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Motorcycle Touring, one with nature?

Motorcycle Touring, one with nature?

On a motorcycle you’re not only passing through nature and scenery, you’re a part of it. You feel the wind on your body, and get a superb, almost 180 degree view. This is what motorcycle touring fraternity would like to have you believe, and while in some ways it is […]

May 14, 2016
Ladakh and self-drive cars, a no go?

Ladakh and self-drive cars, a no go?

There was much uproar last year regarding Leh Taxi Union’s decision to ban self-drive vehicles from visiting Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso. Protests were held, vehicles were broken, people injured (on both sides) and Ladakh supposedly boycotted by those who were most offended. When the uproar and season had effectively […]

May 1, 2016

Srinagar – Leh Highway Reopens for 2016

Srinagar – Leh Highway has finally reopened for vehicular traffic in 2016, several days after the initial opening date BRO had set for the highway, owing to snowfall in the region. While the highway is technically open, it is in terrible state and it is highly likely that in the […]

May 1, 2016
Samsung S7 Edge Review – Rethink what a phone could do…

Samsung S7 Edge Review – Rethink what a phone could do…

It’s been couple of weeks since I have been playing around with my new Silver Titanium Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and here’s what I think about it. This is the phone you should buy, now! Because, this is the Smartest Smartphone out there! So what propels the 5.5 inch Galaxy […]

April 27, 2016
Canon EOS1300D, hands on review

Canon EOS1300D, hands on review

Yesterday at Canon India’s Ready With EOS1300D blogger event, I got a chance to try out the newly introduced Canon 1300D, Canon’s latest entry level DSLR. I had started my DSLR journey with Canon 1000D 5 and a half years ago, and holding the 1300D in hand today makes me […]

March 31, 2016
Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James

Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James

Fifty Shades Darker is the second part of Fifty Shades trilogy and continues from where Fifty Shades of Grey ends. While Fifty Shades of Grey has been made famous due to movie, not a lot of people know about Fifty Shades Darker. However this should change next year, when the […]

March 29, 2016

Back to abode of Gods…

As I sit and write this in a UTC ordinary bus, occupying the last aisle seat before the bench, with day giving way to night and deep dark clouds threatening to unleash their splendor on earth. I am reminded of my first trip to Kumaon, the one when I traveled […]

March 20, 2016
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Is it possible to sympathies or at least try and understand the perspective of a criminal? That too someone who murders with an intent to rob? If you read Crime and Punishment, this is exactly what you would be doing, at least in a way! Since the protagonist, Rodion Raskolnikov, […]

March 16, 2016
The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks

The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks

The Wedding is the sixth novel written by Nicholas Sparks, that I have read and carries on the story in a way from The Notebook, since the protagonist of this novel, Jane is the daughter of Allie and Noah Calhoun, who were the protagonists of The Notebook. While there are […]

March 15, 2016
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

Nicholas Nickleby is the first novel I have read, which was written by Charles Dickens. I bought it as I was on the verge of finishing War and Peace and wished to read more classics. While I had bought The Karamazov Brothers by Fyodor Dostoevsky along with this novel, I […]

March 14, 2016