Blog

  • Superstitions and then some

    The first part of this blog will be about an uncharacteristically light topic - superstitions and paranoia. In the rest, I will unload thoughts that have consumed me in the last two months.

    Here’s a bunch of superstitions that I grew up surrounded by. I also rate these on a...

  • India, Money, and Routine

    Lately, I’ve been missing home. Reading about India has reminded me of how exciting life is there. Indians are a curious bunch and they will ask you the most personal questions just five minutes after meeting you. They have a distinct outlook on family, friendships, and how to live a...

  • Year In Review - 2019

    This year, I made a big transition. I graduated from university and started my first full-time job as a software engineer in San Francisco. It was not the greatest of years but certainly one that I can learn a lot from. I picked up new hobbies, struggled with my insecurities...

  • This Time, Last Year

    I was studying in Edinburgh. I don’t remember exactly how I got into hitchhiking. Sometime in early March, my friend Reigh and I were sharing our experience of studying abroad. She told me that she had recently hitched from coast to coast in Ireland along with a female friend of...

  • My Time in Egypt

    In December last year, I got a chance to visit my friend Omar in Alexandria, Egypt. I had been looking forward to this ten-day trip for a long time, primarily because I had never visited a friend from university in their home country. The tentative plan was to spend...