Category: Abroad

Flying Air Arabia : Mumbai to Sharjah

We were on the runaway. Seated in an Air Arabia plane, Sharjah bound, I looked out at the flickering lights of the air wing. This was my 4th trip of…
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Thimphu Travel Guide: A complete itinerary

    You have made up your mind.  The temptation is too hard to resist. There are pretty mountains, prettier people.    No traffic signals.  Quaint, colourful architecture with dainty…
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Things to do around Sharjah

A love affair with Sharjah had already commenced and there was too much to see, marvel at and be awed of in this Emirate. In the days that followed, daily excursions near…
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Reasons to Visit Hong Kong this Summer

In May 2012, I had a chance to visit Hong Kong. Sadly, it coincided with the start of my career in advertising and I had to give it a miss.…
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To Sharjah With Love

Dear Sharjah, I first visited you when I was barely 2 years old. There was absolutely no memory of you except the thrill of going up and down on your…
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Sharjah Festival Of Lights: UAE’s own Arabian nights

It was nearing dusk and the Al Noor mosque in Sharjah was steadily being filled with people. The sounds of the evening Namaaz filled the air and the waters of…
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Vegetarian food in Myanmar: A complete survival guide

Theplas: check Ready to eats: check Packaged food : check SOS words: check I was a vegetarian traveling to Myanmar: a country predominately consuming non vegetarian fare. Throughly acquainted with the menu…
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Bagan : Of sunrises and sunsets

5.30 am:  Bagan standard time I pant as I climb the massive steps of the Shwesandaw Pagoda in a jiffy. I was here yesterday. But today was different. I scramble…
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Reasons to love Myanmar

The clouds cleared as I peered outside the plane window, revealing patches of green. Golden stupas stand tall, scattered intermittently in the green mesh. I have travelled to Myanmar in a…
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