5 countries – one more off the list @ 50

On my list of 50 things to do this year as I turned 50 was visiting 5 countries. We managed to do that during our September trip. Usually we end up spending time in one country or a couple of countries at best, but when we travelled to Europe last year, we realised that we … Read more 5 countries – one more off the list @ 50

Yoghurt-Joghurt-Curd….

Before my friends assume that this post is about how I have suddenly become a proper Tamilian whose meal is not complete without “curd rice” ….. it is NOT. 🙂 I like curds, I like Yoghurt (unsweetened), I like raita, Kadi, Morkozhambu and yes I like lassi once in a while but I still don’t … Read more Yoghurt-Joghurt-Curd….

Day 4 – Evening stroll & a hot chocolate

Sept 4, 2019 – Austria, Vienna One of the things in Europe that we miss in India are the wide sidewalks. I have been contemplating on starting a campaign to reclaim the sidewalks in India …. we also have wide sidewalks, but they are filled with small vendors, pushcarts, cycles, bikes and the small cars … Read more Day 4 – Evening stroll & a hot chocolate

Day 1&2 – Settling in

Sept 1 and 2 – Vienna, Austria We reached Vienna late at night on Aug 31st. While the flight over was uneventful, we made the mistake of taking the City Airport Train (CAT) to the city centre instead of a regular Rejio Jet to the Hauptbahnhof (Central station). Sometimes overconfidence gets you into trouble … … Read more Day 1&2 – Settling in

Germany Day 17 – Day trip to Mozart’s home

Monday, Sept 17 2018 – Salzburg Salzburg is just 1.5 hours from Munich by train, so we decided to do a day trip. Keshav was able to come with us, as he had taken the day off while Anu had work, so she couldn’t come along. We started early and bought some breakfast at the … Read more Germany Day 17 – Day trip to Mozart’s home