Fret-Flight

Some blighter in his  lack of wisdom, said that our learning capacity decreases with age. It really isn’t so, instead of Makemytrip.com and its infuriating customer care we opted to book through Yatra.com who actually do not care for customers. The fly out trip was quite uneventful and just when I accepted that with age …

Pravasi Divas

To me Pravasi always meant traveler So ideally Pravasi Divas should be about Tourists, or if we are talking Indian here, it should be about the travelling Indian, well close enough, Pravasi Divas is about the migrant Indian, who has either given up or on the verge of giving up his/her Indian Citizenship. Oh! he/she …

Making My Trip

Welcome to muckmytrip.com... press 1 for current booking...press 2 for whatever, Required number pressed... “goomoningiyamRakeshfrommuckmaiytrip.comhowmayIhelpyoutoday” Pause...deep breathe “Good morning Rakesh, My name is Rastapopulous Mindyourbusinessova, and I have a booking for Timbuctoo on the 30th of February I need to make some changes” “Mr.MIndyouhbisnissnowa...do aih h’av da permission to call yah Rastapopulous?” “okay, but it …

Grade sheet 2016

#life lessons The year begins with the deafening sounds of crackers over Mandovi and we realize life is drudge when a normal 10-mnts zip down the drive turns into a 100-mnts stake out. Every channel goes berserk with proposals and projections and choose to call it hopeful prediction. Then comes Loveria the valentine’s madness the …

The Salesman

Hope Ira Hayes will excuse me for borrowing her title. One of the most irritating issues for me, is the telecaller of illegal status, mumbling in Hindi! The absolute height was the oriflame office from Bangalore, the customer care person talks to me in hindi and demands that I reply since it is rajyabhasha, of …