• Italy

    Ciao, Venezia – 8 Travel Tips for Visiting Venice

    Venice has got to be one of the most picturesque cities on earth. The colourful buildings, the narrow streets paved with archaic stones, the canal, the gondolas, the historic bridges, and the exquisite findings you might unravel when you wander aimlessly. Even so, because of its stature, an average of 25 – 30 million tourists frequented the city in a…

  • Travel

    Philippe – May 2019

    It was almost 40 degrees outside. “The heat has killed two people in France,” I overheard on the French radio. I could sense sweats trickling down my skin as I wheeled my luggage towards the train station under the summer heat. Our gestures moved with such familiarity after a week of being in Europe – finding the right platform, validating…

  • Travel

    Travelling is a privilege.

    What is it about travelling that is so addictive that we constantly find ourselves itching for it one after another? I am sure, everyone has their own way of travelling and one should not be supercilious about it. But this time, i am not talking about the kind of travelling where you would thrust every possible attractions into a one…

  • Beauty & Lifestyle

    Live today as if it was your last

    “Your mind should be like a room with many open windows,” Bapuji told me. “Let the breeze flow in from all, but refuse to be blown away by any one.” – Arun Gandhi It also means to be open, to listen and let every information comes from whoever without any shred of judgment – regardless of race, religion, their status…

  • Beauty & Lifestyle

    The Wedding Day ( Sara x Faris)

    It has been almost two months since the wedding day and often, I would still wake up in the morning and forget that I have a man who is also my husband sleeping next to me. With everything that is happening in this world, the covid-19, predominantly, I find it a blessing that I get to go through this peculiar…

  • Beauty & Lifestyle

    A remembrance

    Looking back, a lot has happened, a lot has changed. Within a course of one year, I can’t believe I am in a position where I thought I’d never be. For a long time, it felt so much like I was floating in the midst of the ocean, braving through one day after another, yearning for the time that I…

  • Beauty & Lifestyle

    I AM GETTING MARRIED.

    For the past few months, my mind has been utterly consumed with wedding preparations. I have been spending hours and hours of my time on Pinterest in search for the perfect dress and the perfect décor; finding the right dressmaker that would not bore a hole through my bank account, finding the perfect venue, the perfect caterer, hairstylist. And now…

  • Beauty & Lifestyle

    Booking confirmed, 1/9/2019

    As I am writing this, I feel a tad dizzy from excitement – the anxiety that struck earlier vanished with no trace and I am now engulfed in gratitude and relief. This was the day I once dreamed about since I was a child, only, a few (okay all) details altered – like how I thought the man I love…

  • Provence

    The Lavender Guide ( Valensole, Provence)

    Precisely a year ago, i remember writing about the lavender field in Provence. When i first saw the picture of the lavenders on Instagram, it was love at first sight. When that moment finally came true, i knew it was indeed a blessing. As i stood before the lavenders that stretched as far as my eyes could reach, all i…