Not 1 but 2 Road trips to Goa

My father came to India for Christmas. For a whole 2 weeks. That is 14 Days! Last time that my dad came to India it was for our wedding it was only ...

April Budget Challenge – Rs1429

Last week I read this article in The Times of India dated  July 7, 2014 which mentioned the following: "Those spending over Rs 32 a day in rural ...

Cricket World Cup Fever

India is heating up. And no, it is not only the summer this time. The cricket world cup is what makes our temperatures soar and our heart beat ...

A Desi Guide to: Driving in India

Deepak bought a scooty for me. It is my first big step towards becoming independent in India. Going to my favourite restaurants and shops- driving all by ...

A Desi Guide to: the head wobble

Deepak and I were waiting at the airport for the next flight to Wellington when we heard a little Indian girl ask her mother a question. The mother ...

One day in Prague

On our way to Prague! Finally! Deepak wished to stop all the time to snap pictures of the snowy landscape. This pictured he snapped on the way from ...

A Desi Guide to: Haggling (in India)

India is quite a heaven when it comes to shopping. You can find almost anything and everything if you know the right places to go to. Local markets are ...

La Cigale, Auckland

We love to indulge every day but especially on Sundays. Back in The Netherlands we either used to go out for breakfast or bake pancakes at home and ...