India Travel Guides for Backpackers

Coastal Culture: The Best of South Korea’s Islands & Beach Towns

The small nation of South Korea is often characterized by its heavily militarized northern border and high-tech, neon-charged cities. However we can’t forget this east Asian peninsula also has about 2,400 kilometers of coastline and 3,000 islands within its territory. This makes for unique mixed landscape of sandy beaches, lush […]
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Kuala Lumpur – The Budget Travel Guide

  Malaysia is a beautiful, culturally diverse country like none other in the whole of Asia. In no other Asian country will you see a diversity of ethnicity as rich as it is in Malaysia, from the big 3 ethnics which are the Malays, Chinese and Indians, to the more […]
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Jaipur – The Pink City of the Royals!

Jaipur – the City of the Royals! Renowned as the Pink City of India, Jaipur captures the heart not only with its beautifully architectured walled city in pink color but also with its magnanimous forts, breathtaking vistas and sumptuous delicacies that through the ages have come to be an imminent […]
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One Day Trip to Warangal: Best Weekend Getaway from Hyderabad

Are you looking for weekend getaways from Hyderabad? Are you looking for cheap thrills aka budget trip? Warangal is one of the underrated weekend getaways that I explored with a budget of just INR 1288 per head in a group of 3. Hyderabad is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas […]
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Attractions You Can’t Miss When Visiting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What are some of the must-see attractions in Malaysia? – one of the most common questions people ask me ever since I returned from Malaysia after studying there for almost two years). I used to love walking around discovering different places, experiencing the hustle-bustle of locals and tourists alike, or […]
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The best museums in Monterrey!

Monterrey is one of the most important cities in Mexico, next to Guadalajara and of course, Mexico City. If you’ve read some travel guides to my country, you’ll know that we are (thankfully) full of amazing museums. Monterrey is widely known for its modernity and progress, and also as a […]
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A Short Visit/Tour to Governor’s House Karachi

Governor’s House is a place where everyone wants to visit and explore what’s inside. It has great importance as it is the official Governor’s residence and their business meeting place which is co-essential used for the events and parties for the Governor’s. In almost every country there is always a […]
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A Guide to Vegan Coffee in George Town, Penang

There are more than enough blog posts about the best coffee shops in George Town, the capital city of the state of Penang. However, we struggled finding a list of those offering vegan milk alternatives so Christine and I took it upon ourselves to hunt those down and our hunt […]
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Ultimate Travel guide to Leh – Ladakh

Leh-Ladakh is a place like no other. An Exceptional demystifying beauty in the Himalayas in North India. Leh-Ladakh is a blend of Indian, Buddhism as well as Tibetan linings, a place which is worth paying a visit to. “A Heaven for Adventure Junkies. A Dream for Soul Finder and A […]
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Fun things to do in Kuala Lumpur on a broke backpacker budget

Malaysia is a country that might get overlooked amidst the other popular Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand or Vietnam. Like the other Southeast Asian countries, Malaysia is also incredibly cheap. Thus, Malaysia should not be missed, especially it’s capital Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur is an incredibly modern city that, […]
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Native Neighborhoods of Mumbai: A Travel Guide

Mumbai is the cultural capital of India. A melting pot of cultures and languages, Mumbai is home to people not just from different states of India but also from various countries around the world. But, amidst all the hustle and bustle of this never-sleeping, and ever-growing city, it often happens […]
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Top 10 Places to Visit in Delhi

India, a land of unity in diversity, well known for its culture and heritage has more to offer than what usually people can fathom. In the heart of the nation resides the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT). Delhi is an extravagant metropolitan city with a tint of rich heritage, […]
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Explore The City Of Dreams With The Mumbai Travel Guide

Mumbai, popularly known as ‘The City of Dreams’ or ‘The Home of Bollywood’ is a majestic spectacle. Also, known as the ‘Maximum City’ of India, the city is home to over 1.2 million people, who coexist in a chaotic and fast-paced metropolitan landscape. The city represents more than a man-made geographical border. […]
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9 Activities That Show the Best of Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya is a city of contrast. It has bustling streets and skyscrapers, just like any capital, but it’s also connected to the natural world in a way that many other large cities are not. As with anywhere in the world, the value of the wild part of the city […]
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Places To Visit In One Day At Hyderabad (India)

Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana located in the southern region of India. The city has a rich and varied history through the times dating back to 500BCE as revealed by the Iron age sites discovered by archaeologists. The area of Hyderabad Deccan has been ruled by the Chalukya Dynasty […]
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A solo female traveler's trip to Spiti Valley

‘Spiti’ which translates to ‘The Middle Land’, is one of the most picturesque locations in India. It is a cold desert region located in between India and Tibet, which makes it true to its name. Travelling to this part of the country and witnessing the breathtaking views surrounded by the […]
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The Expat's Travel Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is a city of juxtapositions, drawing in expats and travelers from far and wide who are eager to get a taste of its unique culture. Here, history meets modern times. Over 300 Buddhist temples reside here, many from the 13th-century ancient city. The “New City” is built within […]
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Gokarna: A travel guide for secluded beaches

India has tucked away a host of serene beaches away from the thronging beach crowd. Whilst Goa might be the popular go-to beach destination for beach parties, foreigners from all corners of the world, seafood thalis (platter of Indian seafood, curry and rice) and local beer, Gokarna on the other […]
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Middlesbrough England Travel Guide

Middlesbrough is an industrial town located in the North East side of England. Earlier, its county was Cleveland, now it is North Yorkshire. If you go on your car, it takes almost one hour to travel to Middlesbrough from New Castle, Sunderland, Bradford and York. There are several worth-visiting points […]
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A wanderer's guide on a Road Trip to Tawang

If you are looking for an escape route to a place of perpetual peace and bliss, the heavenly kingdom of Arunachal Pradesh is the perfect getaway for you. This state is brimming with nature’s beauty and the best way to experience it is a road trip from Guwahati to Tawang. […]
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Delhi-A Home To Historic Events And Structures

A place known for its ancient archaeological structures and monuments, historical forts, the dynamic and diversified bazaars (a market place) that are a continuum of the medieval era, Delhi, sure should be one of the places you ought to visit if you haven’t yet! Commonly known as the capital of […]
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India, Manali: A Week at the Hippie Town of Himachal

Situated in between the Dhauladhar ranges and the snow-covered slopes of the Pir Panjal, Manali is undoubtedly one of the most visited hill stations in India. With jaw-dropping surroundings, green forests, meadows covered with flowers, blue streams, and a constant fragrance of pines, The Valley of Gods -Manali is blessed […]
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Places to Visit in Shirdi

Situated in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, India, the town of Shirdi is considered as one of the most popular pilgrimages in India. It is known for being the abode of Lord Sai Baba, the great saint who lived in the town during the late 18th Century AD and the […]
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Adventures in Harwan: From Paragliding to Buddhist Monasteries

Harwan is a small village located about 20 km from the city center of Lalchowk in Srinagar, Kashmir, India. Easily reachable by the airport which lies 28 km from the place, Harwan is a famous vacation, adventure travel, and picnic spot for tourists. Home to the Dachigam National Park, 1st […]
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Off-the-Beaten Path in New York City

During the tourist high seasons (June-August and November-December), the already crowded New York City, in the United States, becomes even more chaotic.  Most tourists go to the well-known museums (the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the American Museum of Natural History) but there are plenty […]
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The Ultimate Guide to travel to Majuli, a river island in Assam

Majuli, a river island situated on the Brahmaputra river is the first island to be made a district in India. The river island, home to the Mishing tribe holds the title of the ‘World’s Second Largest River Island.’ The World-famous river island is frequently visited by locals, tourists from other […]
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Hyderabad Itinerary: Must Visit Places

Summer holidays as a child were simply the best days ever! And for me, Hyderabad – the capital city of Telangana (one of the southern states of India) has been my vacation spot every year. While there are many of you who must have visited Hyderabad at least once in their lifetime, this article is for […]
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Goa: The Beautiful Land of Sun, Sand, and Spices

Goa is a Kaleidoscope blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures. It is a pocket-sized paradise and an amalgam of sun, sand, sea, spirituality, seafood, and susegad. Goa’s biggest draw is its uninterrupted string of golden beaches. It’s a spiritual sanctuary where you can enjoy sunrise yoga sessions on the beach. […]
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Great Places to Visit in Jhelum Pakistan

Jhelum is one of the cities of Pakistan with many tourist sites like Khewra Salt Mine, Fort Rohtas, a monument of Alexander the Great and Tilla Jogian Complex of Ancient temples. The government of Pakistan, international tourists, and mainstream media ignores Jhelum and its precious sites for many years. It […]
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A few tips for visiting Petra with kids.

My wife and I have two girls, a three-year-old and a nine-month-old. We never skipped a trip because of them. So, after moving to Lebanon, in 2018, we took a look at what would be worth it seeing in the region and Petra immediately stood out. It’s a UNESCO World […]
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5 Places to Go When Visiting Cape Town, South Africa

We love to travel and visit places, well I do. Africa is one beautiful continent in the world, and it has South Africa as its highest tourist center. Why people visit South Africa isn’t hard to find out, from breathtaking scenery, amazing wildlife, great topography. Cape Town is it’s just a mere capital, but also its capital of tourism. There are lots of things to do, must see places, activities. I have listed the best 5 places to go to when you visited Cape Town. […]
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Top 5 One day treks of Pune in India

The connection between the city of Pune and the exquisiteness of monsoon season is an unbeatable one. The city residents reside beside the flourished mountains covered in shades of green as far as you can see. And believe me, the view is spectacular. For the ones who are new in […]
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Advantages of using TransferWise over PayPal

It has just been a week that one of my articles got published on an international website. I was all set to receive my first international transfer via PayPal when I got informed that it will take some more time for them to verify the PAN Card I have uploaded. […]
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Places To Visit In Jaipur

Are you one of those people who love exploring historic buildings and forts? If yes, then Jaipur is a place you MUST add to your ‘Places to visit’ list. Jaipur is famous for its forts, monuments, markets, history, etc. It is known as the ‘Pink City’ because back in the […]
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Guide to Mumbai’s Tourist Attractions

“Oh shit! That was the last local train I could catch before 10, I checked in M indicator. Now I will be late for the office. And on top it, this rainy season is more capricious than my boss.” – Every Mumbaikar (a person who lives in Mumbai). The financial […]
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What to do in Lahore – the City of Food and History

Pakistan is the 33rd largest country situated in South Asia. Popularly known to be the neighbor of India, this country is packed with a lot of surprises. All the cities extend multiple things for the travelers to experience but Lahore stands out for its diversity and rich heritage. Lahore, a […]
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Travel to Mauritius for green pastures and the blue sea

“God created Mauritius first, and then made a copy which he called Heaven.” Mark Twain My summer of 2019 was spent in exploring the beaches and sugarcane farms of the beautiful country called Mauritius. From the moment I landed to the time I took off, I felt myself being completely overwhelmed with how diverse the […]
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Things to do in Amritsar

When you think about Amritsar, the two things that come to the mind are food and Golden Temple. These are the two primary reasons why tourists all around the world visit this holy city. Amritsar is part of Punjab state in North India and shares border with Pakistan's Lahore. In […]
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Things to do and see in Mysore

Southern India is a hot destination among travelers because of its cultural significance. I had the opportunity to visit most places in the southern part of India. It took me around 3 years to complete my journey. There were a few hiccups on the way but everything was worth at […]
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Around Napoli in One Day

Italy is a wonder and I say that because of its historical heritage, arts and culture, spectacular cities, dream-like beaches and imposing mountains. I say that also because yes, Italy is undoubtedly a complex country that definitely made its mark. You probably might not know but it actually has more […]
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Places to visit in Munnar India

We started our train journey from Chennai, got down at Ernakulam station as we had booked travel package for 3 days which provides us the cab pick and drop facility from the railway station. From Ernakulam station, it took almost 3 hours for us to reach Munnar which is located in […]
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Discover Kenya's Magical Paradise-The Diani Beach

Visiting Kenya and exploring its magnificent ecosystem should be on the travel list of any tourist.  Kenya offers a fantastic tourism package including nature reserves, numerous game parks, botanical gardens, white sandy beaches, tropical and savannah forests and a rich culture that accompanies the country’s rich historical past.  For many […]
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Wilpattu National Park: Leopard Country

The country of Sri Lanka, also known as the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’, has a surprising number of national parks for a small island – 26, to be exact. While major sanctuaries like Yala (a park situated in the south) and Sinharaja (a tropical rainforest near the central highlands) […]
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Top Places to see in Mysore

Also known as the City of Palaces, Mysore is the royal city of South India. Once the capital city and the ruling house of the kings, the city has a lot of historical and mythological importance. In addition to it, there are lakes, gardens, zoos, and parks in the city. […]
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8 Places to Visit When in Indore

Not long-ago Madhya Pradesh in its tourism advertisement called itself Hindustan Ka Dil – the heart of India. It surely is. Its people and the culture that hails from every part of India makes it truly the heart of the nation. But when you start to look around for the […]
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PayPal vs TransferWise: What's the best option for you?

