From Nairobi to London

New cities put you through new challenges; but they also present you with newer opportunities. Options that are closed to you in your own country suddenly open up. I am not saying that you have to relocate to a new continent to avail of certain life changing opportunities but maybe it’s simpler because: You’ve relocated … More From Nairobi to London

Food for thought…

What do you miss when you live away from home? Family? Friends? Culture? Well, you would be surprised! The geographical divide, in fact, brings you closer to your dear ones. You are far more connected than before, thanks to Skype and Whatsapp. Living away makes you realise the worth of those little things that you … More Food for thought…

Worry Story…

It has been 3 years since we left for Nairobi. Thanks to Facebook, we are well updated of our life events these days! So I am going to back track a little today. At the cost of sounding sarcastic, I am going to talk about the resistance that people face when they decide to relocate. … More Worry Story…

House Hunt

Expat life sounds easy but it is a lot more difficult than we think. The moment I checked in at the airport and sat at the boarding gates, I realised that my life was going to change! And it did… Stepping out of our comfort zone teaches us a lot more than we can ever imagine. … More House Hunt

The Nomad in me

There lives a part of every city (that I’ve lived in) within me and I’ve left a part of myself in each of those cities. It is difficult to belong anywhere fully. I feel that I am cheating on the city I am in by fantasising about the virtues of another place. Perils of living … More The Nomad in me