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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava

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Take a chance on me, says Swedish food!

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava I am winging it to Stockholm from London and as the plane plays peek-a-boo with the clouds, I am busy Whatsapping my friend (on the free wifi, of course). “Name some things Sweden is famous for,” I query cheerfully. Pat comes the reply.... More »

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Even the food at the Kumbh is divine!

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava The setting is divine, literally. We are at the Juna Akhada, one of the oldest Akhadas at the Kumbh Mela and about to eat brunch as part of the prasad served at the holy site. Despite a gloomy overcast day, and the slush beneath our fee... More »

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Habibi, I am ekdum Ful!!!

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava It is a beautiful morning in Cairo. The sun is shining, the people look happy as they go about their business and everywhere there is a sense of purpose. The family and I are trying to negotiate one of the busiest traffic circles in the... More »

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MAL-TAles

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava We are at a state reception in Malta. The PM of Malta is holding forth to the tony and well-heeled crowd about the prospects of doing business in his beautiful little country. But after a… via TOI Blog More »

It’s a bit chilli in Bhutan!

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava Never has a humdrum object like a Krackjack biscuit been welcomed with such alacrity and a cup of tea downed so eagerly. Seated on a bench in a café at a high altitude of 2,500 metres, I am tired and hungry and my lower limbs want to ma... More »

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Let’s go Dutch!

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava Bilderdijkstraat Herengracht Egelantiersstraat Leidsedwarsstraat I roll my eyes as the street names refuse to roll off my tongue. I am walking towards Leidesplein and need to get to Kaizergracht to shop at a supermarket there…. via TOI ... More »

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Waffling around in Bruges

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava It is a beautiful day in Bruges, Belgium and as The H & I stroll along the very picturesque city and its quaint houses situated along idyllic parks and canals, we are eating one of Belgium’s most famous exports: French Fries. Yes, that’... More »

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Eatsa way to the future!

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Sunita Wadekar Bhargava I feel like I am on the set of a Christopher Nolan movie.  Futuristic looking docking stations, suspended bubble lamps and a wall fronted by space pods with messages flashing on them. It is 2 pm in the afternoon and my younger son, The ... More »