A Stay in 9h Capsule Hotel in Narita Japan

A Stay in 9h Capsule Hotel in Narita Japan

A few years ago, I was in Japan and had to experience one of the items in my bucket list – staying at a capsule hotel. What is a Capsule Hotel In short, these are basically sleeping pods, looking like a capsule. Shower and toilet  (Full Story)

The Life of an Asiatic Lily – a Timelapse Video

The Life of an Asiatic Lily – a Timelapse Video

As I have mentioned before, timelapse movies fascinate me and one of my latest projects was about recording the life (and death) of an (Orange Ton) Asiatic Lily in the summer of 2021. The allure of a timelapse movie, or even a hyperlapse one, is  (Full Story)

Loloan Lobby Bar in Waterloo, Ontario

Loloan Lobby Bar in Waterloo, Ontario

During a recent trip to Waterloo, Ontario, I had the opportunity to have dinner at the Loloan Lobby Bar. The restaurant specializes in South East Asian cuisine. As my group got in a little early we ended up in the bar. Unusually for a restaurant  (Full Story)

MIC Canadian Eatery & Whiskey Pub

MIC Canadian Eatery & Whiskey Pub

During my trip to Sudbury to enjoy the fall/autumn colors, I decided to try out the MIC (Made in Canada) Canadian Eatery and Whiskey Pub for dinner. As the name suggests, the MIC revels in its menu with ingredients sourced from within Canada as much  (Full Story)

The Modern South Asian Matrimonial Ads

The Modern South Asian Matrimonial Ads

South Asian newspapers and online media, whether they are published in South Asia or abroad for the diaspora, are famous for one thing: The Matrimonial Ads Section. It is through this section that parents venture out beyond the world of the immediate contacts and the  (Full Story)

Woods Restaurant and Bar – A Review

Woods Restaurant and Bar – A Review

I recently went for dinner at Woods Restaurant and Bar in Toronto. The restaurant, tucked away in a street in downtown Toronto, specializes in dishes with ingredients mostly sourced locally. It was a rather quiet restaurant when I walked into it shortly before 6 pm.  (Full Story)

Dance of the Zinnia – A Timelapse Video

Dance of the Zinnia – A Timelapse Video

I recently acquired a trail camera and wanted to use specifically its night mode to capture the blooming of a zinnia plant for a timelapse video. Timelapse movies have fascinated me and a few years ago managed to do a short timelapse of an orange  (Full Story)

Paul Theroux’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Paul Theroux’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

Paul Theroux’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star is in a way a sequel to his first book, The Great Railway Bazaar, which was published in 1975. For the second book, which is made up of 496 pages and was published in 2008, he takes  (Full Story)