• A fun and adventurous road trip in Ireland with Kids

    A fun and adventurous road trip in Ireland with Kids

    Highlights from our 14 day road trip in Ireland After our amazing road trips in Australia and Italy, the idea of exploring the beautiful Ireland tempted us to spend 2 weeks of our summer vacation here. The size of this country is incomparable to its vast beautiful landscapes, charming castles filled with ancient history, the […]


  • A family road trip in Tuscany – 7 days in our campervan

    A family road trip in Tuscany – 7 days in our campervan

    Since our last roadtrip in Australia in a campervan (read about it here), we were looking for another chance to do a similar roadtrip. When the lockdown measures were eased last year, we decided to take a week long trip to Tuscany. Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions and pretty much the most […]


  • Travelling solo with small kids

    Travelling solo with small kids

    It can be quite daunting to travel with small kids. But when you are all alone with a baby and a toddler or a young child, things can get even more challenging. My first solo trip with Neel was to Dubai. Though I was quite nervous to travel alone with a 6month old, things went […]


  • Steal like an Artist – A Book Review

    Steal like an Artist – A Book Review

    This bestseller has 10 ideas to unlock your creativity and sustain it. It comes highly recommended by some of my favorite bloggers and YouTubers. I really want to get better at writing, and I’m hoping to get published someday. On this quest, I’m trying to read books and attend classes that help, motivate and push […]


  • Some tips to keep kids engaged while working from home

    Some tips to keep kids engaged while working from home

    As a working mom of 2 (a pre-schooler and a baby), I have a lot on my plate right now. Here are some of the things I do to not lose my sanity, while also getting a lot accomplished and spending quality time with my kiddos (as much and as often as possible) . You […]


  • Baumwipfelpfad Neckertal

    Baumwipfelpfad Neckertal

    Toggenburg is located in the eastern part of Switzerland in canton St. Gallen. It lies between the mighty Säntis massif and the peaks of the seven Churfirsten mountains, where the Thur and Necker rivers take their course. One of the most beautiful regions in Switzerland, Toggenburg is composed of many villages like Wildhaus, Unterwasser, Alt St. […]


  • A touch of Romance, A dab of Mystery and then some more- Books we have read in 2021

    A touch of Romance, A dab of Mystery and then some more- Books we have read in 2021

    This is a round-up of some of the books we’ve read in 2021 so far.


  • Summer in Switzerland- Things we do as a Family

    Summer in Switzerland- Things we do as a Family

    Summer is the best time in Switzerland. After the freezing cold days of Winter and rains in April/ May, people eagerly wait for summer to begin which is usually in the month of June. All the ski stuff, winter jackets, wraps and cardigans are put inside the closets and the summer shorts, floral dresses and […]


  • Celebrating America in India- July 4th Thoughts and Activities with kids.

    Celebrating America in India- July 4th Thoughts and Activities with kids.

    This blog began its journey in a quiet city called Tucson in Arizona, known for its majestic Saguaro Cacti and dramatic Sunsets. I lived there for 5 years, my husband even longer. Life as a newly married woman and then as a young mom, in a different culture was hard. I had no job, my […]


  • ANDAMAN- Hotel Ixzire and Jarawa Tribe

    ANDAMAN- Hotel Ixzire and Jarawa Tribe

    When you still can’t travel, you think about the beautiful places you’ve visited in the past. It is almost as good as traveling! All that Snorkeling and beautiful encounters with the Coral Reef and marine life at Elephant Beach had us itching to learn more about the Andaman & Nicobar group of Islands. We made […]


  • A Weekend in Flims

    A Weekend in Flims

    Not more than 2 hours from my home in Dachsen is the beautiful holiday destination of Flims. Tucked in the Canton of Grabunden, this place offers the perfect getaway for hiking, biking, swimming or other child-friendly activities. We visited this place and had a fabulous time before the kids were born. You can read all […]


  • 10 Things to do with kids at home

    10 Things to do with kids at home

    India is still in lockdown mode. We are unable to travel or visit our loved ones. Kids are stuck at home and  having to sit through another year of online classes. Sometimes it feels like there’s all the time in the World but nothing much to do! Now you can fuss and fret about it, […]


  • 5 Family-friendly free Parks in UAE

    5 Family-friendly free Parks in UAE

    When your kids are bubbling with unlimited amount of energy, you’ve gotta find ways to release it! In Switzerland, kids are always encouraged to play outdoors. Nature is in abundance here. There are forests to walk in; mountains to hike, ski or sled upon; and lakes to swim in. It is a country with a […]


  • A Young lady or a Big girl- Medha turns 11.

    A Young lady or a Big girl- Medha turns 11.

    I can’t believe this tiny butterfly that flitted about all the time, SO out of anybody’s reach, is now a Big Girl. Almost as tall as I am, Medha looks, talks and thinks much older than her actual age of 11. I sometimes forget that she’s still a kid and share some of my ideas […]


  • A Staycation in Ras Al Khaimah

    A Staycation in Ras Al Khaimah

    A quiet getaway from Dubai into the Sun-kissed, sandy RAK or Ras Al Khaimah, full of pristine beaches, culture and beauty, to get our travel fix,


  • Rubick’s Cube to Rummy – Turning 8 in COVID times

    Rubick’s Cube to Rummy – Turning 8 in COVID times

    “Should we learn Blackjack or Poker now?”, Madhav, my younger one, asks me. We learnt card games like Donkey, spoon, Rummy and Go Fish watching YouTube videos and now we play them in rotation. Madhav taught himself a few card tricks and now he offers free sessions as gifts on our birthdays. He resorts to […]


  • 10 Books to Read This Summer

    10 Books to Read This Summer

    Whether you’re headed to a far-flung beach or a nearby couch, if you are looking for books to read this summer, here`s a list of our favorites. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo By Taylor Jenkins Reid An aging renowned Hollywood actress Evelyn Hugo, after decades of dodging the press, is now ready to tell […]


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Manasa & Madhurya

Welcome to These Fleeting Days!

We are 2 sisters, based in Switzerland and India, living our days with our families, juggling work and household, and trying to make the most of every day.