“I am a very organised traveller, because I am an absolutely incurable travel junkie. As a rule, I always do web check-in to make my journey kickstart on a smooth note.

Of course, I am a rational packer, I neither travel too heavy nor too light, always optimum in terms of baggage allowance. I always hated paying even a single dollar for excess baggage since my early days when I worked as a chef aboard a cruise liner (and literally lived out of a suitcase for many years, travelling economy class). Maybe that is the most Sindhi aspect about me, and perhaps that is what makes me adept at packing. Fitness freak If it is a two day trip, it takes me as little as ten minutes to pack my suitcase!

Shilpi Madan for Deccan Herald

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