The soul of Mumbai: Gateway of India

"Aap ka naam Mohammad hai?" (Is your name Mohammad?), I double check with the driver as I sit inside my Uber taxi that I had booked to do some last minute sightseeing in Mumbai. "Jee" (Yes), the driver responds as we drive off to see the city's most iconic destination, the Gateway of India. I casually ask the driver how long it …

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Cure for my nostalgia: Moroccan Mint Tea

Today has been one of those serene, slow-paced days where all priorities and lists take a backseat and one seamlessly floats through. It's a Wednesday, but I haven't been to work since Monday. All thanks to a sore throat and some clamorous pre-wedding shenanigans over the weekend that culminated in me losing my voice. Entirely. …

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My Moroccan Adventure- practical aspects part 2

In this blog, I will discuss some of the aspects of Morocco you need to bear in mind once you arrive there such as:  Shopping  Female travellers (clothing, safety and gender interaction) Cultural quirks Shopping Morocco is a delight when it comes to shopping and the old markets (souqs) in Fes and Marrakech are especially …

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My Moroccan Adventure- practical aspects part 1

Unlike many others, on my first ever trip abroad, I decided to venture out to Morocco. The country provided me with exciting opportunities for culture exploration, photography as well as adventure. With beautiful architecture, stunning landscape, mouthwatering food as well as a composite culture, it was hard to say no to this small country nestled snugly on the west …

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