Into the Spider-Verse Film Review: They all fit, eventually

I have been waiting to see this film ever since I saw the first look. Spider Man as a character and comic book always leaves so much to say in its film version. Reading a Spider Man book is an amalgamation of color, story-lines, world building, interesting side characters, and eventually, the stories of everyday city life.  It has always been the go-to superhero for … Continue reading Into the Spider-Verse Film Review: They all fit, eventually

The Loja by the Water: A Genuine Goan Getaway

Our first brush with Goan beaches was at Arambol back in 2012, which was a typical Goa holiday of beaches, beer, and buzzing party atmosphere. This year we returned to the sunshine state in search of a different experience – a quieter one – which we found at the beautiful Loja by the Water. What the Loja felt like The Loja is an intimate cabin just … Continue reading The Loja by the Water: A Genuine Goan Getaway

Book review: The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy

About Nilanjana Roy Nilanjana Roy is a popular journalist and writer. She is a regular columnist at Business Standard. The Wildings is her first novel. Not since reading T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cat” have I enjoyed a book about the feline species so much. Nilanjana Roy has woven a magical tale describing the lives of the wildings (stray cats for uninitiated) and other assorted city … Continue reading Book review: The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy

See You At Lily’s – Artsy Hostel in Hanoi, Old Quarter

There is something about places with quirky names. While planning our Vietnam travel, we were looking for cheaper hostels and came across Lily’s. We instantly liked it. The high ratings helped us to go for it too. Since it was our first stop, we had a lot of questions on Hanoi, food, tours, our itinerary in general. We wrote to them and got an instant … Continue reading See You At Lily’s – Artsy Hostel in Hanoi, Old Quarter