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Chaitali

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    Brewing Art in Ipoh, Malaysia

    Just as I turn a corner on the streets of Ipoh in Malaysia, I lock eyes with an old man holding a cup of coffee. We held each other’s gaze. His…

  • Top 10 Things To Do in Kota Kinabalu and Around

    Kota Kinabalu or KK as its commonly referred too is a great combination deal! It gives you the opportunity to enjoy the laid-back life of a seaside town, soak in the…

  • And She Was Seen – The Mighty Kangchenjunga

    Over breakfast one morning I heard a family next to us talk excitedly about sighting the Kangchenjunga from our hotel. It was our first morning in Gangtok and I had woken…

  • Felda Residence Hot Springs, Malaysia

    As part of the trip to Malaysia with Tourism Malaysia in March this year, we were taken for a visit to the Felda Hot Springs Residence. Hot springs are quite a…

  • A Day Out in Sapi Island, Sabah

    A visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, would be incomplete without taking some time out to enjoy the pristine beaches and crystal clear waters on one of the five…

  • People Watching in Sikkim

    The beauty of slow travel is that it affords you the luxury of being an observer of daily life in a new place. I travelled to Gangtok for 5 days of…

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    In The By-Lanes Of Channapatna

    Protecting ourselves from a spray of sawdust, we watched with awe¬†as a craftsman shaped a rough block of wood into a spinning top within minutes. Then he carefully but swiftly applied…

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    Eating My Way Through Gangtok!

    I am a momo (a popular local dish very similar to a dumpling) lover and couldn’t wait to get to Sikkim to feast on it to my heart’s content. While you…

  • Sikkim works her charm!

    Areas surrounding airports and railway stations are seldom the most memorable or pleasant. Bagdogra though was a complete surprise! No sooner had we left the airport and we were surrounded by…

  • Food Consciousness at the Orange County Kabini

    As a family we have made a shift towards eating more healthy food and this means we have started including a greater portion of millets in our everyday diet. I don’t…