Monthly Archives: May 2014

People are like chef’s salads

People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict 

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Sound of Music at Salzburg Austria

Most tourists /visitors to the city of Salzburg, get reminded of immensely popular 1965 Hollywood musical, The Sound of Music when they visit the city. The reason is obvious; the immensely popular musical, which continues to enthrall audiences even today, … Continue reading

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The more I learn…

So true for me… I could completely connect with the following words by Albert Einstein The more I learn, the more I realize I don’t know. The more I realize I don’t know, the more I want to learn 

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Tagore on spiritual growth

I came across these beautiful words by Rabindranath Tagore ( Nobel Laureate, poet, philosopher). I have read quite a few of his works, the translations unfortunately, since I was never good at reading Bangla, the native script of Bengal which Tagore … Continue reading

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Review

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a BIG-screen 3D or an IMAX watch for sure, for that’s when you get the maximum fun watching Spidey! Andrew Garfield looks cute without his trademark-latex- spidey costume. With the costume (which looks different from … Continue reading

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Europe; White Asparagus a must eat!

Spring is in the air, then can ‘White asparagus’ be far behind? Honestly, till I travelled this year to Continental Europe in spring-time, I never realized or appreciated its worth. I am a fan now; No wonder I am writing a post … Continue reading

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Vienna Coffee culture: Coffee along with Water

Vienna has a very distinctive coffee culture. Unlike anywhere else in the world, coffee is served along with a complimentary glass of water always in a typical Viennese coffee house. Some cafe’s even give a piece of chocolate along with the ordered … Continue reading

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Berlin Currywurst….yummm- Berlin Diary-1

There is so much to experience in Berlin, the capital of Germany. Apart from its very vibrant history, art-scene and shopping, it’s food is one of them. Food is a great way to know and experience a place you know, especially … Continue reading

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Blue Diamond in Praha

Praha or Prague as the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic is known as, among other things is famous for Bohemian hand-cut/ machine made crystal. Crystals of myriad hues are available. The ones that caught my eye were in wine-red, deep-sea … Continue reading

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Love-lock Bridge Salzburg Austria

You can imagine my delight in seeing the love-lock bridge at Salzburg for the first time; the incurable romantic that I am. An ordinary bridge, like any other in the world, but the presence of the love-locks ( locks with the … Continue reading

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