Sep 18

Pizza in Pisa

I embarked on my long duration business trip to Denmark in November 2006. One month later, I was busy planning to spend my Christmas break in Italy. Everything from tickets to hotel accommodation shoots up during the holiday season and the year 2006 was no different. However, after extensive research online, I was able to …

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Sep 12

Un Magnifique Royaume, The Kingdom of Bhutan

I wanted to make the most of my stay in Kolkata, India and seized any opportunity to travel with both hands. I can never let a long weekend go to waste and the weekend of 10th March 2006 was no exception. Kolkata is a hub for travel to far eastern places in India. Contrary to …

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Sep 05

Stonehenge, A magical road trip

They are just rocks, a place for rituals, a place of religious significance, a burial ground. Different people have different opinions about it; but for me it was a mystical and magical place.   Most people have seen it in pictures, but are unsure about what it is called. When I tell them that I …

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Sep 01

How to Photograph the Moon

Ah! The Moon looks so beautiful in the sky.  Have you ever tried photographing the moon and almost always ended up with a white blob in the picture? Does the beautiful moon with all its details and contours turn into a white ceramic like disc in your photograph? Well, my friend there is a technique …

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Aug 22

How I fell in love with Iceland [Part 4/4]

[Read Part 3]… Next morning, we got up early to catch a guided tour bus. The tour was going to cover our failed Golden Circle route. This time the experts would help us. Day 3 The only drawback of taking a guided tour is that you miss out on capturing the landscape as and when …

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Aug 16

How I fell in love with Iceland [Part 3/4]

[Read Part 2]… After sleeping through mixed reactions of previous night, we were up early next morning (hmm.. well sort of). The sunrise at 11 A.M gave us enough time to rest and get ready. We had planned on covering the famous Golden Circle route on our own. Day 2 Starting just before the sunrise …

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Aug 11

How I fell in love with Iceland [Part 2/4]

[Read Part 1] … Well Iceland it was and true to it’s name, ice was the only thing visible outside. We came out of the airport terminal and boarded a city bus to Reykjavik. The airport bus is the cheapest and the most convenient mode of transport from the airport. It actually stops right in …

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Aug 06

How I fell in love with Iceland [Part 1/4]

There are some memories which leave an engraving on your mind; my trip to Iceland is just one of them. It was holiday season in Denmark with Christmas fast approaching and I was frantically searching for a place to explore. With hotels and flights filling up at the speed of light, I was not left …

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