explore with heena

Hey there! I am Heena and welcome to my explorations. I am born and raised in Mumbai, India but I grew up in Sikkim, Manipal, Montenegro, Japan and all over the world. At the moment, I work remotely as a mechanical engineer, teach Japanese and English language, conduct postcard writing workshops and practice Aerial Yoga . Otherwise I spend my time working out, collecting and writing postcards and writing for my website.

Stuck at home and want to up your language skills?

  • Is English language easy to learn?
    Yes, English language is easy to learn as we tend to hear it more often that we think. English language may seem difficult at first mostly because of the pronunciations but it becomes easy to learn it as we listen closely to it more frequently and begin to identify patterns. Finding the purpose Have you figured out why you want to learn English? Is it because everyone around you speaks it or because you need it to advance in your career? I strongly think it is important to find a strong purpose to make sure you dont lose track while…
  • 6 ways to learn Japanese at home
    Here are different ways to learn Japanese language at home while the pandemic halted your offline class plans or may be you’re still struggling for a vaccine slot to go ahead with your overseas university admissions. These tricks to learn Japanese at home are tried and tested since 2014, having proved to work wonders for me. All about Japanese language Japanese language might look complicated at first with four different scripts and not being able to pick up even a single word or so as it originates from an island country that has been almost isolated for years. It may…
  • Zero Waste Living
    Zero waste living is the need of the hour especially in Covid times with the inevitable waste piling up in dumping grounds. This waste will probably not decompose for years to come and form garbage mountains like you have seen in outskirts of large cities. Scary, isn’t it? Here, you can understand the disadvantages of physical waste and how to overcome it. What is zero waste living? Zero waste living also known as reduced waste living is a lifestyle lived by attempting to reduce waste. This is because zero waste living is essentially an ideal term which may not exactly…
  • Covid vaccination experience in Mumbai
    Started my covid vaccination experience in Mumbai on Monday making me one step closer to beating the Covid-19 blues. I got my first dose of the Covishield, the covid vaccination in Mumbai for free thanks to the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation at Nair Hospital. It started with the Government asking us 18 to 44 year olds in India to register on 24th April for vaccination, postponing it to 28th April and promising vaccines from May 1 but then pushing it towards May end. So who would’ve thought that one could get vaccinated on May 1, at least in Mumbai right?…
  • Is it safe to take a Goa trip in Covid times?
    A Goa trip during Covid Pandemic sounds crazy eh? We have stayed at home all lockdown but now may be its time to fly around and holiday a bit right? So after a lot of thought, conversations and research I made it there for a good 11 days on my own. So long after Goa reopens, I did a suitcase travel and it was totally worth it. Why Goa? Visit Goa because its not a off beat area, everyone seemed to be there, accessible by road in case of emergencies, just an hours flight from Mumbai, lots of local friends,…

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