What Not To Miss In California

The state of California stretches from Mexico to Oregon. The Golden state as it is better known, is hub of art, technology and entertainment. With a variety of natural landscapes to attract, it was very much on our to do list during the month-long vacation to United States. Though we had enough days in hand…

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Planning A Fun Vacation With Kids At Disneyland, Los Angeles

Our month-long vacation in USA was deliberately planned to culminate at Los Angeles. We chose to exclude all such activities which would not interest a twelve-year-old. The grand finale was all about making the trip special for our 'princess' and hence Los Angeles meant only Disney Park, Disney California Adventure Park, Sea World and Universal…

Rained In At Chicago

Chicago, to me, meant Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright and some precious lessons from History of Architecture that I studied in college. While chalking out the itinerary of a vacation in USA, Chicago had to feature. Needless to say I was much excited. We rode a bus from Detroit to Chicago.…

A World Of Glass: Corning Museum of Glass

The realisation that my imagination of the extent a glass could be shaped was far too limited came only after a visit to the Corning Museum of Glass. Nestled in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country, this world's largest glass museum hosts 35 centuries of glass artistry and an international Glass market. It is…

An Unfinished House Of Prayer

Whenever I have visited any place of worship, a sense of peace has prevailed…. I can hear my heart beating, the rhythmic breathing and my brain clock ticking. I have realized I can ‘talk’ to ‘HIM’ to my heart’s content when I am inside a place of worship….but I usually avoid the time of the day when…

New York: The City That Never Sleeps

A city wears its attitude on its sleeve...New York flaunts it. Glitz, glamour, art, fashion and big bucks....they don't call New York City the cultural and financial capital of world for nothing. And I was one wide eyed tourist on her first trip abroad....my city seemed dwarfed compared to that steel and glass opulence which…

A Holiday In The US of A

I love to travel...period. But it's not everyday that we plan a holiday, a month-long at that, abroad, because honestly that is a big decision and a hell lot of budgeting....And yet we did plan for a month-long vacation to the United States. Our 15th wedding anniversary was a milestone in our married life and a…