I am a dabbawala

I am a dabbawala

[great big story]

With a population of over 18 million people, Mumbai is one of the world’s largest megalopolises. To put it mildly, the city can be unpredictable. But amid the chaos, Mumbai has one thing that is nearly 100 percent reliable: your lunch delivery. The dabbawalas of Mumbai are an institution. Dabbawalas deliver homemade lunches to workers across Mumbai—nearly 200,000 of them per day. Crisscrossing side streets on bikes, balancing trays that weight almost 150 pounds on their heads, this group of 5,000 men helps define the city. But it’s not just the staggering quantity or exhaustive work that sets these guys apart; their 99.9% delivery accuracy and incredible efficiency is the envy of delivery services the world over.

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

• Mumbai has over 18 million people
• Amidst this chaos
• Your lunch delivery
• Homemade lunches
• This is how the system works
• He picks up your lunch
• They are sorted and delivered out into the city
• Lunch box
• They are delivering you a meal straight from your kitchen
• The most efficient logistics system in the world
• Per million transactions
• Less than 4 mistakes are made
• Side streets
• Balancing trays
• They help define the city
• 6 Days a week, monsoon or shine
• The train might be late
• You power may go out
• Your lunch will be on time



I saw #7

I saw #7

“I don’t want a rainbow… Rainbows have too many colors and none of them receive the appreciation they deserve…

I’d prefer a fading red or a striking golden, a shimmery silver or a sober blue… Ruling the sunset sky alone!”

― Debalina Haldar

photography by vocabularyinchunks




I travel to change my view

I travel to change my view

 [Marko Roth]

“Follow us as we travel to India, our most thrilling backpacking adventure yet. We went on a safari, hiked to the peak of a mountain, visited impressive Hindu temples, spent the night with friendly locals at a homestay in Wayanad and experienced the unique kitchen of India with its exceptionally delicious fruits & vegetables.”  Check out the full story HERE 

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • I travel to change my view
  • I travel for the taste
  • I travel to feel alive
  • I travel for that moment


Live young – Live free

Live young – Live free

[Mahindra adventure]

Mahindra Adventure is a unique experiential marketing unit of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. It started with our first off-road outing in 1996 when we started with a couple of events a year. With the inception of Mahindra Adventure in 2011, we truly began perfecting the art of getting lost. Since then every year, we’ve been giving people trips of a lifetime, be it the single-day off-road adventure – Great Escape or the multi-day expeditions to the most beautiful places in India and abroad.

We pioneered “the arrive and drive” concept and to help us bring you the Mahindra experience, we maintain a fleet of over 100 vehicles stationed all over the country. With over 7 expeditions spanning the length and breadth of the country, there’s no driving holiday worth its salt that we haven’t covered. Tour the Himalayas with the Monastery Escape or take the paths less known at the Spiti Escape. Get treated like maharajas in royal Rajasthan with the Royal Escape or cross borders by road in the TriNation Escape. If fun is on your mind, the Authentic Goa is just for you. If exploring is your mantra, try the Authentic NorthEast. And if dirt is your game, the Great Escape and Off-Road Trophy are your fix. There’s something for everyone !”      Select your adventure HERE

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We teach them to strengthen their dreams

We teach them to strengthen their dreams

[Nokia  Mobile]


Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • We have 42 tribes
  • One thing that we have in common is dance
  • Dance classes
  • They realize their strength
  • Their heart is at ease
  • Make a huge difference in their society
  • United for a better future
  • I’m listed as the world’s oldest hockey player
  • Get the community together
  • Senior centers
  • I’m interested in dealing with younger people
  • It kind of opens up the world for you
  • I’m an inspiration for them to keep going
  • A man’s machine
  • You’re supposed to be in the kitchen
  • Create an equal platform
  • Women motorcyclists
  • This is our passion
  • United for women’s power


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This place is special, so unique

This place is special, so unique

[Matador Network]

11 Offbeat wildlife destinations in India

India is a country so rich in culture and national heritage that it still attracts hordes of visitors from across the globe, solely to admire its diversity. Famous monuments, heritage sites and exploring the incredible wildlife has its own appeal. Simply watching the wild animals in their natural habitat, has an added charm which draw tourists and locals alike to the jungles like a magnet. The real beauty, however, lies hidden elsewhere, in some of the lesser known wildlife sanctuaries and parks that can be found spread all over India.      READ MORE @ Gamin Traveler