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Hot Chocolate at San Churros

The Silver Lining This Monsoon

My friends stare at me blankly as I relentlessly explain that it does in fact, exist! No we aren’t taking about the Loch Ness monster. That argument could take a while. We are talking about SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or seasonal depression. Don’t believe there is such a thing? You should totally read about it...

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ALDO

#MumbaiList: Sale or Stale?

As Mumbaikars, we are used to standing in queues – in the trains, while waiting to pee during the interval at the movies, even at Siddhivinayak. But none of them seem as painful as waiting outside the fitting rooms during a sale. While the good thing about a sale is that there’s something for everyone,...

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Trekking in the Western Ghats

Enjoy The Monsoons, Go Trekking!

I don’t like the indoors very much. In that case, given a choice between a mall and Marine Drive, you know what I would choose. And I am not the only one. There are plenty of us out there, feeling stifled in air conditioned rooms craving for some fresh air. But surprisingly, there are many...

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Mumbai

Monsoon Ready Mumbai!

“The rains are late this year” “But how do they behave here in Bangalore?” “As in? “Matlab, are they like the Mumbai monsoons? Heavy, unstoppable, lovable and hate-able at the same time, over-flowing across the city, causing schools to shut down at times, bringing a natural and unmissable smile on everyone’s face. Good mood takes...

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Mumbai Monsoon Sky by Shrishti_Shetty

Photos: First Showers in Mumbai!

Even though I have been called a rain hater by friends, I cannot deny there is something enchanting about the first showers in Mumbai. As the first wholesome rain touched the Mumbai soil, Twitter was abuzz with some of the most beautiful captures of the monsoons’ arrival in Mumbai. Here are links to some of...

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Mehak's favorite flip flops

The Bombay Diaries: Shoes!

Mehak came to Mumbai a few years ago to pursue her design degree and went on to work here as well. That’s where we met, hit it off and stayed connected since. Although she now lives in Chandigarh, she never really left this city and her romance with Mumbai continues. Needless to say I was...