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    Touching the Tip, Kanyakumari

    Kanyakumari is a postage-stamp sized town in comparison to other towns that you may have travelled to. You can easily cover the touristy and non-touristy bits of the city in a day.   Hot humid air that carries the smell of sea and scorching sun are two characteristics I will always associate with the town. Those were the two things that shook me when I hopped off the train at Kanyakumari station.

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    Payesh & Goodwill to Usher in the New Year

    It’s that time of the year! I’ve been waiting for Poila Boishakh, the first day of the Bengali calendar, for some time now. Celebrations aside, the best part of this day is the aroma of traditional food that wafts out of the kitchen. This year, Poila Boishakh is on Sunday, April 15.

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    Tea Time Tête-à-tête

    This is the tale of the princess who turned her passion and love for the little packet into a lucrative business. This is the tale of Snigdha Manchanda, corporate slave-turned-tea sommelier and teapreneur, who is among the handful of people working to guide a nation of chai lovers towards understanding their teas better.

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    Some How-What-Why for Your Athens Trip

    Its summer and everyone is planning their summer holiday! And I have been peppered with queries about Athens. There is not much you cannot do in Athens primarily because tourism being among the main industries, there is a lot of freedom you will enjoy provided you are careful.

  • ‘Trust your gut!’ Tips from a solo female traveller, from the corner table, #fromthecornertable
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    ‘Trust Your Gut!’ Tips from a Solo Female Traveller

    I strongly feel vulnerability is not specific to gender, age or region. A lone individual in a foreign country may be considered easy prey and rather than allow the fear of “What if!” inhibit our movement and the joy of travel, a few conscious measures could make the trip a memorable experience in the good way.