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A slice of TMB (the Tour du Mont Blanc)

November 12, 2016

I did the entire TMB, but I will tell you about the sections I loved the most....

A little corner of Cymru in Wales

September 04, 2016

Dolgellau is a little market town in the southern part of Snowdonia National Park in northwest Wales....

Romantic Loire Valley

July 24, 2016

The beautiful Loire Valley, with its romantic chateaus and vineyards, the flowing river and the picturesque countryside with its walking and biking trails....

The Heart of Lisbon

June 13, 2016

Lisbon is alluring - historic, atmospheric, sunny, relaxed and packs into it more than you think. It certainly surprised me!...

My coffee cup in Saigon...Of Weasel coffee and other such.

February 29, 2016

Nothing like a great cup of coffee to make my world complete and Saigon gave it it to me in plenty....

7 Must Try Street Foods In Hanoi

February 23, 2016

Hanoi is food paradise buzzing with colours, flavours and smells....

The Dragons Are Descending - In Ha Long Bay

February 05, 2016

There are many beautiful islands and beaches in Ha Long, which has twice been declared a World Heritage Site....

A village on lake Vembanad in Kumarakom, Kerala

January 20, 2016

A glimpse into a beautiful way of life, shaped by the environment we live in....

Sea Fort Galle

December 24, 2015

Yes, Galle’s got it all....

Weligama - a gem on Sri Lanka’s southern coast

November 25, 2015

If I had to put a pin on the world map for the first country I ever traveled to, it would be Sri Lanka....

Sunny Days and a Cloudy Bay in New Zealand

November 04, 2015

I discovered my love for Sauvignon Blanc when I first tasted a wine called Cloudy Bay and instantly put a visit to that winery on my bucket list....

Alpine Lakes Trail - yes, it's in Kashmir!

October 18, 2015

Nature is very often my spiritual home and Kashmir truly transported me....

On the Bagel trail in the Big Apple

July 20, 2015

I first tasted a bagel many, many years ago in a little place on Sixth Avenue and have been hooked ever since....

In the Happiness Kingdom - Bhutan - Climbing the Taktsang and Paro

June 04, 2015

Welcome to the Happy Kingdom… I want to keep going back....

In the Happiness Kingdom - Beautiful Bhutan - Thimphu and Punakha

May 29, 2015

Paro in Bhutan is one of the most beautiful airports in the world-ringed by snow-capped mountains....

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I am a banker by profession, traveller by passion.

I have found time to travel to many countries and live in 2 countries (3 if Scotland ever does becomes one!) and 6 cities during my career in finance. I was a diplomat first and started in the Indian Foreign Service with my first posting being Paris – The City of Light. And began my lifelong love of travel and coffee there! An MBA followed and I’ve been in finance since.

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