Little did I dream that I would take off from the ground and jump from the plane! It was a pleasant morning and I am all set to skydive for the very first time falling thousands of feet through the air, it was my way to celebrate my existence of little more than three decades … Continue reading SkyDive@Dubai
It was early March 2002, I was going through the local newspaper of Coorg , Coffee Land, one of the leading English dailies in the district. As I flip through and reached the last page , there caught my attention of an interview of a leading commentator in Coorg, Mr. Harish Nachappa . Be it … Continue reading Beyond Hockey…..
One of the biggest conversations, a source of constant worry and the most debatable one in the corporate world is, why women do not occupy more leadership roles in the corporate world? Though women get promoted as per their caliber, attrition of women is at a far higher rate than men and the attrition rate goes higher as they move up … Continue reading Reasons for Women Dropping Out of Workforce and What corporates can do to Change It!
Weddings!! Happiest day in a womens life. It is one of the most memorable and an eventful day where every single woman all over the world have looked forward for this beautiful transition to being married from being single. But what makes this transition more beautiful and exciting for a young woman is accumulating her … Continue reading Unique Custom- What goes into a Coorg Brides Trousseau?
It was a summer evening and dates to early nineties. Schools were closed after the final term for that academic year, me and my peers were eagerly looking forward to enjoying our summer vacation. Well, while having coffee one evening, my granny indicated I shouldn’t stop practicing Math, the subject I dreaded and still dread, … Continue reading Kings Tomb at Mercara, Coorg, India
No one wishes to have dark days, sleepless nights, grumpy mornings and this endless dark tunnels. Depression is not sadness and is not a choice.
At some point in our lives, with numerous backgrounds we would have watched some of the most beautiful sun-rises giving us hope for the day and setting suns giving us a promise of tomorrow. But watching a sun- rise or a sun -set with a mythological background is very erratic and contrasting unless we choose … Continue reading Hike to Matanga Hills (Featured in the Website of Evolve Back -Previously Orange County)
Thousands of years ago human settlements grew up around great rivers and this is how modern civilisation began. Every river has a story behind and one such is of River Cauvery which took birth at Talacauvery at Kodagu district located in Karnataka state, India. For Kodava’s river Cauvery is not just a river but form … Continue reading Mother Goddess Cauvery-(Featured in the Website of Evolve Back -Previously Orange County)
My birthday's never excited me than Dad's! It's more of a festival and with each passing year I eagerly looked forward to it and send him some gifts. But the year 2016 was different. I did look forward, did the countdown too, but circumstances made me not just forget that his birthday was fast approaching, … Continue reading Dad’s Birthday, The Least I could Do – 26/05/2016
Sub: Lunch with two lovely friends Venue: Undisclosed location Cuisine: American Cocktails sipped and main course relished amidst all our conversations and laughter, the two ladies were up to their neck while I made some space for the desserts. Those who know me closely,will never let go off me and ensure I have my share … Continue reading Caramel Custard Vs Spun Sugar
This article of mine is featured in the website of Evolve Back, previously Orange County, one of the finest resorts in India known for its exemplary hospitality,serenity and delicious food. Source: A Glimpse of Village Life Join a group of old friends as they explore the rural countryside of Hampi in a Tuk Tuk or … Continue reading A Glimpse of Village Life – Featured in the Website of Evolve Back (Previously Orange County)
This is a major throw back to 2015. Spring had set in and it was a peaceful Saturday! It was a week off for me and my man was away at work. I was basking at home and I knew he who would be home in the next couple of hours. He being a foodie … Continue reading Dark Caramel Pudding
It’s a beautiful month of November and close to year end! Summer is faded and autumn has come dancing. All the open-air bustle that was stranded, is back to life again. Kids enjoy their outdoor games, family and friends plan getaways, couple enjoy their walk in the park etc. However, the beauty of this season … Continue reading Global Village, Dubai – Mini World Tour When World becomes Flat!
It’s been five years since I have moved to the UAE. As and when I was at Bur Dubai, call it old Dubai- One of the busiest areas in town, I have passed by this restaurant called Goan Shack numerous times which is located at Ascot hotel. But I never had a chance to venture … Continue reading Goa in Dubai!
Who doesn’t like weekend getaways? So do me. Two weeks ago, it was a long weekend in UAE in honour of martyr’s day and UAE national day. It’s one of the most awaited off which people look forward to in the UAE. Like everyone else, I ponder what do we do, where shall we go … Continue reading Getaway to Hatta Dam
In India, coffee estates are sited along the Western Ghats amidst the misty mountain landscapes. One of the most widespread beverage, an export commodity and a main source of income to most of the planters, the dependency lies greatly on it to make a living. Coffee blossoms or the coffee flowers is one of the … Continue reading Coffee Blossom -Aromatic