8 topmost tourist attractions in Dubai and are they over-rated?

Dubai as a tourist destination often seems to get mixed reviews from people. Some say it’s all about malls and large buildings. Some say the desert views are stunning. Whereas, some are simply awed by the towering buildings and magnificent architecture. I had visited Dubai a while back, and following is my take on the top…

Why “It” is so much more than just another horror movie

Most people around me haven’t watched “It”. And, that’s because it comes across as a horror film. Of course, if you need to strictly classify the film, it is a “horror” film, but to be honest, that’s not the real crux of the movie at all. If you’re missing out this movie, because you’re scared,…

Top tips for being a mindful traveller

Originally posted on Buddha walks into a bar …:
What is mindfulness? Mindfulness. It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the space you’re moving through. That might seem trivial, except for the annoying fact that we so often veer from the matter…

10 things I miss about train journeys!

Most of you are probably familiar with Paper Boat’s latest campaign on the “Great Indian Train Journey”. The first time I saw it on social media, I ignored it. After a few days, it popped up once more and I ignored it again. Today, I finally saw the entire video. It immediately brought back memories of…