A visit to the Chor Bazar, or the Thieves Market, Mumbai

A visit to the Chor Bazar, or the Thieves Market, Mumbai

The Chor Bazaar, Mumbai, also known as the Thieves Market, allows one to experience an interesting slice of life in the city of dreams. It’s also a unique place to shop for things you wouldn’t find anywhere else. Located within the Muslim Quarter of Mumbai, the Chor Bazaar is one of the biggest and most peculiar ...read more »

Visiting a fruit market in India

Visiting a fruit market in India

Every time I visit a fruit market in India, I can't stop admiring how carefully and even artistically they arrange the fruits. You walk along the pyramids of oranges, pomegranates, guavas, apples, pears, chikkus, pineapples, custard apples and plums enjoying the variety of colors and fragrances. This time I went there in the evening, so ...read more »

My hobbies in India: stocking flower arrangement

My hobbies in India: stocking flower arrangement

I've never been much into handicraft, but at some point of my life in India I decided to try making stocking flowers - firstly, expecting my first child I had lots of free time, secondly, it felt a bit lonely and keeping myself occupied was a nice solution, and thirdly, my husband's aunt inspired me ...read more »

A mysterious flower from Dadar flower market

A mysterious flower from Dadar flower market

I wonder how come such a flower enthusiast as me has never been to Dadar flower market yet. I guess  it has a lot to do with timing - being a typical "owl", I find it extremely difficult to wake up early in the morning. Alas, the best time to visit Dadar wholesale flower market ...read more »