Photo Story: Chor Bazaar, Mumbai

It has fascinated me forever, Chor Bazaar, near South Bombay’s crowded Bhendi Bazaar. Literally translating to ‘thieves’ market’, this is one of the most interesting places in Bombay. This flea market is essentially stocked up  with antique and vintage second-hand goods. These are either purchased as home decor or are hired by producers for shoots….

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The Senses of Home

The concept of home is subjective. It may be a place where we have lived for most parts of our lives or for travellers like me, it could be a place we keep going back to in life. No matter the influence of the location or memory, home is a place of belonging. It is…

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My Love Affair with Mumbai

In 2010 when I moved to Mumbai, I didn’t know that the actualisation of my dreams would change me forever. It was the city where I knew no one and had no prior acquaintances and yet hoped I would somehow live there since I was in school. And when it actually happened, I was in…

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Photo Story: Street Art on Chapel Road, Mumbai

One of my many homes was the beautiful and different Chapel Road in Bandra West, Mumbai. I still remember the warm vibe of the twisted lanes and the noise of the rickshaws zooming pass my home. Once I had settled in, I would always look for excuses to walk around the locality. Thankfully on Chapel…

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The Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai

When visiting Bombay, I am naturally playing safe and sticking by my favourite bars and dine-ins. However, this time, I decided to visit the very intriguing The Bar Stock Exchange in Bandra Kurla Complex and I am definitely glad I did. Applying the simple concept of a stock exchange, here the prices of the liquor…

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2014 through my travel looking glass

This year has been unpredictable, frightening and very emotional for me. There were times when I didn’t want to open my eyes to a new day and there were nights when I didn’t want the morning lights to interfere. In all honesty, when I look back in time, I did not preempt any of this….

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