Tipping in India: what you need to know?

Every country has a different “tipping culture”. If you come from the USA you might be habitual to tip for everything, while many European countries might pay just the amount in the bill. Tipping in India is a bit more complex topic – let’s look into it. To begin with, there are no tipping standards … Read more

Majuli Island

Majuli – the largest river island in the world

Majuli is the biggest river island in the world – that’s the USP that brought Majuli into Guinness Book. Nevertheless, there is much more behind this catchy line that makes this destination special. Majuli island is shaped by the mighty Brahmaputra River in Assam. It takes almost an hour to cross such a wide river … Read more

indian kitchen

A sneak peak into the Indian Kitchen

India was a steep learning curve for me. Due to the circumstances, I was the only foreigner in my office, home, and neighborhood (and for many Indians, I was the first foreigner they met). So I’ve gone through numerous clumsy & awkward situations you can imagine. My Indian flatmates, colleagues, neighbors were friendly and tried … Read more

Mumbai Christmas spirit

Christmas celebration in Mumbai

Mumbai is a diverse city in every aspect. So many people of different backgrounds, ethnic groups, religions, and communities live together here. The diversity of the population has formed tradition to celebrate holidays from different religions. Christmas is one of them. It might feel unusual to celebrate Christmas in Mumbai in +30 degrees with a … Read more