Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka! Yes, it is the 31st of August and Malaysia is celebrating her 59th Independence Day. As you all know, we are a family of Indian expats living in Malaysia (both East and West) for the past 7+ years, almost 8 actually. Malaysia has become a second home for us, every street and … Continue reading “Malaysia & Us – Malaysian “Culture” We Have Imbibed”
Being vegetarian or vegan was once frowned upon, as a lifestyle choice. By far, the maximum number of vegetarians come from India and it was a huge challenge for us Indians to travel any place outside the country. Travel was the last thing, many people left their lucrative jobs abroad just because they could not … Continue reading “Being Vegetarian/Vegan – A Challenge For The Traveller?”
So, this week is celebrated as Madras Week, in continuance with the Madras Day celebrations, I thought it would be good to create a listicle of sorts for people who will be visiting India. Most tourists/backpackers only visit the northern part of India – Agra, Delhi, Himachal etc. Why not visit the southern part of … Continue reading “19 Things To Do In Madras aka Chennai!”
It is the 377th birthday of the city of Madras, presently Chennai. In the year 1639, the Madras Presidency was born and the city exists to this day, 377 years later. The city has evolved from its conservative nature to a more cosmopolitan one today.
As Indians, we tend to visit a lot of small towns, hill stations during our vacations – visit our cousins or ancestral village or just chill out during the summer in a cooler place – both of us (A and me) lived in cities that have a beautiful shoreline, a few beaches.
Singapore, the island nation is a place that has captured the imagination of people from all over the world. This tiny city-country has established the Asian name on the world map. Singapore is indeed a fast-growing, very hi-tech country in Asia. For the limited resources that they have, Singapore has come a long way in … Continue reading “Things You Will Enjoy Doing In Singapore”
I recently got interviewed by Jolene of Wanderlust Storytellers as she was doing a series on family travel bloggers who also did budget travel. If you are looking for tips and tricks on how to travel within budget, how to cover a lot of places but still not burst your budget and more importantly, travelling … Continue reading “Interview by Wanderlust StoryTellers”
Continuing from my previous post about the Things to Do in Langkawi, here is another list of interesting places to visit, things to do in the lush, green island Pulau Langkawi. Geoforest Park We visited this place on our first trip to Langkawi in 2013. The Geoforest Park visit was part of the island hopping … Continue reading “What You Can Do in Langkawi – Part 2”
Hello everyone! Following up with my previous posts on Langkawi, I present to you some of the activities we did, something you too can do when in Langkawi. For more information on the island, how you can plan your itinerary for Langkawi and what you must plan before you travel read the previous posts linked. In this post, … Continue reading “What You Can Do in Langkawi – Part 1”
Having lived in East Malaysia, Miri to be precise, I value highly the availability of even a single, simple dish that reminds me of home. Miri is a small oil-town, about 300000 to 500000 people living there at a time. I am quoting it on the higher side, the expats add to the numbers actually. … Continue reading “Indian Food In Kuala Lumpur”