In February 2016, things didn’t quite go as planned with my employer in Australia and when life gives you lemons, you ….do what? You make lemonade. So my wife (Farnaz) and I decided to take the opportunity (the time between changing jobs) to fulfill our common dream, that of visiting China. Korea was the icing on […]Read more "Asia beyond India – Exploring China and Korea (Part 1)"
Kudos to all who said New Zealand, and photographic evidence to those who didn’t. But yes, this article is about the one-odd year we spent in Auckland, New Zealand, before we moved across the Tasman to Sydney, Australia. I am writing this article to capture my memories in NZ and also guide prospective immigrants with information. […]Read more "A year in the world’s most beautiful country"
As I started to better understand the world around myself, I found myself drifting away from the realm of religion. First it was my parent’s faith, an interesting medley called Hinduism. Later it was the spiritual aspect of Hinduism. Then it was spirituality, and finally, when I realized that spirituality is nothing but the debris […]Read more "An Atheist’s Defense of Hindutva"
Singapore, a small, modern island republic, is located just off the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula. The name is derived from the Sanskritized-Malay name Sinhapura (city of lions). The country’s territory consists of the lozenge-shaped main island and more than 60 significantly smaller islets. Singapore is separated from peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of […]Read more "One Year in Singapore: An Analysis"