• Jammu and Kashmir,  Travel

    Guest Post: When nothing goes Right, go Left!

      About Shalzmojo An interior designer by profession, writing is a passion which coupled with travel love blossomed into this blog where I love to just “do my thing”! Be it recipes, food events, travel jaunts, fiction dreaming or even meditative musings; all of it’s taken up quite passionately on This post is part of the December bloghop #mymojo with Shalzmojo. Here’s my cross post on her blog, about some of the interesting things to do in Bhutan.   Hello readers. I am happy to be here on Seema’s blog and bring to you one of my unexpected travel adventures. I hope you enjoy reading it. I am an avid traveler and my…

  • Goa

    St. Anne Church, Olaulim, Goa

    St. Anne church is a hidden gem in the quiet Olaulim village. We found it while riding around Pomburpa village, during our stay at the Loja. In the evening, churchgoers gather here for mass. The rest of the day, the Church stands quietly. Witnessing life passing by for the last 266 years or so. The gentle sway of trees, the white of the church, and the slightly overgrown and abandoned feel of the garden in front of it … something wild and peaceful.  Saint Anne was the mother of Mary and grandmother of Jesus. She is the patron of housewives, women in labor, cabinet makers and miners. Her emblem is a door (I tried…

  • Coffee Connections

    An Extension of the Front Porch

    A Café. A Third Place. A comfortable, sociable gathering spot away from home and work, like an extension of the front porch. When I think of the different coffee beans I have tried, and try to decide which ones I like the best, it reminds me of Classic Rock bands or films. Sometimes when you listen to The Beatles, you feel no one has ever hit it so right so many times. Then some evening, when you are feeling the blues, you put on some Dead, and life couldn’t be more perfect and music couldn’t be more cathartic. Some days, some bands. And the same applies to coffee too. When…