The Spanish language doesn’t roll off my tongue as easily as basic French does. Some mental shifts are required to […]
Aarti GardeHaving spent a number of years in various corporate jobs in India, working 11 hours a day 5 days a week, I became a trailing expat spouse in 2011, living first in Vietnam, then in Indonesia, and now in Peru. I spend my days dreaming, hate housework, love my hobbies, need to exercise and lose weight, love to travel, and yes, love my gadgets. Occasionally I get nostalgic pangs and yearn for the corporate life, the sense of achievement, and the security it offered. On the flip side, I've learnt new skills, new languages, started up and closed a business in Indonesia and now call myself a photographer/traveler.
Full and Finally!
Where I come from – Kolhapur, India – Peru (पेरू) is the word for guava. As a nice tribute/ coincidence, […]
Que Será Será
Some exciting travels happen without any wishlist, expectations or planning. Not in my wildest dreams was I heading off to South […]
Photo Walks in Kemang
The upmarket neighbourhood of Kemang is great for walking, not just for photography, but to explore shops, cafes and restaurants. […]
Dark Room, Light Painting
2 crazy women. 1 camera on a tripod. 1 willing model. Lights off! Focus!! Shoot!!!
I climbed up a volcano!
We rounded off April with a quick trip to the Ijen volcano at the easternmost end of Java. I must […]
Just Another Gorgeous Sunrise at Borobudur
Going to Jogja and not to Borobudur? Next to impossible! I believe I’d covered most of the angles of the […]
The Beauty of Dieng
There are some places whose names stick in your brain and don’t budge until you’ve tackled them head on. Dieng […]
I’ve been in a series of interesting workshops lately: Coffee tasting at Anomali Beads with Ibu Yekti Sushi demo with […]
A hidden city tour in Jakarta
This year, I went on a second Hidden City tour with Ronny, having done the first one a couple of years […]