Travel: Exploring Khao Yai, Thailand


Khao Yai in Central Thailand is a true treasure trove of stunning natural beauty. It’s a popular tourist destination for its various man-made attractions and themed parks. But what really captured my heart was the quaint tranquility of its nature parks, amid all the commercial cafes and borrowed European architecture. Our first stop? A tropical […]

Fresh Egg Rice Bowl at Tamago-ya たまごや , Arashiyama, Kyoto


Sharing this unique Kyoto find with all you foodies out there today! Raw eggs on rice might leave many people squirming. But in Japan, eggs so fresh they can be eaten raw and with barely any accompaniments are a delicacy. I’d watched many a documentary lauding the freshness of local eggs to the point where […]

Travel: Scenic Train Ride Through Bernese Oberland, Swiss Alps


It might not have been the picture-perfect blue sky day reminscent of the postcard cliches of the Swiss Alps. But in its winter slumber, the train ride through Bernese Oberland revealed it’s own brand of Narnia-esque beauty. All Aboard! And let’s take a slow ride through this snow-capped wonderland.

Travel: Madakariputra Falls, Surabaya, Indonesia


To be honest, I’d planned Madakariputra waterfall as a mere stopover enroute from Surabaya airport to Mount Bromo. But we ended up being so much more impressed by its magnificence and beauty than we expected! This 200-metre tall waterfall is just a 3-hour drive from the airport, and features dreamy, rain-like streams cascading down the […]