GOA – Is not all beach

A Portuguese mansion The Portuguese in their discovery phase, looking for spices and trade, sailed into Goa in western India in 1510 and stayed put for more than 450 years till they relinquished the territory to India in 1961.  The  occupancy left its mark in 17th-century churches and palatial Portuguese homes straddling the rural and urban…

Sultanate of Oman – A Flashback

Certain cities/countries grow into you and for me it is Oman…the land of golden sands, wadis and for adventures unknown. 18 years is a long time to forget and move on but it seems only yesterday we were readying for the epic flight to Muscat, the capital of Sultanate of Oman. (1995 -2000) Nizwa….a rooftop view…

PIE IN THE OCEAN

‘This little Island packs a big punch. With adventure around every turn, beauty that’s hard to even believe and food that is out of this world, Prince Edward Island will charm you from tip-to-tip’. Summer 2017: Oceans and seas intimidate me so when family decided on a maritime adventure I was skeptical of stepping on…

The Inner Connect —Hong Kong

Kung Hai Fat Choi to my blogger friends. You must be wondering why I am wishing months late when it was celebrated on Friday 16th February 2018. The reason is nostalgia for the colors, festivities, decorations, entertainment and the urge to travel. 2018 was to be my year of travel, of discoveries, of adventure. But the…