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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 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,

#WednesdayWoes – Matrimonial Ads And Their Otherworldly Demands

Turns out that 99.99% percent scores aren’t only required for admissions to top colleges in India. If you look at the matrimonial section of any newspaper you will see a similar trend amongst the requirements posted. Men (or well, their families) are looking for a gorgeous, intelligent, well-educated-but-chooses-to-stay-at-home-and-look-after-the-kids type of wife. Whereas the women? They

#WednesdayWoes – The ‘L’ Word by Mira

Dear Members of the Dating Community, I’d like to talk about the ‘L’ word today. Yes, the dreaded, feared, yet coveted and elusive word – “love.” In our 21st century dating lives, much of our initial communication is over text and social media, and thus, there are a few scenarios that commonly arise that spell

Floh #FridayFriends: Gauri Singh

It is the season to be jolly and Gauri Singh is just the Friday Friend we all need. Her approach to life is full of fun and you’ll definitely want to watch her pull some slick dance moves. Take us through the journey of your career? I started my career in IT but after a