Tag Archive: Expat

To Give or Not To Give

Its coming up to Christmas, and whilst I am not Christian, it does make me think about some fundamental things like kindness, generosity and most importantly respect.  I like to believe that I… Continue reading

The Beauty and Challenges of the Untouched Tourist Trail: Wayanad

Wayanad is a region in the north east corner of Kerala.  It is nestled in the hills, bordered by both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Its location makes it a stunning place to visit,… Continue reading

Foodie Post: The Thali

I just love thalis. From a foodie’s perspective, they are the perfect way to sample a regions cuisine in one healthy and well balanced meal. So what exactly is a thali? The word… Continue reading

Guruvayur and Thrissur: How do you prove you are Hindu?

How do you prove what religion you were raised to someone you just met? A Christian can wear a cross, although anyone could do this relatively easily. A Muslim woman can wear a… Continue reading

Kochi: My Ayurvedic Experience

I love natural and alternative therapies, so much so I am actually a qualified massage therapist and have dabbled in reflexology. Whilst I have tried many different therapies including acupuncture (yes I find… Continue reading