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    Malaysia – Land of the Jungles

    Given its rather modest size, Malaysia packs in a fascinating mix of diverse cultures. The young nation has made significant economic progress and Kuala Lumpur, its capital city, rivals some of the…

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    Exploring Old Ahmedabad By Foot

    My nephew and I joined a small group at the Swaminarayan Temple in Ahmedabad one warm Sunday morning, for the much acclaimed heritage walk that’s conducted by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.…

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    Eat Your Way Around Ahmedabad

    I have been travelling to Ahmedabad since I was a little child and every trip has their own special memories. Any holiday is incomplete without food and on my many trips…

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    Food Souvenir – Bakarwadi from Pune

    Kayani Bakery’s Shrewsbury biscuits feature on almost every traveler’s must get hold off list when they visit Pune, but another Maharashtrian delicacy also deserves to feature besides it. Crispy, crunchy, spicy,…

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    Virgin White Tea From Sri Lanka

    Chaos reigns supreme on the streets of Galle and it takes some serious maneuvering by our tuk tuk driver as we head out of the city. Our destination was the Handunugoda…

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    Storming The Fort

    I run down Church Street, hoping that my memory of the cobbled alleyways of Galle Fort from the previous day hold up. I am in a hurry to meet Juliet Coombe…

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    Decoding The Gujarati Thali

    A Gujarati thali is like the great big Indian wedding – everything is over the top and in your face. It satiates you but leaves you also looking for the first…

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    Monkey Business at Batu Caves, Malaysia

      Batu Caves is one of the most popular Hindu shrines to be found outside India, and draws several thousand visitors a year, with the numbers rising during the annual Thaipusam…

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    Top Things To Do in Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

    There are places where you really have to look hard to find something worthwhile to see or experience and then there are places like Galle Fort, where even the most dull…

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    Rogan Art from Kutch – A Gift For The Obamas

    When Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi met with the Obamas everything that he said, did, ate and gave (as gifts) was carefully scrutinized and widely discussed. Given that India is a…