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Bombay Brun Maska Mmmmm…

The thing about going for meetings in a place like Mumbai is traffic timings can be tremendously unpredictable.

  • One day – only 40 mins to reach
  • The next day – similar place, it takes double!

To be on the safe side, you generally double the time it normally takes… or at a add an extra half hour.

Which can mean arriving at your destination crazy early.

For me, that provides a fabulous chance to explore for a few minutes… like pop into a local Irani restaurant for fresh brun (crusty bun), smothered in maska (butter) and dip it into hot sweet Irani chai.

Sigh… there really is nothing that compares! (more…)

Googling your way around Mumbai

Lately I’ve had oodles of meetings that take me from one end of Mumbai to the other.

But I gotta admit, I’m not the best at directions. OK, let’s be real – I’m incredibly directionally challenged. And with meetings scattered around the city, I’ve had a frustrating moment or two.

You would think this is where google maps comes galloping to the rescue!

However it has its quirks in India. (more…)

Travel time! Door No 1, 2 or 3??

I booked a flight!

And there may be another one or two on the horizon.

All domestic.

All places I’ve been before.

Yet for each, it was long ago and the one constant in a country like India is change.

I can’t wait to board that plane… (more…)

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