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Peter Claridge

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About the author

Author of the Chennai Expat Guide book, Peter splits his time between writing and discovering new places in India. Somewhere along the way he manages to lead the marketing team at Unmetric. He dreams of one day playing for Manchester United.

Peter Claridge Posts

Hilton Chennai Brings an Authentic Chinese New Year to the City

chinese new year food festival hilton chennai
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It was purely coincidental that our recent trip to Singapore coincided with Chinese New Year. Every where we went around the island country, new year wishes were present, ...
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A British Tradition Makes its Way to Hilton Chennai

hilton chennai high tea
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Few nations take tea as seriously as we do in the UK. We drink an estimated 60 billion cups of the stuff every single year – that’s about ...
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Hyatt Regency to the Rescue (of my Wedding Anniversary)

couples therapy room
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Dear men of Chennai. This post is for you so listen in. If your wife or partner has forwarded you this article, then take note and take action. ...
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5 Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Buffets in Chennai

thanksgiving buffet chennai
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Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost upon us once again? For American expats (or non-Americans who want to sample some American food that doesn’t include pizza and burgers) ...
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Oh Mamma Mia! Chennai Gets an all Italian Saturday Buffet

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Think brunch in Chennai and you automatically think of lazy Sunday lunchtimes sipping on wine, quaffing some beer and enjoying the lavish spread prepared by top class hotel ...
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Tryst Cafe – South Chennai’s Expat Secret

Tryst courtyard on ECR
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This is a story about bread. Not your mass produced, pre-sliced bread. But delicious, freshly baked French bread. The best kind of bread, really. It’s hard to believe ...
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Discover Mysore in a Weekend Getaway

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Mysore, or Mysuru as it’s now known after post-colonial name-change, is a sleepy little town 150KM south west of Bangalore. It’s famous for being at the epicentre of ...
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Visiting Vandalur Zoo – A Great Day Out!

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Vandalur Zoo, as Chennai’s zoo is known, is an unexpected green oasis on the south west extremity of the city. I’ll level with you, I didn’t have high ...
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Sunday Brunch at Radisson Blu Temple Bay Resort

Temple Bay Mahabalipuram
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There’s nothing quite like escaping the city at the weekend. The luxury resorts that line the beach between the city and Mahabalipuram make that desire to escape all ...
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Street Food Sunday Buffet at Grand by GRT Hotels

bazaar restaurant buffet at grand by grt hotels
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Grand Chennai by GRT Hotels is in the heart of the city, located in Chennai’s commercial and retail district, and a landmark in its own right. The property ...
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