Feeding our veggie bellies in Japan
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During our visit to Japan, there were instances when the food was so exceptional that we nearly considered moving there. How could a steaming bowl of miso broth, with a generous helping of noodles paired with thinly sliced greens, cabbage, … Read More

10 tips from our ten days in Japan
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Until we visited the island nation of Japan, I could barely imagine the idea of a perfect world. Most of what we had heard and read of Japan seemed too good to be true, but it all fell into place … Read More

Chasing magical sakura in Japan
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I spent a good part of March’18 keeping tabs on the state of the weather in Japan. Planning to visit Japan during spring, when plenty of other travelers flock to see the cherry blossom (sakura) blooms, involved calculated guesswork. Unwilling … Read More

48 hours in Dubai
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I am generally more biased towards mountains than the seas. Part of that is due to my childhood travels to the Himalayas with my parents. After surviving the brutal heat and humidity in Calcutta (yes I still prefer that name), … Read More

#ExploretheElements – Ladakh
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We read about the Thomas Cook Photo Blogging Challenge quite last minute but decided to give it a shot as the idea seemed interesting. The contest rules are simple: 1. Visit the #ExploretheElements website and read about the 4 elements: … Read More

9 things we learnt from 9 days in Ladakh
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When we were planning a slightly last minute road trip to this breathtaking terrain, we found tons of information and tempting photographs on the web. That made filtering a bit difficult. Lucky to be with a group of friends, we … Read More

Pocket Guides- Hampi
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If you’ve chanced upon my article here, you possibly know what Hampi is all about 🙂 However let me throw in my two cents about this marvelous place: Hampi is a charming UNESCO world heritage site located near Hospet, a … Read More

On a midnight chaat trail
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I am visiting an old street in the heart of India. It happens to be a bustling jewelry market by the day. At night, once the “johurees” and gold merchants shut shop, the masters of taste take over, and the … Read More

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