Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free)

almond chocolate chunk cookies

I was very excited about these cookies. In our attempt to a healthier diet, being gluten free, processed sugar free and mostly dairy free, I tried my hand on Paleo baking and it was a success! Continue reading

Three Things I Love About My Favourite City

Southbank, London, UK

I spent a year in London while I studied filmmaking and fell in love with this city. I have traveled to over 20 countries and many more cities, and London still remains my favourite. I truly loved everything about it (except for how expensive it was.) I haven’t visited since 2009 and I would love to go back.

It is hard to just pick just 3 things, but here are three things I love about London: Continue reading

This Week’s Small Pleasures #34

jancollage

This week seemed to have more small pleasures than usual, totaling 8, and about several different things.  Continue reading

Doors Around The World

Pick your toilet style. India.

Doors are a cool subject to photograph around the world. I don’t make it a point to do so, but I found a few that I took across my travels. The photo above is one of my favorite pictures. I like it’s simplicity but it tells a story, a story of culture, and I love the colors.

Doors can tell a lot about the place that they lead to. Continue reading

25 More Things I Did Before Turning 25

Dad and I taking a walk in India, (circa 1995)

When I finished my first list, I realized there were more things I wanted to include, so I made a second list.

It is nice to reminisce about the big and small, the fun, the accomplishing, and the brave things I have done in my life. There are many of these that I had forgotten about or rarely think about up until I started proactively thinking about points to add to the list. Even if you haven’t traveled far, I am sure many of you can sit down and think about many things you have overcome or felt proud of in your life, even if it was a small thing in the eyes of others. I invite you to make your own list and do it either privately or share it.

So here’s my next 25: Continue reading

25 Things I Did Before Turning 25

Mom and I in Paris. (2007)

I recently came across Gandhironak blog post and since I am 25 now, I was inspired to write my own. You can do a lot in a quarter of a decade, but I can’t even imagine all the other things I will do in the next 25 years.

So before I turn 26, here are 25 things I did before turning 25: Continue reading

Cucumber Mango Green Smoothie

I just love smoothies with cucumber. They add a wonderful freshness to it, and anything with mango is delicious in my book. Then add some banana and some cashews for creaminess and nutritional value and you got yourself a great morning smoothie.  Continue reading