Archives for March 2010

Indian Rate Increase Sends Shockwaves

The Indian government last Friday made a decision that sent shock waves around the world markets. At the outset, it looks trivial – just a quarter of a percentage rise in key interest rates by a developing country. India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, raised the so-called the repo rate – which is the rate at which the bank lends to financial institutions – to five percent, and … [Read more...]

My Travel Experience in Mayan Riviera, Mexico

There is a general perception that all-inclusive trips, mostly to the Caribbean, are meant for those wishing to hang around in the beach, make use of the copious amounts of the free alcohol and food available. But it does not have to be, as my recent trip to Mexico proved, even though it was to one of the all-inclusive Mecca – the Mayan Riviera. Before ending up in Mayan Riviera, I did … [Read more...]

Photos of Trip to Mayan Riviera, Mexico, in February 2010

Sights of Mayan Riviera. For the travelogue for these pictures, click here. … [Read more...]