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September 4, 2011

Abha Malpani

About Me: 

I was born in India, lived in England, graduated from Australia, and am now working in Dubai. After a 4-year working spell in film production, advertising, and public relations (in Dubai), I quit my job to live in Spain, learn Spanish and write. After almost 3 years in Spain (Valencia/Madrid), I'm back in scorching hot Dubai

Understanding different cultures and traveling is my adrenaline. I have learned to dance Son in Cuba, braided my hair in Jamaica, lived in a tribal village in Thailand, and driven across Portugal.

I used to be a professional blogger at Gadling, Vagablogging, PlanetEye, Gridskipper, and Globorati. I graduated in marketing and management from University of Wollongong in Australia, have a diploma in news writing and journalism from the London School of Journalism, and a certification in Spanish as a second language.

My latest obsession is new media and how it’s manifesting through the core of society and business; and changing the way the world communicates and operates. Which is why I quit my Vermuth drinking life in Madrid and moved back to Dubai to work as a Social Media Consultant in a Public Relations firm.

When I have time, I blog at and

Am excited to be part of this community!

My Passions: 
Travel, salsa, reading, Spanish language
My Challenges: 
Lack of knowledge and time
My Vision for the Future: 
To play a role in making a difference
My Areas of Expertise: 
Language: English, Spanish, Hindi; social media
My Languages: 
English, Spanish, Hindi

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