In today’s world of technology, cashless transactions have become a trend that is not going to end anytime soon. So now we have a choice between Transferwise and PayPal as they’re both used for cashless transactions. After reading this article, you’ll be able to choose one according to your requirements […]
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Things to see in Bangalore, India

Being from India, I know a lot of tourist spots around here- and Bangalore is NOT one of them. But here and there, people do visit Bangalore from time to time. Some of the tourists don’t even go for the rare architectural attraction spots in Bangalore. This place isn’t for […]
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15 Places to Visit in Pune

Pune, located four hours inland from Mumbai, is a buzzing city full of young students and foreign expats. While Pune doesn’t have the celebrity presence of Mumbai, the international recognition of Delhi, or the beach party reputation of Goa it’s a cultural mecca of amazing food, lush greenery, and niche […]
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Tosh: Best Village for Explorers in Himachal Pradesh

Nestled in the Himalayas, Tosh is a beautiful quaint village in Himachal Pradesh, India, that will make you just sit, glare and be lost in your zone of happiness. You will be awestruck the moment you witness the perfection of nature and the simplicity at its best. Nature has its […]
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A pet-friendly cross country journey to Himachal Pradesh, India

I enjoy escaping from the mundane city life to a more adventurous lifestyle elsewhere. Travelling with pet dogs can be fun as long as you plan in advance. Most pet-owners are sceptical to leave their pets behind while they travel. It is important to understand your dog’s needs and the […]
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A Travel Guide To Shimla This Summer

Despite being the official capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is the summer vacation city for young tourists in India in 2019. Famously known as the “Queen of Hills,” this place is your weekend getaway location, as well as a fantastic week’s tour destination in case you wish to visit the […]
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What to do in South Mumbai

South Mumbai, popularly called Sobo by the locals, is the oldest part of Mumbai. While it is the commercial capital of India and crowded by many standards, anyone visiting India should definitely explore this area. The rhythm of this city is fast-paced and exciting. There are many things to do […]
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Princess of Hill Stations: Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal famously called the Princess of Hill Stations is a beautiful hill city in Tamil Nadu, India. The ancient Tamil literature talks about this city. But the modern Kodaikanal was established by the British Bureaucrats and the American Christian missionaries in 1845. This stunning hill city consists mainly of grasslands […]
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Jaipur-places to visit

Overflowing with different cultures, people and languages, India is a different world in itself. Jaipur popularly known as Pink City, the capital of Rajasthan is a prime tourist destination for travelers all around the world. Giving a glimpse of Indian royalty and modernism, Jaipur is a must visit for anyone […]
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Reasons to Visit Regina, Saskatchewan

For years, my husband and I had dreamed of moving to Canada. We imagined ourselves in the hip areas of downtown Vancouver, or perhaps in the sophisticated old streets of Montreal. The impetus for us leaving the UK was stronger than the pull to any one Canadian province however, so […]
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Andaman Nicobar Islands – A Surreal Experience of the Ocean

India offers a chance to experience beautiful landscapes that change from the north to the south and from the west to the east. From trekking on snow-clad mountains and camel rides in the vast desert to a walk through the rain-forests in northeastern India and a splash under a cool […]
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Unexplored Underrated Places of Mumbai

Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, has a variety of popular tourist attractions such as Juhu Beach, Marine Drives, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Hanging Garden, and so on. However, one can never really have explored this city of Dreams without excavating deep into these underrated, unpopular places that truly brings […]
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A Guide to The Royal City of Mysore

  Mysore, now officially known as Mysuru, is a small city tucked in the foothills of the western ghats in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is a city of royal heritage and rich culture as it served as the capital of the Mysore Kingdom for almost 6 centuries under […]
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A Trip to Munnar in Kerala India

Kerala, the “God’s Own Country,” is truly a beautiful destination offering a range of attractions that appeals to the senses of visitors who are looking for some refreshing sights, far away from the urban chaos. From the vast expanse of Munnar’s famous tea gardens to the unspoiled meadows or Vagamon […]
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Exploring Vagamon – All in a day's trip

Vagamon or Wagamon, is a hill station located in Kerala, India. The scenic pictures of the hill-top on Google is definitely what made me decide to visit this place, and it turned out to be a good decision, all in all. Sunrise atop the hill is a beautiful view, which […]
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The best place for animal lovers in Udaipur: Animal Aid Unlimited

India can be an amazing experience especially when you are into spirituality and you like to explore new ways of living. For me, as an animal lover, it was great having all these cows around you all the time. I went to the Himalayas, parties in Goa, but if I […]
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Delhi: tips for a hassle-free holiday

  Delhi, the heart of the biggest democracy in the world, and it’s current capital. Formerly known as Shahjahanabad, the city enjoys quite a reputation when it comes to tourist attractions, food, and marketplaces. So much of Delhi’s ancient history has little but no records, this may be regarded as […]
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Local Mumbai food and places to see in Dadar

Mumbai, earlier named as Bombay by the British but renamed in the recent decades, has been popular as the financial capital of India. Every day, one will find people migrating into this city from all over the country with the hope of bettering their lives. There are lots of tourists […]
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Croatia's undiscovered Dalmatian gem: Primošten

Due to the immense popularity of the fantasy series ‘Game of thrones’, it is no surprise that the first place that comes to mind when someone mentions Croatia is Dubrovnik, where a major portion of the series was shot. When I, along with my friends planned a trip to Croatia, […]
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Places to Visit in Kanyakumari: The Southernmost Point in India

The southernmost tip of the India subcontinent is a picturesque land where tourists flock to experience wonderment. Located at the confluence of three oceans-the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea, Kanyakumari is a land of beautiful sunset and sunrise; Hindu temples of spiritual and historical importance […]
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7 Things You Did Not Know About Genova

  Some of you might know already that I have been living in Genova for almost a year now. Before deciding to move here, I have travelled throughout Italy quite a lot and the thing that felt different here was the impression it left upon me from the first moment. […]
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Mangalore: A Guide to a Port City on India’s West Coast

Mangalore in the south-western Indian state of Karnataka offers an exhilarating combination of delicious coastal food, rich architectural traditions, splendid sunsets, colourful festivals, and high-octane theatrical performances. The city experiences warm, tropical temperatures throughout the year and its famous red clay tiles which give its urbanscape a distinctive look help provide […]
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Dandeli: A Modest 2-day Itinerary

If a nature enthusiast lives in India, or more specifically Karnataka, making a trip to Dandeli is a must. Dandeli is a well-known tourist spot. If you’re thinking of stretching your legs for the weekend, then this place is ideal. The number of resorts coming up here is increasing day […]
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The Indian way of exploring the city of Bangalore

The city of Bangalore is the capital of the Indian state, Karnataka. The city justifies the title given to it; there are trees and parks everywhere making it the “Garden City” of India. The streets of the city are lively and have a sparkling energy that can be seen all […]
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Rameswaram, India: What to do, Where to Eat and More

In the southeast Indian state of Tamil Nadu town on Pamban Island which is known as Rameswaram. It is famous for its Ramanathaswamy Temple with huge sculpted pillars and sacred water tanks. It is about 40 kilometres from Mannar Island, Sri Lanka at the tip of the Indian Peninsula. The […]
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Hill Stations near Mumbai and Pune Cities in India

There are several hill stations near Mumbai and Pune cities in India. Do you want a quick vacation to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city? Well, there are a lot of options near the city. I have listed them down and briefly discussed each destination below. […]
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Top 4 Historical places in Pune city India

Pune city is one of the oldest cities in India. As kings and Maratha rulers remained here they made some excellent royal residences, landmarks, and forts which are worth to explore in Pune city. Let’s see the top 4 historical places in Pune worth to visit Historical Red Palace in […]
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India: Bir Billing: Paragliding in the lap of nature

“You are the master of your destiny, you are the captain of your soul.” These words from the movie “Invictus” have left an indelible impact on my life. Travelling to explore nature’s gifts had always been a childhood dream. After starting my career, I had the opportunity to travel to numerous […]
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Five Things You Should Know Before Going to Fiji

Bula!!! ? June is here, the sun is up and I said to myself – why not recollect all those sunny places I’ve had the chance to see – and give you a tiny bit of their vibe through writing? So – here I am – writing about Fiji! While […]
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A Guide for Travelling in Amritsar, Punjab

The small city of Amritsar, located on the border of the luscious state of Punjab, is very well known for its holiness which is derived from the mighty ancestors who chalked down its history. Not only this, the city embraces you into an environment that is warm and brotherly. Its […]
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What to Cover on a 5-Day Trip to Singapore

One of the world’s most prosperous economies, a melting pot of myriad cultures, an unparalleled urban feat, the country that is popular for its food. Whatever you choose to call it, you must agree on one thing: that Singapore is a country that you visit at least once in your […]
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Kolkata: The Things To Not Miss In The Cultural Capital of India

India, the one name that brings about a burst of recollection of colors, cultures, values and lifestyles, is a melting pot steaming as hot with the maddening diversity of her own 29 states and 7 union territories, as with the multifarious interpretations and impressions it has in the minds of […]
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Come Lets Experience Kumarakom Backwater Destination

Welcome you all to Kerala, renowned as ‘God’s own country’ is one of the largest and fastest growing tourism destinations in the world. In 2012, the Traveller magazine a publication of National Geographic Society named Kerala as one of the “50 must-see destinations of a lifetime” also one of the […]
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First Visit to Mumbai: Sea, Food and the Culture

Known internationally as the financial hub of India, Mumbai is a city that has a lot more to offer to people from every walk of life. Full of rich history, people and food, Mumbai allows a person to experience authenticity at every step of the journey. From mouth-watering delicacies to […]
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Perfect 3-Day Travel Itinerary

Kuala Lumpur – a city that combines seemingly incompatible. Most of the population here is made up of three cultures – Malays, Chinese and Hindus – and three religions – Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Most admiringly, the representatives of these three groups live completely peacefully, and each group has its […]
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How To Spend Two Days In Mumbai, India

Sitting under a sky full of stars, listening to the gushing waves that clinked against the giant rocks, and embracing the soothing breeze is a soul-satisfying experience to have at Mumbai’s famous Marine Drive. While I sat at the edge pinching myself if it still was a dream or not, […]
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Road trip to Goa

Goa might be the hottest destination on the list of most visited places in India, but that doesn’t change your experience if you are going there for the first time. And whether it’s a solo trip or with friends, you come back a bit tanned and changed. And the images […]
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Sri Lanka South: Where To Eat Vegan, Chinese & More

Sandy beaches and coconut trees are a dime a dozen on Sri Lanka’s south coast. Many praise the ‘Wonder of Asia’ for its verdant jungles, luscious flora and elephantine fauna. Indeed, there is something to suit every person, every taste: romantic lagoon retreats for couples, backpackers’ hostels for the solo […]
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Places to see in Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is one of the most common places for weekend getaways for people living in the Western part of India. At an elevation of around 1300 meters, this hill station is a perfect way to beat the scorching heat of nearby cities, including, Mumbai and Pune, and even a few […]
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Top Places to Visit in God’s Own Country-Kerela

Welcome to Kerela! Rightly called God’s own country, the place abounds with natural beauty in its pristine form. Located at the Southern tip of India Kerela beckons you with golden beaches, high mountain ranges, emerald backwaters, and compelling art forms. There’s plenty of things to do in Kerela- you can […]
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Chandigarh- Place to have a great vacation

Chandigarh the best planned and organized city of India built at the foothills of Shivalik is as divine as its name which is named after the goddess Chandi. Living my whole life here and still each day I find it more serene. Every day going around the streets, the malls, […]
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India's secret sanctuary in Sethan

India has a lot of wonderful hidden spaces. One of my favourites – early October in Sethan. Just before the first drizzle of snow and right when the forests are getting accustomed to the cold while still basking in the late summer sun. It is the perfect time to visit […]
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Jaisalmer – the Golden City of India

  India’s marvellous landscapes, colours and culture are like a melody for those avid travellers that want to discover the unique, the untouched. A melody that has lots of ups and downs, however, that always reaches a harmonious piece where everything is intertwined, where simplicity and splendour come together in […]
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Top 3 places to visit at Chandigarh

The capital of not one but two states of India, Chandigarh is perhaps India’s cleanest, greenest and most affluent city. Amongst the many titles to its credit, the most significant is perhaps that of being India’s first planned city. Like most travelers to Shimla and Kasauli, I also decided to […]
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Ooty -The Queen of Hill Stations in India

Located at the height of 2240ft in the Western Ghats of South India Ooty is considered to be the queen of hill stations in India. Conifers, pine, eucalyptus, wattle, tea and coffee plantations dot the mountains of Western Ghats, and they look as though they’ve been covered by a blanket […]
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Mussoorie: India's Queen of Hills

Mussoorie is a beautiful hill station in the foothills of Himalayas. At 6500 FT above sea level, this chilly fog and beautiful forest-covered hill station is perfect for everyone. From grandparents to couples to group of friends. This place has so much to offer to everyone. I and my friends wanted a short […]
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Here's Why You Should Visit Turkey Soon

Every time someone says “Turkey” you either start imagining a beautiful place or your stomach starts growling for that delicious dish! That’s the beauty of this word. But, here I’m talking about the beautiful paradise of the Turkey nation. Mustered between eastern Europe and western Asia, Turkey is Stuffed with […]
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Kerala : Must Visit Places From Kochi to Thiruvananthapuram

A dream come true for those wishing to experience serenity. That's Kerala-God's Own Country. A southern state in India located on the tropical Malabar coast, the state is surrounded by beautiful palm trees and Arabian sea shorelines. Journey to Kerala I started my journey with my family in the month […]
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Varkala : The Serene Beach Town

India is truly a diverse country in terms of its culture, languages, food and even landscapes that you can find around. From chilly snow covered mountain peaks to arid deserts and from rainy waterfalls to sunny beaches, you can find it all. Varkala is a beautiful beach town in South […]
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Best Top 10 Panoramic Views in Lisbon

Ever wonder why so many people have stated Lisbon as a must-go city but few get to know the secrets behind its success. The capital of Portugal had exponential growth in tourism in the last decade for a city that remained hidden from the top tourist destinations in Europe for […]
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The kumbhalgarh fort: The crowning prestige of Rajasthan

Want to pack your bags and go to the best travel destination in India. well, we’re here to help.when you think of blending colors with cultures, what's strikes you first?? well, definitely Rajasthan, the majestic city of maharajas and awe-inducing forts. Ranging from royal sweetness i.e Kesar Bati to the […]
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Vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Prague

Nowadays, more and more people are turning to a healthier lifestyle and eating habits, without meat or animal products. They’re becoming vegetarians, vegans, pescetarians, etc. However, there are still many who are confused by those notions. I’ll try to illustrate them. vegetarian vegan Although it may seem like a new […]
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The Best of Singapore- for One Day or One Month

A city/country island in South East Asia, Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations these days. Some people like to visit this place for a week; some like the idea of settling here. So what makes this country irresistible? Singapore was one of the first international destinations that […]
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Exploring India: A Guide to Varanasi and it's Ceremonies

If you are interested in Indian culture and Hinduism then you cannot miss Varanasi. It’s like nowhere you will have ever been before and can be a little overwhelming but it’s also fascinating, beautiful and an unforgettable experience. Here is a little information on how to make the most of […]
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Top Veggie Restaurants in Mirissa, Sri Lanka

As a newfound vegetarian, and a lover of eating fresh, local food, I was determined to find the best veggie options which Mirissa has to offer. With lots of restaurants and cafes to choose from and the luxury of staying in Mirissa for ten days, I had plenty of time […]
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Planning a Budget Trip to Rishikesh

Rishikesh has always been a bucket list destination and after spending one fulfilling month in this vibrant hub, it became the top value for money trip in India. Set on the Himalayan foothills and caressed by the exceptionally clean river Ganges, the so-called Yoga Capital of the World boasts a […]
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Meghalaya – The abode of Clouds

