Pondicherry Travelogue – The French Connection

Pondicherry, for the longest time, was an item I was itching to tick off on my bucket list. This little French nugget, far too small for an Indian town is located on the East Coast of India, close to Chennai, a bustling metropolis in South India. It’s history is fascinating.…

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The Courtyard, Le Dupleix – Restaurant Review

Who doesn’t love a restaurant that lets you dine under the sky? A hint of sunshine, gentle breeze, a sound of a fountain – it really brings on those vacay vibes. So does Pondicherry, for that matter, and its here that I found a lot of courtyard restaurants sprinkled around…

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Where to eat (and not to eat) in Pondicherry – #TGGFinds

Hey guys! Hope you’re enjoying the Pondicherry Series! As you probably know by now, Pondicherry is tantalizing mix of South India and France and so one of the reasons I visited was to see what the culinary scene was like. Would French food and South Indian food maintain their identities,…

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A Visitor’s Guide to the Churches of Pondicherry

My mother always calls me up like clockwork every Saturday I silently mouth the words of a sentence I’ve been hearing every weekend for the last God-knows how many years. “Don’t forget to go to Church on Sunday!” she says. So one Sunday in a sunny little French town in…

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