Travel and the Secret to Staying Young (from an 80 Year Old)

“There’s a lot of people going up and down that escalator,” remarked the elderly bald man next to me on the seat outside the supermarket. “The same guy with a drink has been going around and around numerous times. He’s gone now. Maybe he finished his drink?”

The man was making conversation with me and it forced me to take notice of him.

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Why I Stopped Blogging (and Haven’t Regretted It)

When I moved to Mumbai in 2008, I started a blog about my life in India married to an Indian guy. At the time, there weren’t many blogs like mine. It was disappointing, as I was going through a huge transition and wanted to read about the experiences of people in similar situations. I documented my thoughts and life in detail (the good, the bad, and the ugly!), in the hope of making sense of everything and helping others.

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10 Things I’ve Learned from 10 Years Living in India

As I approach 10 years of living in India, I’ve been reflecting on my journey and what it’s entailed. Starting off in Kolkata and ending in Mumbai, it’s been a roller coaster of extraordinary experiences, discovery and self-discovery, frustration, transformation, and ultimately success. Here are some of the important things I’ve learned along the way.

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