Meghalaya, a culturally distinct state, is located in the northeastern part of India. It has a very unique geography that is comprised of elevated plateaus and numerous rivers. Cherrapunji, a town in Meghalaya, is one of the places that receive the highest rainfall in the world. Meghalaya is the perfect […]
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India Tour of Kasol-Manikaran-Kheerganga

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”                                             […]
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Delhi- India's National Capital

India is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the World attracting tourists from all over the World. And Delhi, India’s Capital City, surely engage the tourists’ attention, not only for the people interested in visiting historic locations or religious places but also for food lovers and shoppers as […]
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Adventures from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan India

For me, spending time in India is the definition of adventure. The sights, the people, the natural beauty and the perpetual state of discovery make it one of the most exciting countries to visit. For adventurers looking to travel back in time to ancient India's medieval merchant bazaars, Maharaja palaces, and […]
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A Traveler's guide to Kolkata

India is known around the globe for its diverse culture and colourful traditions. The hub of it all lies in Kolkata-West Bengal. The city adorned in the hues of yellow has a unique vibe to itself, an amalgamation of tradition and modernization. On my travel through the city, I made […]
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Best Places to Visit in Mussoorie, India

Mussoorie is one of the most famous and beautiful hill stations in India. It has been named ‘The Queen of Hills’ due to its perfect weather and scenery. As a child, I loved going there in the summers as it felt like a break from the extremely hot weather in […]
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A Weekend in Mysore, India

Early on after moving to Bangalore, I was told by a new friend that Mysore is the first out-of-town place visitors head to. On hearing there was an international yoga event taking place last weekend, that is exactly what I did: I took my first weekend trip out of Bangalore […]
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Viljandi – perfect place for a half-day trip in Estonia

Estonia isn’t the most popular tourist destination. Mostly it’s associated only with its capital – Tallinn, treated as a short gateway destination from Finland, or just skipped as not worth visiting (too small? too expensive?). As someone who loves such small, charming countries, not overwhelmed with tourists, I’ve never understood […]
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Best Place to Take a Trek in Munnar: Meesapulimala

Have you ever experienced the taste of fresh dew drops kissing your lips while you are still lost in flavors of the landscape surrounding you, far beyond the horizons? This is exactly how a trip to ‘Meesapulimala, Munnar’ feels like when December is at its infancy. Meesapulimala is the second […]
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Lucknow: Your perfect weekend getaway

It was on a lazy weekday evening on the steps of our college canteen, when a friend asked me, “Why is Lucknow still called the city of Nawabs? They are long gone!”. “The land oozes of Royalty”, I replied. “That is for non-locals like me to decide, you are biased […]
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Things To Experience In Mumbai

India. One country and multiple meanings. House to diverse cultures, food, colors plus one element that tops it all is food. Living in a country like India is like sliding on a rainbow because there are so many different or varied factors that you experience while living here. I have […]
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Buenos Aires: places you must go to eat good pasta

The city of Buenos Aires has a great variety of cool and fancy restaurants to offer.  The whole country of Argentina provides interesting and exquisite food dishes. From pizza shops located in the suburbs with delicious cheese all over the place to rooftops with beer gardens where you can enjoy […]
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Reasons you should go on a trip to Myanmar

When I first thought about my trip to Southeast Asia, countries like Thailand and Indonesia were the ones that came to my mind. They are totally worth the visit, don’t get me wrong, but for being very touristic already, we need to agree they won’t change much in the next […]
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Top cultural festivals in Mumbai, India, to add in your trip

Mumbai, a city of dreams and a city that never sleeps. The city has this addictive and infectious way of living, people work hard and party harder. Being the cultural capital of India, Mumbai has a number of cultural festivals unique to the city. If you are planning to travel […]
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Best Places To Visit In Seychelles

If you are looking for a rejuvenating vacation or the perfect honeymoon destination Seychelles is “THE” place for you. I visited Seychelles last year on my honeymoon and I am glad that despite contemplating a lot we chose this destination. From its enchanting beaches with pristine blue water and sparkling white […]
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What to do in Varkala?

Varkala is an Indian city, which is located in Kerala state in Southern India. The city is situated about 50 kilometers to the northwest from the capital of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, or more easily Trivandrum. Best time to travel Varkala is from October to February. And this period of time can […]
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A survival practical guide to Delhi

Delhi or better New Delhi as per its urban district name is one of those places that requires few visits to make you fall in love with it or at least like it. Since 1931 New Delhi has been the capital of India, George V founded the city in 1911 […]
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Some Must Do Things In Goa, India.

India is a treasure trove of experiences and places. Among India’s key tourist attractions, is Goa – a small State nestled in the Western Coast of India, right against the Arabian Sea/ Goa is a beautiful cacophony of cultural eccentricities and local experiences that make for the ideal travel destination […]
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Lohagad fort and Bhaja caves, India

Lohagad is situated on western ghats in the state of Maharashtra near Pune city region. It represents a small story in the medieval history of India. Having a brief history in the 17th century, this place holds importance in the Maratha’s conquest in the hope of ‘Purna Swaraj’ and its […]
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Why Dar-es-Salaam should be on your travel list?

Do you like traveling to places with immense culture and unique lifestyle? To places which offer beautiful beaches and a great nightlife? If yes, Dar-es-Salaam is the right fit for you. Being the heart of Tanzania, this east African city is one of the most bustling cities of the continent. […]
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What to see and do in Inverness

I have tried to stay as close to Inverness as possible with these suggestions, but my first recommendation would be to hire a car. As a small city many experiences can be enjoyed in close succession, but many attractions of the highlands are outwith the city. Inverness holds many delights […]
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Best Places To Go Walking Around Tepoztlan, Mexico

If you think it’s hard to find exotic Mexican food like the one you watched on TV, let me tell you the place is just an hour from Mexico City. The mystic energy that came from the mountain that gives its name to the town, it’s vegetarian prehispanic cuisine, and […]
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Best temples to visit in New Delhi for free

Talking about India is talking about food, people, rickshaws, cows and for sure about its religion and temples. During my stay for six months in New Delhi, India I have discovered that not only Hindu people cover the country professing their beliefs, there are also a few more religions that […]
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Seychelles: A Beginner's Travel Guide

When you think of Seychelles, first thing that comes to mind is “Exotic”, where the beaches are out of this world with crystal clear waters and where the runway is right next to the sea so trust me it is beautiful to the next level. Whether you plan to visit for […]
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Visit to Mangalore, Kollur, Murdeshwar and Udupi

Have you ever started out with “A” focus on a trip and ended up doing something entirely different? Have you started with the intention of exploring architecture and ended up visiting beaches and vice versa? Well, that’s what trips really are and that’s what life is all about, isn’t it? […]
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Top Places To Visit In Visakhapatnam, India

Amid the busy roads and packed streets, my eyes strayed on a bunch of trees dancing to the tune of the synchronized winds. The distant green mountains were alluring as the bus moved. Nostalgia hit hard as I traveled through the city; a place where I grew up, completed my […]
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Exploring Ahmedabad – India's first UNESCO world heritage city

Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. For residents of India, name of this speaks of a spirit, culture and energy rather than just a geographical location. When I ask people around me to give the first word/image that pops in their head when they hear the […]
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Ten places you can visit and see in and around Hampi ,Karnataka

While a country like India with an ancient civilization can offer many places to see, ruins of old kingdoms are one of the best she can offer. If ruins of old kingdoms are your preferred destination, then nothing can beat this place Hampi in the Bellary district of Karnataka, India. […]
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Nepal – A Warm, Vibrant Gem hidden in the Himalaya Mountains

Well known for its snow-capped mountains and trekking, Nepal is a country that has it all! A paradise for all nature lovers, a vibrant capital, full of heritage sites, amazing national parks, jungles, wildlife, mountains, rivers and lakes. A unique destination perfect for any kind of trip you seek, and […]
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Top Two National Park in Madhya Pradesh-Kanha and Pench

Did you know it was Kanha and Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh that sparked the creation of ‘The Jungle Book’ by Rudyard Kipling? The wilderness of Madhya Pradesh, with its exotic flora and faunas, and it’s very own “Sher Khan” can leave you spellbound too. The magnificence of the […]
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Top 7 things to do in Udaipur during the weekend

After scrolling through a travel magazine for about an hour, I wanted to travel to someplace and make most of my vacation. I took a pen and paper quickly and began listing down, how and what all I wish to experience on this vacation. My list started with an elegant […]
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Paris – For the first time traveller!

Hello! Let’s start this off with a quick question, What does the word ‘travel’ mean to you? No, and I don’t mean the definition in the Oxford dictionary. Everyone has a different understanding of what travelling is to them, and that’s why everyone has a different way to travel. So […]
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Ubud, Bali – Paradise at The Foothills of Gianyar

Nestled in the lush foothills of Gianyar province, Ubud, which means medicine in Balinese, is a charming little town quite unlike its neighboring towns and districts. Surrounded by rippling rice terraces and craft villages, the town is a creative hub that attracts a growing community of entrepreneurs and spiritual seekers. […]
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Bangalore Sightseeing – Top Places To See

In a country like India, with its extremities of temperature ranging from very hot summers and cold winters, I am grateful to be living in that part of the country and in a  city that enjoys salubrious weather throughout the year –  Bangalore in South India. Initially, when I first […]
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Ideal Itinerary for Beijing Tour

One of my dream destinations is Beijing and it is primarily because of the Great Wall of China. This is why my friend, Feli, and I planned to celebrate our Y2015 birthdays here. However, we learned that it is not easy to communicate with the locals because only a few […]
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7 exotic things to know about Mumbai

Mumbai, previously known as Bombay, is probably one of the most Europeanized cities in India. It is home to many multinational companies and international touristic hotspots. People from all over the world come to work in Mumbai. Nevertheless, this is still India and India is a unique country with its […]
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Mozambique, the country of good people and paradise beaches

Choosing our next destination to travel is not so easy as one can consider at first sight. We usually want a place to relax, with beautiful nature, delicious gastronomy so we can enjoy with new and exotic tastes,  smiling people, a little bit of adventure and not really crowded … […]
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Three Exquisite Monuments of Mysore that should not be missed

Mysore is a city which takes me to an opulent era. The beautiful palaces reflecting the splendor and glory of a bygone era, the artistically landscaped gardens make Mysore known for its royal heritage and magnificent buildings and monuments. Mysore is also called as the city of palaces. Some palaces […]
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Best Budget Weekend Getaway to Pondicherry, India

Puducherry (earlier Pondicherry), a Union Territory located in Tamil Nadu, India is popularly known as the ‘City of Spirits’ on account of the spiritual bliss one can experience and the high that alcohol can provide on a shoestring budget! It is truly the city of polar tastes and personas. A […]
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Bangalore Travel – Top Things To Do

  Bangalore is one of the major cities, located in the Southern part of India. The local language is Kannada, although most of the population can speak English very well. The climate of the city ranges from moderate to warm. Cloudy weather and rains were once a signature scene in […]
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Two Girls in Iceland: 6-Day Winter Itinerary

As I looked out of the plane, I thought to myself this is really ‘Ice-Land’ as I saw the extensive white landmass beneath me. As two women traveling halfway across the world, Iceland in winter gave us the thrill of going from 32°C at the southern tip of India to-14 […]
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Lahaul & Spiti Valley- The hidden paradise of Himachal Pradesh

India is a country of diverse terrains with its vast land area along with the wide melange of regional climate. Ranging from the snow-capped mountains in the north to being surrounded by water on its three sides, to the hot deserts in the north-western region to the wetlands in the […]
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Explore Kushalnagar Like A Local

Coorg locally known as Kodagu is famous for its people and coffee, Kodagu is blessed with rich natural resource and brave inhabitants. Kodagu headquarters is Madikeri – a beautiful hill station know for its monuments and fort. One other place located in Coorg and an all-time favourite of tourist is […]
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What are Eight Tourist Places Near Varanasi?

Varanasi and Banaras are known as Kashi. This city is the world’s oldest and keep growing city. It is the city of Lord Shiva who is the main God of Hindus and is a sign of Destroyer and Birth. Varanasi is the holiest city of the Hindu religion. Do you […]
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Supai, Arizona: Discovering America's hidden oasis

One of my most extreme adventures was hiking nearly 20 miles roundtrip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and camping next to the pristine blue waters of Havasu Falls. This trip was not only a vacation but an opportunity to explore one of the most remote places in the […]
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Dharamshala Travel Guide: Discover This Little Tibet At Ease!

Amidst the quaint and picturesque boundaries of the mighty Dhauladhar ranges rests Dharamshala, which is also known as the little Tibet of India. This place is usually the halt station for the buses from where the travelers have to head up to the Upper Dharamshala also known as Mcleodganj which […]
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Johannesburg stopover: Where to eat, sleep and what to do.

Many travelers may find themselves stopping over in Johannesburg before Many travelers stopover in Johannesburg, before boarding a flight to their next destination. Not knowing what to do in Johannesburg, and afraid of the crime; many travelers spend hours at the airport when they could be enjoying the world’s largest […]
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Kalimpong-must explore this Ultimate yet Unpopular Hill station

Are you a traveler, a solo backpacker, someone who is not only adventurous but also an admirer, the one who carves for alluring and serene travel destinations? Yes!! Then let me take this pleasure to introduce you to one of the less explored, less conventional yet magically enchanting hill town located […]
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Hyderabad travel plan and Indian travelling basics.

