All articles with 'travel' Tag

Weekend @ Washington

Published on Jan 22, 2008 in america, pics, travels

Few of us have driven down to Washington DC for the last weekend. We have seen few museums, couple of nice dinner places / pubs and had tons of fun. I will write a detailed post today evening. See the below teaser pic in the meanwhile 🙂

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Business Idea : Train / Flight Ticket Printing Machine

Published on Jan 17, 2008 in business, ideas, technology

Recently I was booking few train tickets for my in-laws at IRCTC website, which btw is a wonderful website that makes the whole train reservation affair so simple. Just then I have realized that even though you can book tickets online, you still need to carry a printout of the ticket when you board the […]

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Proud Owner of iPod Nano

Published on Dec 14, 2007 in personal

I have been wanting an ipod for almost two and half years now. Somehow the need vanished after I got my Walkman phone. Even then I came close to buying one at several occasions during my duty free shopping spree. I almost paid with traveler checks for an ipod at Changi airport sometime back. Somehow […]

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Welcome to Ummrica!

Published on Nov 26, 2007 in america, personal, travels

or .. veni vidi viblogged well, after a brief globe trotting to few places here and there, I had to go to where literally every other Indian IT employee goes. America. After spending most of my first 4 days here indoors I guess I am both qualified and bored enough to write this post. And […]

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PHD Regular Blah – the Nth installment

Published on Nov 20, 2007 in personal

Last few weeks at work have been really hectic and full of activity. I had to go to Bangalore 4 times for some workshops and project issues. I was also busy with my US visa processing formalities. I am moving to US for a few months starting tonight. My wife will join me later during […]

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Back in Hong Kong

Published on Aug 27, 2007 in personal

My work has kept me both busy and moving for the last 6-8 weeks now. As part of that I had to travel again HK for another brief visit. I have come here yesterday and will be here till the end of this week. Hopefully I can get back to my normal life and blogging […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah #9

Published on Jun 4, 2007 in personal

We shifted, uneventfully that is. New house is demanding a considerable amount of travel, add to it lack of internet, that should explain the reason for nopost days. My plans for CalvinFund have taken a neat shape and currently the unbooked profits stand at 4-5%. But I am going to stop it and buy the […]

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Fresh MBAs and IT Companies

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in b-school

The combination sounds as inseparable as ctrl+c and ctrl+v. But when it comes to making a career choice there is a fair bit of confusion as to what an MBA will do in an IT company, especially in the first few years. Marketing companies have it easy, in the first 18 months, you would be […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah # 7

Published on Feb 28, 2007 in Movies-Books, personal

I have been reading Investment Biker, Freakonomics and No Comebacks. The last one by Frederick Fosyth, a short story collection. Investment Biker is a good books if you like travelogues, biking and investing in any order. I have seen a ton of good movies recently including Blood Diamond, American History X and Schindler’s List. I […]

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Dongdaemun

Published on Dec 10, 2006 in Seoul

In a hurry to make most of the weekend, 4 of us rushed to the Chungmuro metro station, bought tickets for Yongsan[view Yongsan photos] and rushed to line number 4. The train came in a moment and we boarded it immediately. After a couple of stations Rhushi shouted, “Abe, we took the wrong direction. We […]

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Supply Creates Demand

Published on Nov 23, 2006 in Random

The things I love about Chennai are many, filter coffee, trees, relaxed pace of life, amazing food, culture to name a few. But one of the important reasons is Landmark Bookstores. During my second week in Chennai, Ashwin, one of my b-school classmates introduced me to Landmark. We went to the store located in the […]

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Why arent IT jobs glorified in B-school Placements?

Published on Oct 29, 2006 in b-school, technology, wonder why

Rewind an year or two and you would have known me as a staunch supporter of all roles that are marketing and vying to become one sometime. Well, I believe that i am marketer even now. Just that i am selling services, technology and consulting instead of a pack of beedis, printers or pills. But […]

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Dhud! Dhud! Dhud! Dhud!

Published on Sep 19, 2006 in Random

No prizes for guessing! I am going to buy Bajaj Avenger in another 2-3 weeks time. After so much debate on to car or not to car I have finally leaned to the right and choosen this bike. I wanted to buy this one ever since I have been to Leh/Ladakh [click to read the […]

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Google Life!

Published on Sep 13, 2006 in Random

Birth and Early Stages:> Look up for cool names in google> Post the newborn pics in orkut. Format them in Picasa. Share them with friends using Blogger School & College:> Use Gtalk to chat with friends. Bye bye bfone!> Goodbye to combined studies, welcome google groups.> Doubts about what is the latest ninth planet? may […]

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Bombay – Pune Expressway : A travelers Delight

Published on Jul 15, 2006 in Random

I had the opportunity to travel on this extremely well built and located Bombay-Pune Expressway when I went back from Khandala to Bombay 3 weeks ago. I tooks some snaps and since then, I have been trying to post them here, sadly, I had to wait a really long time to finish this post. So, […]

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