An Incomplete Breakfast By The Sea

Four tiny vadas, and one sticky, steaming hot idli, eaten at a stall, sitting on a narrow bench that had turned black with dirt and grime, with just a few street kids playing across the road, and the family of three — mother, father, son, — taking turns at the stove, the tap, and the cash box, was the most satisfying meal I had eaten … Continue reading An Incomplete Breakfast By The Sea

Disneyland: A Place Where Dreams Come True

While the classic Paris is something we all know — and dream — about, there is another, more fun part of Paris that often gets neglected. This part, a few miles off the main city, is as dreamy, as beautiful, and as classic — in its own way. And it is called Disneyland. A place where all dreams come alive, a land where all wishes … Continue reading Disneyland: A Place Where Dreams Come True

Flânerie: The Art of People-Watching in Paris

While people from world over go to see Paris, Paris enjoys seeing people.   People watching is serious business for Parisians. Whether it is sitting by the Seine watching the boats cruise by — and waving at the tourists occasionally, or sipping espresso from tiny mugs while smoking cigarette after cigarette — and smiling at the passerby, or just lazing in the umpteen parks of … Continue reading Flânerie: The Art of People-Watching in Paris