Social Media Oscars – OSM Awards

Social Media Oscars – OSM Awards

Outlook Group is a leading media house in India. They are normally on the leading edge of innovation in the field of news and communication in India. This year being their 21st anniversary, they have launched another ‘first’ in the country – the Outlook Social Media Awards (OSM Awards, pronounced ‘Awesome Awards’). More details about these awards are HERE and more details about Outlook Group are HERE. Social Media Oscars – OSM Awards The industry observers have already labelled these awards as…

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Lombok – Bali of 70s

Lombok – Bali of 70s

Here’s a sneak peak into Part-I of my series on Indonesia that appears in October issue of Smart Photography! Lombok – Bali of 70s In our second visit to Indonesia, we added Lombok to our itinerary. Since we had some free nights with Oberoi Hotels, the key reason that led to this choice was the presence of an Oberoi property on this island. After a short layover in Singapore, we landed in Bali. Though the flying time was just 8 hours…

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Windmills at Kinderdijk, The Netherlands

Windmills at Kinderdijk, The Netherlands

In September 2016 issue of JetWings International, my image from Kinderdijk, The Netherlands appeared in their regular BW section – Radar. Windmills at Kinderdijk, The Netherlands When you live seven metres below sea level, you need to keep the water out. The residents of Kinderdijk, a village about 12 km south-east of Rotterdam, deployed an ingenious technique for this purpose – an elaborate arrangement of windmills. Built around 1740, 19 of these windmills continue to survive and fulfill its original…

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Asus ZenFone 3 – From trepidation to trust

Asus ZenFone 3 – From trepidation to trust

This post has affiliate links. While these links help me run this site and provide free content to my readers, my views remain completely unbiased. Asus ZenFone 3 – From trepidation to trust A camera phone for those who don’t dig photography? By virtue of my being a travel photographer, be it an offline traveller gathering or an online travel forum, I normally face a simple enough question from my traveller friends who do not enjoy struggling with the technical…

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The last days of Vincent

The last days of Vincent

BLink, the weekend magazine of The Hindu’s BusinessLine carried this article of mine on Saturday, august 27, 2016 The last days of Vincent Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum looks back at the most disturbed yet defining years of the Dutch painter’s life Year 1881. It was at the age of 27 that Vincent Van Gogh considered painting as a full-time occupation. And it wasn’t until 1888 that the Dutch post-Impressionist artist had formed the style that the world remembers him by….

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Coorg – Not a Destination, But a Region

Coorg – Not a Destination, But a Region

This post has affiliate links. While these links help me run this site and provide free content to my readers, my views remain completely unbiased. This post is about Coorg destinations, places to visit, the best time to visit, homestays, etc. Coorg – Not a Destination, But a Region I had spent 6 years in Bangalore. Unfortunately, during my years over there, I never visited Coorg. There were many compulsions that led to its omission, but let me not bore you…

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Conversations with God

Conversations with God

In August 2016 issue of JetWings International, my image from Wailing Wall, Jerusalem appeared in their regular BW section – Radar. The text was by editorial team from JetWings International. Conversations with God. Old City, Jerusalem A holy place for Jews, the Kotel HaMa’aravi or Western Wall located in the Old City of Jerusalem is a 187-foot-high section of limestone wall— a remnant of the Temple Mount complex, built by Herod the Great, which was destroyed by the Romans in…

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Bofors Gun – The Inside Story

Bofors Gun – The Inside Story

  A museum with a difference! Just before the commencement of TBEXStockholm, VisitSweden had organised a familiarisation trip for us to Landsort. It is a small, scenic, sparsely populated, yet a strategically located island in Stockholm Archipelago. We had travelled from Stockholm by bus to reach a jetty. From here, a fast ferry took us to this island. Here, our abode for the night was a Naval Pilots’ Tower. Till then, I had no way of knowing that soon I will…

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The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach!

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach!

After TBEXStockholm, VisitSweden had organised a 2-night/3-day fam trip to Luleå for us. In Gammelstad, a restaurant we dined in blew my mind! This is an account of that experience by a non-food blogger! Here’s a candid admission (and the food-lovers are welcome to shower me with brickbats) – I normally do not write about food. In fact, for me, food is a necessary evil we have to waste time on during our travels. In my nomadic stints, I make…

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Radar – JetWings International – July 2016

Radar – JetWings International – July 2016

Radar – JetWings International – July 2016 This month, my image of Charminar, Hyderabad has been carried in JetWings’ regular BW section called Radar. Few structures in the world can boast about being the centrepiece around which a city developed. The Charminar in Hyderabad is one such example. Over 400 years ago, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth sultan of the Qutb Shahi dynasty and founder of Hyderabad, commissioned this awe-inspiring monument that has now become the city’s icon. It…

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Mauritius for FUN (Part II)

Mauritius for FUN (Part II)

In the last issue, you had read about my first three days in Mauritius (You may read it here). This edition brings you my exploits from the rest of the trip – Mauritius – A 9-lettered word for FUN (Part II) Mauritius – A 9-lettered word for FUN (Part II) On our fourth morning in Mauritius, we were looking forward to a spectacular sunrise. The sun did appear, but only momentarily. It decided to peep out from the horizon and promptly…

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