The video of an Indian family stealing hotel belongings (hangers, shampoo dispensers, flower pots!!!!) at Bali went viral in July 2019 and raised a few questions – ones that always existed. Having traveled extensively, observed and blogged over the last fifteen years, I thought of sharing a few facts, perceptions, do’s and dont’s related to travel, over a multiple part blog series. Continue reading Travel: Stealing from Hotels? Do’s and Dont’s
My Football pilgrimage demanded a country side sighting between the weekend La Liga and midweek Champions League games. We decided to spend this break covering south France. Our first stop was Toulouse, a quiet, sleepy, high on architecture, quaint and … Continue reading Travel: Seven unique observations at Toulouse, France
Welcome to the Cristiano Ronaldo airport Cristiano Ronaldo seems to be touching everything gold at the moment. In May 2016, he led his team to Champions League 2015-16 trophy. In July he led his team to Euro Nations trophy 2016. … Continue reading Welcome to the Cristiano Ronaldo Airport, stay at the Pestana CR7 Hotel!
The ambiguity element in tipping culture has constructed an aura of unease, potential ignorance (to the cusp of bullying), unhappiness and embarrassment, every time the situation occurs. This for a customer who seeks a peaceful, happy experience and willing to … Continue reading Why Tipping culture is wrong