Exploring Bombay

I moved to Bombay aka Mumbai in February, 2014, and currently live here. Bombay was never part of my schema. My trips to India had always been centred around Delhi. Yet, one fine day, I found myself, with one red suitcase, coming to this city to carve out a new professional chapter in my life. And the city welcomed me. 🙂

Bombay is a great place to live and work in. It gives you a lot of space, but does not make you feel alone. When I made the shift, I was told that being an art and travel buff, I would culturally starve here. Wrong. I explore my new home with much affection. And its charms, equally, always enthral me.


South Bombay


7 thoughts on “Exploring Bombay

    • Happy you liked the st+art post. I, unfortunately, cannot really call myself a Bandra girl ! I have just been a year here, but yes, it’s welcomed me with open arms. Would be lovely to meet up with you some day. For all you know we might have passed each other on bandstand or hill road already. 🙂

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      • Probably! 😉 Next time you spot a random silver haired woman with blue eyes, shout out ‘Yo Carissa!’ You will either get a great big grin or someone trying to figure out who the heck you are hollering too!


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  2. Not many of us venture into our own city. While we all look forward to explore other cities and countries…being a tourist in our own city is quite enriching. I’m doing so in Jaipur! 🙂

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    • Yes, it is unfortunate that we inevitably take our own backyards for granted! I guess it is part of the ghar ki murgi, dal baraabar syndrome! 🙂 After working in Delhi and not exploring it, when I moved to Bombay I was determined not to make the same mistake. Read your blog. Nice to know you exploring and documenting your own city too. It is indeed an enriching experience.

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