25 January 2016

Common misconceptions about Bangalore

Many people (especially foreigners) look at me in disbelief when I tell them I lived in Bangalore for close to seven years. Most foreign travellers to India avoid Bangalore because they think it doesn't have a lot to offer, or they think it's too 'modern' and therefore uninteresting. It may be true that Bangalore doesn't have a lot of tourist attractions compared to other Indian cities, but what I love about this city is everything it doesn't offer to the tourist. The city takes time to get to know and appreciate, and offers many pleasant surprises to those who choose to explore it.

Unfortunately Bangalore's image suffers from a lot of misconceptions, assumptions and even untruths. Here are a few of the most common ones...

15 January 2016

I'm in India... find me on Instagram

Dear readers,

I'm in India for the winter and have lots of updates waiting for this blog... I'm experiencing a few delays but am working on getting the updates up ASAP!

In the meantime, you can see what's happening outside my window on my Instagram page.

I also post on the Facebook page when I can, so do have a look there.

More very soon!