Lately, everything I look at is going up. I look at stocks of tech companies in US and they are going up. I look at various stock market exchange indexes and they are going up, both in India and in US at least. Crypto-currencies are going up for the last year or so. And not … Continue reading Why is everything (stocks, ETF, crypto, asset prices) going up?
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
At first I felt this title might be catchy like a clickbait. But then on pondering about it for a few minutes I realized that it is more truthful than catchy. The idea of leaving amazon is almost like the idea of embracing change. It makes me think about the transitions we make which are … Continue reading Leaving Amazon (kind of), Embracing Change
I was wondering about the new India rising up. We are all rising up. Up up and Up. Up against what i wonder? Somebody whispered its up against corruption? The one word that has become the motto of every man, woman and child in India. We all wont corruption to end like it is Ravana … Continue reading Anti Corruption and Anti Lokpal : A perspective of a indifferent guy
North East India. Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind geographically is Kolkata or Assam / Guwahati. To some more travelled people, it might include Shillong or Gangtok. And that is what we refer to as North East. Imagining North East, what we end up thinking of are people called chinkis, which is used … Continue reading North East India