Filing cabinet


Browse through a selection of essays filed under ‘travel’.

Against some animal sports

Local animal sports abound the world over but are hardly the cultural standard-bearers they claim to be.

Dispatch From Kozhikode

This coastal town in Kerala, India, is too shy to betray any signs of its rich history or the important role it once played in world trade.

In random conversations with farmers

A drive out to the Indian countryside leads to some interesting conversations with farmers.

Quiet reflections on unplugging from society

A seaside getaway with no cellular network teaches one what it means to live life to the fullest.


On visiting one of the seven places on my wishlist—a dreamy, but real, castle in the air.