Photo of the week 9 – the Happiness of Feeling the Raindrops on your Feet

Photo of the week 9 – the Happiness of Feeling the Raindrops on your Feet

Observing my kids, I know there is no chance I'll ever forget the little Happinesses from Maurice Maeterlinck's "Blue Bird". Today, for example, Adriana casually has added one more - the Happiness of Feeling the Raindrops on your Feet :) As for me, it's also the Happiness of Finally being able to Ignore the Ugly Building ...read more »

Flowers of the Indian summer

Flowers of the Indian summer

This year the Indian heat wave broke records for the highest temperature, and though I considered myself completely acclimatized, this time the effect of  feeling half boiled all the time is starting to show :) The kids feel no better too. The monsoon is needed so badly... Anyway, this post is not about our misfortunes, ...read more »

20 exciting things to do with kids in Mumbai

20 exciting things to do with kids in Mumbai

I’ve been planning to write this post for quite a while, but kept postponing in fear of getting stuck in the middle of it forever – there are just too many things to do with kids in Mumbai:) It’s been a lot of fun to explore the city with Adriana, Alexandra and Ares. Here I’ve ...read more »

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

After all my complaints about lack of museums in Mumbai I discovered there was one I hadn’t visited. Ironically, it’s situated in the very building I admire so much (and with countless photos of which I’ve made my Facebook followers sick) - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, former Victoria Terminus. In my defence, the museum is not ...read more »

Azan from the Noor Mosque in Vashi, Navi Mumbai

Azan from the Noor Mosque in Vashi, Navi Mumbai

I made this recording ages ago during my first days in India. After that I've heard many calls for prayer in different places, but somehow this remains the most masterful, or perhaps it was just the novelty effect. Ah, and never mind the visual aspect - I didn't have a chance to make a proper video. ...read more »

[GUEST POST] Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers

[GUEST POST] Ultimate Jodhpur Travel Guide for Busy Travelers

Rajasthan has always been hot on my wish-list - anyone with a tiniest speck of wanderlust will find it hard to resist visiting those cities with poetic, promising names. That's why I'm more than happy to publish this guest  post, written by Pankaj of Suncity Jodhpur. Enjoy the virtual journey to the Blue City of ...read more »