"Excuse me!! I suppose that's my seat" "Oh! I'm sorry. I'm just looking for my glasses, I kept it here, next to the window" "How does it look like?" "Nerdy and blue" "Is it that one? Next to the scarf on the upper berth" "Ah! Yes. Thank you!! I'm Ayesha by the way" "Shameek! Nice … Continue reading The Girl with the Blue Glasses
Having lived in Finland, I have developed a special liking for the nature. Fortunately, or Unfortunately, I haven’t had the chance to explore the diverse nature in the India yet. “Maine humari Darjeeling ki tickets already book kar li hai, ab tu jaldi se Kolkata aaja.” (I’ve already booked our tickets to Darjeeling, come to … Continue reading Kolkata and beyond: Loleygaon, Lava, Rishop, Darjeeling
During my last visit to the Kolkata, the City of Joy, as they say proudly I was pretty fascinated by the tram lines running through the city. As most of Indian cities are heavily crowded, a tram running right through the middle of the road is not the best mode to commute. This maybe the reason, … Continue reading Kolkata Tram: The Time Machine
There is something fascinating about airports, a noticeable pattern of human behaviour. People rushing to their terminals, saying last minute good byes, some troubled with their overweight luggage, some lost, some sad, some happy. This sight of emotions is so overwhelming, looks like some of them are escaping life, moving on, looking forward to a new beginning. … Continue reading Airports
Last week, I was in Amsterdam for a conference and it was an eventful experience. Being there for the first, I was excited and prepared to experience "the sins" XD. Surprisingly, I was charmed by better parts of the city and not the tourist ones. Smoking openly is a pleasing experience but the people of … Continue reading Amsterdam.
Recently, some of my friends and me had a short vacation down to the central Europe. I needed some time off and a break, and so we decided to travel Vienna-Prague-Budapest. Bought a week long tickets to Budapest and the idea was to land in 'Pest and ride to Vienna first. We landed in Budapest … Continue reading Vienna-Prague-Budapest
This March, I had the chance to visit the winter wonderland, the home to Santa Claus =D, "Lapland". Located in the northern part of Finland, peeping just above the Arctic Circle, the region is surely a place worth visiting. Sparsely populated, even by Finnish standards, the place sees hurling tourists, all throughout the year. We … Continue reading Things I did in Lapland =D
It took a bit of discussions, disagreements and debate to finally set off on our "Crazy trip to Tallinn" (that's what we called it). Our group, very versatile - observant creative astute budding architects, Filip and Lubos, uptight paranoid calculative Christoph, chirpy Veronika, quiet yet friendly Tiago, crazy insane Itaians, Paolo and Andrea, and me … Continue reading The Estonian Experience.