Author Archives : Disha

Komorebi (木漏れ日) in Nainital, Uttarakhand


A poignant characteristic of Japanese culture is the close and harmonious relationship between man and nature. The Japanese consciously, constantly and consistently weave elements of nature into the close proximity of their daily lives. From seasonal festivals (case in point, celebrations surrounding the famous cherry blossom season) to the arts, fashion, food and more, the deep set intermingling of man…

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Delhi Eats: This Fatty Goes to Fatty Bao


I come from a family of foodies, with ‘foodies’ being an understatement. For any event that befalls us, be it a get together with friends, visiting family members, a work/school celebration, a mid-week ‘pick me up’ or whatever other excuse you can imagine, food is integral. It comes as no surprise, then, that my younger sister’s send off to Edinburgh…

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Tamil Nadu Travel Guide: Coracle Riding in Coimbatore


Raise your hand if you know what a coracle is. Anyone? I for one had no idea what I was getting myself into (…quite literally…) when I was whisked away for a coracle boat ride courtesy Zone by The Park when I visited them in Coimbatore earlier this year. Worry not, the story to come isn’t as ominous as I’ve made it…

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