A Short Trip Guide to Asturias: Spain’s Northern Paradise

Welcome to Asturias, one of the most, THE most beautiful region of Spain. A region where you will come face to face with stunning mountains, luscious green valleys, small vibrant ports and picture perfect beaches. Trust me when I say this, it is impossible to capture a bad photo here. For a region this small, …

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 …

A Travel Guide to Galicia: Spain’s Celtic connection

Picture this: Lush green land. Rain. Beautiful coast dropping abruptly as it meets the sea, while waves crash with abandon against steep cliffs. Somewhere far away you hear bagpipes. What comes to the mind? You would be forgiven to think that you are somewhere in the Scottish highlands. But you need to shift your focus …

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 …

The soul of Mumbai: Gateway of India

“Aap ka naam Mohammad hai?” (Is your name Mohammad?), I double check with the driver as I sit inside my Uber taxi that I had booked to do some last minute sightseeing in Mumbai. “Jee” (Yes), the driver responds as we drive off to see the city’s most iconic destination, the Gateway of India. I casually ask the driver how long it …