Life under Lockdown

We all had big plans for 2020. None of it involved us being locked in our homes fearing an invisible virus. I am locked down in Bangalore with my fiance. Both of us have office work and we have to work from home for 5 -6 days a week (Good way to not go crazy). … Continue reading Life under Lockdown

20 countries before 2020

It has been a 5 year long adventure! It hasn't come to an end, but this marks a milestone. I started my blog "Exploring Life" with the intention of penning down my thoughts and add my experiences to my book of memories. My blog quotes curious everyday episodes, opinions and my travel tales. What … Continue reading 20 countries before 2020

Thailand International marathon

This was my first race outside India.  I was excited about it because it was going to be in Thailand. I registered for a 10K as I wanted energy for sightseeing the rest of the day. I knew I wouldn't be able to walk after a half marathon. The previous day I collected my BIB … Continue reading Thailand International marathon

My Thailand Adventures

‘Lets go to Thailand’ I told my friend! Those words that never get materialized. But luckily it did this December. Six of us embarked on our Thai trip ! We planned to travel on budget - No extravagance and luxury The tickets from Chennai to Bangkok were 5K cheaper than ones from Bangalore so booked … Continue reading My Thailand Adventures

Things to note while visiting Thailand

Hola! Here is the first in my series on posts about Thailand! Before you plan your trip to Thailand take note! Visa Indian passport holders are allowed to apply for a Visa On Arrival for a stay period not exceeding 15 day.Thailand Visa on Arrival for Free until April 2020 You will be requested to … Continue reading Things to note while visiting Thailand

Breast-Cancer Awareness Run

Sakkhi-A-Thon is a Marathon to create awareness for the breast cancer movement. The NGO Sakkhi celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. The run was conducted at Cubbon park on 20th Oct . It was my first all girls run 🙂 . It was a chilled out bunch with … Continue reading Breast-Cancer Awareness Run

10 Things to know before visiting Srilanka

Here are a list of things I wish I knew before visiting Srilanka. 1.How to get around Sight seeing The country is known for its Tuk Tuks  (Coloured autos). We hired a tuk tuk driver to take us around the whole day at kandy. It was worth it. Much cheaper than taking individual tuk tuks … Continue reading 10 Things to know before visiting Srilanka

6 Things to do in Kandy, Srilanka

The city of Kandy is set on a plateau surrounded by mountains with lots of tea plantations. it also has a scenic Lake (Bogambara Lake),  at the center of the city which is popular for strolling. We took a bus to Kandy from the Pettah market bus stop(Colombo). It took us 4 hours to get … Continue reading 6 Things to do in Kandy, Srilanka

First Half Marathon- Tips for first time runners and mistakes to avoid!

21 kms - 6 months back it would have been impossible for me to contemplate running 13.1 miles! Your first half marathon is going to be an exciting event. Endurance/strength training and lots of practice runs is what helps you run your 21 kms. It is also essential to avoid some rookie mistakes people usually make.  How … Continue reading First Half Marathon- Tips for first time runners and mistakes to avoid!