I’m born and brought up in a city called Hyderabad. This is in the state of Telangana, a southern state of India, an Asian country. A country rich of culture’s and traditions that might surprise you or shock you. But you will fall in love if you visit this country […]
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Discover Bahrain – the land of pearls

An archipelago of 33 islands, this beautiful country is famous for the Grand Prix it hosts each year in April. But what most people fail to recognize is that although it is all surrounded by water, most of its habitable land is actually a desert thus making its beaches all […]
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A Classic Colony: The Champa Gali in New Delhi

Amidst the hustle-bustle of the capital city, there resides a beautiful passageway that imitates the alluring lanes of Paris. Masked under the curtain of the Said-ul-Ajab village, Champa Gali is South Delhi’s paradise for art lovers. Never in my twenty-three years of residing in the city have I ever seen such […]
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Pushkar: one of the five holiest cities for Hindus

Pushkar is a small town bordering the Thar Desert, in the state of Rajasthan, in India. It’s is also one of the five holiest places for Hindus and, it’s said that every Hindu must visit the five places in a lifetime. The city is also known for its festival of […]
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Kaziranga National Park the home to one-horned rhino

Located in the beautiful and green paradise of Assam, Kaziranga national park is the few places in the world where you can find one-horned rhino.  Spread across the floodplains of the river Brahmaputra are homes to tigers, buffalo, elephants and worlds largest Indian one-horned rhinos. It covers an area of […]
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Exploring Camiguin – The Island Born of Fire in the Philippines

Itching to take a break from all the hustle and bustle of the city? Looking for a day trip or two to keep yourself sane? I have the perfect place for you. A small and peaceful island in the Philippines, Camiguin, has a number of spectacular beaches and waterfalls you […]
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Trip to Australia: Land of Kangaroos

Beaches and oceans everywhere. Australia, known for its sportiveness and wilderness, is brimming with a lot of activities for tourists and locals to do. Syndey is the capital of NSW(New South Wales) and one of the largest cities in Australia which houses the world-famous harbor-front Opera house. Various kinds of beaches, […]
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City Birder's Paradise, The Okhla Bird Sanctuary near Delhi

Those who have experienced Delhi winters will agree – it is nothing less than a feat to get up 6.00 am in the morning amidst the dense fog enveloping the city, and visit a water body. What made our adventure a little more maddening was the fact that it was […]
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Beginner's Travel Guide for Mumbai

Alright, alright, alright. You’ve made it, you are in Mumbai! Now, even if you’ve been to other parts of this country Mumbai can still be a bit overwhelming your first time around. But don’t you worry, this guide is here to help you navigate this beautiful goliath of over 18 […]
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Best Places to Visit in Seychelles | Mahé, Praslin and La Digue

Serenity. Peace. Bliss. That’s Seychelles for you. If you have not yet added Seychelles to your bucket list, please do! We were searching for offbeat honeymoon destinations before our wedding and nothing in our research could beat Seychelles. An archipelago of 115 islands, Seychelles has a lot to offer to […]
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Rishikesh: A Guide for a Peaceful Trip

Rishikesh is the Yoga capital of India, located serenely on the foothills of the majestic Himalayas in the beautiful state of Uttarakhand, India. The appeal of this gorgeous place is enhanced by the Ganges river flowing enchantingly besides this city of sages. Rishikesh is known for its spirituality and the […]
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Tiruchendur- An eye candy for culture seeking travelers.

If you are that kind of person who really seeks adventure of a kind which you try to find different cultures and ethics of different communities, I am pretty sure Tamil Nadu, India would be a great place to consider. I have been born and brought up there and I […]
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Rishikesh – A spiritual enclave and nature lovers mountain haven

Rishikesh in the North of India is often referred to as the home of yoga and is renown for authentic ashrams and is a spiritual mecca for many. When traveling to Rishikesh you have a wide choice of ashrams, yoga schools, guest houses and hotels to choose from depending on […]
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Whangarei – Beaches, Bush Walks and Sightseeing

When I first arrived in New Zealand I started working as an Au Pair on a dairy farm just north of a city called Whangarei. With around 40,000 people Whangarei is one of the smaller cities in the North Island. While the provincial character might not sound very appealing to […]
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The Must See places in Hassan and Chikmagalur, Karnataka, INDIA

Chikmagalur is the recent trending weekend getaway from Banglore. It takes five hours to reach Chikmagalur from Banglore. Shravanabelagola, Belur and Halebid are on the way. Chikmagalur is very clean and Tidy, also offers a lot to see, from lush green forests, Hilltops with amazing views to vibrant waterfalls. On […]
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A guide to vacationing at Varkala – Goa of south India

Last month, I was looking for a vacation place. I wanted to go to a place where there were serene beaches, picturesque landscapes and of course, good food. The first choice that popped into my head was none other than Goa. But I was not sure. I wanted to go […]
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A Visit to Dwarka

Dwarka, once a small town, now a district, is located at the bank of Gomti river, which meets the Arabian sea, in the western part of the state of Gujarat in India. It is also known as “Devbhoomi Dwarka” & it is a place of pilgrimage for hindus. It has […]
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One day trip in Guwahati: things to do

So you have always wanted to explore the northeastern part of India, but don’t know where to start from. Head to Guwahati, the gateway to the seven sisters (Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh). It is the capital city of the state of Assam and is well connected […]
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Sikkim : Breathtaking sights, Trekking and Flowers

If you were to take out a map of India and look for the state of Sikkim, it would probably take you a while to find this little piece of heaven situated in the Northeastern part of the country. Being the second smallest state of India, one could easily confuse […]
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A Tour in Mombasa City; Kenya

Have you been to any country in Africa? Let me take you to Kenya the famous safari destination in Africa. Kenya is in the heart of East Africa where people enjoy the best safari experience. This is where we let you know the best of Africa experiences and narrow it […]
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Kullu Manali Tour: Things You Must Do

Someone has aptly said that mountains call you again and again. When you get to see a mammoth-like, ice-laden, multi-faceted mountain for the first time, you are left dumbfounded and humdrum of the daily life takes a backseat. On my very first visit to a hill station, I had the […]
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7 Places to Visit in Mauritius if you love Nature

Mauritius is a small island in the Indian Ocean. It is mostly known for it’s magnificent beaches and its multicultural population. There are so many wonderful places to visit there! Being Mauritian, I have written this little guide regrouping the best outings to do on the island if you’re a […]
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Beaches and Restaurants in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

I had the marvellous opportunity to live in the gorgeous city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia for 6 months, and it was truly amazing. This time I would like to share with you some of the top beaches and restaurants I met while living there, and would recommend to any […]
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Must visit beaches in Mombasa

Mombasa is widely recognized for its attractive beaches in Africa and the entire globe. Each year, thousands of tourists and holidaymakers throng the coastal city of Kenya only to enjoy the aura of white sandy beaches and egregious weather. The coastal city is undoubtedly blessed with exceptional beach attractions; numerous […]
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Singapore on a budget: food, things to do, and nightlife

I ended up in Singapore more out of convenience than any particular longing to travel there. Coming from New Zealand, but now living in England, when visiting home I face the joy of at least 24 hours of quality plane time. It struck me as silly to put myself through […]
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5 Things that Makes Amritsar a Cultural Hub

Amritsar with its vibrant charm and extravaganza of rich heritage will make a classic connection the very moment you step out to explore. Every street here has a story, all you need to do is delve deeper and you will find something extraordinary in every ordinary. This iconic city holds […]
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Hampi: A Pilgrim Delight and a Backpacker's Paradise

The moon was bright and the sky was clear. It was a Friday evening and a plan just popped up. We chased the moon, chased it so hard that we traveled back in time – to the 13th century. While we were not ready to even blink for a second […]
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Top 5 things to do in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and while it is home to some, it is the dream destination of others. With its gorgeous beaches and skyscrapers everywhere and the desert only a few miles away, it offers one of the most adventurous vacations for everyone. Covering […]
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Reasons you should visit Dubai this winter

Most popularly known as the hub for culture, fashion and cuisine in the Middle East, Dubai is quickly becoming one of the most widespread tourist destinations in the world. I have been lucky enough to live in this amazing city within the United Arab Emirates for over 14 years, and can […]
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A Traveler's Guide To Bangkok, Thailand!

Bangkok, Capital of Thailand is Asia’s answer to the West when it comes to offering everything for any type of a traveler. Bangkok can be elusive, to say the least, though for the first timers it can be very surprising as well. Having visited Bangkok almost a few times below […]
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Cheap things to do in Mombasa

Mombasa is one of Kenya’s oldest and second largest city. It is a city full of rich cultural heritage thus a hub for tourism. Although many people may think that the city is an expensive place to visit, many would be surprised at how easy it is to find cheap […]
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A traveler's guide to New Delhi

Most of us look back and fondly remember the place we grew up in, because why not? It is a place that has shaped us and made us who we are today. It is in this very spirit, that I fondly look back and remember New Delhi, a place of […]
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Exploring London and its 5 cozy places (I am in love with)

London. It was love at first sight. I look forward to visiting my “beloved” in the nearest future again. My history with London, England began in 2011 when I decided to study English. I chose the school, I got a visa, I booked a hostel, and I finally took off, […]
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Hyderabad: The Nawabi Eden Of Cultural Amalgamation, A Must Visit

Every city has a distinct culture, but the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, has a culture that is an amalgamation of the beauty of its diversity and the richness of its history. The City of Pearls is bustling with life, color, and a myriad of tales to tell. The city […]
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Spending A Day at Singapore Zoo and Singapore Night Safari

  Welcome to bustling dynamic Singapore. Glittering skylines, some fantastic cityscapes, and stunning waterfronts. It’s like you have landed on the sets of some futuristic movie. Clearly, Singapore has proven to the image that the big things come in small packages. The Place To Visit #1. The Singapore Flyer I […]
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Hill Stations of India – An Insider's Travel guide to Darjeeling

It was over a chance meeting with a few, well-accomplished traveller-friends of mine when one of them huffed out loud and said,  “Darjeeling is bursting at its seams trying to offer the tourist whatever they are asking for!” This remark unwittingly set the tone and tune for this blog. Once, […]
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Sightseeing and Tourist Attractions in Mumbai

Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is a metropolitan island on the west coast of India. It is the largest, and most populated Indian city. A commercial and entertainment hub, Mumbai houses the headquarters of several Indian and multinational companies, including ‘Bollywood’, the Hindi cinema industry. A vibrant city that never sleeps, tourists […]
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Best Places near Kasol You Must Explore

Do you still remember those landscape drawings that you used to make when you were little? Curvaceous snow clad mountains, a flowing river, the sun shining and the trees all around? Visit Kasol in India and you will witness your art turning into reality, with the perfect blooming colors! The […]
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Exploring the Durban Beachfront

I have been living in Durban for close to ten years. When I first moved here it was like moving to paradise. I still love the City. There are areas that could do with some improvement, but there is no denying it is beautiful. Let’s start with the main attraction […]
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Foods To Eat in Malaysia

Hello everyone! There is just so many foods to eat in kuching that sometimes you get confused. So how do we select our food in town? Especially for our tourists that just landed in kuching and looking for a place to stay and have a pleasant meal. So what do […]
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Chandigarh – The city of architecture & bougainvillea!

Sub-tropical bliss land of ocher monotones & hints of fresh greens & bougainvillaea pink along the roads; this city is a beautiful mix of contrasts between the vision of the planning fathers & the indigenous life. A stroll down the lanes of Chandigarh is as cinematic as it gets – […]
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Exploring the Heart of Pakistan: Lahore

Lahore is known for its vibrant atmosphere, extremely hospitable and joyful people, and the scrumptious food found on its streets. It has also always been of great cultural and geographical importance throughout its past, building up to the vast history it stores within its bounds today. It is the second […]
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Top 5 places to visit in Pune

I have been in Pune for last 2 years and have been exploring it as much as I can. Pune has a lot to offer you in each and every field of traveling either it is nature or history or food. Also, it serves as heaven in monsoon. I have shortlisted […]
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Jaipur Tour Guide: Things to do

  A city known for its heritage and historic architecture and to top everything, the city’s notable landmarks that brag of its wonderful past, gallantry, and valor of Rajput rulers – welcome to the captivating, royal city Jaipur. Also known as ‘Pink City’ of India, inferable from its structures worked in […]
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Colombo: A Quick Travel Guide to an Urban Jungle in Sri Lanka

Greetings and welcome to Sri Lanka. The commercial capital of the paradise island is Colombo. If you are in the city for a short stay or a long vacation, in and around Colombo is a must. A holiday in Sri Lanka is incomplete without a tour amongst the skyscrapers, the sights […]
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Darjeeling and Gangtok tour -a trip to northeast India

India is a country famous for its unity in diversity. The multicultural land with so many varieties of foods, clothing, language, culture one can’t see anywhere else. India with different shades of culture ranging from north to south and east to west is a fabulous place to visit. There are many […]
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8 Reasons Koh Chang is The Best

Thailand’s northern islands are often left off the itinerary in favour of more mainstream holiday destinations like Samui and Phuket. But there is a certain charm and a touch of the undiscovered in the top of the Gulf of Thailand. I have written about Koh Samet before which is my […]
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All the beer and food you must try in Prague, Czech Republic

Food and I have always had a special connection. Me, being a writer, have always been fascinated with the origins of food yes, but also been acutely sensitive towards the emotion a good and tasty meal can invoke in a person. Food has always been a subject of deep interest […]
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Top Things To Do In Manchester

My first visit to the city of Manchester in United Kingdom was in April 2017. Getting out of Piccadilly Station that day, having just spent two hours in the incredibly efficient and fast Virgin trains plying every few minutes between London and Manchester, I had no idea that I was […]
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Celebrate Pride month at these LGTBQ+ friendly Delhi restaurants!

To most people from outside the country, India seems to be a place where homosexual relationships are frowned upon and the LGBTQIA+ community is not as visible and vocal as it could be. However, things have changed drastically in the past few years. We have seen campaigns like #StrongestTogether, groups […]
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Best Things To Do In Kasol

Everybody reading this has a different purpose but one thing which is common among all of us is the will to travel, to not be in the same place as we were a year ago, to live to the fullest, to make new friends, to gain new experiences, and most […]
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Things you Must do in Visiting Varanasi

This holy city, also known as Benarés, is located at the banks of River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, Northeast side of the country. In the past, it was also known under the name of Kashi, which in Sanscrit means “bright and gorgeous”. It´s considered one of the seven holy cities […]
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Why You Should Take a Trip to New York, At Least, Once

New York City; the city that never sleeps. This city is charismatic, chaotic and beautiful in its own separate way. You’ll either love it or hate it. But one thing is for sure, there is no city in this world that will make you feel yourself the way that New […]
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Know everything about a getaway to COORG now

COORG/KODAGU also known as “the Scotland of India”, a 4 and a half hour journey (250kms) from Bangalore is the perfect weekend getaway from everybody’s hectic schedule. Known for its exotic landscapes, misty mountains, delicious local food, enriching culture, beautiful places and people & their hospitality, it is an affluent […]
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Weekend getaway for Camping at Rishikesh

Rishikesh- the popularly chosen adventure capital of the country-India, will leave you enthralled with some speckless adventures that it has on the platter. Although it was earlier famous as a holy place, it has now started gaining popularity due to the various adventure activities this place offers. Starting from the […]
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What to do in a day in the capital city of Qatar- Doha

Doha, the beautiful capital of Qatar, is one of the places I loved visiting, the splendid architecture, organized way of life and high rate of expats, will definitely have me going back! Let’s say you have just one day in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. Read on, to find […]
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Five Reasons You Should Have A Village Experience In Dharamshala

I am currently travelling in the mountains of Dharamshala. The weather here is much more pleasant than the rest of the country in this month and monsoon clouds are fast making their pilgrimage northward. I have been to Dharamshala before, but it was different this time around because I lived […]
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Things To Do In The “Land Of Peace” – Nepal!

