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    Why You Should Travel By Train In India

    As kids we often travelled by train, as flying was prohibitively expensive. Train journeys always meant tedious planning as tickets had to be bought well in advance if you wanted a confirmed…

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    Maharashtrian Cuisine in Pune

    Food is such an integral part of travel and eating local food is one of the best ways of getting an insight into local life and culture. India is a continent…

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    Eat Your Way Around Udaipur

    I am beginning to notice that I enjoy putting together these quick, short and sweet guides on places that I have eaten at while I travel quite a bit. Instead of…

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    Sharing A Room With A Cat – At Hideout

    Its strange where inspiration to write comes from! Last night the electricity suddenly went away, which is very unusual in Bombay. So we shifted from our room to our daughter’s room…

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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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    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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    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…

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    The Wadhas Of Nirona, Kutch

    A group of children were playing and a young girl was making rotis on a wooden chulla as our car came to a stop besides a cluster of kaccha pucca houses…