Tag Archive: Expat

Enter Maximum City: Mumbai

I landed in Mumbai late at night, but even through the darkness and steamed up windows of my taxi, it felt like a world away from the rest of India. Cramped high rise… Continue reading

A Slice of Luxury: Jaipur

In my nine months backpacking across India I have lived on a relatively small budget of between Rs 1,000 – 1,500 per day ($20-$30).  Its not insanely cheap for India, but coming from… Continue reading

How India Turned Me Into a Feminist

I have a confession to make, I am a feminist. Nine months traveling through India has made me a feminist and this is me coming out of the closet. I have always considered… Continue reading

Is the real India Invisible? – Andhra Pradesh

As I made my way down the east coast of the country, I decided to stop in a few places in Andhra Pradesh along the way, which gave me quite a “real” Indian… Continue reading

Cultural Misfits: Where do I fit in?

I am learning Hindi and have found the experience particularly challenging given the rather diverse cultural history I come from ( something I have discussed a bit previously here). My grandparents were born… Continue reading