Nepal is known for spirituality, its beautiful landscapes – tropical mountains, the people and the culture. Living in India and never traveled out of the country, this was the first foreign country I visited. And I am glad it was! Getting to Nepal if you are Indian is extremely easy […]
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Why visit Linz when in Austria

Never heard of Linz, the Upper Austrian capital city? You are missing out on something, let me tell you that. See why and start planning your next trip to Austria: Getting there and around in Linz Linz has its own airport, located a bit outside of the city centre, but […]
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A Three-Day Trip to Gokarna: Things you Shouldn't Miss Out

This May, I visited the small beach town of Gokarna in Karnataka (India) with a friend from California. We did not read about the place, or the things that we could do there, before going. Bad decision. Unfortunately (or fortunately), this was the off-season as most of the tourists go […]
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Famous Places To Visit In Vrindavan, Mathura : Holy Town of India

Like every working professional longing for a break from his hectic working schedule, my colleagues and I decided to take a short road trip from Delhi to Vrindavan (a holy town in Uttar Pradesh, India which is one of the top holy places to visit in North India). Located in […]
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Cambodia's Authentic Charm in Battambang

For a real look at Cambodia visit the small city of Battambang. Not the crazy busyness of Phnom Penh, the tourist catering Siem Reap or the party oriented coast, Battambang shows you the Khmer people with all their warmth and what it’s really like day to day in Cambodia. Cambodia’s […]
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Tijara Fort : The Royal Heritage of Alwar, Rajasthan

The essence of India is incomplete without experiencing the royalty of the roots of ‘The Land of Maharajas- Rajasthan’, which boasts of the grandeur and legendary ancient history of prince and princesses abode. In this culture abundant state lies the city of Alwar rooted with the mesmerizing castle, ‘Tijara’. Tijara […]
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Beginners guide to travelling in Europe: Brussels

As a child born and brought up in a middle-class family in India, all my knowledge about Europe was mainly from Football, movies, and social media platforms and I used to love seeing photos of the different cities in Europe and reading about what to see and do in different […]
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Top 9 restaurants in Durban only locals know about

When people visit South Africa, they usually only visit Johannesburg and Cape Town. But the beautiful sunny city of Durban on the East Coast offers so much more to tourists and locals alike. With warm weather year-round and the warm Indian Ocean, it’s the ideal destination for a beach holiday […]
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Mussoorie : perfect spot for the Summer!

It’s still a worldwide mystery why hilly regions have that special allure of a perfect holiday destination. We do occasionally think about beaches, desserts and wild-forests but hills have a completely different calling which can’t be ignored. I caved into that calling and visited Mussoorie during last summer and it […]
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The Essential Guide to Georgetown, Penang (and Tips for More!)

Penang (or Pulau Pinang in the local Malaysian language), is one of Southeast Asia’s hottest travel destinations. And how not? When my Thai colleague asked to be taken around recently, he asked, “How much time we need? Is it ok to do in three days?” And I replied, “You can […]
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Cape Town As A Holiday Destination

Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa, situated along the coastline and is affectionately known as the “Mother City’ because of the sense of home it brings to both locals and international visitors. It has become a world renown travel destination for all it has to offer. Let […]
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Caribbean Vibes and Pura Vida – Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo is a small Caribbean surf town on the east coast of Costa Rica. A place where tropical rainforests meet beautiful beaches, houses are decorated with colorful murals, reggae is playing up and down the streets, people are chilling in hammocks on lazy afternoons and ecstatically dancing during full […]
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Top 5 Things to Do and Places to See, When in Delhi

Delhi or fondly called as ‘Dilli‘, is a great merger of antiquity, culture, tradition and novelty. Without doubt, it can easily be named as a traveler’s paradise. Delhi is one of the many metropolitan cities of India, apart from being the National Capital Territory. Going back in time, it has […]
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7 reasons why you should head to Mumbai

Mumbai is the city where millions come chasing their dreams, a city where grit and determination change destinies! India’s largest city, it is also the financial capital and a sprawling metropolis. The coastal city also is known as Bombay draws visitors from around the world who are captivated by its […]
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Skyzone Trampoline Park in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital city of the state of Telangana in India. Located in Gandipet, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Skyzone Trampoline Park is one of the places that every family, every group of friends and practically everyone should visit at least once. Even though it is on the outskirts […]
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Top 3 places in Delhi, India to enjoy the outdoors

New Delhi, India is a metropolitan city with a mix between the old and the new. Through its streets, you can see lots of people, many buildings, historical places, museums and much more. But where to go when you just want to relax and enjoy a little green area around […]
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Kochi.The New York of South India! Things to do while you're here

Just like Macao is the Venice of the east, I would say, Kochi is nothing less than the New York of South India. The comparison might sound implausible considering the scale difference between both the cities and the economic gap between the countries they are situated at. New Yorkers say […]
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Bangalore: A Paradise for Foodies

Bangalore City or better referred to as Bengaluru by the locals, is unique. It is the perfect example of a crossroad between tradition and globalism. While still stooped in the days of early morning walks in Cubbon Park with the family, one can also find young men and women walking […]
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Exploring London: Something for Everyone

London, the capital city of the UK, is a huge bustling city with plenty of things to explore, and something to cater to everyone’s interests. I hope that this article, based on my own experiences, will act as a guide for you to have the perfect holiday, no matter who […]
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5 reasons to visit Paracas

Did you know that there is plenty of beautiful places just three-four hours away from Lima? Paracas is one of them. I love this place. Even in July and August (the coldest months in Lima), Paracas stays warm and sunny. If you don’t want to spend too much time in […]
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Off the beaten path of Fraser Island

Fraser Island is a famous and gorgeous island just off the Queensland coast of Australia if you are ever stuck for where to go this should be top of your list. Visiting the world’s largest sand island, surely that’s something to write on your bucket list. There are a lot […]
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Bangalore: Shopping and food

  Bangalore, now known as Bengaluru is the capital of the state of Karnataka in India. I have visited this city pretty often, so much so that I have picked a bit of the local language Kannada. Bangalore is the heart of Karnataka’s culture.  As a metropolitan, it houses numerous […]
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Explore Leh Ladakh in 15 days!

Leh is a much talked about aspirational vacation destination for many from bikers to trekking enthusiasts to those who merely like to discover the farthest corners of the world. But so vast is this destination that one can only hope to make the most of the time that they can […]
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7 Essential Things to Do in Guilin, China

“Go to Beijing for the history, to Shanghai for the technology, and to Guilin for the beautiful scenery” is the advice that many Chinese people will give to people who want to visit China. Famous for its striking karst mountains, Guilin has been drawing Chinese tourists for centuries and in […]
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Cartagena: sunset and night life

Cartagena de Indias is without a doubt one of the most visited destinations when it comes to travel to Colombia. It is a perfect mix of history and the development of modern cities, this combined with the friendliness of its people gives, as a result, an unforgettable experience. This magical city is located on […]
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Cultural Capital of India and Pride of Tamil Nadu – Chennai

Gateway of South India From roadside tea shops to great cafes and luxury hotels, from Kaapi (Famous South Indian filter coffee) to Cappuccino, from street shopping to huge malls, from western to tradition, friendship to harmony, liberty to safety, from Culture to Heritage, Chennai, ladies and gentlemen, has it all. […]
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Travel Guide to Mumbai

Mumbai also widely known as Bombay in India, the people living here are famously known as Mumbaikars. With its vibrant atmosphere, beautiful colonial structures scattered all around the city, the hustle bustle of its streets is definitely something you should see with your own eyes. Mumbai has a huge variety […]
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Living and Exploring Wales (UK)

Moving to Wales Wales: Land of Cliffs, sea and countryside… Pubs, Dylan Thomas and Swansea Football Club (not sure which of those is better known nowadays). Wales doesn’t really represent a touristic point, I would say. I wouldn’t think about having this small country in my list for a by-purpose-visit, […]
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Pushkar : a pearl of Rajasthan

Pushkar In January, my friend and I went to Northern India on a two-week package. We booked this trip with TravelBird and flew with Etihad. I really like this airline company. However, that is not the topic of the day. We were 19 years old, and it was our first […]
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11 Things for travellers to do in Hong Kong

People who like travelling as I do will always like to go and to see the world. Some people like to stick with tourist attractions, some people like to relax and enjoying indoor services, some people like to backpacking and get themselves busy on exploring new places in other countries. I […]
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Tips for Cycle Touring in India

Plan your accommodation ahead. Wild camping and sleeping rough is essentially illegal in India for foreigners (even with permission), due to new laws implemented a few years ago after a terrorist incident in Mumbai.  Basically, every tourist in the country must have their accommodation registered with the police every night […]
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What to do, love, and see in Nairobi

Nairobi isn’t a city people spend too much time in. Generally if you’ve travelled to Kenya’s capital, it’s a jumping-off point for adventurous safaris through the Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru, or a long tour through East Africa. I headed off on the latter – an East African dream – […]
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Brahmatal : A Himalayan trek

Sometimes when you pack your bags and set off for that well deserved holiday, would you imagine that it might leave a before and after mark in your life, at times that journey makes you question the reality which your circumstances have made you believe? That’s what I wish for […]
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Pondicherry : A Weekend Getaway

  KickStart the excitement !   Me and my girlgang from school were on a hunt for places to visit for a weekend getaway. As it was our first trip , we chose Pondicherry, India, to be our abode for 2 days and one night. We started from Bangalore on […]
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Amsterdam Netherlands: A Must Have Experience

The Netherlands, Western Europe’s country, is famously celebrated for its attractive red lights, coffee shops, and most likely tulips. However, the nation has much more to offer other than just that. There are many exciting things to do in the Netherlands apart from visiting the canals and the coffee shops. […]
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Travel guide to Diu: The underrated coastal paradise of India

Are you looking for some time away from the chaotic city life and buzzing traffics? Are you looking for some time away from the noise-filled streets and stressed Monday mornings? Are you looking for a short trip away from your routine life relaxing on the beaches under the sun and […]
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Murud Janjira: A Fort Island

Murud is a small town with large things to offer. My visit was a short and sweet one. A bunch of my friends suddenly decided to pack up and leave for the long weekend. We were all in Mumbai then. Nearest clean beach destination – Murud. Retreat at Murud, India […]
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Rishikesh : An ideal destination for your next trip.

Why go somewhere else, when you can find heaven on earth right here at the foothills of Himalayas. Rishikesh is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is known as “Gateways to the Garhwal Himalayas” and “ The Yoga capital of the world”. Rishikesh is the city of everything and […]
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The Elephant Experience in Chitwan

Whether you watch these giants lumbering up the street as you sip coffee in your hotel room or opt to ride an elephant through the balmy jungles of Chitwan National Park, the experience is unforgettable. Elephant at the bathing site near the Rapti river. Welcome to Sauraha The Terai refers […]
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Hampi , Karnataka – The remains of the Vijayanagar Empire

Why Visit Hampi? “The city Vijayanagar is such that the eye has not seen, nor ear heard of any place resembling it upon the earth  “. Abdur Razzak a 15th century Persian Ambassador after his visit to the Vijayanagara empire during its peak time. The picture will never do justice to what […]
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Top 5 places to Visit in Nakuru

Situated 158km from Nairobi, Nakuru is the capital of Nakuru County. Formerly, Nakuru Town was the capital of the Rift Valley Province. Accessing Nakuru from Nairobi by a car at an average speed of 122km/hr means that you will take approximately 1.5 hours. There is a flurry of activities that […]
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Discover Udaipur, Rajasthan: Shopping, Food and Sights

Where to Stay When I visited Udaipur, I was traveling with my husband and both our parents. We needed something affordable but comfortable. We stayed at Zostel Udaipur, which offers a hostel or hotel-like accommodation. They also have a restaurant with an incredible view of Fateh Sagar Lake. A simple […]
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At the heart of India and its culture – Jabalpur

Jabalpur – A city proud of its culture At the heart of India – Madhya Pradesh is not amongst the most popular destinations in India, but this state has some beautiful untapped natural treasures. All the livelihood and tourism of this state is majorly dependent on the Narmada River which […]
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A weekend trip to Shantiniketan

If you need a quick break from the tiresome humdrum of city life, Shantiniketan is the best option for you. Nestled quaintly in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India, this place (true to its name which means “House/Abode of Peace”)  provides one with the perfect calm needed to rejuvenate […]
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Top 4 Wedding Destinations in India

Getting married and don’t want to do it the traditional way? Or are you looking for something that will make the most important day of your life all the more special? Then a Destination Wedding is your answer! And contrary to popular belief, destination weddings do not burn a huge […]
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Things to do in Sharjah

Having been born in Sharjah, I have literally seen the city grow up with me. While Dubai is the better known neighbour, Sharjah is considered the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates and rightly so. The city is home to some beautiful mosques such as King Faisal mosque and […]
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Safari experience at Ranthambore

Planning a safari inevitably leads one to think of Africa, but… think twice! Asia has some wonderful opportunities. If big cats are your thing, think no more and head to India. Bengal tigers are definitely a big draw. In search of them, we headed towards Ranthambore National Park, covering 392 […]
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Madeira Island: 3 Things You Must See And Do When In Madeira

After years of hearing about the illustrious island of Madeira from my family, I finally booked a trip in 2015 to see what all the hype was about. Long story short, I ended up staying for seven months, to me it was as if I had finally come home. Those […]
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Experience Jaisalmer, Rajasthan: The living Fort City

I could see the Fort rising as I was getting closer to the city of Jaisalmer. Because I had already researched enough for the trip, I was high on the expectation of what the city would give me. The landscape from my car window had changed from the Indian weed, […]
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Uros Islands, Titicaca: A Peaceful Idyll

Puno port: a warm welcome ¨Come to my island, to have dinner with my family¨― invites me Felix, an old native Uro Indian, spending his days in the port of Puno, Peru. What a success! Or is such hospitality usual among the Indians? At the port, Felix helps friends to […]
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Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep: A tiny yet divine spot on earth.

