Athens Then and Now…

Athens Then and Now…

I have a special love for Greece and all things Greek. Growing up, Greece was never specifically on my radar to visit but back then I was just a simple teenager with a simple goal of seeing the whole wide world. Not in my wildest dreams did I think Greece would be the first country(…)

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Travelling as a Non-Indian Indian in India

Travelling as a Non-Indian Indian in India

I’ve read many blogs about travel in India by non-Indians. I have read a few by NRIs (non resident Indians) or foreign born Indians whose parents or grandparents came from India and still maintain close family ties. But then there is me and others like me. Non-Indian Indians with no ties to the motherland. In my(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Jena, Germany

Ask a Local: Feature – Jena, Germany

  Ask a Local this week takes us to Jena in Germany. Have you heard of this German city? Annamarie is proud of her hometown Jena and swears she has only met four people on her travels that have heard of it, even Germans sometimes are puzzled as to where it is. I can relate(…)

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Finding My Island…

Finding My Island…

I haven’t written in awhile. That’s not because of laziness. Just me taking some time out to myself and spending some quality time with family before my next few months on the go again living out of a suitcase. I basically hibernated in Trinidad this Winter – a first for me. I survived four months(…)

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My Travels, Inspired by Singapore’s Lee Kwan Yew

My Travels, Inspired by Singapore’s Lee Kwan Yew

While Singapore was waking up to the news of the death of the nation’s founding father, Lee Kwan Yew, on their Monday morning, I was home following it on my Instagram feed on what was my Sunday afternoon. I’ve gotten accustomed to the 12 hour time difference between Trinidad (or wherever in the world I(…)

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MAD’s City Favs – St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

MAD’s City Favs – St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Growing up on a Caribbean island I had no clue about Saint Patrick much less St Patrick’s Day. That all changed when I moved to university in Boston a long time ago. Green is my favourite colour afterall so this had to be my holiday! I’ve never been a big beer drinker either. But over(…)

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MAD About Dubai…with Mom in tow!

MAD About Dubai…with Mom in tow!

Oil may have helped transform this once fishing village into a fast paced world class city on the Persian Gulf but Dubai remains a favourite tourist destination.  Everything in Dubai is so grand and over the top, you can’t help but go “wow” at every turn. It’s like open sesame into this great Arabian wonderland.(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Hamburg, Germany

Ask a Local: Feature – Hamburg, Germany

  This week’s Ask a Local takes us to Hamburg, Germany where we meet Sarah who was all excited to tell us about her hometown. Sarah is a Spatial Designer. She moved to Hamburg four years ago after studying in London and calling several places all over Europe her home. When she is not designing(…)

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Celebrating Holi in T&T

Celebrating Holi in T&T

I have met many people on my travels who are always surprised that we celebrate Holi in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) on a national level and in grand style too. Holi is a festival known to be widely celebrated in India in all its glory of vibrant coloured powder, dancing and singing and whilst it has(…)

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Ask a Local: Feature – Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Ask a Local: Feature – Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

This week’s Ask a Local takes us to Florida, USA, more specifically Fort Lauderdale where KP Schwan tells us about her hometown.   KP is a full time wanderluster and part time travel blogger but she was born and raised on the sunny beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She’s a big fan of practicing yoga, writing,(…)

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