Author: Rajiv

2 days in Amsterdam, Netherlands

NO paid links or sponsored references in this post. Stroopwafel. One of my cherished family memories is enjoying these Dutch cookies with the family back home. I bought them once while transiting through Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport few years back. This time I had the opportunity to spend a weekend in the city. Arrival & Stay […]

My Whitewater Rafting experience on Kiulu River in Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo Island)

Borneo is the 3rd largest island in the world with a population of 23 million (4x of Norway & 2X of Belgium) surrounded by bustling and emerging southeast Asian countries – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam. The rain forests are the oldest in the world, 130 million years old (Amazon rainforest are 55 million years […]

Tamil encounters of a South Indian traveler

Though a long time resident of Bangalore in India, Tamil is my mother tongue. Over the years of travel, a few interesting experiences: Context: Cafeteria in Paris, France @┬áLunch time With the lunch tray in hand, am standing in the queue to pay at the counter. From nowhere, I heard a voice “Eppadi irukkirikal” (meaning […]