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January 22, 2016

Nestled deep within the West Village is a new spot to satisfy your doughy cravings: The Doughnut Project. At just four months old, The Doughnut Project is already making a splash in the New York foodie scene, but unlike your typical doughnut shop, TD...

January 21, 2016

As much as I've missed New York over the past few weeks, I did NOT miss this freezing cold weather. I guess we've all been a little spoiled this season, since this winter has been unusually tame, but pulling out my Canada Goose this morning nearly br...

January 21, 2016

Jewish food is my favorite, and there is no better place to find it than in NYC. Just the other day, I was wandering around the depths of the internet at 5 AM (jet lag is relentless) and I stumbled upon a list of the "10 Best Jewish Delis in NYC." I'...

January 20, 2016

I'm officially back home in the USA, and the fact that I just spent the past few weeks travelling around India seems completely surreal to me. Nineteen days ago, I boarded a flight to a faraway country with some familiar faces and a head full of fear...

January 16, 2016

The past 14 days have been a nonstop adventure filled with factory visits, tours of research institutions, shopping escapades, and hours spent on busses. And I have loved every single second of it. For our last full day in India, we wanted to end thi...

January 14, 2016

Ooty is a region in india known for its many tea factories, and today we had the opportunity to go behind the scenes and experience the making of one of India's most popular beverages. We visited the Glendale Tea Factory. Unfortunately for me, the sm...

January 14, 2016

We said goodbye to Coimbatore today, but not before one last excursion. We stopped by the Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), an organization that conducts in-depth research on different ways of growing and using cotton to benefit India and...

January 12, 2016

This morning, we visited the South India Textile Research Association (SITRA), an organization funded by India's federal government under the Ministry of Textiles. SITRA is one of the world leaders in research on functional textiles, specifically tho...

January 12, 2016

Today began with a visit to Netaji Apparel Park.  Located about an hour outside of Coimbatore city, Netaji Apparel Park was established nearly 6 years ago, and it serves as a large area with many apparel factories.  These factories are not related, h...

January 10, 2016


This morning, I visited Isha Yoga Center, a meditation facility on the outskirts of Coimbatore.  It was nice to have a change of pace after so many days of touring garment factories.  Although Isha is called a yoga center, it's focused less on the y...

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Hello, my name is Sloane! Welcome to my personal blog! Learn more about me here.

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