America · Expat stories · Lifestyle

A Woman From Philippines Living In America

I am not sure I will, in this lifetime, visit Philippines. Which is why, I was happy to meet a woman from Manila, in the Philippines living in America. She who told me a little about her native country and about living and working in The United States. I got to know about ‘mall culture,’… Continue reading A Woman From Philippines Living In America

America · Travel

Twelve Fun Facts About USA

Twelve fun facts about USA Since my move to the United States, from India, I have traveled through several states, with the assumption that everything is the same in all states in USA. Obviously I was misinformed and so I continued to travel to see this country. Many a time, I have been very surprised… Continue reading Twelve Fun Facts About USA

America · Lifestyle

Libraries In The United States Of America

What really blows my mind about living in USA, Are the incredible, free public libraries here; I have to say! Take for granted, these institutions, if you may, I for one, appreciate their matter – black, white and even gray. Every city, town, and even the smallest neighborhood, has a library for the community’s good.… Continue reading Libraries In The United States Of America

America · Vegetarian food

Korean Vegan Bibimbap

Vegan Korean food? Is it an Entree? What is that? Wouldn’t it be too pungent for me? Since the Sriracha hot sauce has become a part of our everyday lives, and since my interview with Nam Kyung Kim, I was wondering what else I knew about Korea. I pulled out my old post from Plantsandgrains,… Continue reading Korean Vegan Bibimbap

America · Travel · Vegetarian food

Vegetarian/Vegan In Portsmouth, New Hampshire

There are several vegetarian and vegan food options in Portsmouth, NH. I have realized, that in every reasonably populated town in the North East, the food options for people with dietary restrictions is pretty good! Whether it CT, VT, RI or NY, restaurants are aware of what vegetarianism is and care about people with allergies.… Continue reading Vegetarian/Vegan In Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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On New Years – I Celebrate New York! I Celebrate America!

Living in the United States Of America, in New York City, is like living in several different countries, without actually leaving this one. Whether it is to indulge in a bite to eat from some part of the world, or it is to buy a souvenir from another,¬†whether it is conversing in a different language… Continue reading On New Years – I Celebrate New York! I Celebrate America!

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Celebrating Christmas In New York City

Christmas time, as I imagined it growing up, was all about beautiful decorations, lots of sparkly lights, church, snow and lots of presents. It was probably one of the reasons that I was most excited to move to New York City. Being in ‘the West,’ and in the cold, snowy parts were going to have… Continue reading Celebrating Christmas In New York City

America · Ask Tara · Vegetarian food

Food In America

The most recent question I’ve had, came to me from Russia: You can write to me that you usually like to eat. Or what do Americans usually eat? I was curious to know. What do you usually eat? What do Americans eat? Dear friend, This is a very difficult question and every person you ask… Continue reading Food In America

America · Vegetarian food

Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

Since living in close proximity to Manhattan, we are, constantly, being made aware of what goes into our bodies. I am way more¬†health conscious than ever before – eating organic food as and when possible, choosing salads over other foods and snacking on nuts rather than a fried snack. Good, nutritious foods come at a… Continue reading Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

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How To Heat An Apartment In Winter

I am always cold! What do I do? As the weather gets cooler and then turns to cold, I start figuring out what needs to be done to keep myself cosy and comfortable at home. What needs to be brought out from storage? What needs cleaning and when to weather strip my windows ( some… Continue reading How To Heat An Apartment In Winter