2013 was a strange year. It was good in a way, but at the end I did not feel satisfied. Not satisfied with the way a few things turned out, not satisfied by efforts (or lack of them) to stay fit, not satisfied with my hobbies! I felt it wasn’t an year well spent. I … More Hello 2014!
Life will never be the same again. Switching on the TV right after getting up, happened for the last time today. In less than 5 minutes, I was in tears. If you did not cry today, you will perhaps never cry in your life – for all the rest of us mere mortals, our reactions … More November 16th, 2013
Nahi ho raha hai na, isiliye * 200 * Yaar assignment ke chakkar me fas gaya hoon * Bhaiiya kitne baar phone karu aapko? Kuch professionalism hai ki nahi? * You can be the backlash of someone’s lack of love * One bit there and one bit here * Aditya Marathe aap hi hain? Aapke … More Not that long ago…
Because after reading my travelogue on Uzbekistan and seeing the photos, many of you asked for it :) But this time I will keep it short! Uzbekistan is located in Central Asia, and tourism is yet to catch up with the place. It has not yet been exploited as a main stream destination and is … More Travel Tips for Uzbekistan
This blog post is written to give context to my blog post on the recent trip to Uzbekistan – Once Again along the Silk Route… Uzbekistan is a potpourri of civilizations across Asia. While the original inhabitants were of Indo-Iranian origins, they were raided, destroyed and ruled repeatedly by a number of rulers. Zoroastrianism was … More A brief history of Uzbekistan
… this time, to the very heart of it! Inspired by the half-read book ‘Shadow of the Silk Road’, we decided to go about exploring the Silk Route for ourselves. The Silk Route (or Routes) is a series of routes along with trade and cultural transmissions have occurred almost since the era before Christ, till … More Once again along the Silk Route…
Our annual vacation is due next month, however, a blog post had been longtime overdue! Ideas were there, words were there, but the will to blog just wasn’t. Also, had got extremely busy (and still am to a large extent) due to the events that followed that night. I even stayed out of the kitchen … More L for Liebster, L for Longtime Overdue!
…For that, I need to be able to weave a story, I need to be a good story teller! “Aada, is that you?”, said Roshnai waking me up from a not so deep sleep. Being the light sleeper that I am, I mumbled “I am here, what happened?”. I woke up to toss around on … More Strangers in the dark, exchanging glances
Today, I attended a sales conference conducted by my current company, and the guest speaker was the Chairman of the consulting firm I had worked with for 3 years at the beginning of my career. I was thrilled to meet him today and hear him speak, More thrilled than I used to be hearing him … More How do you tell a story?
I like you only little little * Kuch spicy khane ka mann kar raha hai * Aur bata, hows work? * I had got the highest marks in Marathi, in school * Geddata karo Sir, Get Data karo! * Tichi shitti wazli * Bhaiyya ek Mango cone aur ek Anjeer cup dena * Clocked 160kmph for … More Gujju mein baat kar usse, life set ho jaegi teri!
Writing a blog post can be tough if you haven’t done that in a while. The last time I wrote was almost 2 months back! A lot of things happened over the last two months. First, I changed jobs! Yes – it took me a while to make a decision, but I was pretty firm … More What makes you happy?
There is this quaint little place in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, called “LaMakaan”, where you can find me almost every other weekend. You may find me there with a cup of Irani chai, a plate of samosas, a dish of khatti daal, a camera, or just my phone! You may find me there with my family, … More People, always!
That – Tiger dikhna jaroori nahin hai, Safari toh Nature aur Adventure ke beech ka khel hai Sir * At management’s discretion * 300 calories in gym enough to digest that entire Dairy Milk Silk I had after lunch no? * Let’s see if Vac’s is open! * Main nahin karoonga! * Choo choo chikka, … More Essentially, what I am saying is…
Bonjour tout le monde! I will keep this short and to the point – Starting Feb 8th, this blog hosted on WordPress.com, will only be accessible via the link https://aditto.wordpress.com and no longer be accessible via http://blog.aditto.info. Let me put it once more – you will reach my blog only via https://aditto.wordpress.com. It is too … More An update for my subscribers
Helos everyone! Here I am, back in the kitchen, happy to be cooking again! Today I present a unique recipe – Crispy Orange Grilled Chicken. It essentially is nothing but grilled chicken breasts, but cooked with some crazy marination and sides. We had some chicken breasts in the fridge and I was not enthu enough … More Sesame-Orange Grilled Chicken