15 Indian habits I lost after moving to England.

It's been 2month and 2 weeks since I arrived in England and it's slowly shaping this new person I'm becoming. And even though everybody who decides to move to a new country needs time to adjust to their new environment, I've noticed that some changes are merely accepted overnight (like no fans in your bedroom) while some take awhile (like bundling up for all kinds of weather) B...
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Walking tour of the WWF Living Planet Centre

I was really excited to take a walking tour of the WWF Living Planet Centre today! Here are some pictures and observations from the space. The #WWF may be one of the most recognised conservation organisations around the world, but their building the Living Planet Centre is one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the UK. I was surprised to find that they have thre...
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The beautiful palaces of Bhuj.

My first stop on my journey through Kutch, headquarters of the district and the most important place in the area is the city of Bhuj. Picturesquely placed between two streams, Bhuj was built by Rao Khengarl (1548-85) with a city wall, 10.5mtrs high that forms a polygon to surround it. It has 5 major gates and one small gate known as Chathi bari. Not much remains of the fort...
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Recipe: Rum Fruit Cake

It’s the 1st blog post of the year 2017, so why not make it a sweet one? I’ve tried my hand at the famous old recipe of a rich fruit cake but, alas, what is life without its twists (Spice) and turns (Rum) and who said these should be devoured only around Christmas? I say.. let’s make, bake and in return it’ll… help see us through the year and whatever curve balls it throws at u...
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Eat like a local: Paraguay

Whoever said “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper” has obviously never been to Paraguay, where the food is not only cheap but delicious and drool-worthy and where it’s possible to eat every meal like a king! In October 2014, I had the opportunity from Gadventures to travel through a few countries in South America. While Paraguay was never...
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Munnar, a vibrant hill station.

Munnar is a famous hill station in Kerala and located at an elevation of 1700 meters above the sea level. It draws a large number of tourists every year because of its pleasant climate, lush green landscapes, and beautiful tea plantations. Munnar is located in the Western Ghats and has a large cover of the area under protection as it houses some of the rare species of flora and...
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Cheat Sheet: Best Tango shows in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s capital fizzes with energy, be it art, football or dance. Tango, a Porteno (The name for natives of Buenos Aires) creation, grew along the banks of the River Plate in the 1880’s, as the city welcomed thousands of European and African immigrants. Today it remains a fixture of the local scene. I had the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a few days in Buenos Aires on ...
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Why Nepal is on my Bucket List!

Long associated with trekking and yoga fanatics on a quest for spiritual enlightenment, the country of Nepal offers plenty for any traveller that simply loves stunning landscapes, unique architecture, history and unexampled culture. Nestled cosily in between the Himalayas that stand tall and the wild jungles of the Indian plains, Nepal is now accessible by daily Indigo flights ...
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Dubai Walls: Graffiti in City Walk

#DubaiWalls is a ground-breaking initiative bringing street art to the Middle East. It invited 16 globally renowned street artists representing five continents to create their signature style art work in public spaces across CITY WALK in Dubai. They aims to engage both residents and visitors in a conversation about this exciting art form and introduce new mediums of street art ...
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10 Things to do in Pondicherry.

The good life, lies in Pondicherry. Perfect for a city break if you live in Bangalore or Chennai and easily accessible by an 3-6hour overnight bus. It is 135kms from Chennai which takes around 3-4 hours while it is around 350kms from Bangalore which takes 12 hours of travel time. The culture there is synonymous to being laid back, sunny, great sea food and tax free alcohol. M...
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