Travel Musings
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Legend of Rome

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra Gladiator – the film was my first ever initiation into Rome – the city which I now sense as one frozen in time and space, the one that reverberates countless tales, conjuring up a hundred hallucinations and yearning to romance its visitors. Overwhelmed by its own greatness, Rome is a […]


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The Leaning Tower of Pisa

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra “Once upon a time in a village, a young man called John, laid a bet with his friend Allen – ‘Who would build his house faster than the other?’ The two decided on a date and set out to collect the raw materials. While Allen planned his construction and prepared […]


3 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Travel Musings 1
Belgium-- ‘PEOPLE ON LOW-FAT DIET, STRICTLY PROHIBITED’

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra ‘PEOPLE ON LOW-FAT DIET, STRICTLY PROHIBITED’ — shouldn’t Belgian Visas come with such cautions, I wondered as I walked through the streets of Brussels, soaking in the whiff of crispy fried potatoes getting smothered in creamy white mayonnaise, of melting vanilla flavoured waffles hidden in layers of rich cream, and […]


3 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Travel Musings 0
Switzerland--Heaven on Earth

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra Nothing can be as quaint – Not even as dapper – chic – well-bred – and yet so luxurious – What is it that the Swiss have been hiding? Did God really paint Switzerland as a copy of a far-off Heaven — the one perceived by divine poets in love […]


3 years, 2 months ago Posted in: Travel Musings 1
Scotland--The land of Harry Potter

By Aakshi and Aakash Chopra Was it our love for Scotland that made us fall for Rowling’s Harry Potter series? Or was it the world of wizards so beautifully set up in this fantastic backdrop that got us completely hooked on to this country? We are yet to solve this classic chick and egg brainteaser. […]