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As readers of this blog know I enjoy travel, not the strenuous type, but the relaxed version called the “Slow Travel”.  I believe, when you travel it is important to be comfortable, go out to observe the places, stop and smell the roses on the way, take a few good pictures for memory and to enjoy the local food and culture. I would like to see this as “Lazy Travel” – not hurrying to finish…

Chennai Domestic Airport is the most entertaining in the whole world of aeronautics. There are four baggage carousels, and you will have to guess the correct one – where your bags will come. The fastest wins. To add to the fun, the displays and airline staffs will always tell you the wrong number. Wow! What fun it is. Today, I am thirty minutes into the game, and I am losing. And they manage to do…

In today’s connected era, if there is one country that is the least connected and known to the outside world it will be North Korea (DPRK). Till last year, when Mr Trump and Mr Kim Jong-un met in Singapore, the world especially Japan and South Korea were on the fear of a nuclear war in the Korean peninsula. When we hear the country’s name we see an image of a country that is tightly run,…

I am not able to believe myself. While in Indore this week, I undertook an adventure ride – my first on a zip-line. A FOAF’s (Friend of a friend) farmhouse which I was lucky to get invited had two zip lines, a shorter distance one for beginners’ to practise and get rid of their fear, and the second was over a longer distance and on top of a running canal below. Normally, I am terrified by…

Last 3 days I was in Trichy visiting Srirangam, Rock fort and Samayapuram Temples. Going around Trichy, I liked how clean the roads were, the temples were super clean, and how there were even functional clean toilets in many places (like midway during the climb up the rock fort that even had running water!). Maybe, Greater Chennai Corporation officials can take classes from their counterparts and the people of Chennai can learn from their friends…