Intro-Trip Report: Incredible India

I visit my mom’s side of the family in India during Christmas every year. For the most part my visits are limited to just two Indian cities: Hyderabad and New Delhi.

Incredible India in 8 Pictures

First of all, I would like to extend my warm welcome and season’s greetings to Million Mile Secrets readers. And also sincere thanks goes out to Darius and Emily for featuring us on the interview series @ Million Mile Secrets. I’m always astounded by how well bloggers support each other within …

Podcast Recommendation:Cabin Pressure

Cabin Pressure by John Finnemore Starring: Stephanie Cole, Roger Allam, Benedict Cumberbatch, and John Finnemore For those of you who haven’t already heard about this sparkling BBC Radio 4 sitcom, consider yourselves forewarned.  For you are about to enter a world filled with the kind of rib-tickling, spit-taking humour that is going to positively …

Amazing Amex ANA Offer

  It’s time to head to Japan.  American Express has an amazing new offer which gives 20,000 Membership Reward points if you spend a total of $1,000+ with ANA.  Now, keep in mind that this spend does not have to be one transaction – as long as the purchases are …

Batteries: Don’t Check Them In

More importantly – spare batteries. Normally, most of us ‘connected travellers’ carry at least 3-4 spare batteries (between your laptop/mobile phone/camera etc).  Personally, I carry anywhere between 6-8 spare batteries – 2 for my phone/Kindle/Google Glass, 1 for my laptop, and 3-5 for my camera. Now, that may sound like a …

The Calm before the Storm

Hello everyone, I apologise for the lack of posts over the past few weeks but owing to my rather hectic travel schedule I haven’t had any time to post anything.  Having said that, I have a slew of posts lined up and here is a rough index for the upcoming reviews/trip reports: 1. …

New Life, New Beginnings, and New Readers?

Hello there Boardingarea readers! Welcome to Grabamile.com, a blog about a bunch of vegetarian teetotalers’ excursions across the world. It’s been a rather grueling few weeks at Grabamile with my recent move to Dallas, work, and long days in business school (did I mention I’m getting an MBA at UT Dallas?).

APPROVED! Chase 100k Sapphire Reserve Offer

I am sure by now everyone knows about the hottest, most hyped card in town: the Chase Sapphire Reserved.  Here is a quick rundown of why it is so hot: 100,000 Ultimate Rewards Points offer with only $4,000 spend – This is almost double the best Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP) Card offer out …