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Japan’s “Kawaii” manhole covers
Travel, Art, Cities, Japan, Photo Essays

Japan’s “Kawaii” manhole covers

In this photo series, we take a look at some of the Kawaii (cute in Japanese) manhole covers I’m sure I got some pretty weird stares on the sidewalks of Japan. After all, I spent quite some time staring down at my camera focussed at my feet in the middle […]

Tokyo’s quaint tiny drinking dens
Travel, Cities, Japan

Tokyo’s quaint tiny drinking dens

The bar looms at the entrance of Golden Gai, Tokyo’s famed drinking quarter. The streets around it look deserted as I wander among the small lanes. It promises to be an interesting evening. Tokyo is famous for its modernity and high sky high buildings. And Shinjuku-ku in Tokyo is legendary […]

5 “Hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you never knew existed
Art, Cities, Maharashtra

5 “Hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you never knew existed

On the occasion of International Museum Day, take a look at 05 “hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you probably never heard about For most Mumbaikars, the word “museum” is synonymous with the venerable Prince Of Wales Museum (or the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya as it is known now). But Mumbai has […]

Exploring the urban jungles of Mumbai
Cities, Wildlife, India, Maharashtra

Exploring the urban jungles of Mumbai

As we walk along the trail, the sounds of traffic from the highway are gradually replaced by the songs of forest birds, chirping away myriad melodies that our urban ears seldom hear. Nagla Block shot into the limelight in 2003, when an adult tigress was rumored to have been sighted in […]