MUMBAI TEA ROOM REVIEW

CULTURAL COMMUNICATION DIFFERENCES

When I'm asked what it is like to live in Mumbai I usually say that it is a total assault on my senses. What I mean by that statement is that there are many things to see, do, smell, eat,
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avoid getting locked out of your apartment

5 WAYS TO AVOID GETTING LOCKED OUT OF YOUR APARTMENT

Steps you can take to avoid getting locked out This is not going to be the post I planned for this Wednesday, but lets just say that the events of this week have focused my mind on sharing some practical
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Is it safe for western women to travel to India

IS IT SAFE FOR WESTERN WOMEN TO TRAVEL TO INDIA?

This is one of the top questions I get asked whenever I start talking to someone about my time spent living in Mumbai. With all the negative commentary in the news regarding the way women are treated in this country,
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the best ways to deal with jet lag

THE BEST WAYS TO DEAL WITH JET LAG

I would love to give this post the title 'the best way to cure jet lag' but to be honest I have yet to find the magic formulae that works perfectly. If I was ever in doubt then my body
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Trailing spouse

MY TOP 4 TIPS FOR ‘TRAILING SPOUSES’ THINKING OF MOVING TO MUMBAI

Sorry to begin with that terrible label 'trailing spouse' but I have been one for 16+ years now, I guess it's time I got over myself. So what do you do when your partner comes home and says, "I've been
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BLOG RELAUNCH

If you are new to this site, then welcome. If you have moved with me from my Blogger platform to this Wordpress ZenBlog theme (love that name) then I hope you like the changes. How did I get to this
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LET’S CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2015 BY TAKING A POSITIVE STEP TO CHANGE

Today, April 22 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. What started in 1970 at the height of the hippie/flower child era in the US has grown to be a day celebrated around the world. Many communities now celebrate Earth
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culturama magazine maximum mumbai

CULTURAMA MAGAZINE: MAXIMUM MUMBAI ARTICLE

I was very happy to return to my hotel in Mumbai recently to find the April edition of the Culturama magazine sitting on my desk. The magazine is published by Global Adjustments, a cross-cultural destination services company. In early March
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5 Dining Etiquette Rules

5 DINING ETIQUETTE RULES

This blog post was conceived during a recent vacation when people watching was a major sport. 1. PHONES: We all have them and cannot bear to be parted from them for fear of missing (insert your own reason here). But
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HAPPY ST PATRICKS DAY

I know it is probably just a big marketing ploy, but I guess it works on me as I do love how the shops in the US move from season to season. With tempting displays of items to decorate your
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