To begin with, if you haven’t read the first post in this China and Korea special, then please do so before reading this one. Day 1 – Shanghai: We arrived in Shanghai at an odd hour, at something around 2 am local time, after a tiring journey from Sydney. We had booked accommodation with a […]Read more "Exploring China – Shanghai, Nanjing & Hangzhou (Part II)"
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"