Sujatha Bagal

Stories and essays on food, travel, culture.

Naples, Italy: Restaurant Choices and Tips

Caprese Salad: Quintessential Naples   Three and a half days in Naples and all I’m about to tell you is where to eat. This is not so much an indictment … Continue reading

October 1, 2007

Travel: Australia – Impressions of a Big Country

The lines at the customs counter at the Melbourne Airport were long. There were three separate lines and as many counters dealing with the international passengers coming into Australia. After … Continue reading

January 28, 2007

Dreaming of Rajasthan

Given my experiences in and around Bangalore, I’m justifiably leery of road trips. Even so, when we were faced with the choice of waiting in an Indian Airlines lounge at … Continue reading

August 30, 2006

Halfway Around the World with a Toddler in Tow – Vijay Times

The knot in my stomach tightened as I walked down the ramp to the door of the airplane. I had N, who was then fifteen-months old, in my arms. I … Continue reading

February 12, 2005