Author Archives: raimamasha

The Cave of Stars

I’ve been an idiot.. Yes truly, a big fat idiot. I’ve been moaning, “I’ve got nothing to write about” while one of the most amazing places I’ve ever been to goes totally undocumented. *Facepalm* Anyway, no time like the present. … Continue reading

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Five Senses: A Manali Travelogue

So sorry for the looong break guys! I’ve been travelling like crazy over the last three months but they’ve mostly been for personal reasons not vacations, so I’ve had little time to write and less to write about. But guess … Continue reading

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Things I always want to do in Delhi

As it says in my About page, I live in Bombay┬ábut if anybody asks me the hoary old question of, “Bombay or Delhi?” I will answer Delhi every single time. Now before you start picketing my house and sending me … Continue reading

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The Fort Of Gold

When one thinks of Rajasthan, one usually thinks of the vivid pink of Jaipur or the awe-inspiring Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur, or even the Lake Palace of Udaipur and failing all that, the sand dunes of the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer … Continue reading

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The Seven Stages Of Watching Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Step 1: Ugh! Not this again! You swore not to watch it anymore after what happened last time. Step 2: Maaan! Nothing good on TV, maybe I should read a book. Step 3: No books either! Weelllll… Maybe I’ll just … Continue reading

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Your Durga Puja Must-do List

Sooooooo.. It is that time of the year again.. The mornings are just starting to get the crispness that will mark the beginning of the cooler months, the sunlight is milder and your Bengali colleague is either crying in a … Continue reading

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Dining in the Dark

When did you last have a meal without cellphones and any other distractions? And I mean ANY distractions? Hard to remember? Same here. We are so used to spending our lives staring at screens that removing them for face to … Continue reading

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Midnight Munchies at Manek Chowk

My family is known for last minute plans, and last minute changes to plans, in fact, till the moment we’re not in the car headed to our destination, I refuse to take the trip seriously. ­čśŤ I may sound like … Continue reading

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A Long Monsoon Drive

I love August. It has the monsoons, my wedding and first date anniversary (on the same day) and more holidays than in other months. Lets see, Independence Day, Rakhi, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi and if you’re lucky then Eid, if you’re … Continue reading

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When Armchair Travel Leads To Real Travel

This past weekend I had the chance to watch the pilot episode of Outlander, the new series based on the book of the same name by Diana Gabaldon. You can watch the trailer here. It is about this woman from … Continue reading

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