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Boi Para, Rain, and the Smell of Old Books

The tale of an evening in Kolkata.

The Castle at the Top of the Falls

I first caught a glimpse of the Rhine Falls while I was in the train to Neuhausen am Rheinfall, a small town in Switzerland.

A friendship through the ages

Having just moved to Egypt, Kavya still had the curiosity of a tourist in her. And one of the things that tugged at her was the Library of Alexandria.

Travelling For the First Time with Friends

Chances are that the marked date on your calendar will one day no longer trigger a sigh of failure from you, or those

The Great East Himalayan Trek

A chilly breeze from the north is freezing us to our very core. The multi-coloured Tibetan prayer flags are fluttering from the strong wind sweeping over the whole plateau

LOST IN TRANSLITERATION

Immersed in mixed feelings, I boarded my flight for Kunming to take part in the “Chinese Bridge Summer Camp 2015” on October 30.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Boi Para, Rain, and the Smell of Old Books

The tale of an evening in Kolkata.

December 26, 2019
December 26, 2019

The Castle at the Top of the Falls

I first caught a glimpse of the Rhine Falls while I was in the train to Neuhausen am Rheinfall, a small town in Switzerland.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

A friendship through the ages

Having just moved to Egypt, Kavya still had the curiosity of a tourist in her. And one of the things that tugged at her was the Library of Alexandria.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

A SLEEPLESS MIRAGE

I couldn't help but glare at the man beside me. I was in an ancient pyramid in Memphis, a city in Egypt. It is believed to have been built during the reign of Djoser of the 3rd dynasty. The pharaoh had built it before he had ever built the step pyramid.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

Forgotten in Unknown Waters

Year 1977. Sunlight hit his eyes as he got off the ship.

March 7, 2019
March 7, 2019

NEFERTITI'S EGYPT

Neferneferuaten Nefertiti rose from her endless sleep and looked down at her mummified body content, spotting no changes in her majestic body. The cacophony of tourists from all over the world irritated her brain.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

THE DAY'S NEWS

The day was sunnier than usual; the crocodiles at the bank of the river Nile didn't come out today. The local news reporter had gone out with his colleague to find a story that they could show to the public.

October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018

Musings of a First-time Solo Traveller

Okay, here are some facts. Going on trips is something no one will ever turn their back on, it's always been on the top of people's lists for any approaching holiday season, and it'll always be the go-to plan for any generation facing any existential crisis.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Adventure on the Rockies

Jasper is a small town hidden between the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Alberta, pretty close to British Columbia. We visited the town on April 25, 2018, and stayed for three days. It takes an estimated 4 hours and 30 minutes from Calgary, the capital of Alberta province, to Jasper -- a total of 450 kilometres on road.

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

A Visit to Vietnam

I am writing about a country called Vietnam, which is in Southeast Asia and has a rich history. Vietnam fought against the French then the Americans for 34 years. I saw many historical things when my family and I visited this country recently.