Grand Mumbai Tours – Lets Explore Mumbai

After living in Mumbai for a few years I discovered Grand Mumbai Tours and want to share my good fortune. Naav, the tour guide, gave an extremely interesting look at Mumbai through his eyes. Naav explained the history and cultural
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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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5 Indian customs to understand before visiting India

5 INDIAN CUSTOMS TO UNDERSTAND BEFORE VISITING INDIA

I find that the more I travel to countries around the world and am exposed to the many different cultures, the more fascinated I become with understanding the origins and the traditions. India is a captivating country and I have
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what to pack when visiting India

WHAT TO PACK WHEN VISITING INDIA

If you are planning on a trip to India anytime soon, let me share with you my thoughts on what you should pack; clothes that will work best for this part of the world while making you feel comfortable. There
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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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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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TOP 5 TIPS WHEN PLANNING YOUR FIRST TRIP TO INDIA

I love sharing stories from my time living in India. The number one question I get asked is 'what is it really like?' To this I usually reply that it is probably everything you already imagine: noisy, crowded, polluted, impoverished,
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MUMBAI: LOOKING FOR A HAIRDRESSER?

When I move to a new location my hunt begins for a few essential resources and a hairdresser is one such necessity. As I'm sure many ladies can attest, this can be quite a stressful endeavor. When I first arrived
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MUMBAI: PREPARING FOR MONSOON SEASON

Having never lived in a country that has a monsoon season please indulge me a little as I am just a tiny bit fascinated by the soon approaching weather system; perhaps it's my British heritage as we are famous for
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MUMBAI: KITAB KHANA – UTOPIA FOR THE BOOK LOVER

As David had a day of meetings at his office in the south Mumbai area I thought I would search for somewhere to visit in that neighborhood so that I could keep him company on the drive, give me a
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