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Recent Trip to India – My take on Annoying Stereotypes

I came back from India yesterday after a 3 week trip and an overload of festivity, food and socializing. I had a fabulous time, barring the toxic Delhi air, which was unbearable. Since this visit came nearly after a year, I was totally pumped about catching up with friends and family. And while I tried to restrict socializing to my closest circle (which is quite a mammoth task in India), I invariably ended up meeting some people that I could have very well avoided :-D. The good part is, my interactions gave me some interesting fodder and I decided to do a post on the most absurd things people said to me which had me laughing. P.S. This is intended to be a fun, humorous post. You must be thinking “Oh My Gawd, so much pollution” Not only me you idiot, but everybody in Delhi was thinking the same. Anybody who had a choice was trying to get out of the city for a few days or stay indoors to the extent possible, schools were shut, people were …

Looking Back and Moving Forward

I entered 2015 with a real bad headache and a harsh bout of throwing up (without a wild drinking party trust me!). I guess it was the hectic travelling over the last couple of weeks, crazy work deadlines before that and exposure to multiple and extreme temperatures. However, I have nothing but thankfulness for how 2014 went for me. I launched this blog (which I had been contemplating for quite some time), with a very simple intent of sharing my travel experiences with friends and family. In fact, when I set out on this, I never thought of metrics like readership, click through, followers etc., hence I am happily overwhelmed at the shape this has taken and the response I have received. And this has just encouraged me to push the boundaries a bit further in 2015! So thank you, all of you, who have read, liked, followed or shared my blog! On a personal note, things have been a bit challenging due to health issues of close ones and the learning that I have walked away with is to not …