If this is your second time to Mumbai, you may be interested in skipping the main tourist sites and taking a deeper dive into the city’s culture and history.
Ask your hotel to call an English-speaking taxi and drive up and down the streets of Juhu, a neighborhood known for its concentration of Bollywood celebrities. Mumbai is where most of the country’s Bollywood films are produced, and many renowned actors are scattered throughout this neighborhood. You must also check out the legendary actor Amitabh Bachanmost’s sprawling estate and the mansion of Bollywood’s “dream girl” Hema Malini.
Bandra West is a trendy, up-and-coming neighborhood with a surprisingly Indie vibe. A recent influx of well-executed street art popped up around the city, so hop in a tuk tuk to cruise the streets on a self-tour.
If you want to get a local’s perspective on daily chores, stop by the open-air laundry neighborhood to see the largest traditional “laundromat” in India. You can meander through the streets and spy heaps of brightly colored saris just waiting to be hand-washed under the open sky.
Reserve a guide to lead you through Dhavari, India’s largest slum, for a few hours in the morning or midday. Better understanding how people live in extreme and difficult conditions is an eye-opening and emotionally heavy experience that may greatly expand your worldview.
If it seems like it’s getting cheaper and cheaper to fly from the United States to Europe, it kind of is. With a bit of flexibility and open-mindedness, it’s never been more affordable to fly across the Atlantic for a dream-like getaway. Here are a few ways to find the cheapest flights to Europe this year.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
“Barcades” have become staples in up-and-coming hip cities, and Richmond, Virginia, is no exception. The fast-growing neighborhood of Scott’s Addition features a bevy of new hangouts, including the bright and spacious Tang & Biscuit, a gathering place for kids of all ages.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
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