The trip to Minicoy was my first ever solo trip. Before I start writing about my experience, allow me to give you a gist of Minicoy Island. Minicoy is a part of a cluster of ten islands called Lakshadweep Islands in India. It is one of the five islands of […]
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Hidden Gems in Goa Every Food Lover Must Go To

  Almost every person has heard about the ultimate party destination that is Goa. It doesn’t matter if you want to go for your honeymoon or just to party with your friends, Goa is a beautiful experience for every individual irrespective of where their interests lie. The drinks don’t get […]
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Ilhabela on a Weekend

Ilhabela is one of the stops along the “green coast route” (Costa Verde, in Portuguese), a route shared by the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, famous for its mountains covered in the remaining parts of the rainforest, as well as its long beaches and amazing tracks. This […]
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3 Kooky Things That Make Budapest a Gem

After I graduated from college, I circumnavigated the globe with my a cappella group. It sounds insane, and for good reason. It absolutely was. About midway around the world, we stopped for almost a week in Budapest, Hungary. Before arriving there, we had visited Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and […]
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Bhutan – Thimphu and its Dragons.

The land of the thunder dragon. Bhutan! The happiest country in the world. Why yes, it definitely is. I went into the country via the land border from the Indian side via Phuentsholing. From Siliguri to the Indian side of the border called Jaigaon we took a share-taxi. It took […]
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Andaman and Nicobar: perfect holiday spot.

Imagine yourself getting up in the morning on an island where there is shining white sand and the crystal clear blue water is spread all over to the extent your eyes can see. You walk a bit to trust your eyes and get surprised by the humongous range of mangrove […]
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Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum: A Life of Courage

Museum The word makes me feel nostalgic every time I overheard someone talking about or visiting any museum. “What’s in a museum and what could one make of the artifacts, triptych, sculpture, or any piece of cultural, historical or scientific importance if one has nothing to do with it?”, I […]
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The Soulful Trip to Chopta Tungnath in Uttarakhand

The Indian Subcontinent offers a myriad of options to travelers. From forlorn snow-capped mountains to crowded, bustling beaches; from the places that receive the heaviest rainfall to dead-dry deserts. Uttarakhand is a state in North India that contributes significantly to India’s exponentially rising tourism. Also known as Devbhoomi, which literally […]
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Andaman: Relax, Refresh and Rejuvenate yourself!

Andaman: Relax, Refresh and Rejuvenate yourself! Known for its history, beaches, and adventure sports, Andaman forms an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the best places to be if you wish to have a relaxing holiday taking a break from your daily routine. Andaman was always […]
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Mcleodganj: Transforming tourists into travellers

All my life, I had been tripping through the places like a stereotypical tourist: booking the train/flight/bus tickets along with ‘well-rated’ hotels and cabs in advance, visiting the touristy over-crowded spots, taking up tour packages etc. Such pre-planned trips never quite satisfied my wanderlust. Finally, it was the June of […]
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Gran Canaria an adventurous and cheap holiday destination

  A way to have cheap holidays in a natural million star hotel in Gran Canaria. In total I spend 8 months in Gran Canaria, traveling living, something in between. Most of the time I was in the beautiful Volver Beach Hostel! A super lovely place I can’t describe it […]
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Christmas Island: A Jewel on Indian Ocean

Travel to Christmas Island Arrival Eventually, after almost four hours flying from Perth, the pilot announced our approach toward Christmas Island. As the airplane was just about half full, so I shifted to an empty row and sat on the window seat. The plane was gradually descending. It crossed the […]
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Penang: The Land of Exotic Food and History

Nestled in the Northwestern part of Malaysia, Penang welcomes tourists from all over the world who visit the island known for mouth-watering dishes. On Penang Island, the most commonly visited place is George Town which is home to historical landmarks, pretty cafes and traditional street food. So let us go […]
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Nainital: The lake city

About the city Nainital is a small yet renowned hill station situated in the Kumaon region of the outer Himalayan range in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is very often referred to as Nainital: the lake city because of its scenic turquoise color lake that attracts an influx of thousands […]
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Singapore On A Budget: For Tourists and Locals Alike

Whether you’re living in Singapore or planning to visit for your next vacation, there are plenty of places to go to and things to do – for FREE or for a pretty low cost. Though Singapore is listed as THE MOST expensive city to live in (as of 2017 studies), […]
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My WA: Perth suburbs and Fremantle

My great adventure The first of August 2017 my great adventure started. I took a flight from my home country, The Netherlands, all the way to the other side of the world: Australia. Soon I found a job as a live-in au pair in one of the southern suburbs of […]
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Bangalore city: beyond traffic and IT

The city of trees, art, and food Bangalore, the city with the best weather. Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore, the “Garden” city. Bangalore’s traffic, Bangalore noise. Bangalore’s congested roads and mostly broken pavements. Bangalore, the city devoid of notable historical monuments and photographic spots. Is there really anything to […]
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7 Reasons to Visit Cusco, Peru

For the many travelers heading to Machu Picchu in Peru, Cusco acts as a home base. But this small city with big attractions is worth staying in more than a few days. As an English teacher living here for 5 months, I still have not run out of things to […]
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Goa : From Panjim to Querim

Goa!! In India, I am sure the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind is beaches and all-night parties. When everyone was cribbing about how horrible their work life was in big cities like Bangalore and Bombay I decided to chuck all those and get myself a job in Goa. To live […]
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7 Reasons to Love San Francisco

Being born and raised somewhere can make you take a lot of things for granted. You might only look at the negatives or see things and think that they’ll always be there. I’m from San Francisco, California – born and raised. However, I’ve been living in Barcelona for the last […]
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Eldoret: the party road trip

I’ve been invited to Domino parties several times since it began in 2012. I always found a reason not to go. Most of the time I blamed work but now I realize it was just me, being lazy and absolutely boring. This time, I got the stick from up my […]
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TOP 8 THINGS TO DO IN CONNAUGHT PLACE – A LOCAL TRAVEL GUIDE

Connaught Place is one of the most happening places in Delhi. It is located exactly in the middle of the city of New Delhi and is built in a circular pattern. It is the place for everyone where you can get everything. It is a place where you can hang […]
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Kuala Lumpur: A City of Diversity

Malaysia is a unique country with an interesting blend of cultures and beautiful landscapes.  Although I only spent four days in the fascinating city of Kuala Lumpur, I now have to consider this my favorite place that I have traveled. I fell for this city immediately. Upon riding into the […]
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Hot air balloon in Goa

What to see in Goa India and especially Goa attracts many travelers. Everybody knows Goa as a party place where you can stay near the beach, relax and enjoy life. There’re also a lot of places to see and explore – national parks like Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park, Catholic […]
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Krabi: The Vacation Paradise

Tropical beaches, parties, bachelor’s paradise, crowds are probably some of the words that would come to your mind when you think of Thailand because those are the words that came to my mind when my dad suggested travelling to Thailand this October. For as long as I can remember, I […]
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Pawna Lake: Off the beaten track

Weekend getaway from Mumbai Are you looking for ideas for a weekend getaway from the financial capital of India, Mumbai? Somewhere peaceful and unexplored, where you can switch off from the rest of the world for a day or two? Pawna lake is one such hidden gem. Still largely undiscovered […]
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What to see and do in Mainland China

According to the World Atlas, China is the fourth largest country in the world and the second largest in Asia. It’s approximately 9.6 million square kilometers big! That’s huge compared to my home country, the Philippines. Despite how massive this country is, people tend to conclude that the whole of […]
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Exploring the Himalayan Shangri-La: Sikkim

Gorgeously tucked away in the north-eastern region of India, Sikkim is often regarded as one of the last Himalayan Shangri-La. The breathtaking views, adventurous trekking trails, quaint Buddhist monasteries and the cheerful aura of the place is sure to lure you into staying here forever! This landlocked state of India […]
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Nainital (India): An escape to Mini_Heaven

Nainital (India) Nanital in India is really a mini heaven on this earth as it is the best combination of cinematic views, nature, and spirituality. This Hill station is located in headquarter of Nainital’s district Kumon foothills of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand (India). Before going into My Story tales, I would like to give […]
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Seeing Cape Town on a student budget

Cape Town is one of the most stunning cities not only in Africa, but it is also world renowned. For students with a taste for adventure and would like to explore this amazing coastal city but are slightly uncertain because you might think your student budget might not cover this […]
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Things to do and see in Perth: Western Australias biggest city

Perth – the “capital” of Western Australia, the city that rises in the horizon with skyscrapers and building with barely anything around it. Actually, Perth is said to be the most isolated bigger city on the mainland because the closest big city from Perth is 2000 km away. Still, Perth […]
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A trip to Ladakh: Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley and Monastries

My 4 day trip to Ladakh was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had. Ladakh displays the beauty of nature in its rawest form. Except for the scorching sun, there was absolutely nothing that hindered the trip. Following article covers the must-visit places in Ladakh and some information […]
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5 Awesome Things To Do In New Delhi

New Delhi is the capital city of India. Founded in 1911 by George V, Emperor of India, the city was designed by the British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. Since then, it has continuously evolved and now, the modern city of Delhi is a blend of historical forts, colonial-era […]
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Singapore: one city, many cultures

A lot has been written about Singapore, but I think the reason why is definitively worth a visit is represented by its multicultural environment. In a nutshell, visiting Singapore is like taking a look on several cultures and religions, all in one! Not bad for a city-state, right? Obviously, exploring […]
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Mumbai : A Food Heaven

Mumbai, known as the city of dreams, is also known for its vibrant food culture. Over the years, it has become a playground of flavors for all the food enthusiasts out there. From authentic Indian cuisine to world-class delicacies, affordable street food to high-end eateries, vegan-friendly to gluten-free, the list […]
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The Allure Of Caucasus Region – Exploring Svaneti

If you are interested in visiting the highest permanently inhabited village in Europe – Ushguli and experiencing the ancient Georgian culture this article is just for you! Even before starting your trip, keep in mind, you are already a member of a huge Georgian family. Interesting Facts Preserved by its long isolation, upper lands of […]
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My Top 5 Favourite Destinations in Sri Lanka

Top Travel Destinations in Sri Lanka Haven't been to Sri Lanka yet? Why not travel to somewhere different for your next trip and explore the pearl of the Indian Ocean for an exciting trip like no other! I was in Sri Lanka for almost two months for a volunteering project […]
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Delhi: The city you need to hate in order to start loving it

 Few interesting things to begin with   When most people visit India, their first stop is either Delhi or Mumbai. Therefore, the first impressions about the country come from these two cities. And we all know there's no second chance for first impressions. Delhi, which is well worthy of its […]
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Drive The Turnagain Arm Alaska

Scenic Drives Down Turnagain Arm I live in Anchorage, Alaska USA and one of the scenic drives that I never get tired of is following Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm. When I first heard “Turnagain Arm” I wondered what in the world that meant. How do you drive down […]
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The Stop Power Destination- DLF Cyber Hub in the Delhi/NCR region

The capital city of India, New Delhi, is the connecting hub for many international visitors. For this is the place, where one of the world's largest airport-the Indira Gandhi International Airport-is located. There are many air-borne passengers, who seek transfers to other cities, crossing the passage of Delhi. However, that […]
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Tips for your visit to Frida Kahlo

If you are planning a trip to Mexico City you cannot miss a visit to one of the most emblematic and beautiful places of the city: The Frida Kahlo's museum. I am sure you have heard of Frida, but if you haven't here is a quick summary of her life: she […]
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The Caribbean's Treasure Island

Tobago on a budget Forty kilometers long and ten kilometers wide, warm, but not humid, thank God! This is an island you can circle in a matter of hours. Good enough for Robinson Crusoe and Louis Stevenson. Some, ten thousand years ago Tobago was a part of the South American […]
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Palolem: The relaxing paradise in Goa

While the sun was setting! Goa is one of the top destinations that tourists and travelers keep on their travel list. Situated on the west coast of the Indian subcontinent, this tiny dot on the map has been known for its amazing beaches and life. Goa […]
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Its not all about the yoga in Rishikesh

Never too old to travel I’ve often been told I am super lucky to have been living overseas for nearly three years. When I mention that it was not luck or fate, it was about letting go of what society told me my life should be, that’s when changes started […]
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Sri Lanka: The Lush Land from the Tales of Sinbad the Sailor

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean: An Overview The famed land Sinbad the Sailor visited on his sixth voyage, Sri Lanka has provided the scenic yet mysterious backdrop for a variety of situations, ranging from historic epics, sanguinary wars, romantic movies, exhilarating adventures, mysterious quests, and breathtakingly beautiful holidays. The […]
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Singapore on a budget

Singapore is one of the most modern and safest places to go in Asia. When arriving at Changi airport, you can already see it is very modern, organized and efficient. I was stunned to see that their MRT, Singapore's subway system, does not use any driver. Everything is automatic. And […]
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Bhuj to Kutch – White Desert , Colorful Culture and more!

Kutch Kutch, located in western Gujarat, is the largest district in India. Kutch means something which becomes intermittently wet and dry – and that’s what the Great Rann of Kutch is all about. Major part of Rann of Kutch is submerged in water during monsoon rains. It later dries up […]
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Exploring Mount Abu – The Oasis in Rajasthan, India

Mount Abu is a popular hill station at an altitude of 1220 meters above the sea level near the Gujarat border of Rajasthan, part of Aravalli Range. The cool climate, lush green forest cover and easy access to the hill station make it a hot tourist destination. In the early […]
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Taj Mahal:One Of The Seven Wonders Of World

Introduction To Taj Mahal I have known Taj Mahal since I was a child and it's probably because of my obsession with history.visiting this beautiful monument had always been on my “go to places” list and then I finally decided to take a time machine ride to Taj Mahal India […]
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Top 5 Things To Do in Matara

A few towns in Sri Lanka possess the glory and activity like the town of Matara does. Town of Matara is situated in the southern coast of Sri Lanka (further from Galle) which is about 160km away from Colombo. If you are a lover of history, culture, nature and beaches, […]
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Bhongir : a forgotten ruin

If you are someone with a sense of adventure and a longing for unknown havens, Bhongir is the place for you. 50 km from the chaos of Hyderabad- the capital of Telangana, lies this forgotten(and sadly, ruined) fort-garrison, scarcely visited and widely forgotten. Reaching Bhongir I came to know about […]
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Mumbai : India's City of Dreams

Welcome to Mumbai. As one gets off the plane on a hot summer afternoon, a sudden breeze hits their face. The subsequent thought that hits them as they exit is “Oh my! This wind is going to blow me away!” Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is one of the most […]
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Goa : Las Vegas of India

This was the first time I was travelling to GOA, INDIA that too on Christmas eve. As I landed on the Dabolim Airport, I hired a cab to reach my guest house in Porvorim. On the way, I was mesmerized by the scenic beauty of GOA. The clear sky, green […]
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Nepal : In the laps of the Himalayas

Travel Diaries – Nepal (Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara) Summers are pretty hot in India, so my husband and I thought of taking a trip to the mountains to Nepal for a week from Pune, India. Those who wish to run through the itinerary, please check the footnote. To know more […]
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5 Things To Enjoy New Delhi.

