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Author Archives: shunalishroff

I went to Lahore, and it was more than I had imagined it to be. (As featured in the Conde Nast Traveller)




Jinney Lahore nahi vekhiya…  






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A holiday in the tea estates of Darjeeling with two nature hating creatures. (As featured in the Conde Nast Traveller)




Why Darjeeling isn’t everyone’s cup of tea  






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When Zia-ul-haq touched an Indian woman’s feet. (As featured in the Conde Nast traveller)




A house in Jalandhar    






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Best Summer Camps for kids (published in Conde Nast Traveller)




What are the best camps for your kids this summer?  






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What Shashi Tharoor hates about New York and loves about New Delhi (published in Conde Nast Traveller)




What Shashi Tharoor hates about New York and loves about New Delhi  






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A destination wedding (Mauritius) (published in the Conde Nast Traveller, India)




Destination: wedding  






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With wings of steel (published in Make in India magazine – 2016)




With wings of steel  






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For the love of Lahore (published in Conde Nast Traveller)




Jinney Lahore nahi vekhiya…  






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A woman wanting more out of life isn’t good for a man’s eco system – My piece for the Taj Colloquium




Formal education and an ability to pay their own bills have indeed played a decisive role in the empowerment of women. Being financially dependent does put you at a disadvantage like little else. Last month, Suneeta, a woman who works as a domestic help at my parents’ home threw her perpetually drunk and often violent husband out of her house. Having produced three children in quick succession, not counting the two children she had lost to death over the past ten years, Suneeta had begun to earn her livelihood as soon as her youngest was old enough to attend municipal school. She found the courage to put an end to a lifetime of abuse because she was finally bringing home the bread.






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Pokemon Go – Is it is going to ruin our kids? This is what dogs think of it.




There is something strange going on at our house. The Older Child of the family is behaving in a manner that is neither normal, nor has it been previously witnessed in this household. Yesterday mother walked into the house and found the child lying stretched on the living room floor, staring at her phone screen, her hand dextrously tapping away on it.






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