As a south Indian who relishes spicy flavourful food, I knew I would miss food badly. But other than that, I faced these challenges: 1. Coffee Yes! I missed coffee even before I missed spicy flavourful food. There was only black coffee everywhere. Cappuccinos I found were also almost like black coffee with very little … Continue reading Challenges I faced in US during my brief visit
On the last day of our retro meeting, we were done by afternoon. I had lunch with my colleagues and left to my hotel room. The hotel, Embassy Suites, has shuttle service. The shuttle leaves at 6pm and drops visitors at place of their choice and pick them up at a specified time. I took … Continue reading Quick outing to La Jolla Cove
It was a day before I flew back to India and time to do my first tandem skydive. Again, surprisingly I was calm. My slot was at 12pm. I timed it well so that I have time to digest breakfast and have enough time left to reach hotel on time for lunch. I took some … Continue reading My first tandem skydive at GoJump Oceanside, San Diego!
I have joined a new software firm in December. The firm turned out to be the best company I have worked for, so far. After every major release, a retrospective meeting is held at one of the company's head quarters and team members are flown from other offices. This time, it was in San Diego. … Continue reading My first trip abroad – Off to US