After a year in India, I can truly say I know how to meditate even when I am working and my boss is asking to have 10 tasks completed in 5 minutes. It taught me patience, self-respect, and baking. I found the love of my life and realized that everything […]
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Stunning natural places to practice ecotourism in Chiapas

During this summer vacations, I had the chance to make a road trip around the most beautiful parts of Chiapas.  For me, it was the second time to visit this State; however, the whole experience was still amazing and breathtaking because of Chiapas, like other States in Mexico, has its […]
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10 reasons why Cardiff is an awesome city

For those of you who have never been to Cardiff before, this one's for you! Just a 3-hour drive from London, the capital of Wales is whole different world from its rugby rival, England. Before we go any further, I’ll just set things into perspective: I have lived in this […]
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Holiday in Gangtok, Nathula pass, Tsomgo Lake

 India Aerial view of Gangtok Sikkim India is a country with great ancient history. Along with the history this country has got many exotic places. One such place is Gangtok. Gangtok a capital of Sikkim is full of places for sightseeing and adventure. It is filled with […]
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Exploring South Africa: Adventures in St Lucia

St Lucia- A sandy wonderland South Africa is a land of adventure. It is filled with contrast and color, chaos and calm. Within a few kilometers of each other you may find a buzzing African Wetland and a dry semi-desert. A thundering waterfall and a quiet […]
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Surf Sri Lanka: Arugam Bay

Any Sri Lankan beach looks gorgeous, but they all have characteristic differences. So, a question to ask yourself before planning a beach trip in Sri Lanka would be, what would you like to experience? If you are looking for a new spot to surf at or if you are simply […]
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Tidbits of Jamaica: Kingston and Other Parishes

Welcome to the land of Reggae, vibes and  excellent food. Jamaica, the third-largest Caribbean island, has a population of approximately 2.7 million people and with over 10, 299 sq. km, of vibes and beauty, for you to explore. Its previous Amerindian name ‘Xaymaca’, means and the island is referred as – […]
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India: Little Tibet in the Lanes of New Delhi

Majnu ka Tilla- Then and Now Majnu ka Tilla, literally meaning the hillock of Majnu is said to be named after the tilla where a local Iranian Sufi mystic called Abdullah nicknamed Majnu met Guru Nanak Dev Ji, a Sikh Guru, during the reign of Sikandar Lodhi of Delhi Sulatnate. It is said […]
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Masinagudi : Deep in the forests of Mudumalai

Being in three different places at once: The Mudumalai National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary lies at the foothills of the Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu and straddles the borders of Karnataka & Kerala. So you're in three different South Indian states at the same time. It is a protected area […]
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Berlin: recent history and beautiful sight seen

Arriving at Berlin and at writing a blog Hi, guys! For my first text, debuting on writing a blog, I chose the incredible city of Berlin. I've been there on 2012 and I still fill it when I think about that great trip. It's was my first trip truly backpacking […]
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Campuestohan Highland Resort Adventure

Elevated view of Campuestohan Highland Resort At the Indian Village, where Teepees and other Native American things were on display Why Campuestohan Highland Resort When Campuestohan Highland Resort in Bacolod, Philippines was featured on TV as a place to go, I promised […]
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India's River Umngot is the best Camping Spot

Dawki – Meghalaya's Hidden Paradise In the December of 2015, I was busy exploring the hidden gems that North East India had to offer. For two out of the six days I was there, I was adventuring across the mountainous landscapes of Meghalaya. Particularly – Shillong and Dawki. On the 13th December […]
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Brasov, the heart of Romania

Brasov is one of the most beautiful places I have ever lived in, due to its mountain view, 4 seasons that never stop to amaze you, its culture and traditions. Situated in the center of Romania, Brasov's people have their own habits. I would like to write about a few […]
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Explore the Historic Delhi, The Capital City of India

Delhi is the Capital City of India, which is the second most populated country in the world. The city is well known for its heritage, mixed culture and fast life. The city sees tourism throughout the year, with people of different countries, and other cities of India- coming very excited […]
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Schwarzwald: An Indian in the Black Forest

As a little girl, I used to pretty much salivate for those delicious slices of the ever-famous Black Forest Cake- fluffy, liqueur-rich whipped cream and black cherries sandwiched between intense chocolate sponge, topped with a generous helping of cocoa shavings. Talk about heaven! So you can imagine the sheer delight […]
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A Trip to The Land Of Smiles: Phuket

When it comes to traveling in South East Asia, Thailand is one of the countries that will definitely come in your mind first. For me also it was the same. Thailand is known for its lovely beaches nightlife and definitely the infamous massage. But I wanted to explore what's more […]
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Gokarna : Bliss on the Beach

Situated approximately 500 km from Bangalore City, India, is this small but beautiful town called Gokarna. This place is one of the sacred towns in the state of Karnataka worshipping the Hindu Deity Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is believed to have loomed from a cow's ear and hence the name […]
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THE GOLDEN TEMPLE : INDIA'S PILGRIMAGE FOR ALL

HARMANDIR SAHIB – AN INTRODUCTION Perhaps the most important and the most glorious of Sikh pilgrimages all over the world is the Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib, better known as the Golden Temple. The temple is a subject of religious symbolism and folklore all over the world. There are around 23 million […]
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My Adventurous Road trip: Mumbai to Rameshwaram

Welcome to my adventurous road trip to Rameshwaram in India … The  Adventurous road trip from Mumbai to Rameshwaram was a sudden decision it was unplanned. I received a call from my friend who had been planning this road trip with his friends for few months, fortunately, his friends didn't […]
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Enjoying Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Welcome to Rothenburg ob der Tauber   I want to introduce you to a wonderful medieval town in Germany. This is a town I visited every year for almost 17 years. This is my favorite town in all of Germany. The name of the town is Rothenburg ob der Tauber. […]
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South African Survival Guide for travelers

South Africa is known for beautiful sunsets, captivating wildlife and our diverse populations. If you have made it past booking your flights and accommodation, here is how to survive Visiting South Africa. If you have not booked your holiday yet, read this anyway, there are animal droppings, squeegees and a […]
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Eco Tourism Park : A Perfect Picnic Destination

How to get there? The Eco Tourism Park, built by the Government of West Bengal, is situated right on the Rajarhat road in Newtown, Kolkata, India and takes around 15 minutes to reach from the airport by car. The metro stations around the location are developing and will be ready […]
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Andaman Awe- Where each beach takes you by surprise

There we were flying over what looked like the end of the Indian landmass,; leaving the definite behind, heading towards those constantly moving waves. Andaman, known for its endless beaches is a place that is meant to be on a bucket list. While looking at the ocean from the window […]
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Northern California Coast and the Redwoods, an Epic Day Trip.

Highway 101 that runs along the Pacific coastline of the United States is renown for it's dramatic beauty and the region around Arcata, California is no exception. As many of the areas further inland have incredibly hot summer days, we appreciate the option of having a much cooler day trip […]
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How To Spend The Perfect Day in Bariloche, Patagonia

Bariloche is one of the most popular cities in the south of Argentina, located near the border with Chile, it is known for its outdoor activities and outstanding views. Its location is perfect since it combines the beautiful mountains of the Andes and the crystalline blue water of the Nahuel […]
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The Sydney Guide

Sydney is one of the most famous cities of the southern hemisphere and often mistakenly called the capital of Australia, embodies the relaxed and easy-going way of life. Therefore, every year millions of tourists travel there to surf the wave and many of them never leave. Nightlife In Sydney I […]
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Five Sensational Experiences to do in Singapore

How people see and take life in a country amazes me. As a culture-vulture kind of girl, I immerse myself with literature, food, art, and local experiences when visiting a particular nation. The city skyline and modern pace can only strike me with amazement, but I guess I’m that girl […]
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Kathmandu: The Basics and Essentials of Nepal

How to Survive Arriving in Kathmandu Kathmandu is one of the many cities adapting and changing to meet growing tourism demands. Other online forums easily become outdated in the fast paced technology and modernized to the developing nation. It is obvious the tourism is building rapidly, and for good reason. […]
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Bukit Gasing: Nature in the City

Why Bukit Gasing? Where to Park? Cars line the roadside as far as our eyes can see. It’s 8am (late by the average hiker’s standard) on a public holiday, so we abandon hopes of a convenient parking spot. Tip: Do NOT park on the yellow lines. Many flushed face; adrenaline-pumping […]
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Maldives: Choose a Resort for your Trip knowing the difference

I have been living two years and six months in Maldives, where I have seen and experienced different Resorts and Local Islands. Always people asked me my recommendation for picking the right place and Island for their vacation. Well with a selection of about 130 Resorts it’s not that easy […]
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Rishikesh: Rafting on the Himalayan Foothills

Rishikesh, the beautiful city in India's northern state of Uttarakhand is a destination for all- the adventure seekers or the nature lovers, for the religious devotees or backpackers, for families or couples. It offers beauty, thrill, and peace. The holy Ganga or Ganges with its pristine water carrying a turquoise tint runs […]
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Tobago: 5 places to visit on vacation

   Tobago is the smaller island of two Caribbean islands called Trinidad and Tobago. I am a born citizen of Trinidad and once a year my sisters and I visit this little paradise. You can get to the island either by boat or plane. We always travel by boat because, […]
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Best places to visit in Greece

 Arriving at the Athens Airport The second you arrive at the Athens airport, a chilled windy breeze will welcome you, refreshing you and making up for the long hours spent sitting in the airplane. Athens has a good transport system, there are buses available at every 25-30 minutes, the subway, […]
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The non-tourist guide to Delhi

  It's been over a year since I first landed in Delhi. And here I am, living in India about to marry a Punjabi. But today I don't want to write about our oh-so-Bollywood-y love story, instead, I want to try to give you a few tips for your next […]
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A Day in Jodhpur, The Majestic Blue City

Jodhpur – is one of the largest cities in Rajasthan, India, acknowledged for its unique rhapsody of the blue houses and its mighty Mehrangarh Fort. Known as the gateway to the Thar Desert, it is located about 340 km from Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan.  It was the last […]
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The great city of Accra

Palm trees along the coast Fieldwork in Ghana As a social and cultural anthropology student, we were 'forced' to go abroad and do fieldwork for our Master's research. Obviously, anthropologists like to see the world and get to know cultures so no one complained. After an intense […]
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Cherry Blossom and Japanese Culture

Who has travelled to Japan? It is different compared to the Western world, this is for sure. When I have to explain my friends how Japan is, I always try to make a comparison between India and Japan. And I love both of these countries. However, they are the complete […]
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Udaipur – The land of royals

Udaipur, the city where the royals were born, it is one of the most beautiful places in India where you could go to explore the lakes, havelis, and palaces. It lies in the southern part of Rajasthan near the Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat borders and is also known for its romantic […]
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Bruges: Canals and Cobblestones

If you’re here, you’re one or more of these: You’re into Hollywood and watched “In Bruges” a couple of times and fell in love with the city. A fan of Indian movies – Bruges has become one of your dream destinations, just after the first few minutes of Amir Khan’s […]
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Sri Lanka for foreigners: Dambulla

From millenary temples to giant elephants crossing the road a few meters from you, Dambulla is definitely a must-see city if you are traveling to Sri Lanka. Here is a selection of the top 4 must-see places near Dambulla. (in order of cultural relevance). 1. Golden temple Situated in central […]
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Get Ready to Explore the Heart of Africa

A keen traveler, I  initially quenched my yearning appetite to explore by becoming a backpacker, exploring the motherland of Africa. I ventured into a nomadic motion on a path to Tanzania. Why Tanzania? I had a list of reasons before me. Firstly Tanzania is filled with statistics one can rave […]
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Non-mainstream Australia: the amazing contrasts of Canberra

In European minds, Australia is depicted as a wild land, where everyone's daily routine involves surfing and kangaroos spotting. Well, there is much more than beautiful clichés. Thanks to my Exchange Program at Uni I had the opportunity to visit and live in a hidden gem of Australia, which is […]
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Goa: Short getaway with family

A lot has always been said about Goa and travellers and tourist when planning a visit to India, first hear about Goa. It's a great vacation destination for those in other parts of India as well. Today I'll be sharing a different Goa; those things that not many are aware of […]
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7 Reasons why you should visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

Somewhere on the edge of Southeastern Europe sleeps one magical country named Bosnia and Herzegovina. This small country is filled with 3.8 million people that are dreamingly flowing through the beauty under the sun. It covers the ground of, more or less, 51.2 square kilometers, but there's a lot more […]
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Andaman : The undisputed Paradise.

In a country that is known for its geographical diversity, Andaman has a lot to contribute to it. Due to its tropical climate, the best time to visit is from November to February. We went from 5th to 14th of February and covered most of the tourist spots. A brief […]
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The ultimate foodie list for vegetarians in Kathmandu

When traveling sometimes it is difficult to discover nice restaurants. Maybe they are too touristic or they charge you a lot for a good and clean meal. But I reveal you here (so you won't have to take any risk) the best vegetarian and vegan spots in Kathmandu. Nepali culture […]
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COORG – The Scotland of India!

