Tag: Dubai living

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Food, Love And Good Memories Travelling in My Suitcase!

Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity. ∼ Robert Morgan And maybe packets dripping with sugar syrup and home made sauces, fried fish and random biscuits – all stuffed in a suitcase while flying back to Dubai from Kolkata… rephrasing it… flying back to my adopted home from my childhood home. Expats have an amazing way of converting wherever they are … Read More Food, Love And Good Memories Travelling in My Suitcase!

Leaving JBR | Capturing The Last Day in HD (Heart-Devastating) Mode

No looking back. Love where you are going. ∼ web wisdom Today (now yesterday, post Cinderella hour) was our last day of living in JBR. It has been 6 long years of living here… amidst cool sea breeze, beautiful sunsets, broken down sand castles… a few good friends… many restaurants that I have written about… we have seen some restaurants from the day their … Read More Leaving JBR | Capturing The Last Day in HD (Heart-Devastating) Mode

Opening Up My Bengali Kitchen For Dima Sharif

Ramadan Kareem! As I leave Dubai for the summers and settle down in Kolkata for almost two months (my summer hibernation as I like to call it, and probably for a lot of Dubai expats as well), I am overcome with tremendous guilt. Guilt for leaving my adopted home for far too long and also the guilt for feeling excited and longing to update … Read More Opening Up My Bengali Kitchen For Dima Sharif

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The Diary Of A Dubai Resident… As Home Turns Into An Inn!

An excerpt from an earlier post… Dubai, my home for almost the last decade, is a quintessential tourist’s haven. It’s a shame that the only thing that comes to mind when one hears Dubai is Shopping. But, walking through the art alleys of Bastakia and the old quarters along the Dubai Creek, watching the sun go down the beautiful and never ending beaches, catching … Read More The Diary Of A Dubai Resident… As Home Turns Into An Inn!