It has been over 2 years since I’ve been living in Lisbon. This period has coincided pretty well with Lisbon’s tourism boom and the good and bad that come with it. Although tourism has been a boon for the Portuguese economy in general, it has also brought some downsides with … more »
This is a small vending station we spotted in Havana, Cuba. The typical hole in the wall (literally!) establishment that serves people on their way to work early in the morning. By 10am, they’re out of everything. You can also get instant coffee for 5 pesos even though it’s not … more »
Most people from countries with strong brands (USA, Japan, Germany, etc.) probably can’t relate to this (McDonalds, BMW, and Sony are everywhere!). But as an Indian, when I travel abroad and see an Indian brand, it somehow fills me with irrational happiness. It doesn’t make any sense because I have … more »
Whenever you read a travel guide, you’ll always come across the typical paragraph suggesting you to learn a few “useful words and sentences” in the local language of the country you are about to visit. They say so for a reason, as we recently experienced in Vietnam. We were in … more »
Warm and aromatic, this Mexican treat is a definite winner. The coffee is light and this enhances the Cinnamon-ny experience that it brings with it. Make sure you ask for Cafe de Olla when you’re in Mexico!