Everyone is a Dog Person

It was one of those things you do in a marriage. You love someone and you even tend to love their crazy dreams and versions of themselves – in spite of yourself. So one day I came home to find a little surprise waiting for…

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Booking an AirBnB

I think I can call myself an AirBnB regular after opting for a BnB over a hotel thrice in the past year. It hasn’t always been smoothsailing – my first left me with very, very unhappy memories. Luckily, excellent customer support forced me to give…

5 Things Girls in Their Twenties Talk About

Yes, there was a time when a lot of our conversations revolved around boys – who they were and where to find them. However, when you’re in the second half of your twenties (hurts to say it), there’s so much more to talk about. Careers:…

8 Reasons to Honeymoon in Greece

Greece consists of over a thousand islands, only a fraction of them inhabited. From the party capital Mykonos to the more sober Crete island – there is one for every taste, but the flavours of Greece together conjure up an experience of romance, fit for…

Letters to My Niece #1

April 23, 2015  Dear Niece, I’m writing to you today to tell you that you are growing up way too fast. I want to know, what’s the hurry? I know the world of grown ups probably seems very exciting and interesting to you – they…

Letters to My Niece #2

April 28, 2015 Dear Niece, You know how much we enjoy your free-spirited dance performances, right? Well, today’s letter is about dance, and the songs we choose to groove to. So the other day, we were in the car together. You occupied the space between…

Letters To My Niece #3

May 10, 2015 Dear Niece, I did something stupid today and I’d like to explain why I think it was a stupid thing to do. Now, you may think it’s a small, tiny mistake really, but in the larger scheme of things, what I did…

Letters to My Niece #4

Pretty Girls May 25, 2015 Dear Niece, Much to your oblivion, your family, often breaks into a debate about how you will be perceived when you grow up. We all know you’ll be pretty, but will you be smart enough? Unfortunately, for girls, these two…

On Being Free and Pet-friendly

I was free. Finally, free. Free to live the life I had imagined. No rules and chains to tie me down. I could live life the way I wanted to. I had imagined this moment so many times, I couldn’t believe it was real. Living…

Happy ‘Thanks-for-having-my-back’ Day!

It’s that day of the year when you go scouting for a brother. That day when you meet a brother you haven’t met all year. Or if you’re lucky, it’s just another day to celebrate a really strong, solid bond of friendship. But is it…