The centrestage for the World War 2, Berlin was our next frontier. Having read about Berlin and the wall probably umpteen times in the history books and seen movies revolving around the war, I was quite excited. I looked forward to see the remnants of the events which changed the course of international politics. It … Continue reading It’s The Wall! It’s Berlin!
Post bustling Brussels, it was time for a rendezvous with perhaps one of the most vibrant and free-spirited cities in the world, Amsterdam. For some, the sheer openness and liberal fabric of this city may come as a shock. But that is quintessentially what makes the city it is. Needless to say it adds to … Continue reading Glimpses of Enchantment – I Am’sterdam!
If Nuwara Eliya had the makings of a European Hamlet, Yala National Park and the area around it was quintessentially Sri Lanka. Lush green landscape punctuated by water bodies. The National Park, however, was quite an adventure. Before we get to the Safari part, I would like to tell those who want to visit to … Continue reading The Adventure Called Yala National Park
After bidding adieu to the city of lights with a heavy heart, we embarked on our journey to Amsterdam. But Brussels awaited us on the way. If Paris was a glamorous, youthful diva, Brussels was a seasoned, wordly wise, slightly elder woman. It had the old world charm. I was excited about being in the … Continue reading Glimpses of Enchantment-Bustling Brussels
Our next stop was Nuwara Eliya or the city on the plain. It was definitely anything but 'plain', pun intended! It was one of the most beautiful places I had visited. Surrounded by lush green mountains, this is located in the tea country hills in Sri Lanka. It is one of the places from where … Continue reading My Sri Lankan Sojourn- Nuwara Eliya
Paris - the melting pot of history, culture and unmatched fashion. I found all these elements being reflected in every building, at every square and in the people walking briskly across boulevards and arrondissements. Talking about this lovely city, the highlight of our stay was the Lido show and the Seine river cruise. The Lido … Continue reading Glimpses of Enchantment- The Paris Chapter
We were all set to fly from Mumbai Airport on 11 April 2018 to Paris via Brussels. We had booked ourselves a package tour for 10 days. It was almost surreal, a dream come true. However, we encountered a nightmare even before we had embarked on our European dream. When we called at the time … Continue reading Glimpses of Enchantment That’s Europe
“Whattt? You are getting hitched in Sri Lanka? Whoa! That’s something.” I almost jumped off my bed as my cousin unveiled this fabulous news to me on the phone earlier this year. I was totally zapped. Didn’t know what to say. Almost seemed like a scene from one of those Romedy Now films! Nevertheless, after … Continue reading My Sri Lankan Sojourn- Part 1