Archive for the ‘Travel & Food’ Category


16 November 2011 15 comments

Next stop for me was the “City of Joy” Kolkata! Now I still wonder if the joy in the “City of Joy” is actually the joy (as being happy) or because of every fourth boy being named Joy. In fact I am very interested in knowing if the name Joy is a corruption of the name Jai or just Joy as it is.

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31 July 2011 18 comments

Chennai, the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu and one of the most important ports on the east coast, was my destination this time as I flew out of Mumbai on a new client assignment. A new profile and the first extended experience in a state where I didn’t understand the vernacular had me on edge – the only solace being that I was traveling with a colleague who was my senior. People warned us about everything from scoundrels aka auto drivers to the language barrier to the food to the climate.

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3 March 2011 17 comments

After Chandigarh, we moved on to the holy city of Amritsar. The bus ride from Chandigarh on a Punjab Transport Corporation bus was an experience to remember as the vehicle made its way through rural Punjab. Read more…


11 January 2011 8 comments

This is the first post in what I intend to be a series of posts describing my travel experiences to various places.

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Categories: Travel & Food