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The Elation- Depression Continuum

Exact thoughts as they come from 15 days before, during and 15 days after your trip! We could call it the Travel Thoughts Continuum or Elation- Depression Continuum, both represent the misery of adjusting back to your routine life equally well. But both are misnomers because, frankly, it does not really end on depression, it ends with… Continue reading The Elation- Depression Continuum

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Path to a better life- My experience at a Yoga and Naturopathy Center in India

I recently met a Swiss girl and she told me she had visited Goa for a Yoga retreat. My friends and I laughed and told her Goa is the party capital of India. She seemed shocked at this and asked us if we knew it was popular for Yoga. So ironic. Fortunately, I come from… Continue reading Path to a better life- My experience at a Yoga and Naturopathy Center in India

musings, travel

Traditions- some outdated, some beautiful, all important!

Tradition is a custom that a community believes in. Traditions are generally passed down through generations such as a bride wears white on her wedding as per Christianity or Muslims make Kheer on Eid or all around the world it is considered polite to offer what you are eating to others.   A tradition I… Continue reading Traditions- some outdated, some beautiful, all important!

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17 Things nobody tells you about travelling to Europe, don’t worry they’re all good!

Having spent a term on exchange in France and then backpacked in Switzerland, I have put down some fun observations that you might want to know before your first trip to Europe. I will elaborate on some of the point in my next posts. Enjoy! Cafes- There are almost in every street cafes in blacks,… Continue reading 17 Things nobody tells you about travelling to Europe, don’t worry they’re all good!

Poetry, travel

What is a “retreat” for you?

In response to Daily Prompt: Retreat   I am looking into my thesaurus, Wondering if “Retreat” stands for a place or an action, Is this ambiguous or open to interpretation? Is retreat when you painfully say the word “Sorry”? When you thought they would give you drum rolls but you had to give a white flag… Continue reading What is a “retreat” for you?