Tag: observations

Traveling with Children and Why it is Important

Growing up, one of the biggest resentments I had against my parents was the fact that they took me around the world at a very young age. By the time I turned 7, I had been on two round-the-world trips. Now, before you mark me down as a snob for complaining about excessive travel, hear me out…

Top 10 Perks of Business Travel

Business travel usually has a somewhat negative connotation to it. Travel has conventionally been associated with vacation time and most expect it to be relaxing and leisurely. Traveling for business is the opposite. It involves meetings, running around from one place, city, country to another. It’s all about […]

A Day in Geneva

What is traveler’s luck? Was it when we roamed around Prague in trams for two days without a ticket and didn’t get caught (because we couldn’t figure out where to get them)? Or was it being in the center of London, walking around, and coming across a small […]

The Tea Seller of Nandgaon

Sitting cross-legged amidst his confectioneries he was starting to get impatient. “Aap rehne he do, nahi bechni aur kachori aapko” (leave it now, I don’t want to sell any more kachoris to you) he said with slight irritation. There was no anger in his words, only his speech […]

Lausanne, I’m Sorry

Lausanne, I’m sorry; for I judged you based on my first impression, even though one must never judge a “book” by its cover. I threw in all my chips blind without even taking a sneak peek at the cards. I made my decision based on your looks, forgetting […]