Things have been pretty quiet around here for the past two weeks since I was traveling on work and often had to maintain an 18 x 5 schedule. But travel to me also means “a whole lot of expenses” and this time was no different. But thankfully, I didn’t have the usual cartload of expenses […]
I’m a big fan of the I Will Teach You To Be Rich blog. I’ve been following that blog since a couple of years mainly because the approach to money preached over there is very similar to my own thoughts and beliefs towards money. My policy on money is quite simple — “Don’t feel guilty […]
Iâ€™d promised to write about our US visa interview experience. So here goes. In general, two human traits standout with respect to the topic of a US Visa: The amount of advice you receive on what to do and what not to do. The way people transform themselves on the day of the interview. But […]
Maldives was heaven. Period. The day we came back to Bangalore was the day we left to Chennai for our US visa interviews. I was supposed to make a trip to our US office and convinced D to take a long overdue vacation from work. D’s best friend A stays near San Francisco and that […]
Don’t just travel. Travel well. Lonely Planet Magazine, India. Amen! That’s what I believe. That’s why I avoid “package” tours.
Indians receive a different treatment. Foreigners receive a different treatment. You can guess who out of the two gets the second-hand treatment. D had only one thing to say: “The Taj Fake Palace, Udaipur.” I agree. The second-hand treatment cost us approximately INR 35,000 for a night for a Palace Room — the personal butler, […]
Thought it would be a good idea to take a break from those morbid What’s Your Fallback Tuesday posts. And what better a way to do that than to write about travel. And what better a destination to write about than Wayanad. Wayanad was our second trip post marriage. The first was to Rajasthan — […]