Culinary Bali

Food is the most common and universal love. Any trip is incomplete without traditional cousine. Of course, there are more adventurous cuisines to try in Bali. Bali is a foodie haven whether you are a vegan, vegetarian or non vegetarian. Bali can surprise even veteran travelers. This quiet island has several tourist hubs dotted with…

Trip of wonders

The best relationship is the one that you have to yourself. So I took a pre wedding ‘solomoon’ to Bali all by myself with strangers from around the world with @indtravel and it wast the best decision ever. While planning a wedding, I realised that alone time ends when you step out of the shower….

Halfway Through

Hang in there; we’re almost halfway through the year! This time of the year happens every year. But for so many reasons this year is very special to me. All-Time Favorites photo challenge caught my attention and its time I pause to reflect and celebrate that I’ve made it this far. January 2018 – Friend’s Wedding…

Book and coffee

Sometimes a cup of coffee and a book is more interesting than the conversation. The sip The warmth The smell The peace

Mslazyboots in paradise

“Gar firdaus bar-rue zamin ast, hami asto, hamin asto, hamin ast.” “If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here.” – Amir-e-Khusru Dehluvi Mughal Emperor Jehangir Said it all when he visited Kashmir in the 17th century. You’ve been places and you’ve been places, but if you have not visited this…

Escape

“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.” — John Ruskin I witness most amazing sunset every day from my office window. Taking a few minutes out of my day to experience some of the golden hours is worth. Just a 20-minute dose…

I’m holding onto hope

Why is it when I see you I feel the pain in my chest! I just can’t help myself From loving you Even though you still don’t understand. I cannot sleep I bury my head in covers I toss and turn, As I lay there All I could think of, is how much I miss…

The Forty Rules of Love – Elif Shafak

‘Not so good, not so bad’ “Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we have not loved enough. ” – Elif Shafak , The Forty Rules of Love The Forty Rules of Love is written by Elif Shafak, a French-born Turkish writer….

life beneath layers

“What can we expect from an empty shell Where many hearts of pearl once beat to dwell Waves fail to break hard layer’s bond of love Wailing shore sends memoir to the sky above” ― Munia Khan “She did not know yet how sometimes people keep parts of themselves hidden and secret, sometimes wicked and unkind…

Unconditional wait

He asked me, would you wait for me? (No matter where I travel to I’m coming home to you If you’ll just wait for me) I’ll wait, I said. (Our time together will be worth waiting for) Waiting