The Museum of Anthropology at UBC

After exploring the spectacular parks and sights of downtown Vancouver, I decided to check out the Museum of Anthropology, that stands on the campus of The University of British Columbia. UBC is a global center for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. The museum is known to boast of…


Shaky tales from The Capilano Suspension Park

One of Vancouver’s most iconic sites Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is also one of the most exciting experiences the city has to offer! As mentioned in my previous posts Vancouver is a nature lover’s dream come true. This adventurous must-see place is a haven for eyes that feast on lush greenery. Just as you enter…


Snapshots of Queen Elizabeth Park


Vancouver on a platter

Some of my best memories from Canada involve food. I’m a sucker for trying out different cuisines. Just the perfect thing to do in a place like Vancouver that is a melting pot of diverse ethnicities and cultures. You are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the best on offer from an array…


Hopping on and off through Vancouver

I had not ventured out to explore the city for almost the first ten days of my reaching Vancouver. Suddenly one day I realized that there was so much to see and do that time would run out if I did not start right away. So off I went exploring the best options for covering…


A tiny glimpse of Vancouver

Hola, folks! How have you been? I had been away from this space for a long long time. My personal priorities took a forefront. I was off to Canada to drop my son to the university that he was joining. People who are regulars here have read the open letters that I wrote to him…


#AtoZChallenge 2017 Reflections Post

The whole of April saw me doling out bits of advice on my blog sprinkled with my own experiences while handling certain emotions and situations, which I wrote in the letters to my son who is about to step out on his own into the vicious cycle of adulthood. I wouldn’t have thought of doing…


The Zeal to Live Life to the Fullest #AtoZChallenge

Dear Son Wish you a Happy 18th Birthday, sweetheart! I can’t believe that my little rockstar has turned into a fine young man of 18. My heart overflows with pride, today, as I see how my zealous son has matured into an individual who is all set to achieve the best from life with his…


Yearnings of Youth #AtoZChallenge

Dear Son You’ve entered the rollercoaster ride of youth from your bratty boyhood. I still cannot come to terms with the fact that you’re no more a child. Wonder when those naughty years of pranks and laughter passed by so swiftly without the slightest indication of how short-lived it all would seem someday. As you…


Working Around Xenophobia #AtoZChallenge

Dear Son We’ve probably not discussed this in depth. That’s the reason I felt it was vital for me to bring up this topic in this series of letters. Today, I wish to discuss something that you could encounter at some point in your journey ahead. Xenophobia is a dislike of or prejudices against people…