Category Archives for "Travel"

Discover Ontario: A Day at Campbellford

By Piyushi Dhir

On the Bridge at Campbellford

Last summer was our first in Canada and not unsurprisingly, a big part of it was spent getting settled into our new lives. This summer, however, we made it a point to do the Canadian thing of ‘getting away’ every now and then. We also changed the direction we usually drive in. So picture this, […]

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Combining Weddings & Holidays in India

By Piyushi Dhir

Beach Holidays

Weddings in India are nothing short of a festival! At least once, every year, we get invited to the wedding of a friend or family member somewhere across the length and breadth of our beautiful country. And we have started taking the opportunity to combine these weddings with a holiday destination. Going to Mumbai to […]

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How I Lost Weight in Canada!

By Piyushi Dhir

Losing Weight in Canada

“Wow, you’ve lost weight,” texted a friend, after seeing a recent picture I had posted. “Slim legs,” said another one. “Special diet?” asked a third. I laugh to myself. I remember all those comfortable days back in Ivory Coast when I had two maids at my beck and call. How much I paid a gym, […]

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A Beautiful Fall Drive to Haliburton, Canada

By Piyushi Dhir

A Fall Drive to Haliburton

“So, what are you doing for Thanksgiving?” a Canadian friend asked me the other day. “What does one do?” I asked her back. She told me about family dinners and get-together’s, long walks and drives. We don’t have family here and long walks are limited owing to our toddler, but I immediately caught on to […]

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From Holi to Halloween

By Piyushi Dhir

Halloween in Canada

When you move your life from one part of the world to another, you often see a very big shift in culture. You hear new languages, see new ways of life and experience new festivals. Our first big move from India to Africa was rather cushioned because my husband’s employers housed us Indian families in […]

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