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Cakes and heritage in Panaji and central Goa

Goa is usually associated with long sandy beaches, big and loud parties, bright clothes and hippies. Though these all are true characteristics of Goa and many people escape there for a chilling lazy holiday, this state has a vast history and heritage. Today we will talk about Velha Goa or Old Goa that used to be a capital of Portuguese …

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How living in India has changed my life for better

Living in India is a life-changing experience. This country is a great teacher with a plethora of tests and lessons ready for its visitors. I came to India three years back for the first time with high aspirations to make a change here. Little I knew how this country is going to change me and show a different perspective on life. …

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10 things you can experience when you attend Indian wedding

When I landed in Delhi for the first time a few years back, I had many plans during my stay. Attending an Indian wedding was one of the things on my list.  Firstly, I didn’t know how to go further about it, but life gave me a chance to meet some good friends in India who made my dream come true. Later …

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What to Wear in India – a definite guide for women

Wondering how to dress in India to fit into the local culture and respect the social norms? Well, then this post is for you. Though there are numerous questions to consider before coming to India, one of the biggest challenges for me was definitely what to wear in India as a woman and what to pack. Since I was joining an …

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Shopping in India: where to shop and what to buy?

Shopping is one of the most exciting and learning experiences in India. Although I’m a girl I have to confess I don’t like shopping. It’s a torture for me to spend the whole day trying out and looking for different stuff that matches three most important criteria for a girl: it looks great, it’s perfectly fit and it’s affordable. You …

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12 Traditional Indian Markets to Explore

Local markets in India are one of the most authentic experiences. The sounds, crowds, materials, artisans and fine stories are combined in one place giving the feel of the country. I have attended several sales workshops in Europe, though I keep recommending traditional markets in India for a practical experience. You will learn the finest moves of customer care from …

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7 Famous Food Festivals in India

India and food are synonymous for me. I’ve met many Indians abroad, who were missing Indian food more than anything else. It works as well for a Delhite living in Mumbai, or a Mumbaikar living in Delhi. This is one of the reasons Indian cuisine is one of the most accessible cuisines across the world. It has as well SO …