ZAANSE SCHANS: THE WINDMILL TOWN

Get your bags packed and hop into the train ,catch a train to Koog-Zandik. You will find iconic views of the 6 windmills set on the river Zaan, traditional houses, shops and museums.Zaanse Schans has become a very popular tourist attraction given that entrance into the area is free. There is a visitor information desk…

Waffle story

I am on a waffle trail savouring the best of the waffles through Netherlands and Belgium…and they are incredibly awesome… Stroopwaffel from Amsterdam Cheery sauce and strawberries leige waffle Chocolate leige waffle Me and Brussels waffle

SALAH TIMES: PILLARS OF ISLAM

Salah times refers to times when Muslims perform prayers (salah). The term is primarily used for the five daily prayers plus the Friday prayer. According to Muslim beliefs, the salat times were taught by Allah to Muhammad. Prayer times are standard for Muslims in the world, especially the fard prayer times. They depend on the condition of the Sun and geography. The five daily prayers are obligatory…

THE ROUTINES

The wake up alarm The mundane bread toast and poha The usual boring byes The hello pings at work The how was day dialogues The not so decisive dinners And the never ending series on idiot box…. Life is unravelling just the way it should be when u flash thy cute smile and hug me…

RIOT OF COLOURS

  ART IS THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND BREATHE OF LIBERATION…THE COLOURS ATTRACTED ME TOWARDS THIS WALL ART IN NICOSIA,CYPRUS.

TANTALIZING PEPPER CHICKEN

Pepper chicken is one of my all time favourites.. Be it dry for snacks or some gravy with rice. The pepper and curry leaves makes it drooly and the chettinad masala makes it worth drooling for. I experimented a lot with this dish with changes but the best I could get was with this method…

Bhartalicious

Chicken bharta Hello folks, I wanted to make chicken bharta since a long time. I find it so versatile. One can savour this mouth-watering dish with hot roti and a bit gravy to it is a good accompaniment to steamed rice and a great fillet foe desi sandwiches and wraps. I have taken the basic…

For the Love of Belly Dance-Dubai

It was a lovely desert evening after an adventurous dune bashing and mesmerizing sunset in Dubai. Me and my better half were in our desert safari camp and i was excited for live belly dance performance.I am always amused with the glamorous ladies swaying with the most glitterati clothes. In Arab world it must be…

Quintessence Gobi Bhajaa

Odia style Gobi Bhajaa I remember my good old Manipal college days when I was kinda bored of eating the mixed vegetable curry and more curries and some more curries in the mess … I am from a typical odia household and I like to see my vegetables nice and dry. I don’t like lots…

An Ode to Ancient Pundits: Sundials

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God Surya. The temple was considered as a chariot for the Sun God, who is often seen in pictures riding a chariot led by seven horses or one horse with seven heads. The entire temple is in the form of a gorgeously-decorated chariot…

vivid colours

I love the rich livid colours of flowers…wish i could wear them all…the rays shadowing thier flaws and enhancing their beauty…magical isnt it..

Big mouth -Graffiti Fun

I was making my way through the narrow lanes of souk towards the main plaza where I couldn’t miss out this retro graffiti on the wall.. Graffiti (/ɡrəˈfiːti/; Italian: [ɡrafˈfiːti]; plural ofgraffito: “a graffito”, but “these graffiti”) are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often within public…