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[Interview] Women in Luxury: In Conversation with Sonavi Kaicker, CEO of Neemrana Hotels

May 17, 2017
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Meet Sonavi Kaicker. If the name is not familiar to you already, make note of it now. Sonavi is the CEO of Neemrana Hotels — a portfolio of 23 historical properties that speak volumes of the glorious heritage and rich culture of India.

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From Leh to Manali: The Perils and Joys of a Himalayan Adventure in India

October 1, 2016
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If you go to a tree and stand there, or look in a dazed state at a flower – your eyes wide open, your senses wide open to allow the beauty of the flower to enter you – people will think you are a poet or a painter or […]

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Autumn Love: The Best Cities to Visit in the Fall

September 7, 2016
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Autumn and I ignited a love affair long ago, and it’s still going strong. The air is crisply inviting. The colors are deeply vibrant. The food is soul-warming. The fashion is cozy chic. It’s the season that keeps on giving. Beyond that, it’s […]

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[Guest Post] They Fed Us, Yet They Had Nothing

May 26, 2015
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“They fed me, yet they had nothing.”
In the 1960s, Hippies arriving via the famous overland route from Europe across Southwestern Asia and into the countries of Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and eventually Southern […]

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Photo Essay: The Himalayan Town of Leh, India

April 13, 2015
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LEH, a gorgeous historical Himalayan town in northern India, is one of the most spectacular destinations I’ve had the good fortune of visiting. If I had to bestow the title of heaven on earth to a place […]

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[Interview] Kavita Nair, Female Indian Expat Who Found Her Calling in Afghanistan

September 19, 2014
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Meet Kavita Nair. Female. Fierce. Fabulous. Fearless. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe her. I recently came across another interview with Kavita on The Diplomat and was somewhat fascinated by her story. She’s a communications professional and single […]

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15 Foods to Try in… INDIA

March 13, 2014
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One question I often get asked from my travels is what are the best foods to try in…? While I’m happy to tell you about all the yummy dishes I consumed and all the interesting tidbits I learned, the best way to get up close and […]

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15 Foods to Try in… THAILAND

January 5, 2014
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One question I often get asked from my travels is what are the best foods to try in…? While I’m happy to tell you about all the yummy dishes I consumed and all the interesting tidbits I learned, the best way to get up close and […]

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Sunday Snapshot: Lantau Island, Hong Kong

August 4, 2013
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Climb the 240 steps to soak up the splendor of the 112-foot bronzed Tian Tan Buddha statue in Hong Kong.
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[Guest Post] The Birth and Demise of Authenticity

July 4, 2013
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INDIA gave the world the chicken.  The Portuguese gave India the potato and chili pepper.  For thousands of years, fantastic exchanges have taken place in the South Asian cuisine and these days those changes appear to be driven by travelers unable to ignore the allure of this beautiful […]

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