Life of a Global Desi
17. Festivals and Holidays. Missing the old while embracing the new. Desi vs. Globe.

17. Festivals and Holidays. Missing the old while embracing the new. Desi vs. Globe.

May 29, 2020

When we move to a new country, we miss the familiar but embrace the new. Same goes for festivals and holidays! Which Indian festivals does one miss? Which new ones do we start celebrating? And which ones are we yet to discover? No matter what the answers, the common thread remains the same. The idea of family, friends, togetherness, celebration and food! Join us as we discover what these were for us and please share your experiences as well. 

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16. The Daily Commute to Work. Desi Vs. Globe.

16. The Daily Commute to Work. Desi Vs. Globe.

May 22, 2020

What are some key differences in your daily commute to work in India and around the world? How has the lockdown changed your daily commute to work? Are you missing your long traffic filled drive to work? Or are you missing your shoulder-to-shoulder subway train jostle? To reminisce about all of it, listen to us rant about the daily ritual we all perform of our commute to work on this Desi Vs. Globe episode!

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15. What does it take to be ‘Ironman’? Ft. Solonie Singh Pathania

15. What does it take to be ‘Ironman’? Ft. Solonie Singh Pathania

May 15, 2020

What does it take to be the third Indian woman to complete the Ironman Triathlon? What is a triathlon? Why is it called Ironman and not Iron-woman? How does one rock a full-time job and still be a formidable triathlete? What are added challenges of training with minimal infrastructure in a country like India? Is it really mind over matter? For all this and more tune into the Episode 15 with Solonie Singh Pathania, who personifies what it means to be superhuman and gritty as grit! She is a TEDx speaker, featured in India Today, FitShit, Business Line, RedBull, and you can just google her! 

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14. How do we compare ‘Household Chores’ in and outside of India? Desi Vs. Globe

14. How do we compare ‘Household Chores’ in and outside of India? Desi Vs. Globe

May 8, 2020

Household Chores - How do Desis get it done when it comes to 'roti' (feeding yourself), 'kapda' (clothing yourself) and 'makaan' (keeping a house)? We explore the world of a difference when it comes to household chores in India 🇮🇳and when outside of it. Let us know your experience when you first traveled outside of India and tried to use a dishwasher, washer dryer or roomba for the first time!

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13. What does it take to be a top photographer? Ft. Arjun Menon | Art Leaves a Mark

13. What does it take to be a top photographer? Ft. Arjun Menon | Art Leaves a Mark

May 1, 2020

How do you take an indelible experience in life, channel it into art, and transform into a compelling storyteller through photography? Arjun Menon, founder of 'Art Leaves a Mark' talks about alternate Desi careers, social media being a "funny thing", the ephemeral nature of instant gratification, being a globe trotting adventurer and the grueling yet rewarding process of true expression. His projects 'The Extraordinary|Indian Army', India Change the Perception, Sounds of Cochin, #TimeOut have garnered Millions of eyeballs which we all have been falling in love with over and over again! 

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