Tag Archives: India

Reading Pavilion

 Located in the heart of Mumbai, in the gardens of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum, the BookWorm Pavilion was designed as an outdoor reading space and library for both children and adults. The peaceful library is an impressive … Continue reading

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Theory of Time

The Indian artist known as Daku created this wonderful installation for the Start Goa Festival in the state capital Panaji. Suspended netting with inverted lettering used sunlight to project text onto the streets of the old colonial city. The project was alternately titled … Continue reading

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India to NYC

The engaging and moving film Sugarless Tea uses watercolor paintings and stop motion techniques to visualize a very personal story of a journey between rural India and Queens, New York. Created by painter Amanda Selvarajan and her husband filmmaker Sai … Continue reading

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A Real Superhero

Muskaan Ahirwar is a 9 year-old 3rd grade student from Bhopal, India (yes that Bhopal). Every day after school she sets up a library in front of her home for the neighborhood children who can’t afford to attend school. She … Continue reading

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Is Globalization Now Complete ?

On December 18th, the new Bollywood film Dilwale starring the always popular Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol will be released. Nothing unusual about that. What’s noteworthy is that the movie was filmed in South Iceland. The trailer below offers sweeping … Continue reading

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Celebrating India

Ranganath Krishnamani is a very talented artist/design/illustrator based in Bangalore, India. His new series of travel posters and postcards of iconic Indian landmarks has a marvelous early 20th century aesthetic that wouldn’t be out of place in a Wes Anderson … Continue reading

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Obey the Code

The Bombay Highway Code is a poem, a postcard and a history lesson all bundled up into one short video shot on the streets of Mumbai. The film was shot, directed and edited by David Baksh with original music from … Continue reading

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Love Travel Guides

I was recently researching India travel guidebooks and stumbled across the beautiful, hand-crafted books from the Love Travel Guides series. Founder and publisher, Fiona Caulfield, believes that “Falling in love with a city is just as exciting as falling in … Continue reading

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Why So Hard

The following guest post is by Amelia Hunter of Galstyan Immigration Law. For more information about visas and immigration law, contact her at Amelia@galstyanlaw.com or visit the Galstyan Law website. Top 5 Countries That Are Very Hard to Get Into … Continue reading

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The Art of Travel

The Boston Public Library Print Department is home to a marvelous, though little visited, collection of more than 350 vintage travel posters from the “Golden Age of Travel”, the 1920s through 1940s. Rail travel had opened up all of North … Continue reading

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