We flew into Delhi on the last day of June with our son, his wife and their three children. For me a most wonderful opportunity to show them all India, the India that I know and love. The timing is not what I would choose ordinarily but, considering the children’s long holiday starts end of June, and such a visit requires three weeks to enjoy a comprehensive experience of India as an introduction, we had to go then and brave the heat and the monsoon. It worked out well. Normally we prefer the months of November to end of March. We stayed for three nights at The Imperial Hotel New Delhi; this fine heritage five-star luxury hotel has been in my conscious for sixty years and is a most wonderful welcome to the capital of India. The three generations of family were warmly welcomed into gracious suites and the pool enticed the children immediately – well like walking into a lukewarm bath but so welcome! The cuisines are glorious and varied and we were given a … [Read more...] about Lapping up Luxury in India
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Total has agreed to buy a 37.4 per cent stake in India's Adani Gas, the two firms said Monday (Oct 14), with the French giant spending US$600 million to expand its access to the energy-hungry country. Total will make an open offer to Adani Gas shareholders to purchase up to 25.2 per cent in equity. (Photo: AFP/Denis Charlet) The Indian firm, part of the Adani Group conglomerate, is one of the four main distributors of city gas in the country, and plans to increase its coverage to six million homes and 1,500 outlets to supply vehicles over the next decade. Under the terms of the deal, Total will make an open offer to Adani Gas shareholders to purchase up to 25.2 per cent before buying the remaining equity from the company, leaving the French and Indian firms with an equal share. "Energy needs in India are immense and the Indian energy mix is key to the climate change challenge," Patrick Pouyanne, Chairman and CEO of Total, said in a statement. "The natural gas market in India … [Read more...] about French energy giant Total to buy 37% stake in India”s Adani Gas
03 Oct What You Need To Know About Visiting Britain Posted at 18:33h in Blog by Victoria Do you have a trip planned for Britain this summer? If so, you need to start preparing immediately. Unfortunately, too many people fail to prepare for their Britain vacation because they are overwhelmed with other tasks. By preparing in advance, you will be guaranteed the best trip of a lifetime. Below, you discover a list of tips that will ensure you are fully prepared for your adventure. Travel Documents The first thing you need to do is make sure your travel documents are valid. If you do not have a passport or visa, you will need to go ahead and apply. If your travel documents are outdated, you will need to apply for a renewal. For travelers who have never visited Britain before, the Travel.State.Gov website will provide you with information about the travel documents required to gain access to the country. Travel Warnings It is also crucial to know if there are any … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Visiting Britain
By Sarah Roberts on Oct 11, 2019 in Europe, Italy, Regions, Western Europe Italy is a country of great beauty, great culture and most importantly, great gelato! Seeing a place with fresh, naïve eyes is often a brilliant way to soak up your surroundings and experience the wonderment that you may have left behind in your childhood years. However, it is wise not to go into it completely blind, thus we have compiled a list of the 10 things you need to know before visiting Italy so that your trip is as seamless as possible! Tipping is not required In fact, in the South of Italy, it is often considered offensive to leave one! There has been controversy recently regarding the fact that tourists may often be preyed upon for extra tipping whereas locals very rarely tip! It is important to know the difference between service or cover charge which is mandatory in many restaurants, and tipping, which is always voluntary and not customary in Italy at all. Coffee is cheaper at the bar In … [Read more...] about 10 things you need to know when visiting Italy
City Councilor Michelle Wu called for sweeping change to Boston’s development review process Monday by proposing that the Boston Planning and Development Agency be abolished — overdue action needed to address the city’s pressing problems, she said. Wu, detailing the proposal in a 54-page report, said the agency has only served the well-connected in an outdated system designed 60 years ago that lacks accountability and transparency. Meanwhile, Boston’s modern day problems have continued on, unchecked, she says. “Instead of delivering the resources to address our most urgent challenges, Boston’s development process is making our problems worse,” Wu wrote in the report, titled, “Fixing Boston’s Broken Development Process: Why and How to Abolish the BPDA.” “We’re more and more anxious about rising home prices and rents, frustrated daily by increasingly awful commutes, and scared about the flooding and extreme heat … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.