A Day-and-a-Half in Kanchanaburi

“Madness!…. Madness!!” says a distressed Major Clipton, the British medical officer, gritting his teeth, looking at the scene of carnage in front of him. The Bridge on the River Kwai, the movie that I watched over 3 decades ago, remains one of the most unforgettable movies for me. Although I Read more…

Hallstatt – A Piece of Paradise

Settled on the shores of a calm, glassy lake is a small little piece of paradise. Majestic mountains rise from valleys and stand tall around the little paradise as if guarding its sanctity, its tranquility. The tree- and snow-covered mountains and centuries-old colorful timber-framed houses built into the steep hillside Read more…

Prague – the “Fairytale City”

Something’s definitely wrong with me! I ain’t supposed to feel so miserable in (what’s considered to be) one of the world’s most beautiful cities! Please, oh God, please let me find something about this place that I can like… Something… Anything…Pretty please!! On a cold late-April evening, after spending a Read more…