It’s been about 3 months since I moved to Tokyo. There are a lot of things that are very different about this city than say Delhi or Seattle for example. There are a few I don’t like but then there are quite a few that are absolutely wonderful. One of the great things about Tokyo … Continue reading How Safe is my city?
Tokyo is a beautiful city if you like humans and urban living. If you love the greens, it’s probably not a place you might enjoy. I shared some of my reasons on moving to Tokyo in an earlier blog. My experiences over the last few months have been from “Oh my god. Why did I … Continue reading Cost of living in Tokyo: My surprising experiences
I have been here almost 2 weeks and there are things I see / experience here that sometimes delight me and at other times flummoxes me! The very first thing that hits you is the size of apartments. When we entered our company provided accommodation, we were at a loss initially on how small a … Continue reading First Reactions: Life in Tokyo
Why Tokyo? This exact line has been the response of me telling people I am leaving Amazon and moving to Tokyo. It has been a very interesting question because no one asked me why Seattle when I left Bangalore. In fact I have been pondering over this quite a bit and I don’t think I … Continue reading Why Tokyo?
Gokarna is almost a unknown twin of Goa. It’s a small religious town in Karnataka, located right on the beach and just below the state of Goa. My trip started off from Bangalore. There are quite a few different types of buses to go from Bangalore to Gokarna. I think there are trains from Bangalore … Continue reading Go Gokarna
If you haven’t already read the first part of us being in Liberia and Del Coco, I highly recommend reading it here. We were on a week vacation to Costa Rica and spent the first few days basking in the sun and rolling in the beach. Our second leg was to go to Arenal Volcano … Continue reading The Costa Rican adventure: Arenal
Recently I had a chance to visit Costa Rica. For those of you who don’t know where it is (like I did a year ago), it is in South America. I would say it is central america reaching out to meet south america. You can almost miss it in Maps between the Mexico at top … Continue reading The Costa Rican adventure: Liberia and Del Coco
To read from the starting : Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4, Part5, Part6, Part7, Part8, Part9 The last week of this vacation was upon me. As difficult had I found it to come, it was now equally difficult to think about leaving. I was at the border town of Aranyaprathet in Thailand and planning to get … Continue reading Journey to the unknown : Cambodia
To read from the starting : Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4, Part5, Part6, Part7, Part8 It had been almost 2 weeks in this wonderful (not unknown anymore) country. Every second seems to be getting me closer towards the end than to the start now. It was a weird feeling. To have started this trip off in … Continue reading Journey to the unknown : Aranyaprathet