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Chennai – The Underestimated Metropolis

Chennai – The Underestimated Metropolis

Walking down Marina Beach with the sea breeze bringing in uncannily familiar and soothing olfactory sensations, I cannot help thinking to myself how this city perched on the shore of the Bay of Bengal has managed to make itself dear to me in a relatively short time. Maybe it is my fascination for seaports, maybe […]

Writing tips from Jeffrey Archer in Chennai

As I strolled into the Odyssey bookstore I found it bustling with activity and anticipation. I asked one of the stackers and was told that a very famous writer was arriving soon. I had to press him a bit more until he confided that Jeffrey Archer was the man of the hour. Not that I […]

Wine District of Grinzing

Wine District of Grinzing

Here I am in Vienna, a city and region that I’ve wanted to experience for quite some time – the aged capital of European art and culture having long beckoned me for a visit. There is a lot to write about so I will set about the task by writing several installments. And what better […]