© 2020 by Swapna Malekar.


My Wanderings & Adventures

Over the years, I've :

  • Scaled Mount Fuji in Japan

  • Scuba Dived in Bali, Indonesia

  • Sky Dived in Prague, Czech Republic

  • Bungee Jumped in Whistler, BC, Canada

  • Learned Ninjutsu & Muay Thai in Singapore

  • Eaten fried crickets on the roadside in Myanmar

  • Had my fill of Gnocchi, Pesto Pasta & Wine in Italy

  • Prayed at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Germany

  • Went on a liquid diet of Vodka in Warsaw, Poland

  • Gorged on Seafood & Pastéis de Natas in Lisbon, Portugal

  • Got transfixed by the Himalayas and the Tibetan culture in McLeodGanj, India

  • Jaywalked in the bustling uptight chaos of early morning office goers in London, UK

  • Partied till the wee hours of the morning in Dubai

  • Contemplated life while sitting in artsy coffee shops in Austin

  • Scouted locations of the TV show Big Little Lies in Monterey, California

Some other memorable instances - 

  • Lobsters & Lobster rolls in Boston

  • Art murals & the Jazz scene in Chicago 

  • Insta-worthy photo ops in Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York

  • Amelia Earhart & her red Lockheed Vega 5B at the Smithsonian museum in Washington, DC

  • Nasi Lemak and other delicious South Asian food in Malaysia

  • Egg nog at a roadside inn at BainBridge island near Seattle

  • Creama coffee and techie conversations in San Jose, California

  • Old bookshops with a lone black cat in San Jose, California

  • and many others!


  • Mumbai things to eat and do

  • Best things in each US city

  • Tattered passports

  • Travel misadventures

  • Checking out bars in every new city I visit

  • 2020 travel plans

  • Best bars in Toronto

  • How traveling helps me to be a better leader, solve and create successful products

  • Best sites and apps to plan and book your travel on

  • Check out my Travel hacks here