Category Archive: Reflections

A Gift For Christmas

Our after-school routine has stayed pretty much the same for about a year now. I pick up my 4-year old son from school, we take the metro and get off at one of the major… Continue reading

Postcards and Stories from Milan

I’ve always loved walking around a city or town to explore it. Sometimes with a destination in mind, sometimes without. Sometimes in a happy mood, sometimes in a sad one. Sometimes brimming with… Continue reading

Trains, trains, and trains

My son loves trains. No, he is passionate about trains. Well, he eats, breathes, and sleeps TRAINS. That last sentence sums it up well, I think :). The clothes clips are not on… Continue reading

Happy New Year 2013

I wish you all a wonderful New Year 2013! 2012 has been a great year, and will bring back many beautiful memories. Thank you for being an invaluable part of FunderfulWorld. Here’s wishing… Continue reading

The Blue Balloon

A weekend afternoon. It was “Lunch at McDonald’s” day. Our little preschooler loves this once-in-a-couple-of-months destination particularly for 1. Ronald McDonald 2. The balloon. Thus, Junior became the proud owner of a big… Continue reading

Flashback: Yeh Hai Mumbai (Bombay :)) Meri Jaan

A sudden and unexpected short trip to Mumbai (Bombay) was the perfect stimulus for another vacation. As we hurriedly planned our travel, I traveled back in time… Bombay, Mumbai, Bambai – brings back… Continue reading

So long, 2011… Looking forward to 2012…

New Year’s Eve… Fond memories of a great 2011… As we wait to roll in the new year, 2012, I wish you and your loved ones a joyous year ahead. Good health, good cheer… Continue reading

A Gentleman

He is a gentleman. I’ve known him for a long time. I remember him since I was a little kid. He regaled us with stories of his life and work. A well-travelled man, he often… Continue reading

Travel: Then and Now

Travelling has always been and continues to be a great learning experience for our little family. Some aspects, though, have changed in recent times. Then: Wild (as in wildlife :)) and remote destinations were among our top choices.… Continue reading

A long walk

I love long walks, I have always enjoyed them. And I often find myself humming, ‘It’s a beautiful morning….’ [http://lyricsplayground.com/alpha/songs/a/abeautifulmorning.shtml], one of my favorite ‘walk-time’ songs. For the past few months, a typical 10-minute morning… Continue reading