Earlier this year, the Huffington Post encouraged travelers to visit Mexico City over Cancun's opalescent beaches. After all, Mexico City has so much more to offer by way of history, arts, food, and a bustling metropolis that plays home to one of the most prominent financial hubs in not only Latin America, but the world. I had… Continue reading Mexico City: An Amalgam of Attractions for Every Type of Traveler
We have a lunch group at work that gathers in the common area of our floor to eat together, and usually, someone brings up some spicy social topic they heard about on a morning entertainment talk show. This week, the topic of ghosting came up. For those unfamiliar, ghosting is when you call or text someone and they essentially disappear from your… Continue reading Ghosting: Lowering society’s bar for common decency
It’s been a festive few days for us. As a Hindu Tam Brahm married to a Malayalee Catholic, it’s been a busy week, from Palm Sunday mass to Tamil Puthandu puja. This year was the first time I personally observed both of these, and that’s because I’m now working twice as hard to retain the… Continue reading When Interfaith Means Double, Not Half
Mexico City has gained a lot of attention this year, topping the New York Times' list of destinations to visit in 2016. While this bustling metropolis certainly has a lot to offer its leisure travelers, it's also a prime example and leader in showing us how, from a business perspective, we can approach Latin America's… Continue reading What We Can Learn About Emerging Markets From a Week in Mexico City
So it really is just all about the beads. Going to my first Mardi Gras celebration in Louisiana, I was hoping to learn more about the celebration's cultural significance than just talking to drunk people on the road side as they waited for the parade to start. Just as I wouldn't want someone to jump… Continue reading Laissez les bons temps rouler!
I had worked up an appetite following my trip to Lantau island, so I wanted to find a place where I could grab a bite while also being able to mingle. Lan Kwai Fong seemed to be the perfect place to do that, so I walked there from Hong Kong Central Pier. Only occasionally missing… Continue reading Lan Kwai Fong: Meeting Strangers In the Night In Hong Kong’s Party Zone
From the Po Lin Monastery, bus tours typically head down to Tai O, which, for more than a century has remained a fishing village built on stilts by the Tanka people, according to the Hong Kong Tourism Board. The floating village reminded me of similar villages I've seen in Phang Nga Bay, Phuket in Thailand, where… Continue reading Built on Stilts – Tai O Fishing Village