Category Archives: travel

School For Girls

Everything I read or write these days seems to be Heavy. It’s almost like everyone’s lost the ability to just muse about small things. Everything has to be about ebola or Hamas or ISISĀ or something. So here’s a lightweight ‘It … Continue reading

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Lots of space, a lot less needling.

I moved from the Greater NY Area to the Greater Seattle Area exactly two years after I moved from the Greater Los Angeles Area to the Greater NY Area. It left my nerves frayed. First of all, I’ve never had … Continue reading

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Love Letters to New York – Astoria

I used to share a tiny, tiny place on the Upper East side. I knew the moment I moved in that I shouldn’t let this last. I househunted extensively. I wanted a place not more than thirty minutes from work. … Continue reading

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Vrugte en Groente

I like talking to strangers. Especially fleeting encounters. I’m really curious about how others live their lives, to the point of being intrusive on occasion. Over time, of course, that’s gotten tempered down with a grumpy ‘everyone is the same, … Continue reading

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Chennai Express

My last two visits to Chennai have been for visa reasons. There used to be a time when that wasn’t the case. Every summer, without fail, I would end up boarding the Brindavan Express or the Madras Mail to visit … Continue reading

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Awesome things to do when you’re not so much of a tourist in NYC

I moved to New York City soon after New Year. And then seem to have disappeared into a black hole. Neither have I been blogging my exploits, nor have I taken the trouble to upload photographic evidence of my presence … Continue reading

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Google Plus, San Francisco and everything else

The past couple of weeks have been quite eventful. For one thing, Google released its Facebook-killer in a very very swift and well-planned move. For another, I finally got to see San Francisco thanks to this very nice cousin of … Continue reading

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