Europe For Cheap – The Oxymoron Hacks!

Europe is the classic dream destination, a history education, an epicenter of culture, a palette of landscapes and a slice of the good life. The one thing it’s not, is cheap. Even with over a decade of planning my own itineraries, Europe made me feel like a rookie. To begin with, there is the first

The Art of Being Genuine

While waiting for my husband at a restaurant, I couldn’t help but overhear and observe a group of people sitting next to me. They were two families visiting Bangalore. One from Coorg and the other from the United States. It was clear from their conversation that the families were meeting for the first time, perhaps

The 2017 Single – What’s Holding Us Back?

This post, by Simran Mangharam, co-founder of www.floh.in, a network that connects singles in real life, first appeared on the Single In The City Blog. Fifty years ago, Indian society functioned in a predictable manner. It was understood that men had to earn a living and women had to look after the homes. The number

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! (You’ll always know best)

This post was written by Sushmita Sundaram, a member of the Floh Network. Remember when you were a kid and Mother’s Day meant handmade cards, sloppily made breakfasts, and your Dad scrambling last minute to ensure a huge bouquet of her favourite flowers was delivered that very morning? If you asked your mom right now,

Office Romance Etiquette

This post by Floh co-founder Simran Mangharam first appeared in Deccan Herald. We spend quite a large part of our time at work. Indians clock 8.1 hours (486 minutes) on an average, according to a survey by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development, an international grouping of the world’s top developed nations. Attraction at

Loving Her, Loving Yourself

This post was written by a Floh member that wishes to remain anonymous. There’s much written about the happily-ever-afters, but maybe they are no longer the reality of our times. Our times are of the not-so-happily-never-afters. The never ending distracted chats, the bad dates and the odd stereotypical questions over and over again. However, a