Tagged: Travel

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Best Restaurant in Bangalore? Shreedevi Andhra Cuisine

RECENTLY my friend, Rem, came to visit me and Austin in Bangalore. He has three years of experience living in many different parts of India, but he swears the best restaurant he has ever been to in India is Shreedevi, an Andhra restaurant in Indiranagar. There are hundreds of top restaurants...

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Holi in Bangalore: the Festival of Colors

When I threw open the curtains on the morning of March 6, I knew something wasn’t right. It was supposed to be Holi—the famous Festival of Colors where people throw colored chalk at each other in the street without reservations—but everything looked painfully normal. I soon learned Holi is mostly...

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Puja at the Local Hindu Temple

Two days ago I went to a local Hindu temple with my new friend, Chaitra, the owner of the library I frequent in Koramangala, Bangalore. My original intent was to simply interview the Brahman priest about the Hindu marriage ceremony for my project. There were two problems with that assumption:...

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8 of the Best Restaurants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Old City in Chiang Mai has some of the tastiest and most diverse foods in the world. Though we only spent three months in Thailand, I have a pretty good idea of what the options are. It is hard to go wrong in Chiang Mai, but on average eating Thai...

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9 Reasons Why A Husband is the Best Travel Companion

I am the kind of person who enjoys traveling alone, but having a husband along for the ride has been rewarding. With Valentine’s Day today, which we are spending together in India, I thought I would make a tribute to why traveling with your long-term partner is especially awesome. You...

Suspicious Similarities Between Singapore and Orwell’s 1984

Don’t get me wrong—I love Singapore as much as the next person. What’s not to like about the diversity of people, the range of exquisite cuisine, the squeaky clean streets, the fast transportation, and the Changi Airport complete with its swimming pool, reclining chairs, and butterfly garden? While I freely...

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World’s Largest 3D Museum

It took us over a month to discover this gem in Chiang Mai, but I’m happy we did. Art in Paradise, the world’s largest 3D art museum, has been one of the best attractions in Thailand and one of our favorites so far on our round the world trip. Art in Paradise hosts...