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Travel

Book Launch: Riding Towards Me

Riding Towards Me is the epic adventure story of Jay Kannaiyan who dropped everything he had in the US to ride his motorcycle back home to India by the longest possible route.
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
1 min read
Code, Deploy

A Complete Guide on Deploying a Node app to AWS with Docker

In this guide, I'll walk you through the steps on how to dockerize a Node.js application and then deploy it to Amazon Web Services (AWS) using Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) and Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS).
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
14 min read
Travel

The pagodas of Bagan

Myanmar continues to impress. From Mandalay we rode along the Ayerawaddy River to Bagan, an amazing site of thousands of pagados and temples built almost a millenia ago. Noel and I are enjoying how friendly and welcoming the locals are.
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
2 min read
Travel

10 Things I Learned Riding from the USA to India

In March 2010, I traded away my corporate job, house and life in urban America for a solo life on the road. For the next three years and three months, sanDRina, my Suzuki DR650, took me 100,000 km through 33 countries of Latin America, Europe and Africa with the journey ending in India.
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
5 min read
Travel

A Motorcycle Tour of Ancient Egypt

For those with an interest in human history, there may not be a more stunning country to travel through than Egypt. It’s a deceptively large country for one thing, which means you can truly treat it as a journey rather than a casual one- or two-day ride.
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
5 min read
Food, Travel

Recipe for Jammin’s Chicken Curry

This is the dish that I prepare when I am staying with people and they request me to cook an Indian dish. With all the good vibes that emanate when people eat my curry, I’ve got a new tagline for my trip: Spreading Eudaimonia thru Curry Diplomacy
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
4 min read
Travel

Why I love traveling solo

I'm asked quite frequently why I travel alone. Firstly, I'd like to state that travelling solo doesn't mean being lonely. On the contrary, I find it allows others to see this stranger on a motorcycle as being more approachable, leading to novel social encounters.
Jay Kannaiyan
Jay Kannaiyan
4 min read