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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…)

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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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