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The mystery of the reluctant cabbies, and a Raavana warning

Apr 2, 2016: Our correspondent goes on a culinary bender through Kolkata, Bangalore and Delhi, no thanks to the taxi and rickshaw drivers of the land

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Chinese food, multilingual barbers, CNG adventures

Feb 15, 2016: It's all in a week's work for our correspondent in the Bangladesh capital and nearby

Vishal Dikshit

City of blinding brake lights

Feb 3, 2016: Our correspondent snarls as the traffic does likewise around him, and struggles with limited vegetarian meal options

Vishal Dikshit

The bawling-baby shortage blues

Dec 24, 2015: Where have all the crying infants gone? Our correspondent is pleasantly surprised by the well-behaved tiny tots and demure houses of ill repute in New Zealand

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Downbeat on the South Africa beat

Dec 9, 2015: Our correspondent battles spoilsport cops on the weary last leg of South Africa's dismal tour of India

Firdose Moonda

Brimful of Bangalore

Nov 23, 2015: It drips all week but our intrepid correspondent is not easily deterred

Firdose Moonda

Five puppies, four colleagues, two cities, one Test

Nov 11, 2015: Our correspondent samples Mumbai's nightlife, explores Chandigarh on two wheels, and makes canine friends

Firdose Moonda

Playing with Vaughany, spin with Warnie

Nov 6, 2015: Our correspondent rubs shoulders with the stars, and soaks up the desert sun of the UAE

Andrew McGlashan

The Sinhalese speakers club

Sep 3, 2015: What better place to brush up your language skills than the Sri Lankan capital?

Sharda Ugra

Planes, trains, tuk-tuks, and a meeting with the Malingas

Aug 19, 2015: From Colombo to Galle and back: a tale of wedding processions, rather large fish, and rickshaw roulette

Sharda Ugra

Nostalgic in Kolkata

May 28, 2015: Our correspondent heads to the city of his childhood, via MS Dhoni's home town

Arun Venugopal

Another day in Paradise

May 19, 2015: If it's Hyderabad, it's biryani first, business later

Amol Karhadkar

Up north, sans language or cap

May 14, 2015: Who goes to Raipur in May? Mad dogs and cricket correspondents

Alagappan Muthu

Art at the bus stand, offal on the plate

May 12, 2015: Spotting typos in political graffiti, using GPS to get to the next meal, getting complimented by India's greatest ever footballer: all in two weeks' work in Kolkata

Karthik Krishnaswamy

The agony of trying to watch an IPL game

Apr 26, 2015: With mayhem in the stands, and the PA blaring music non-stop, the only relief our correspondent finds is in the historic walled city of Ahmedabad

Sidharth Monga

Around the cricket world in 260 days

Apr 11, 2015: In the final leg of this globetrotting adventure, our correspondent and his wife take in more safaris than cricket in South Africa, and are overwhelmed by the World Cup experience

Subash Jayaraman

Whistle-stop World Cup

Apr 1, 2015: Taking cross-country trains across Australia to watch cricket's top tournament? Who does that?

Liam Cromar

Come fly with me

Mar 30, 2015: Our correspondent finds Hamilton's laid-back charm hard to resist, and summons up the courage to leap off the tallest building in the hemisphere

Sharda Ugra

The guard of honour made of sound

Mar 26, 2015: The atmosphere at Eden Park when New Zealand booked their place in the World Cup final was electric. It wasn't much different at the airport as the players left for Melbourne

Firdose Moonda

Former PM Hawke livens up Australia's training

Mar 23, 2015: Bob Hawke visited Australia's training session on Monday, and it wasn't long before the typical quips surfaced

Daniel Brettig in Sydney
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