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Why I use genuine software

Why I use genuine software

In an ideal world, one shouldn’t be talking about the reasons for using or justifying the use of genuine software. However, that is far from the reality of the world we live in. Even large MNCs and governments are at times guilty of utilizing pirated software. In such a scenario, […]

December 3, 2016
8th Ladakh travelogue completed

8th Ladakh travelogue completed

Today I finished travelogue of my 8th trip to Ladakh, which coincidentally was also my 8th trip of this year. In case you’re wondering, I have done a couple of more trips since then (travelogues coming soon), taking this year’s trip count to 10. Even though this was my 4th […]

November 30, 2016
When my Goibibo hotel booking got declined…

When my Goibibo hotel booking got declined…

The lure of a good deal is hard to resist, even when you know risks are high. Above thought was on the back of my mind, as I booked a hotel room at Pink Floyd Café, Pushkar, through Goibibo. Booking was for the 12th of November, the peak of Pushkar […]

November 21, 2016
The Grand Tour maketh BBC cry

The Grand Tour maketh BBC cry

The much awaited first episode of The Grand Tour is finally out. And I watched it a few minutes ago. If like me, BBC’s bosses watched it as well. They ought to be kicking themselves for ridding Top Gear of Jeremy Clarkson. Because Top Gear’s ratings are down like anything. […]

November 19, 2016
Why you should never take an RSRTC Bus!

Why you should never take an RSRTC Bus!

During my recent trip to Pushkar Camel Fair, I had, for the first time, the unfortunate experience of dealing with Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation. An experience I wish I never had. An experience which cost me my hard earned money and peace of mind. And left me with a […]

November 16, 2016

Off to Pushkar Camel Fair

It is time for me to head to Pushkar, Rajasthan for the annual camel and livestock fair. It is one of my favourite places to visit in India and I have been there several times. However, I haven’t been there since 2013, and I can’t wait to reach there and […]

November 11, 2016
Rs. 500 and 1000 notes discontinued, a hasty move?

Rs. 500 and 1000 notes discontinued, a hasty move?

Prime Minister, Mr. Narender Modi has today declared that from midnight tonight, Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes have been discontinued and would no longer be acceptable for transactions (source). This has supposedly been done to ensure black money comes out in the open and fake notes are done away […]

November 8, 2016
Back from Mukteshwar

Back from Mukteshwar

I came back from Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand, early in the morning. From what was my 9th trip of this year, and 5th trip this year to Kumaon. Needless to say, I am deeply in love with the beauty of Kumaon. And even though Kumaon wasn’t as lush and green as she […]

November 8, 2016
How I spent my Diwali

How I spent my Diwali

Diwali is a time of celebrations, sharing happiness, sweets, and gifts, and somewhere along the way, also celebrating and remembering the return of Lord Ram back to Ayodhya after 14 years in exile. It is India’s largest festival, sort of like what Christmas is in America, only a lot brighter, […]

November 2, 2016
Srinagar-Leh Highway to remain open till 20th Dec

Srinagar-Leh Highway to remain open till 20th Dec

In what could have been termed as a good news for travelers and locals alike, BRO officials today said, Srinagar – Leh Highway is likely to remain open until 20th of December 2016, thanks to favorable weather conditions. “In view of the good weather conditions we have decided and will […]

October 31, 2016