Admiring “Wall” Art at Porta Garibaldi Station (Milan)

Another very cold and grey weekend morning. The unanimous choice was to spend at least a couple of hours riding the ‘passante’ trains in Milan (with 2 ardent train lovers in the family,… Continue reading

The Milan Aquarium: A small delight for kids

A winter weekend in Milan. Freezing temperatures outdoors. A three-and-a-half year old bundle of energy waiting to head out on a weekend morning. Parents in deep thought. How about the Milan Aquarium? It… Continue reading

Weekly street market in Milan

After unpacking, shopping for essentials, recovering from a wee bit of jet lag, and settling down in our little apartment, we looked forward to a relaxed weekend in Milan. Someone had mentioned that… Continue reading


Pasta, pizza, Parmesan, mozzarella, Espresso, cappuccino, Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, Versace, Gucci, Armani, Ferrari, Lamborghini, AC Milan, Inter Milan, … LA DOLCE VITA 🙂 Buongiorno from Milano, Italia! After a brief hiatus from… 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

Ganesh Chaturthi: Mandal Hopping in Pune – II

Read the latest version of this blog post here. After a lovely day in the midst of Ganesh Chaturthi festivities in Pune, we awoke to a bright morning in the city. With all… Continue reading

Bookworm, October 2012

“It’s the Little Things” by Craig Wilson is an absolutely delightful book with many short stories. A friend had gifted it to me almost 10 years ago. I spotted it a few weeks… Continue reading

La Lecture, October 2012

Well, this was a good month to catch up on some reading. This October, I thoroughly enjoyed several afternoons curled up with “Le Temps des Secrets”, the third book in the series “Souvenirs… Continue reading

Ganesh Chaturthi: Mandal Hopping in Pune – I

Read the latest version of this blog post here. Wish comes true! Destiny has a way with making wishes come true unexpectedly. For the past several years, I’ve been trying to plan a… Continue reading