Grenoble, where there’s a mountain at the end of every street

« Au bout de chaque rue, une montagne… » / “At the end of every street is a mountain…”  – Stendhal, 1783-1842 The very mountains that captured my heart when I landed in Grenoble in 2009. I could see them from the window of my bedroom, from my classroom, from the windows of the bus … More Grenoble, where there’s a mountain at the end of every street

Traveling in France during a nation wide strike of the SNCF

When we planned our trip to France, I had images of speeding across the French countryside in comfortably seated in a TGV towards my beloved Grenoble. Little did I know that a grève nationale was going to interfere with my grand plans. A nation wide strike of the SNCF was announced a few weeks before … More Traveling in France during a nation wide strike of the SNCF

Review: Beecham House, or Incredible India à la Gurinder Chadha

Big fans of period dramas, we were delighted when we discovered Beecham House this week, while looking for a new show. Touted as the Downton Abbey in Delhi, we figured that a show made by the maker of Bend It Like Beckham would be entertaining at the least, and started the show with hopes of … More Review: Beecham House, or Incredible India à la Gurinder Chadha