The pandemic left every home a ‘den’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 23, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Britain is supposed to preparing for the great release so …

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In Texas, 1870, Tom Hanks’ character reads The Times of India. About right

by Rashmee

Posted on February 21, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND The opening scene of ‘News of the World’, the new …

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The beachfront WeWorks. Digital nomad visas are becoming a thing

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2020


Apparently, the digital nomad visa is going to ride the coat-tails of the #wfh revolution. …

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Nice one, Nur-Sultan

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2020


‘Very nice’, Kazakhstan. It’s a master stroke. The country has adopted Borat’s catchphrase – …

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Have haute hazmat, will travel

by Rashmee

Posted on July 17, 2020 / The Focus


Masks or face coverings of some sort are soon going to be mandatory in stores …

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Mars is the new moonshot. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2020


Some are calling it “the summer of Mars”. Three missions from three different countries are …

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The post-pandemic hotel

by Rashmee

Posted on June 22, 2020 / The Focus


Victorian-era Paternoster lifts, touch-less check-in, app-activated handle-less door locks, robot cleaners and in-room gyms. The …

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Corona-alliances, travel corridors and air bridges: taking a flight is no longer business as usual

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2020 / The National


While there is neither vaccine for cure for Covid-19, international travel is tentatively resuming in …

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Bubbles, air bridges, green lanes: Travel in a post-pandemic world

by Rashmee

Posted on June 6, 2020 / The Focus


It is a truism that the pandemic will change travel. How we travel, of course, …

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When China sneezes, the world takes to its sick bed

by Rashmee

Posted on February 23, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Regional tourism may suffer the debilitating effects of Covid-19, which can be passed through the …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK