Christmas at Nyhavn, Copenhagen

  The charming old harbor of Copenhagen- crowded streets and backdrop of colored 15th century buildings- is glittering and dazzling with the beautiful decorations this Christmas. Just across the street is the historic building of Hotel D’Angleterre, which will treat your eyes with magnificent display of Christmas decorations. The streets are filled with eateries, and…

Christmas in Copenhagen

And its now the time for Christmas!! Yeah its just November,  and it seems too early for the celebrations with more than a month left, but Copenhagen has already immersed itself in the festive mood. The Christmas Markets in Copenhagen have been inaugurated this weekend with lots of pomp and show. The streets and shops…

Sri Lankan Diaries!! Dambulla!

      The last leg of our Sri Lankan road trip- Dambulla! But before that, time to explore the hidden gem on our journey- Heritance Tea Factory near Nuwara Eliya. The original wooden factory was damaged by fire during the First World War, so in the mid-1930s a hill was scalped to create a…

Its Asian!!

I am writing today in a new house, a new city, watching the rains from the glass door and sipping hot coffee, with lots of memories from the visit to USA, and of course missing India every moment! Its been four days here. The life has totally changed from USA to Singapore– From barbecue/ pool…

Independence Day Celebration!

Freedom over Texas, Houston’s independence day celebrations was all about patriotism, family and fun. It included all American kids zone, art works, food vendors, live musical entertainment from the stage, and a spectacular fireworks show to end the evening. The artistic sand sculpture showcased the tragedies & losses to the nation as well as acted…

Houston Pride Festival & Parade, 2013

The LGBT pride symbolizes the positive outlook against discrimination towards LGBT people to promote their dignity, equal rights and community building. “Pride Unleashed” was this year’s official theme. More than 400,000 people turned out in Montrose for Houston’s 35th Annual Pride Festival and Parade on Saturday, June 29th, 2013. This year they had more to…

A Visit to San Antonio

  A lovely weekend get away- San Antonio, Texas. A city famous for its rich history and preserves the struggle for independence and Texas revolution. The unique downtown- 30 steps below the ground level- alongside the river walk of around 14 miles, where you may enjoy the blend of European and Mexican cuisines, with a…

Sam Houston Race Park

Visit to Sam Houston Race Course! The most awaited event of this year, 139th Kentucky derby. The race is known in the USA as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports” or “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports”. This is the first leg of the the US triple crown. I am lucky to be in US this…