Visa-free travel for Indian passport holders

There are times (not too often though), when I really envy those people (read Americans, British, Canadians, EU nationals, Singaporeans and a few others), who can just pick almost any destination off the world map, book tickets, hop on to a plane and be off. No pre-planning required, no gathering together of a long list…

67 Minutes on Mandela Day

This post is a little late as Mandela Day was last week. Nevertheless, I think the subject is important especially today, when humanity stands by either complicitly or unconsciously or helplessly, as it always does. In Gaza, where we try to justify the killing of innocent kids playing on the beach or shelling of hospitals;…

My article on Expat Arrivals

A few weeks ago, Expat Arrivals (an Expat website that provides a host of local information for expats moving/living abroad), asked me if I could write a local article on South Africa. I decided to focus on entertainment and some off- beat things to do in Joburg. Please read the entire article here. Hope you…

Book Review: White Dog Fell From the Sky

On a recent visit to the Monte Casino, I was generally browsing in Skoobs (a really nice bookshop), when I happened to chance upon this book. The title ‘White Dog Fell From the Sky‘ intrigued me and I decided I had to read this book. Ya they got me from the word Dog! Set in…