My love for the city, that is often underrated and overlooked, has developed over decades, from a time when everything would shut down on the weekends to a … More Food | The Potato Man