THE GREAT INDIAN HOSPITALITY

The Great Indian hospitality - While on your visit to India, if one is invited to an Indian home, one must be prepared to receive affection, warmth and love (mostly in the form of delectable food). (An old Indian saying "Atithi devo bhava" literally...

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SHOPPING IN NEW DELHI: A FASHIONISTA’S DREAM IN INDIA

I have always loved textiles, clothing, and fashion. I can still remember how exciting it was to go to the fabric store and put patterns to fabric and plan the buttons or trim. I didn’t fully appreciate my mother’s expertise and the custom clothing she made for me...

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THE DELHI WAY: A WARM WELCOME TO INDIA

Slightly over a month ago, I embarked on a ten-day journey to India during my winter holiday break. While I was excited about this trip, I will admit I was also a little nervous. I don’t usually get nervous about my travels these days, but this time it was...

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LOOK WHO IS LOOKING

Look who is looking – While travelling around India mostly historic monuments, temples you will feel some glares by men and women and children alike. A large part of the populace especially in smaller towns are fascinated by the fair skin. To make it any...

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LOCAL LINGO

Local Lingo While Hindi is the official language and spoken by most people in India; in every city you will also hear snap shots of Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu etc. English is the official language of the corporate community. And a new language ‘Hinglish’ is the official...

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MEET THE MEAT

Unless you have any known food allergies, while touring India, do try the meat available here (at certified restaurants only). Mutton or goat meat is what is often served and enjoyed in various preparation forms. Some common preparations you will get to...

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TRAVEL TIPS TO DELHI

Delhi as a city can seem a little daunting. But trust us when we say the people are very hospitable & generous. There’s a saying for the Delhiites ‘Dillwallon ka sheher’ i.e. a city of large-hearted people. However, like any place, Delhi is unique with its...

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TOP 5 FASHION TAKE BACKS FROM THE CITY

If you’re in town, you got to dress like the local girls; with a huge appetite for fashion, they go all out as far as colour, designs & accessories go. Here are 5 fashion take backs from the city. 1. Get a traditional outfit. The most obvious one. The outfits can...

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