2
Jun
2016
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Van Gogh Museum: Amsterdam

I first heard of Van Gogh when I started my banking career with the Dutch bank ABN AMRO over a decade ago. Van Gogh Preferred Banking was a select range of services offered by the bank to rich and privilidged. It took me a few attempts to get the pronunciation right to ensure that I do not make a fool of myself in front of my Dutch counterparts. Some fellow bankers raved of Van Gogh's work while others called him the 'tortured painter', without an ear. My naive mind assumed he was deaf. Little did I know that he had cut off his own ear on account of a psychotic episode!
26
May
2016
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Seychelles vs Maldives

We are often asked by beach lovers on our preference amongst Seychelles, Maldives and Mauritius. We have been to the Maldivian islands twice and to Seychelles once. Sadly, Mauritius hasn't been ticked off our travel bucketlist as yet and our comparison is between Maldives and Seychelles. While I vote for Seychelles, Ankur votes for Maldives! Here are some points that distinguish the two ...
19
May
2016
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Staycation: JW Marriott, Mumbai

Ankur and I are not full time bloggers and travellers. We would love it to be so, but we still have regular 9-5 jobs. Now, those in India will surely know that no job ever ends at 5, and its typically a 9-7 schedule that we are talking about. Add crazy Mumbai traffic and the time required to get to work! We are out from 8 to 8… that’s a fairly long day, what say?...
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