6 things that I’ve learnt from the Spanish in 6 months

After moving to Spain in September 2019, here is a round-up of six Spanish values that I’ve learnt to incorporate in my life. Keep calm and eat your jamon Observing this natural gravitation towards an easy pace, especially in personal life, and practising it myself has meant inviting a greater degree of tolerance and flexibility …

Lisbon photo walk: Exploring the city in my quest for their famous Pastel de Nata

Have you ever come across a small fragment of a culture unknown to you, and the resulting interest strung you along until you eventually planned a detailed trip to the corresponding country? Well, something similar happened with me and Portugal. My origins lie in Western India, parts of which were under the Portuguese crown for …

Of laneways and street art: a photo walk through Melbourne

It is a city that holds the glory of being the culture and fashion capital of Australia. It is a city has the honour of being the biggest Greek city outside of Greece. It is a city where Australia’s colonial heritage does more than just a tiny ‘peek-a-boo’ from behind lofty skyscrapers, modern architecture and …

A photo walk through the beautiful melody that is Seville

Sevilla (Seville) presents itself as a beautiful flamenco dancer, gracefully twirling to the rhythm of a guitar- the ruffles of her skirt flowing elegantly with each move. Sevilla lingers in one’s memory as a refreshing cirtus scent of orange blossom that permeates through the lanes of its old city. Sevilla is a fine Andalusian horse …

Capturing the essence of Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

Exploring Ciutat Vella, the oldest district of Barcelona and wandering through its different neighbourhoods was an experience that really helped me get a feel of the urban culture of this bustling Catalan city. Ciutat Vella comprises of four neighbourhoods: La Barceloneta, El Raval, El Gòtic and Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i La Ribera. It also has …

My Moroccan Adventure- a photo essay

Every country has a word that can be used to describe it. For example, Spain is passionate, India is colourful and Morocco…it’s enchanting. Be it the glorious architecture, the mouthwatering tajines and couscous, the noisy souqs or the stunningly varied landscapes, Morocco offers plenty to keep one’s senses constantly enthralled. With so much diversity packed …