March 18, 2022

Arusha: A city of extremes

A short late evening walk brought me to the garage-by-day and a chicken-spot-by-night eatery called Khan’s BBQ. This eatery is the sign of a culinary shift in Arusha’s dining scene.

November 8, 2021

Footprints in the heart

Fifty countries ago, when I was a novice traveller, I always ‘missed’ a place I travelled to. That feeling lingered for weeks or months before the next destination came up. Then I missed that place too. The roads, the food, the people, the airports, the landscapes… everything became one big ball of memories I wanted to keep going back to. Sometimes, I’d spend hours looking […]

November 6, 2021

Demystifying ghostwriting

Being an anonymous ‘voice’ for another writer or Getting someone else to become your writing alter ego has its share of challenges and perks.

July 10, 2021

Trail of the low-carbon footprint

The pandemic has summarily proved that working towards a sustainable planet is the need of the hour. Here’s how UAE’s eco-warriors are going green — in their own ways… and very innovatively