Kuala Lumpur by night

Kuala Lumpur is pretty much Malaysia’s thriving capital city and is everything from a vibrant metropolis where different cultures, religions, and cuisine thrive together to form a modern Asia, unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Those of you who have been KL will surely agree that it is something else at night!! It is by…

Why do we shy off from talking about certain topics?

Have you ever undergone a difficult life change and were not able to openly talk about it?  Research says it is not easy for people going through a difficult life change (one that has a stigma associated with it) Let’s face it, keeping yourself sane and strong when you are undergoing a difficult diagnosis or…

My journey to a Permanent Residency in Australia

5 years back, I got married to my soul mate, left my home country India, childhood friends and family and came, with a bagful of clothes and starry-eyed dreams of starting my life afresh in Australia. I had 5 years of experience as an Architect prior to that, under my belt and the confidence that…

Letter to my younger self

Hi there Nis, wow you’ve turned 18. The start of adult life, officially! You must be excited, anxious and nervous? So here are few things I’d love to share with you, that might be useful as you go ahead in life. First and foremost, live in the moment. Life only gets tougher and complicated as…

Jaisalmer Street Photography: Life as it is

It is always a delight to walk amidst old cities in India. Whenever I feel a lack of inspiration, all I do is have a glance at the pictures from all my Photography and Travel journeys across these colourful cities, such as Jodhpur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer and the like. Here are few pictures from Jaisalmer, also…

Visiting Australia’s second oldest city

The seaside city of Newcastle may not match up to the size and grandeur of Sydney, but Australia’s second-oldest city has lots to offer for the traveller who is ready to go beyond the usual. Superb surf beaches, historical architecture, friendly locals, sun-drenched climate and picture perfect sunsets are only one part of its charm….

Where they roam free: Masai Mara

Having come from a country where I had always seen wildlife in zoos, here I was face to face with the African wildlife (this time, us in enclosed vans and them free- like how it should be!) I had always heard stories of the enchanting African wildlife since I was young. Zebra’s, African Elephants, Hyena’s,…

Women of Kutch

I have always been intrigued by the beautiful and enchanting women of Kutch. For all those that are not aware, Kutch is a district in Gujarat, West India where generations of Banni or Nomad communities live. They have a very unique sense of dressing and live in circular mud houses called Bhungas which are heavily…

A morning with Orangutans in Sarawak

Did you know the world has just two species of Orangutans, found only in Borneo and Sumatra? I had dreamt of seeing these exotic animals since forever and the moment we decided to travel to Malaysia for the second time around, I made sure to book a ticket to Kuching! Did you know Orangutans, considered…