Category: Travel

Tsomgo lake, East Sikkim, Sikkim , North east India 4

A Slice of Sikkim

That how-on-earth kinda beauty from an underground window at Cafe Sherpa enroute Tsongmo Lake. Where we stopped to hire some warm clothes and get a hot beverage or two. There’s not enough caffeine in the world to pack in a kick...

Lake Bohinj, Triglav National Park, Gorenjska, Slovenia, Europe 5

Slow Down in Slovenia

At Ukanc, meaning ‘the end of the world’ in Slovene. Locals once believed this was the furthest anyone could ever reach, there being an insurmountable wall of mountains ahead. Everyone knows better now, but the innocence still hangs in the...

Bir, Himachal Pradesh, waterfall, India 2

Hello Wilderness, Our Old Friend

“Do you believe in forest spirits?” she asked, whirling around to eyeball me. Do I? I searched my mind for an answer, but ran into a mess of opposing thoughts instead. “DO you?” she asked again, her tone more urgent....

Love & Chocolate, Raw & Real 0

Love & Chocolate

Having been at airports often enough to shake off any charm they once held for me, I still look forward to two things there that show up in as-yet unseen varieties every single time: chocolate and love. Something about the...

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Yoga for Travel Workshop: March 25, 2017

  Join us on this 3-hour Yoga for Travel workshop exploring the many ways Yoga and travel overlap and complement one another. Conducted by Namita Kulkarni, a Yoga teacher who’s been teaching for 7 years and travelling solo to places far...

Oil pastel painting by Namita Kulkarni 2

Somewhere under the Blue Sky

Exactly 13 years since I painted this. An oil pastel re-creation of an oil painting by an artist called C Loft, known for his Mediterranean seascapes. A raw beginner at age 19, all I had for reference was a postcard-sized greeting...

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The Most Spectacular Sight Ever

What’s the most spectacular sight you’ve seen on your travels? I get asked some form of that question often. Off the top of my head, some of these spring to mind: Laguna Colorada, Bolivia              ...