Tag: shopping in Mumbai

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Rediscovering Fort- When Mumbai becomes Bombay

Mumbai’s Fort District is a fascinating place to discover despite the Metro mess

Mumbai Diary

Taking stock #WordlessWednesday

This group of garrulous businessmen dressed in dazzling white were standing in front of a stationers wondering how many account books to buy. Dhanteras is an auspicious day for the Hindu traders and the market was full of people making purchases for good luck and prosperity the whole year round . And in the bazaar …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Shopaholics in Mumbai

This week has been very wet and I decided to give some of my old posts some extra love taking a cue from Corinne. My posts on shopping in Mumbai have generated the most footfalls. It was time for my readers who found them interesting to get an update. In this post, I’ve tried to …

Mumbai Diary

Walking down a leafy street in Mumbai’s Art District 

There are very few leafy streets left in Mumbai these days particularly wide ones with old trees and old buildings. Rampart Row which was so called because it was once the rampart of the fort that was Bombay, is one such lovely road. Of course the name has now been changed to K. Dubash Marg …

Mumbai Diary, Opinions

#GratitudeCircle- Farewell my local Banya

It’s time once again when we count our blessings for what we have. This week when the local banya told me that he was going to shut shop, I felt a sense of impending loss and I realised how lucky I was all these years to have someone just a phone call away to save …