Tag Archives: Mumbai

After an Indian holiday: Why there’s now more of me to hug…

The pani puri "wallah" in Mumbai (©MRandin)

… Okay, so maybe averaging four meals a day didn’t help. But I wanted M. to try all my favourite dishes and he was more than willing to oblige! And the further south you go the better the food gets (and yes, that’s a highly objective opinion!).

Here’s a list of a few of my favourite things to eat in India. Continue reading

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After an Indian holiday: Why there's now more of me to hug…

The pani puri "wallah" in Mumbai (©MRandin)

… Okay, so maybe averaging four meals a day didn’t help. But I wanted M. to try all my favourite dishes and he was more than willing to oblige! And the further south you go the better the food gets (and yes, that’s a highly objective opinion!).

Here’s a list of a few of my favourite things to eat in India. Continue reading

Happy New Year everyone!

©MRandin

I thought I’d start off 2010 with one of my favourite pictures from 2009. Our car had stopped just a little behind this truck with the boy hanging out the back. He smiled for the camera and then waved out to us as the light turned green!

Happy New Year everyone . I hope 2010 will be filled with joy, peace and good luck for each of you.

On being a “dog traveller” in Mumbai

©MRandin

I’ve been thinking a lot about what my aunt said just before we left India to return to Switzerland. She asked me if I’m a ‘dog traveller’ or a ‘cat traveller’. According to her a ‘dog traveller’ gets attached to people while ‘cat travellers’ are usually more smitten with the place. Continue reading

Incredible India!

Brace yourselves - Vanessa does South India!

I have a confession to make. I really wasn’t looking forward to spending two weeks in India. I had little choice in the matter, however, as my husband booked two tickets for Mumbai one evening and casually let me know about it after the deed was one.