Category: Travel

Solo Singapore

On October 18, this year, I had to go to Singapore to attend the ITB Asia travel conference representing our travel magazine. ITB Asia is the biggest travel trade show in Asia and a must visit for everyone in the travel industry. This is an ideal platform to network, make contacts and do business. I was glad to get this...

The Kunming connection

…all the passengers took their respective seats and made themselves comfortable. Since I was asked if I have any seat preference and I did ask for a window seat, I got 6A. Soon after take off, we (passengers) were served meals. The serving started from the front row and when they reached my row, I was asked my preference of...

Solo Shanghai

Looking through the window – China Eastern Airline It is mandatory for the editors to attend the international fairs that get covered in our magazine. This time it was my turn to visit one such exhibition to be held in Shanghai, China. I had been abroad many times before. But this was to be my first time alone. So, I...

Travelogues – coming up

I wanna go everywhere 🙂 I love to travel. The destination does not matter as much as the journey – for me. When I was a small girl, the moment we reach our destination after a long drive, I used tell my father, “Oh no, why did we reach so soon? I wanted the drive to last a little longer!”...

College Street, Kolkata

Long before coming to Kolkata, I have heard and read about the famous Book Bazaar (Boi Bazaar or Boi Para in Bengali) and the Indian Coffee House on College Street of Kolkata. Predictably enough, after getting transferred to Kolkata, Boi Bazaar and the Indian Coffee House became two of the must dos in my list of to dos in Kolkata....

Land Slides

In my life, I had never experienced land slide and its effects on people until recently. The only road from the tiny town of Aizawl to its tiny airport Lengpui was blocked due to massive land slides on several places. We had to board our flight to civilisation and knowing that there are landslides on the way, took 2 hours...