Varieties of coffee served at a plantation in Bali

Firstly I would say that making Dalgona coffee recently made me think about coffee in a little more detail. Usually I just make a cup within a few minutes and never give much thought about what it is, how its made and what can be made from it. I guess it’s the same for everyone, more or less. So today I thought of getting into brief details about the beverage…

I have started my career with Oracle database and related technologies. Over the years a lot of things changed and I completely moved to different technologies all together.But in recent days (specially in the COVID-19 lock-down) I was exploring a few things and that’s when I realized that I need one Oracle Database up and running for my exploration work. I started to look for Oracle DB installation manuals created…

A product of my gardening

Before getting into the top 10 ways to spend time in a lock down, a small introduction – The world is facing an unprecedented crisis currently with the COVID-19 pandemic upsetting daily lives as we know it. Beginning with China then Europe and now USA and India, every government is imposing a stay at home policy to ensure social distancing. It is said to be an effective way of stopping…

Tour Guides: Sri Lanka

March 30, 2020

Peradaniya Botanical Gardens

Introduction – Sri Lanka is a pretty little gem on the Indian Ocean, located just southwards of India. This island country attracts a lots of travellers with its varied landscapes ranging from gorgeous coastlines, rolling tea estates over the lush green hills, dense forests, cool lakes, gushing waterfalls and a lot of historic architecture. Have you read my blogs on Sri Lanka? I have already shared my thoughts and experiences…

Order to Cash cycle cover

What is the Order to Cash Cycle ? For the proper functioning of any business, O2C or Order to Cash cycle is of utmost importance. The process starts from when any customer places an order and flows through the subsequent steps until it reaches the end in the whole transaction being recorded at the ledger. As you can see, every business uses this essential business process or flow in their…

Exercising for fitness

To Begin With – How does one introduce fitness or even exercises for that matter? I am sure everyone is already familiar with both the terms. There will be a section of people who are regularly into exercising and keeping fit whereas another section of people might not care for exercises. Now there can be a couple of major reasons for this – either they are naturally fit (which is…

Blooming flowers making Amstelpark brighter

Introducing Amstelpark – One of the most popular parks in the Dutch capital Amsterdam, the Amstelpark is an expansive lush green park which not only houses a wide variety of flora but also many other attractions like art galleries, farms, toy train, ponies, cafes and many more. This huge park is very well maintained and very popular amongst locals and travellers alike and even children. Plus the entry is absolutely…

Map fo Covid-19 spread - collected from Google

Starting off – As the world continues to wage a war against the novel coronavirus, I suppose you are all anxious about the facts and figures related to COVID-19. So I am here to give you all a quick round up of how this disease progressed and the latest counts. If you haven’t already checked out my previous blog on the symptoms and precautions for COVID-19, you can read it…

The stunning Panna Cotta

Introducing the Panna Cotta – This dessert of Italian origin specifically came from the Piedmont region. Traditionally made from cream, sugar and set with a gelatinous substance and served with an accompaniment of a variety of flavours. This is quite evident from the fact that Panna Cotta actually translates to ‘Cooked Cream’. How did it come about – As I keep saying, I love experimenting with food and there are…