Across Seven Seas, Experience, Japan, People, Places, Travel

Tokyo – Land of Extremes and Eccentricities – Part 2

While the troika of Shibuya, Shinjuku and Tokyo will make sure that your days in Tokyo city are packed with Must- Sees and Must-Dos, it’s the eccentricities that this city is teeming with that will make this trip unforgettable. The Japanese truly have a weird way of dealing with their boredom. They take specialty outings to a different level…

Across Seven Seas, Experience, Japan, People, Places, Travel

Welcome to Japan: What to expect, what not…

Travel easy, travel hard.... Set your expectations right and your to-do list in order before you step out of the airport. Then, just sit back and soak in the rich experiences Japan-in-waiting has to offer you....

Adventure, Experience, People, Places, Travel, Travel India

Chadar Trek 2017 – An escape story

It’s January. And Chadar trek pics are all over the internet again. The pics are teasing my memory. Of course, I cannot go again this year. So here I am doing the next best thing... reminiscing about the most thrilling, adventurous and brave trip of my life. Chadar trek 2017! What is this Chadar Trek?… Continue reading Chadar Trek 2017 – An escape story

Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright!

3 *** movie! Look what the Santa Claus brought back ---Tiger Zinda Hai! A Salman- Kat movie can warm up any  winter, but didn't quite... Where did it lose it stars?! It’s a Salman movie, and yet it made me go to sleep in the end sequences!! Unbelievable, ‘coz I don’t remember the last time… Continue reading Tiger Tiger Burning Bright!

Adventure, Experience, Jungle Tales, Places, Travel, Travel India, Uncategorized, Wildlife

Counting Tigers. Well, Not Quite…

In Feb, this year, I was visiting my favourite tiger reserve, the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) for the fifth time. And like always, we got chatting with the locals, the dhaba owners, the homestay owner... just about anybody who could tell us a new tale or two about the magnificient striped beast. Taken in… Continue reading Counting Tigers. Well, Not Quite…