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Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Oct 17th, 2014, 09:59
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Posted By NatashaC
I think either day would work for me.

I think either day would work for me.
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Oct 12th, 2014, 11:35
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Posted By NatashaC
I would be keen. Let me know the details xloser...

I would be keen. Let me know the details xloser to the date!
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Oct 2nd, 2014, 22:37
Replies: 3,184
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Posted By NatashaC
I am in Kolkata for 2 months for work. Would love...

I am in Kolkata for 2 months for work. Would love to join a (weekend) meet-up if one happens in October/ November.
Forum: For Citizens of India - Passport and Visa Questions Jul 28th, 2014, 21:52
Replies: 18
Views: 2,764
Posted By NatashaC
If she asks for help someone will be more than...

If she asks for help someone will be more than happy to guide her through - particularly in Canada.

When she lands in Toronto she will have to retrieve her bags, clear customs and immigration...
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Dec 14th, 2013, 19:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By NatashaC
you should be fine

A 50 L backpack should be fine. But, it also depends on how big you are (smaller person = smaller clothes = less space taken for the same number of items).

As you start your trip in winter,...
Forum: Indian Railways Nov 3rd, 2013, 18:12
Replies: 561
Views: 450,461
Posted By NatashaC
Rlgn?

Hello,

I have a ticket on the Poorva Express (12382) which has a status of W/L 3, RLGN. I have never seen "RLGN" before and am not sure what it means! Does anyone know?
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Nov 1st, 2013, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 3,992
Posted By NatashaC
Thanks for the suggestion Wonderwoman - will go...

Thanks for the suggestion Wonderwoman - will go there this weekend.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Oct 31st, 2013, 23:21
Replies: 3
Views: 3,992
Posted By NatashaC
Knitting shop / yarn availability in Kolkata

Hello All,

Does anyone know of a shop that sells nice yarn (for knitting) in Kolkata. Preferably cotton, silk, wool or similar fibers. I left my knitting behind when I shifted here and I rather...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Sep 24th, 2013, 17:05
Replies: 17
Views: 2,853
Posted By NatashaC
Ok - reviews in the hotel section done for both...

Ok - reviews in the hotel section done for both Chrome Hotel and Hotel Tulip Inn. (Chrome is the winner by far :-).

TinTin - I am working (as a research scholar) in Burdwan.
Forum: Indian Railways Sep 7th, 2013, 14:06
Replies: 316
Views: 49,894
Posted By NatashaC
if clear trip fails

If Clear Trip fails (as it has for me - despite all of my attempts and following the many instructions to make it work) don't panic. First morning of your trip make you way to the train station with...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Sep 7th, 2013, 13:53
Replies: 17
Views: 2,853
Posted By NatashaC
Many thanks

Many thanks to those who have posted first-hand reviews (and warnings!). The current exchange rate most definitely puts many more options "within budget" which is lovely! Though the chance to save a...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Sep 6th, 2013, 12:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,853
Posted By NatashaC
any first-hand accounts

@Dan - yes I saw that in the Telegraph as well. It does worry me a bit but ...

Thank you everyone for the suggestions - however, does anyone have any first-hand (and relatively recent) experience...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Sep 2nd, 2013, 23:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By NatashaC
If they have a website (or are on booking.com or...

If they have a website (or are on booking.com or similar) then booking with your Canadian credit card is no issue. Normally the budget places can be 'reserved' with a phone call or even an email, no...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Sep 2nd, 2013, 23:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,853
Posted By NatashaC
(recent) Review of Fairlawn or similar hotel

Hello All,

I know hotel threads abound on the forum, but in the case of Kolkata they are all very old. So please forgive another post [Blush]

I will regularly be spending 1-2 nights in Kolkata...
Forum: Delhi Aug 31st, 2013, 16:55
Replies: 19
Views: 3,089
Posted By NatashaC
Option in South Extension

I adore the Red Maple in South Extension (http://www.redmaplehomestay.com/)- the owners are fabulous and the location is away from the hustle and bustle. It will run you about Rs 4000 per night I...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Aug 31st, 2013, 16:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By NatashaC
Lots of options in Fort, Khala Goda and Colaba

There are a lot of options close to VT. - It would help to know your budget (remembering that Mumbai is expensive!)
Forum: Delhi Jul 17th, 2013, 21:25
Replies: 3
Views: 4,382
Posted By NatashaC
Spas in the Delhi Airport (T3)

Has anyone had any services at the spas in the Delhi airport (T3): Ishana, O2 or Kenko? Or the Essentials Spa in the Eaton Smart airport hotel?

As well - do you know if they operate through-out...
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Jan 31st, 2013, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,484
Posted By NatashaC
one good option for keeping your stuff 'safe'

If you decide on a back-pack or duffle bag consider getting a PacSafe like this: ...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jan 25th, 2013, 20:38
Replies: 2
Views: 2,111
Posted By NatashaC
Hotel / Guesthouse in South Extension area

Hello All,

After a long absence from India Mike, I am again seeking advice. I am going to Kolkata on a work trip next month and need to find a reasonably priced guest house or hotel in Kolkata for...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 9th, 2012, 03:14
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By NatashaC
plenty of time - but make sure photo's are the correct size

You should have plenty of time if submitted at an office. When I applied last year for an X visa it took a week.

However, they are picky about the photo size, I was forced to re-take photo's in...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Nov 14th, 2011, 11:47
Replies: 1
Views: 6,509
Posted By NatashaC
Indo-Canadian bus line

Indo-Canadian transport runs buses to and from the Delhi Airport at night. I have used this company to get to places in Punjab (Faredkot and Moga) and found them to be quite good.

Check out: ...
Forum: Delhi Nov 11th, 2011, 15:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By NatashaC
location not an issue

RajatSurey

I have an entire day to kill before taking my flight ... so location is not really an issue. I will likely be staying near Connaught Place. Thanks for the VLCC recommendation - I will...
Forum: Delhi Nov 8th, 2011, 15:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By NatashaC
Thank you Yam Dancer. I did look at those spa's -...

Thank you Yam Dancer. I did look at those spa's - was hoping for something a bit cheaper is possible.

If anyone has any other suggestions (particularly of spot's outside of the big hotels) that...
Forum: Delhi Nov 6th, 2011, 14:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By NatashaC
Spas in Delhi

Can anyone recommend a spa in Delhi? I will definitely need a pedicure and manicure. Potentially I would like a body scrub, mud wrap or similar treatment as well.

A place similar to...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Nov 6th, 2011, 14:03
Replies: 28
Views: 10,356
Posted By NatashaC
Have returned from our trip. As expected we had...

Have returned from our trip. As expected we had no coverage for most of the trip. We did have airtel coverage in Keylong and Airtel/Vodophone/Reliance coverage near Tessa. However, once in more...
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