I look up- pristine white mountains, conifer trees with snow adorning the leaves, the playground looks quite a different sight with a snowy layer. How I loved winters- the chilly days, hot cups of cocoa, going up the mountains and skiing with Jeeya. Jeeya and I- our world was complete. My daughter, friend, guide, agony… Continue reading Only If #FFFAW #FlashFiction
Are women truly empowered in developed countries?
A truly empowering moment for me as a working mother came when I could choose to go on a 2.5 month long assignment to a different country, miles apart leaving my daughter behind. Why do I call it empowering? Thats because I could exercise my choice here, my free will, not obligated to make a… Continue reading Are women truly empowered in developed countries?
Trade off #FFFAW #FlashFiction
Sana looked at the pristine waters, breathing in the fresh air. She was in her dream city Lucerne – not for a few days on vacation this time but for 2 years on an International Assignment. Having spent her life in India, her trip to Switzerland had been a life changing experience. Not just the… Continue reading Trade off #FFFAW #FlashFiction
An eventful year it turned out to be #GratitudePost
Doesn’t this quote resonate with you? For me, the past few months since I stumbled upon Vidya Sury’s Gratitude Circle, I have come to believe in the power of practising gratitude. I joined this monthly blog hop from September. It was quite a happening month with my business trip coming up but as every time new… Continue reading An eventful year it turned out to be #GratitudePost
A day tour of Lucerne, Switzerland #TravelDairies
Lucerne is one of the charming cities in Switzerland which is strategically located. The most visited tourist spots like Pilatus, Titlus mountains have to be travelled to via Lucerne. When I visited Switzerland last year, I indulged in a lot of touristy stuff – covered the Titlus and Pilatus mountains and a colleague who has… Continue reading A day tour of Lucerne, Switzerland #TravelDairies
A month away from home #GratitudePost
October has been an eventful month. It began with the preparations for my 2.5 month business trip to Zurich, as I was cramming my bag with almost every other thing. When you have the luxury of business class travel, extra baggage is least of your worries- a generous 64kg baggage is what I was permitted… Continue reading A month away from home #GratitudePost
Travel Diaries- Solo Trip to Brienz #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger
It was my first weekend in Switzerland and the weather was fantastic. A bright sunny day is what the forecast told me. I bought a 4 day Swiss Travel pass which entitles me to travel anywhere in Switzerland (by train, tram, boat) for 4 days. I need to use it wisely to maximise the benefit.… Continue reading Travel Diaries- Solo Trip to Brienz #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger
#SoloTravel- Alone but not lonely
Its day 2 of my first weekend in Switzerland. Although I miss my daughter almost every other minute, I am trying to be rational with myself.. Nothings gonna change for 2 months, so why be miserable. Make the most of this time. Saturday was a tiring and long day, well spent in Breinz – river… Continue reading #SoloTravel- Alone but not lonely