Five Years. Five Lives.

April 8th, 2015: Hyderabad, India The Day Dreamer "Doctor, is that the magic potion that is going to put me to sleep, while you operate?" Waking up five hours later, from a life changing surgery, all I could think of was the woman crying next to me in the observation ward. I say life changing... Continue Reading →

Recipes for Love – The Perfect Dabba

"A recipe is a story that ends with a good meal" -Pat Conroy  While attending primary school in Pune, I used to have two breaks - 'Short Break' and 'Lunch Break'. The highlight of my day would be asking my mom what food she was going to pack (fondly known as dabba) me for both... Continue Reading →

The Girl Who Kept Moving

Chapter 1: The Trench Coat  Walking past the Chrysler and occasionally checking herself out in the massive glass buildings, Rachna could not help but think of the night she landed in her favourite city. It was like she had dreamt about this all her life. Looking back it had unfolded so magically as she was... Continue Reading →

Magical Montreux

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Anonymous Until the time I moved to Switzerland, I didn't realize just how much there is to explore in the land of Fondue. Speaking of Fondue, my dear friend Hemanth (who by the way could have his own travel blog - 15 countries in one... Continue Reading →

To the Chaplin!

"A day without laughter is a day wasted" Charlie Chaplin Earlier, in my blog 35 Minutes you have been introduced to my incredible travel companions: Pooja, Patrick and Darez. It's time I present to you the fourth and very important one: Araya. If you ever see any stunning photographs on my blog from now on... Continue Reading →

35 Minutes

“Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” — Peter Hoeg Scene from our Dinner table: Patrick (The planner of all things): Guys, lets do a day trip to Lausanne! Pooja: I am in! Rachna: Yaasss!!! Darez: *Already Checking the Train schedules* This is a typical conversation at our dinner table during most days at Les... Continue Reading →

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