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A LESSON IN COPPER

It must be pretty cool to have a family business that’s known throughout the continent, especially one that’s not related to food – those tend to gain popularity as the generations go by. What I loved about Albert Gilles Copper Art is that it’s a quaint little structure by the…

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ALL ABOARD!

Now that I think about it, I spent a lot of time in Canada on boats. You’re probably wondering what one does on boats besides fishing – but no, I did not fish. The Tall Ship Kajama Have you ever had a ride on a Tall Ship? You know, the…

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THE CASABLANCA BRUNCH AT O:H CHA

There are a few things that would make me wake up early on a Sunday morning and head ALL THE WAY to Lower Parel for. One of them is the launch of a new menu at O:h Cha, a trendy Thai restaurant. And the other is the fact that a…

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INSIDE (AND OUTSIDE) CANADIAN PARLIAMENT

It was a rainy weekend when we headed out to Ottawa, the very next day upon landing in Toronto. It was the 1st of July – Canada Day, and the streets were full of people dressed in red and white. Basically, everything you would NOT expect outside a parliament was…

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NIAGARA FALLS!!

Majestic, surreal, stunning, hypnotic, mind-blowing… none of these adjectives can describe the Niagara Falls. By day, the silvery mist from the falls reaches up to the clouds and by night, it is illuminated from behind with a myriad of colored light strobes. From the sidewalk, one can see the deceivingly…

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FROM FARMVILLE TO FARM

Trying to fit in a truck load of things to do in Ontario Canada is no easy task. The more you do, the more there is to do. The list of things to see, to eat and to experience just never seems to end And don’t even get me started…

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HOTEL REVIEW : HOTEL KETAN – PUNE

On an impromptu trip to Pune last week, I made a hurried online booking at Hotel Ketan, which turned out to be a really good spur-of-the-moment decision.  Located on Fergusson Road, this place in on the busy street, yet tucked away in a quiet, leafy by-lane, What struck me the…

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RESTAURANT REVIEW: BY THE WAY

I’m sure everyone has visited a really hyped up restaurant, only to be thoroughly disappointed. Sometimes it’s the food, sometimes it’s the service, sometimes it’s the ambiance. And sometime’s it’s all three. Sadly, ‘By the Way’ on Pune’s Fergusson Road was one such eatery. I was really looking forward to…

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INDIA BEACH FASHION WEEK – GOA

Gionee India Beach Fashion 2015 week is all set to steal the hearts of Indian Brides, and for the second time this year, they’re doing it in Goa! Centred around the theme ‘Resort and Destination Bride,’ the power packed launch had guests meet the best fashion designers of the country.…

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Markets and Markets

If you look up ‘Things to do in Ottawa,’ the Byward Market always comes up on top! People do love their food, and with such a variety of multi cultural food choices, they don’t have to look for long to find something delicious! Unique eclectic shops and boutiques make a…

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THE CHURCHES OF NOTRE DAME

Maybe it’s the Goan Blood, but I have a thing for Churches… In my recent trip to Canada, two of them made my jaw drop. They were so stunning, so magnificent, that I gave up taking pictures… they just didn’t compare to the real thing. I sat down to blog…

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