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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Chhatrapati Shivaji

What to expect when arriving at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Chhatrapati Shivaji international Airport terminal in Mumbai opened its doors not long after we arrived in India in 2014 and let me just say that it is a vast improvement on the old terminal. There are still on going changes
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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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MUMBAI: COOKING LESSONS WITH AWC

I was quite excited to receive the email that AWC in Mumbai (American Women's Club) had organized another cooking demonstration at the Good Earth Tasting Rooms on a date that I was to be in Mumbai so happily signed up
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MUMBAI: GOOD EARTH

I hadn't been in Mumbai very long before I started to hear about Good Earth. I guess I would describe it as one of those lifestyle shops, you know the kind, where you can buy everything from a teapot to
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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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MUMBAI: THE TAJ AND JIMMY CHOO

About a week ago I noticed a new advertisement in the elevator at my hotel for an event that the Taj Mahal Palace were hosting so when I received a text asking me if I fancied attending it didn't take
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