On an airplane – after 21 months !

Airplane Months

We got onto an airplane – after 21 months ! Jan 2020 was our last trip to Trivandrum for the Lakshadeepam festival at Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Coffee from Bolaven Plateau – Laos

While rummaging through the grocery drawer, I found a few packets of this Arabica coffee powder that the hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos had gifted us. For some reason, I had not opened them at all. Just seeing them brought back all the memories of the nice vacation in Laos in 2016. Do read about … Read more

Day 30 – Budapest to Vienna … and back home

Sept 30, 2019 – Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria We had to take the 9 am RejioJet bus from the Kelenfold station to get back to Vienna. We decided to take a Bolt taxi rather than use the metro. We got out early by 7.30 a.m and booked a Bolt taxi. The taxi took a … Read more

Expensive Lounge lessons

In Aug 2019, we got ourselves an Amex card that came with a free Priority Pass card. I have had an American Express card since 2002 and I will never stop being a customer of Amex as long as I live – they are my benchmark for customer service and I don’t have a single … Read more

Day 26 – Finding the man with a fish bowl

Sept 26, 2019 – Vienna, Austria I had bought a body cream jar from “Rituals” the last time we were there. When I took it out to pack, I realised that the lid was cracked. So we decided to complete the packing in the morning and then go over to Mariahilfer street again to the … Read more

Day 22 – LilliputBahn and SchonBrunn Palace

Sept 22, 2019 – Vienna, Austria I woke up really late and totally cross with myself… Guess I got off the wrong side of the bed. I sleepily made Pongal and had a long discussion with Krishnan on what I think he should be doing in the kitchen :):):). Since we had the 24-hour ticket … Read more