Ashray’s Mom has been complaining that the new maid that comes to work in her house doesn’t seem to be doing her job properly. She comes in the morning to clean the rooms and in the afternoon to do the wash up after lunch. Apparently, she skips cleaning the stove … more »
Eggstra Eggstra! Read all about it!
Precariously stacked up in New Delhi, waiting to be collected or sold. Hopefully there’s no strong breeze because these trays look like they could take flight. India is possibly one of the few countries in the world where you can buy eggs a piece. Due to the large number of … more »
Siesta time in Delhi
It’s New Delhi, the mercury’s hit 45 (113 for our American friends) and there are no customers because no one wants to venture outside. He looks left, he looks right and decides that this is his opportunity. It’s actually a good thing that he doesn’t have to pedal in this … more »
Our harrowing journey with Zara’s India Visa (in realtime)
For almost two years I have chronicled my experiences with consulates of countries around the world. That guy was horrible! Those people are so inconsiderate! Doesn’t X country want tourists to spend their dollars there ? Belize is racist against Indians and Chinese! (they charge $250 for Indians and $2,500 … more »
The Wedding Series 4/4: in Vegas, baby!
Greetings from Las Vegas! After you’ve read the post about our wedding day in Delhi, you’d be surprised to know that… we just got married in Las Vegas! What… again?! Well, not really! To understand what happened here we need to rewind a few months… We had decided to get married … more »
The Wedding Series 3/4: the WEDDING DAY!
If you’ve read about our families meeting, our friends arriving to India and our alternative bachelor(ette) party, now it’s the time to give you an inside on our actual wedding day! Ashray and I come from different sides of the world. Although none of us is religious, we followed the … more »
This might look like a regular family portrait, but for me, it’s much more than that. Not only this wedding photo represents the union between two people who love each other (I guess that’s what all wedding photos do), it also shows how by mixing and matching we make the world … more »
The Wedding Series 2/4: the bachelor(ette) party
We like to think we are not a conventional couple. So having a “typical” bachelor/ette party with strippers, genital shaped cakes and drinks galore was not the thing for us. Well, we still had plenty of drinks to pass around, but our friends made sure we had much more than … more »
The Wedding Series 1/4: everyone arrives!
That Indian weddings are a huge event, that we all know. I mean, I thought I knew until I started experiencing it by myself.. because one thing is being a guest, and another very different matter is to be the star of the show! Although most Indian families have weddings … more »
Incredible India! Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the madness
As our auto rickshaw arrived at Ajmer’s Bus Stand to drop me off, my stomach was churning and my heart was beating fast. I had been travelling with friends in Rajasthan for about a week, and they were about to take the train back to Delhi and head home. I … more »