Day Trip to Paris from London by Eurostar

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Day Trip to Paris from London by Eurostar

It was 4 a.m. when I woke up at my hotel in central London. My friend and I were booked on the Eurostar to Paris at 8:40 a.m. and were meeting at the Saint Pancras International train station in London at 8 a.m. for breakfast. I quickly got out of bed...

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Top 5 things to do in Singapore in 96 hours

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Top 5 things to do in Singapore in 96 hours

I was in Singapore for 3 nights and 4 days in the summer. I was flying from Los Angeles to India and got a 96 hour transit visa at Singapore's Changi Airport. The first morning I woke up, I was completely jet lagged and only managed to go out for a lunch date...

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Arab Street, Singapore's coolest neighborhood & creative hub

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Arab Street, Singapore's coolest neighborhood & creative hub

Arab street is a bustling Muslim neighborhood of Singapore that includes Bussorah Street, Haji and Bali Lanes and Muscat Street. From colorful shops selling cool fabrics and Persian rugs to indie boutiques, restored shop-houses and lots of cool street art, Arab street along with Little India...

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Things to do in Singapore: Little India

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Things to do in Singapore: Little India

Locate along the Serangoon River across Chinatown, Little India is a bustling ethnic Indian area in Singapore with lots of colorful Indian shops, restaurants, temples and mosques as well as boutique hotels. The area was originally planned for Europeans... 

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Things to do in Singapore: Chinatown

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Things to do in Singapore: Chinatown

Chinatown in Singapore is a culture hub with ornate temples, museums and bustling streets lined with old shops and restaurants that serve traditional Chinese cuisine. I took a cab from Meyer Road and arrived at Chinatown in less than 15 minutes...

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My favorite fall/winter coat from Karen Millen

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My favorite fall/winter coat from Karen Millen

Karen Millen is one of my favorite fashion labels for tailored styles in coats and jackets. Every time I am in London, I try to pick up at least one outfit from the local KM store to add to my wardrobe. It is even better if I can make a trip to the KM outlet store in Bicester Village. 

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15 best things to do in Kyoto, Japan

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15 best things to do in Kyoto, Japan

Even though I was in Kyoto for two nights and three days only, with the help of my tour guide I was able to see some of the most popular tourist attractions there including some of the best UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here is my list of the top 15 things to do in Kyoto. 

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What I wore in Kyoto, Japan

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What I wore in Kyoto, Japan

For my trip to Kyoto, Japan, besides my regular western tops and trousers, I chose a couple of dresses from traditional Indian brands like Anokhi and Ritu Kumar. Kyoto is a very old and traditional Japanese city with 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites including some...

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10 things to know about taxis in Kyoto, Japan

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10 things to know about taxis in Kyoto, Japan

A taxi in Kyoto is a rather comfortable way of touring this characteristic old town of Japan. If you do not like taking trains or riding on buses, taxis are a great way to commute in Kyoto. Here are some fun facts about riding in taxis in Kyoto. 

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