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Your favorite player isn’t the best. And that’s okay

People often confuse Favourite with Best. When a friend says, corner house is his favorite ice cream spot, he likes it the most, not that it is the best one objectively. You might think that is a very obvious statement, but we confuse favorite with “best according to me” more often than not. This is […]

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Things to do in Bangalore

Making this page for myself to refer to when I have free time on a weekend and I am in mood to socialize. Below is a list of venues and events that are usually ‘happening’ or ways to find such events. I am not associated with any and do not guarantee anything. Will keep updating […]

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boAt’s ad attacking apple

The Boat Airpod ad is cringe and it is genius. The Boat Airdopes (yes, that’s what they are called) start at 1,099₹. The new Apple AirPods will cost you 20,000₹. Boat is clearly not competing with Apple nor are they targeting Apple’s demographic. So why is Boat taking a dig at Apple in their ad? […]

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Random observations from first trek

Here are some observations from my first Himalayan trek in no particular order.. I went to Tarsar Marsar, an easy and very beautiful trek in Kashmir. Details of the trek

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Will you buy from a poor Jeweller?

Picture this, you are at a small jeweler’s shop. The attendant helps you find a gold ring that’s just right for you. The price also seems reasonable, so buying the ring is a no-brainer. You move to the cash counter only to see a guy slouching on the seat. He has an unkempt beard and […]

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GMAT prep tips

A friend recently asked me tips for preparing for GMAT. Thought I would share them here as well. I am not actively looking into changes in the GMAT format so this might already be outdated. Visit gmat club/ official GMAT website for all the latest GMAT gossip So, GMAT prep is a bit different than […]

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Wilful Penny Pinching

You know those two, or three things you really splurge on? Places where you definitely spend more than you can afford. It can be buying that Sabyasachi lehenga or limited edition sneakers, or in my case specialty coffee. Spends which are very hard for you to explain to your parents. Your Splurge List. Now, let me introduce you […]

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Nerd out on small things

Nerd out on the smallest things in life. I am talking about things like cooking, ironing clothes, shampooing hair, and so on. These small things actually affect us a lot because we do them regularly, for our entire life. You will brush your teeth 25 thousand times in your life. And you will spend 104 […]

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Spotify should forget where you paused that song

You know how Spotify remembers where you paused a particular song? And when you come back, it will start the song from the exact place you left. Great feature, right? Certainly, it’s a pinnacle of user-centered design, keeping your pause point tucked away for when you return, correct? No. I bet half the time, the […]

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I will not buy a second-hand Hayabusa

I was kind of a petro-head growing up. I used to follow all the new car/bike launches. I used to buy those Navneet notebooks with pictures of Superbikes on the front cover and the performance stats on the back cover. During undergrad, I used to buy the new issue of TopGear every time we visited […]