Gangtok in a Day

Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, is the starting point for all exploration trails in the state. Most travelers make the mistake of spending less than a day in this mountain town. Although, the average altitude of Gangtok doesn’t rise beyond 1650 m (5,410 ft), it’s advisable to acclimatize for a few days, before proceeding…

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Love & Other Highs

Our brain is a complex amalgamation of neural networks, neurochemicals, and grey matter. Despite remarkable progress being made in the area of neurosciences, there are very few aspects of the brain that have been understood. And the most perplexing – is the one – that affects 4 out of 5 people on the planet. What…

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Backyard Treasures

Most of my childhood summers were spent in our home town. With the temperatures soaring, there was little that my siblings and I could do. We’d either curl up with a good book, eat raw mangoes, or snooze after a heavy meal. When we’d exhaust all other options, the front yard and the copious greenery…

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WPC: Vibrant

As an introvert, I don’t think you get many chances of starting a conversation. If you’ve missed one, in all probability, you’d spend the rest of  your time staring blankly. I’ve found it easier to observe people – than talk to them. Being silent, for most of the time, can give you a rare insight into the…

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