Tag: travel

FOOD, Travel

3 Foodie-friendly places in the US #ThursdayPotLuck -3

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With my third edition of #ThursdayPotLuck, I bring you a special guest post by Luke Clifton. The importance of knowing foodie-friendly places Now dining out in another country can be daunting. People who are unaware of the customs can court trouble. For instance, a friend of mine who was on a work trip in the US …

Travel

If you have just a day to spend in Boston ………..

With summer soon approaching, many people are making holiday plans. North America,  particularly the US is a popular destination for Indian tourists.  More so, with many of our students studying in US Colleges. If you are in Boston checking out colleges or attending Graduation as I did, you may not have much time to take …

PHOTO

Marching with time #WordlessWednesday

Life has a funny way of coming to the rescue. I was wondering what photo to put up this week when Facebook sent me this one from my past . Last year at this time I was at Schiphol airport waiting to catch my connecting flight to Newark . Time has marched on since then …

PHOTO

Free as a bird #WordlessWednesday

I was driving home from Pune when I saw these hang gliders floating up in the sky. I did a double take when I saw them . Were they birds ? Or were they men? Obviously they were hang gliders who were having fun. For those who are interested, these people were jumping off a …

LIFESTYLE

Fly me to the Moon #TheBlindList #SayYesToTheWorld

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Fly me to the moon croons Hubby Dear à la  Frank Sinatra in his golden voice but I’m not waiting in line for a space trip organised by Elon Musk, Richard Branson  or even Jeff Bezos, the millionaires who promise to expand the frontieres of travel.  For me,  a simple ticket to places yet unknown (to …

LIFESTYLE, Travel

7 Tips for Travelling light

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Why you should travel light It was way past midnight when the den Bestens came home. Both of them were in a funk. They had just endured a hopping flight from Europe and were really annoyed that despite a two hour wait at the airport, their baggage hadn’t arrived. Or to be precise, Mrs. Den …

Opinions

What day is it ? #MondayMusings

Whenever I travel from West to East I suffer from jet lag which lasts a year. But it seems this time that I’m suffering from a permanent jet lag. This is largely due to the fact that I spend the major part of the morning making calls back home where everyone is wishing my good …

FOOD

Brunch at BrickFarm Cafe #FlavoursomeTuesday

If you are picky about what you eat this is the place for you

Guest Posts, LIFESTYLE, Travel

5 Essential things for the pregnant traveller

Once upon a time, a pregnant woman travelling was considered a no-no.  Especially long distances. However, times have changed and many couples, especially those expecting their first babies, actually go on a Babymoon – the last fling as it were- before the arrival of their Prince/Princess of Wails . But whether you go on a Babymoon …

FOOD, Guest Posts, Travel

10 Great Options for Indian Vegetarians travelling to Dubai #Guest Post

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With the month long Dubai Shopping Festival slated to start after Christmas, (December 26, 2017 – January 27, 2018) many Indians will be making their way to this great shopping destination. But if you are a vegetarian like Hubby Dear, it will be hard to decide which place to eat in. Last year, particularly we …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Weatherbeaten #ThursdayTreeLove

When the roots are deep, there is no reason to fear the wind. African proverb During my travels in America, I saw this beautiful tree in a peaceful garden estate of the famed American architect and woodworker George Nakashima who is closely associated with the Golconde project at Auroville. Linking this with Parul’s initiative #ThursdayTreeLove …

FOOD

Cupcakes to die for #Flavoursome Tuesday

A cupcake is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied. Wikipedia I must admit I have a weakness for cupcakes especially my three little cupcakes …

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES, Travel

Apple picking in the Fall

September marks the beginning of Fall – the time of year when the leaves begin to turn. It is also the time of year when summer crops are harvested. Where I come from , the leaves remain unchanged but there is a change of seasons too. The monsoons normally make a retreat and the farmers …

Travel

The mysterious case of 45H

After the mad dash from Arrivals to Departures, I heaved a sigh of relief as I settled in my seat at 45G. Undoubtedly, it wasn’t the best seat on the plane but I wasn’t grumbling. Charles de Gaulle is notorious for its long snaky lines at Immigration and with just an hour between flights, I …