Palo Alto, CA: A day exploration!

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Palo Alto California: home of many renowned Nobel Prize Winners and Silicon Valley CEOs (such as Mark Zuckerberg).  Home of Stanford University – Beautiful, chic, rich and expensive in terms of real estate.

What do you do when your SO is out working and you are on vacation? Explore the neighborhood and document it 😀 I had an opportunity last winter to chill out for ten days with R. While he went to work , I went about exploring places in and around the area. The first being Palo Alto.

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Practicing Self- compassion..


Have you had those moments filled with nagging voices in your head especially after something emotionally draining activity such as an interview, a test, an argument , a wedding, a break-up or even as simple as a comment on your blog-post or not exercising today. I have those constantly looming in my head: Continue Reading

15 hours in Hong Kong!

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Hong Kong! That was my first layover travel destination. I am super excited to be posting (my first) about my travel experience and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did compiling it 🙂

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Why I would never get on public transport in my own city!

“Bus la pona enna aayiduva?’ (What will happen if you go by bus) asked an XYZ when I declared I want to hire a car for the two weeks I was going to be at home in India a couple of years ago. I was away for three years, finished grad school and got my first job and went back home to visit my parents. I got reminded of things when I was asked this question:

I clearly remember that moment,  I was looking out the window standing inside a crowded bus when I felt something very close, I turned and looked at a vermin of a man who was about to touch my breast in a public bus. I screamed and he backed away.

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