5 Indian Desserts To Try

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Desserts are a great way to end a satisfying meal in almost every culture in the world. It’s the cherry on top to follow any meal, not quite literally. There are cultures who have a weakness for sweets more than others, including Mexico and India, bringing people together through gatherings and celebrations and even places of worship. Continue reading “5 Indian Desserts To Try”

55 Best Weekend Getaways Near Mumbai

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Do you live in Mumbai or are you just visiting and you’re looking for a weekend getaway to explore a new place? Sometimes we need a break from the big city and there are many options near and around Mumbai to go visit with all kinds of activities and sceneries including stunning waterfalls, staying in tree houses, trekking up amazing hills, or even having fun at adventure parks for the adrenaline junkies. Continue reading “55 Best Weekend Getaways Near Mumbai”

Quintessentially Indian: 5 New Kurti Styles for Modern Women

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Kurtis make a quiet departure from the usual knee-length hem, three-fourth sleeve pattern. They have transformed into versatile trendy clothing options while retaining their ethnic beauty.

For years now, kurtis have been unceremoniously dumped into the category of ‘traditional’ Indian clothing. Often cut as a piece of upper clothing so sedate that it bordered on boring, the kurti has only now managed to reinvent itself as a versatile Indian style that looks great even when fused with Western wear. Continue reading “Quintessentially Indian: 5 New Kurti Styles for Modern Women”

Top 10 Places to Visit in Rajasthan


“Dharti Dhora Ri…”

In other words Rajasthan. It’s the largest state in India. It is called “Dharti Dhora Ri” OR “Land of Sand” because it covers the great Thar Desert in it.

In Rajasthan, with your every pace the language changes. Generally, the language is known as Rajasthani. But in Jodhpur it is called Marwari and in Mewar it is called Mewari. Slight twist in pronunciations mixed with new words. But not to worry, other than Rajasthani people here speak Hindi, English and Punjabi too. Continue reading “Top 10 Places to Visit in Rajasthan”

11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India

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There are things you expect when you move to a new country, but there are many others that may come as a surprise, the little things that make up a culture.

When I lived in India I definitely learned some new things about the daily life that I could’ve only understood by living it myself.  Here are a few of those things: Continue reading “11 Things That Will Happen When You Move To India”

Dhuni – The Fire That Will Consume Your Attachments

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If you happen to be in the small town of Meherabad, India during the 12th of any month, you can take part in Dhuni, a spiritual event that involves singing, fire, sandalwood, ghee, and letting go of personal attachments.

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Amartithi – A Magical Three Day Celebration in Meherabad, India

Amartithi in India

Amartithi is a very special event taking place every year from January 29-31 in the town of Meherabad in the state of Maharashtra, India which hosts around 12,000 overnight visitors, and about 30,000 daytime visitors from all over the world during this three-day program in celebration of Meher Baba. Continue reading “Amartithi – A Magical Three Day Celebration in Meherabad, India”

Pink and Purple Flowers Around The World

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Braise yourselves for pink and purple beauty bonanza. As I was going through my photo archives I came across lots of pink and purple flowers from my travels and they are so pretty! I shall say no more, just scroll down and you’ll see. Continue reading “Pink and Purple Flowers Around The World”

Circles Around The World

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The circle is such a symbolic shape. It represents all kinds of deep meanings of cycles of life, and infinity. The circle shape is also one of the most useful ones. You would rarely eat or drink or store things in or from triangles shapes for example. There are many circles around the world in different forms, colors, sizes and functions. Check out my collection: Continue reading “Circles Around The World”

The Best Posts of 2015


As elaborated in my year in review post, my year included lots of cooking, fitness, and traveling. Almost similarly, your favorite posts were about Travel, Mexico, India, and Movies. That pretty much summarizes my life. Check out if you missed any of them: Continue reading “The Best Posts of 2015”