Goa to GoKarna

Goa to GoKarna

Travel
Heyya Travellers, First thing that comes to mind when we hear about Goa is that "it's a party destination and yes beaches!!!!". [su_table] Well it's true, you will find Beers and Beaches everywhere, with it nature too. I'm not a party person, at least not for now. Yet I enjoyed and explored Goa in a completely different way. I can recall; I was told not to travel Goa alone and in off-season, but I did traveled with a buddy of mine who was crazy enough to do this girls trip with me. [/su_table] Lets go! its just 2 girls exploring Goa [su_divider top="no" size="1" margin="10"] I can say: Goa was one place; I had in my really long bucket list. Goa is covered up with so many mysteries about the parties, beers and the…
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I am no different – how did I become one ? Thanks to the society

I am no different – how did I become one ? Thanks to the society

Blog, Personal
We are not born with a manual to live life exactly the way what it’s meant to be,We are what our life experiences are. It’s often amazing how one little experience can change our life and perceptions totally. I’m in my late twenties and I was moulded by society to be different as I was not born different. Lemme share you one incident. I was born to parents in India who were not educated and who had very less knowledge in bringing up kids as they were brought up in an environment where they had to hide behind doors to take a look at their own father. My parents were working and we were out in school and tuition all the time, We spent very little time with them, they…
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Coming late to office ? Vs colleagues

Coming late to office ? Vs colleagues

Blog, Personal
Be it a casual or a sick leave, we have hand full of days to take off every year. I have seen people taking off on important days just for the sake of utilizing those day and yes they are meant for us to take. On the other hand there are other set of people who works continuously all day. Imagine a scenario where you missed your office bus and went to office late by 10 minutes in Taxi??? “Not worth it !!”  said my colleagues. This above thing happened to me one fine day and my colleagues response confused me. They made it feel like as if biggest mistake was committed. Few colleagues of mine told me that “I wasted a day and money spent for taxi" as my office was…
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Seven Billion Dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care

Seven Billion Dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care

Blog, Sustainability
'Global Warming' 'climate change' 'environment' 'eco' 'green' 'carbon' 'footprint' bla bla bla these words aren't new to us. We have been hearing these words for past few decades from every corner of the world. All high tech people, companies, corporate CSR, every big people had their share in conveying messages about going green and it was just the message. CSR activities are mostly fake that they follow the concept of donating NGO's and ignore exact value of corporate social responsibilty towards the environment. Messages can be sent from anyone from anywhere, what we miss here is; ultimately it's an individual who makes the change and these big industrial companies need to set a platform for the change needed. 'Seven Billion Dreams; One Planet; Consume with Care' is a brillliant slogan…
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Some Products aren’t Green; but worth trying

Some Products aren’t Green; but worth trying

Blog, Sustainability
We know we are a problem to the environment. We have made whatever we can and did our best to put an end to the pretty looking environment. If at all the polluted air can talk, crying ice can express, garbage seas can spit back; we are still at their Mercy. Our problem lies in the creations we made; it is in the DESIGN of anything that’s created so far. Products are not designed to be green, materials used are not nature friendly, and environment was never kept in mind when we designed anything for our needs. We were so busy blending with the industrial revolution and we ultimately didn’t give a thought about its after effects. We are used to a particular lifestyle in which some non-degradable materials are…
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Upcycled Bracelet

DIY, Sustainability, Upcycle_It
I got this old headset and pendant from my close friend when he was cleaning his room and i told him i will make a cool thing out of it and gift . Hope i made a good accessory out of it and you like it @mani .. PS : Like my page to get more ideas on Upcycling .. Pinterest :: http://www.pinterest.com/umadotc/upcycle-it/ Web :: http://greensanthai.in/old-headset-and-pendant-bracelet/
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Our clothes and carbon footprint

Our clothes and carbon footprint

Blog, Sustainability
We say we deal with a lot of waste in our everyday life and we all know they are paper and plastics mostly. What we miss is that the clothes we wear are also not sustainable, they leave quite a lot of carbon footprint because of the fabric materials we use and the process to make that raw material into fine clothing, the dyes used in clothing and when we throw that clothing it does harm the environment. What we do with old clothes? We tear them into pieces and use them to clean utensils or vehicles. Better use of that can be given to poor people. Value Village by Myriam Laroche is a non-profit organization dedicated to stimulating the growth and development of sustainable practices in the fashion/clothing industry.…
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We are all Nature lovers from when ??

Blog, Sustainability
I know we all love Nature – Trees, plants and animals .. But can you close your eyes and think for a moment from when .. I can help you. Being brought up in cities we all have a mechanical timed life where we run for lot of things, we live in an environment where we cut down trees and build apartments, slowly we grow up and hit a saturation point and look back at society ” what a mess have we made “. Trees and plants are important we figured it out lately. so we set up garden at homes and be little thankful to them. At Suseum – The Sustainability Museum we have such a beautiful vertical garden and we found that a pigeon had laid an egg…
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One mistake and Sustainability is totally faked

One mistake and Sustainability is totally faked

Blog, Sustainability
Today I attended a Panel Discussion of 8 speakers from various sectors - Medical to Waste collector to Computer geek to Renewable energy expert to a Professor and so. It was nice, 5 of them really made an amazing speech about sustainability. It was great to know that these type of panel discussions are happening in colleges and its really good to create awareness among people but what they failed is they dint implement it right I mean the people who arranged the panel discussion about sustainability Development. Will reveal what was the mistake soon . Discussion started with these, Sustainability is a question?  What they tried to convey in the introduction was Design plays a major role. Corporate sectors should have 2 things mandatory and they are corporate sustainability…
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Rural Sustainability

Rural Sustainability

Blog, Sustainability
Is it possible ? We are all trying to live a sophisticated life in the name of city. Sustainability is not something new, its a lifestyle followed by our grand parents even in village now a days. This photograph was taken on 25th Dec - 2013. I dont have to type bigtime to explain this photograph. But still cant control my fingers. If you notice that old lady is crushing betel leaf with a rock on a big stone cover. We wont even care to take and eat eatables we drop in ground accidentally. But this lady smiles we may say its dirty - non hygenic or eeeeewwww . If you ask me she is great, she just dint think like most of them in this world. Wordpress Blog:  http://umadotc.wordpress.com/
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