I’m scrolling through my Instagram feed and see a post titled “Our Climate Crisis”. After a one-second pause I continue scrolling and land on a hilarious Game of Thrones meme that I share with four of my friends. It’s not that I’m not interested in reading about climate change; I have read so many articles … More How can we make conservation matter?
There are many reasons to visit New Orleans, or NOLA, as you might call it to remind yourself that you’re in Louisiana. There’s the jazz bars, unique Franco-Spanish culture, haunted history, Creole food, French Quarter architecture, open container law… the list can go on. But truly the only reason anyone needs to visit one of … More No Place Like NOLA
It’s always good to be curious, unless you’re a cat that is. Especially when you’re visiting a place, because it uncovers so many intriguing facets of the life there like how close can you get to a car when jaywalking, is it okay to pet a stranger’s dog, and, most importantly: which side of the … More In Cahoots with the Streets of London
After spending 4 months studying in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, I was on my 26 hour flight back to Mumbai and, through all the distraction-free movies and palatable food, the one thought that was constantly on my mind was: Will I be detained upon landing? I was carrying three kilograms of loose leaves … More Querés Mate?
Surrounded by evergreen rainforest trees, the Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge is situated on the Rio Negro 200 kilometers to the north-west of Manaus, the capital of Brazil’s largest state – Amazonas. The Amazon rainforest is home to 10 percent of the world’s known species and represents over half of the planet’s rainforests. While we did not … More The Earth’s Largest Rainforest | Brazil (3/3)
Isn’t it great when things go just as you planned? It was our second day in the beautiful city of Rio De Janeiro, profoundly named “River of January” after the month in which Portuguese explorers drastically misunderstood their Google Maps directions when navigating to India. They thought the bay they found was actually the mouth … More A World of its Own: Rio De Janeiro | Brazil (2/3)
The trip is off to quite a start! Well actually it started off with a 10 minute phone conversation trying to locate the Uber driver who didn’t speak a word of English only to realize he was on the upper level and I… was not. So I was getting quite late for the 7 hour … More 20 Hours in Paraty | Brazil (1/3)