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Author Archives: shunalishroff

Flying with kids – the dos and don’ts (Conde Nast Traveller)




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The goodness that is Gulmarg (Conde Nast Traveller)




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The first taste of paradise – Srinagar (Conde Nast Traveller)




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Crazy rich Asians and the emptiness within




I was at the VAT refunds counter at Charles De Gaulle a few years ago. The great Chinese shopper had only recently arrived on the European shopping scene quickly replacing the cargoes wearing, sun visor donning Japanese tourists who one was accustomed to seeing patiently queued outside designer stores. The Chinese shoppers in the VAT … Continue reading »






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Wake up bibliophiles of Mumbai, The Times Litfest 2015 is upon us!




  The literary aspirations of our country have been on the rise since a few years now. Literary Festivals, which are being organized with increasing frequency all over the country, seem to have replaced Fashion Weeks that were previously held in these very cities. As things stand, for intellectuals, bibliophiles, writers and socialites alike, to … Continue reading »






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I am to parenting what Kim Kardashian is to modesty




You would think that as your kids grew older you would get better at handling them. You would think that the old proverb about practice making perfect might begin to apply to your life at some point. Turns out, it isn’t so. I am not getting better at very many things with time and figuring … Continue reading »






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A man’s version of Snow White and the Seven (fermenting) Dwarves.




The other night I heard a remarkably macabre story, one that would undoubtedly make Brothers Grimm turn in their crypts. No, am not referring to the Indrani-Sheena murder story that by the looks of it promises to stretch into seasonal episodes. The story I am referring to is one that the husband told our seven-year-old … Continue reading »






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About Books on Toast and why every book lover in Bombay needs to know about it




Anuya Jakatdar is a young youtube professional and someone who has made me look at the twenty something-social-media-loving people with new-found respect. It is easy to dismiss her generation with sweeping labels such as ‘intellectually innocent’ or ‘linguistically ignorant’ and I must confess that I have been guilty of doing that myself. But for all … Continue reading »






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All aboard with Kiran Manral




A mother, a blogger, a freelance writer, a twitter influencer, an author of three published books (and counting) and a dear friend, Kiran Manral is a woman of many talents. If I were to ever write a book on her I would call it ‘I don’t know how she does it’ because ever since we … Continue reading »






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On ticking off the Northern Lights from my bucket list and other stories from Lapland




This article appeared in the March 2015 issue of Hi Blitz So overcome was I with anxiety tinged with just a bit of superstition, that in the days that followed my decision to travel to Lapland, I was afraid to reveal to my friends that my real purpose of heading towards the Arctic Circle was … Continue reading »






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