India is a land of adventure and mystery. This subcontinent envelops so many culture-rich, amazingly beautiful and mysterious places that one can spend a lifetime traveling around – but will still be hungry to get more out of this country. One such place is the small beautiful town of Coorg […]
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Maldives: trip to Male and Bodu Hithi

Last September my boyfriend and I embarked on the most wonderful and romantic trip in our life, to a picturesque island Bodu Hithi, on the North Male Atoll, in the heart of the Indian ocean. The flight to Maldives The flight to paradise was not an easy one. I have […]
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Life in Chongqing, China

Cultural Exchange and Travel in Chongqing, China Recently, I took part in a cultural exchange in Chongqing. I was able to live there for six months whilst working in a local kindergarten and learning the language. I experienced life in a host family, as well as life on my own, […]
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Dayara Bugyal: A winter trek in India

  Dayara Bugyal: Trekking in the snow Being a girl hailing from the plains, seeing the snow and making snowmen had always been one of my fantasies. Almost every winter I would make plans of visiting hill stations in my country, India, to witness snowfall but somehow all my plans […]
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ZANZIBAR: A TROPICAL GETAWAY

If you're looking to take a tropical vacation, chances are that you've thought about heading to Zanzibar. With its beautiful beaches, great sights, delicious food and lovely people, Zanzibar sure has a lot to offer. Whether you're just a tourist seeking relaxation or you're an enthusiastic explorer, Zanzibar has something […]
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How to make the most of your stopover in Perth and Sydney

I had been travelling India and Southeast Asia for the last year and a bit, and decided to go to New Zealand with a Working Holiday Visa after spending Christmas in Kolkata, India. The thing is, as many as you already know, the cheapest way to travel isn’t usually the […]
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Trek to Kheerganga : A backpacker's paradise!

Are you planning a 4-day backpacking trip being in India but don't know where to go? Did you love the Bollywood movie 'Yeh jawani hai deewani' and were a fan of Bunny's idea of travelling? Or let me put it this way, do you want your holiday to involve that […]
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Bali Diary: Explore Island on a Budget

For the last decades, Bali Island has become one of the most desirable places to visit for anyone who wishes to dive in peculiar Asian culture of an island full of myths and secrets. Bali as a part of Indonesia has its unique and charming atmosphere, which is different from […]
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Ladakh: exploring the stunning mountain region of India

When most people think about traveling to India, they imagine crowded and polluted places, colourful dresses and spiritual rebirth. These impressions are true for almost all except one region in India, called Ladakh. It is found in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, at the most northern tip of Indian […]
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STOP-OVER AT FORT KOCHI

Fort Kochi is a beautiful haven in Cochin, India which is definitely underrated. It is Kerala's best-kept secret. The reason I'm saying this is because Kerala is famous for its tranquil and tropical backwaters, rainforests, biodiversity, culture, and Ayurveda. But Fort Kochi is a revelation which allows oneself to experience […]
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India Road Trip

Introductory Have you ever considered driving around one of the biggest countries of the world? Like China, Russia, the USA or… India? My boyfriend and I spent one month driving in India, visiting family and places. In this article I would like to share the adventures of the first week, […]
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MUSEUMS IN JAKARTA: THE BEST WAY TO DISCOVER INDONESIA’S HERITAGE

If you are forced to brand Jakarta by the first sight you will probably mention its horrifying transport system and insubstantial character as capitalistic economic centre. So I did a couple of months ago! Every time I entered the city I did almost everything to leave it as soon as […]
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Travelling pregnant: 3 months in India

1- Stepping out of pre-concepts Traveling in India is already a big adventure to start with. But traveling while pregnant? When I announced to my friends and family our project to spend 3 months in India, we were showered with worries and pre-concepts like: But what are you going to eat? What […]
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Tokyo Food Guide

Tokyo Food Guide If you are a lover of sushi, consider yourself a foodie, or if you're just looking to try something new, Tokyo is the perfect destination for you. With restaurants of every variety on nearly every corner, you never have to look too far. Sushi One of the […]
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Kumbhalgarh Fort: Rajasthan's Best Kept Secret

Kumbhalgarh Fort The state of Rajasthan in India’s north-west is famous among travellers for many reasons. It is known as the King’s District (Raj meaning King, Sthan meaning district) and is home to the famous Rajput clan. Tourists are drawn to the exquisite man-made lakes in the […]
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Train Travel in India

After three and a half years in the UK and Europe my husband and I were returning home to New Zealand.  We timed our return so we could attend my niece's wedding to a Punjabi man, in India.  We flew into New Delhi in mid-October, travelled north by train to […]
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Munnar: The hilly paradise of South India

For a country that boasts of the magnificent Himalayan ranges in the Northern region, one does not often look at the peninsular South India when in need of satiating that mountain craving. Bound by the Arabian Sea in the west, the Indian Ocean in the south and the Bay of […]
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India: Top tips for loving it

It is just not possible to write a post and tell all that we lived in India wile travelling the “Golden Triangle”. Not in vain is probably the biggest and longest guide always to purchase. So my bet to give you the  “Top tips” about  our experience in India and how […]
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India, Sikkim: The Monastery Trail

So I was traveling in India with a friend at that moment and he recently just bought a Royal Enfield motorbike to continue his travels in India, so we decided to travel together this, not so popular but beautiful, State of India with his motorbike. What it's all about: Sikkim […]
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What and where to go in New York: part 1

The Big Apple, the City that Never Sleeps, the Melting Pot, or however you wanna call it, New York is always a good idea. New York it is by far one of the most amazing cities I've ever been to, there's not a single thing I didn't love about this […]
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A Picture-Perfect Day in Mumbai

My first visit to Mumbai had only involved an extremely rushed visit to the Elephanta Caves. So, when I a second chance to visit the city I decided to make the most of it. But as fate would have it, I had only one day in Mumbai before I rushed […]
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Making the most of my monsoon visa run in Penang, Malaysia

  Making the most of George Town, Penang in monsoon multicolour! November to March is monsoon season in Malaysia. It rains, and it rains hard! Not that this need be a problem – rain is more pleasant when it is warm! However, if you are visiting George […]
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Delhi – The city of seven cities

How many people who are from Delhi or have been there knew this about the city; that Delhi actually once was divided into 7 separate cities? Qila Rai Pithora, Mehrauli, Siri, Tughlakabad, Firozabad, Shergarh and Shahjahanabad. My favourite one being  Shahjahanabad. These were the seven cities which later contributed to […]
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Welcome to Nagaland's Hornbill Festival

A slight rough start to traveling is sometimes concerning – but it is better to look at it the other way round. I decided to end this roller-coaster of a year with a trip to the North East part of India – to Nagaland. 30th November I decided shall be […]
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Eating in Pai, Thailand

One of the main reasons I love to travel so much is the food!  Every country, every culture, expresses itself in the myriad of ingredients, spices and herbs they use in their cuisine.  Food is a trademark of every region around the globe; it distinctly defines a group of people and […]
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Experience Mystery, Madness, Mayhem in Delhi, the city of Djinns

Delhi-the heart of India is the best place to experience all that conveys individuals to India: mystery, mayhem, and madness. Spend a day in the midst of its lived-in magnificence and you'll understand why it is called the city of histories, culture, food and secrets. Delhi has stories etched in […]
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Heading to Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Get a Travel Agent

Like most couples planning their honeymoon, my husband & I turned to the internet for suggestions. We had a fair idea of what we wanted and it was simple-  we wanted to relax in the lap of nature. There were overwhelming number of options but we had our heart set […]
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Welcome To Lithuania: The Land of The Beautiful Ladies

Just as the lyrics of a song from a famous Lithuanian band Inculto say: welcome to Lithuania, the land of the beautiful ladies. Indeed, it‘s quite commonly known that Lithuanian women are pretty gorgeous and being a 100% Lithuanian I am flattered to hear that. However, beautiful women are not […]
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La Colonia Tovar, the Germany of the Caribbean

La Colonia Tovar is a little town in the Caribbean, located in Venezuela, which was founded in 1843 by a group of german immigrants, mostly from the Grand Duchy of Baden, for a long time the town was isolated from its nearby cities, so it grew to be a piece […]
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Smoke-Free Yerevan: Finding Fresh Air in Armenia's Capital

In Armenia, where smoking is somewhat of a cultural pastime, finding a Smoke-free spot to hang out is difficult. Cigarettes and hookah are the main indulgences, and it's not uncommon to pass by groups of smokers, young and old, seated at an outdoor cafe or hanging out on the street […]
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Best beaches around Perth

Let's go to the beach ! Ok… But where ? Perth is a beautiful city in Western Australia, with many tourist places, parks but also beaches if you don't mind to take the train or the bus. I'm a really beach addict and for that, I spent most of my […]
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Mexico City: the hottest place to be

I'm facing some major changes in my life right now. In fact, just the last week has contained changes on almost every one level: I got two jobs, I got the news that I'll have to move from my apartment, I found a new apartment, I handed in the first draft […]
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Enjoy Tainan as a Local

Time to get another point of view of Tainan on Taiwan. Tainan, a city located in a southern part of Taiwan, is the oldest city. It is said to be a food paradise which I can only confirm. It is also famous for temples, historical buildings and crazy traffic. Initially […]
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Living in New York City

It's my first visit to the United States of America and Living in New York has caused me to develop a love hate relationship. One minute I am crazy in love, the next I am crying a river. I have been living here for one month and no matter whether […]
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Pattadakal:An insight in to Indian Temple Architecture

Pattadakal is a World Heritage Site If stones could speak, the sandstone structures at Pattadakal would tell a 1000 tales of battles fought, victories won, and the grand coronation ceremonies of the Chalukyan Kings. But the sandstone' don’t, so the sculptors tell the tales. Their skilled hands work magic on […]
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A weekend getaway to the unassuming & unpretentious, Pondicherry!

After we tied the knot in early 2015, my wife and I didn’t have the luxury of too many days off from work, which shelved any plans for a long holiday for some time. Given we had a fairly low-key wedding ceremony compared to the customary grand Indian weddings, I […]
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Living with Elephants: The Sayaboury Jungle, Laos

Getting there… I know it's not going to be an easy venture getting to Laos' one and only elephant conservation centre, which is nestled deep within the Sayaboury jungle, but I have a sneaky feeling its all going to be worth it… The bus journey from Luang Prabang should take around eleven hours, but […]
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From Mud to Sky in Bangkok

Some love it. Some hate it. But what it is sure is that your first impression of Bangkok can quickly change, unexpectedly. The capital of Thailand is iridescent. You can look at it from the top of a skyscraper or from a boat moving among the canals. You can visit […]
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Welcome to Lesotho, the Kingdom in the Sky

Let me tell you about my recent move to the deep south I decided in purpose not to have big expectations before moving to Lesotho. I barely knew where Lesotho was sistuated on the map when I got this job. Traveling to Lesotho from northern Europe is not easy as you do […]
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Akshardham Temple: Best Place to Visit in Delhi

Delhi is the Capital of India. If you are visiting India for the first time, you will probably land in Delhi or Mumbai – Delhi for those who want to see North India's fancy palaces, forts, citadels and temples or go to the Himalayas; Mumbai for those who want to […]
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Fairytale of Croatia – Plitvice Lakes National Park

Explore Croatia The Balkan Peninsulam, that is placed on the south of Europe, is surrounded by the Adriatic, Ionian, Mediterranean, Aegean and the Black sea. It got its name after the Balkan mountains. This extremely underrated European region is full of amazing geological structures and formations, national parks, lakes, protected […]
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Staying safe on a mangrove site visit in Junda.

A daring mangrove forest. While on an assignment of facilitating a beekeeping training exercise at Junda, Mombasa in Kenya. I was struck by the thought of getting drowned by a massive swampy mangrove mud during a practical session of setting up a bee hive stand at the mangrove rehabilitation site. […]
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Why Algarve (Portugal) Is A Good Choice For A Honeymoon?

Algarve is a south Portugal region. Never mind the season, you can always find some tourists there. Algarve is rich of astonishing beaches, beautiful nature and delicious food. While travelling around this region cities you will find out that people here are more than friendly and most of them speak […]
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Eating My Way Through Singapore

My trip to Singapore was a welcome break from the craziness that is work. Armed with an appetite for adventure and an agenda that involves eating all the good stuff, I made my way to the city-state via a 3-hour plane ride from Manila. Hostel Check-in    First order of business: I […]
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Off to India by London Tube: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

As Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights is going to be celebrated at the end of the month, I have decided to dedicate my first article to the magnificent and mesmerising Hindu temple in north-west London. I have found out about it by accident while planning one of my trips […]
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Historical Sites to Visit in Antigua

If you're a history buff like me, the Caribbean islands provide a treasure trove of sites and artifacts to marvel at. What I particularly love about the island of Antigua is that a lot of old structures are still standing and many have been restored. And unlike in the States, […]
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By the hills of Ouro Preto: things to do in a 1 day trip.

A little of geology and history… Have you ever heard about Ouro Preto? No?! I want to share with you a little bit of this wonderful city where I live! Ouro Preto is a small town close to Belo Horizonte wich is the main city of the state of Minas […]
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City escapade: Enjoy a slice of heaven at Maafushi in 8 unique ways

Situated on the Kaafu Atoll (also known as South Male Atoll) in the Maldives, Maafushi is a long, narrow island just forty-five minutes away from the Male international airport by speedboat, and packed full of fun, good food, amazing marine fauna and beautiful scenery. Only six years ago, this island was a quiet […]
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Lagoinha do Leste – The Hidden Paradise in Florianopolis

Florianopolis – Brazil is certainly a worthy place of stories that few people believe, there are many landscapes still untouched, transformed only by time. The beautiful beaches are no doubt among the natural attractions most sought after by tourists visiting the island. And one of those places, hidden behind of […]
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Experience of nature on the traces of the historical Austria

If you live in close touch with nature and you have a fable for historical castellated buildings in which former monarchs could have lived, with high rooms and lovely balconies as well as saunas and health spas? – Yes, you are totally right in Bad Gastein, Austria. This remarkable place […]
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Incredible India In The Summer

My friends and I made the grave mistake of picturing Delhi as a place that is hot throughout the year That was mistake that we paid for dearly. Due to a mix-up that saw us locked out of the airport in the dead of the night and 3 hours before our […]
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Goa – A Tourist Destination for a Memorable Vacation Trip

Soon after our marriage we had the opportunity to go on a Goa trip and it turned out to be a memorable one. It gave us some time to relax and leave behind our hectic daily schedule as well as work pressures in Mumbai itself. During our Goa trip we explored […]
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Varanasi, the holy city of death

Varanasi, the holy city of death Side! Side! Dead body coming!This is the phrase you will for sure hear several times walking down the narrow, dirty streets of the old part of Varanasi, sometimes also called the city of death.It has been already said a lot about Varanasi by travelers […]
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Try to feel Lisbon

Have you ever been in Portugal? This summer i have luck and visit this fantastic country! Country, which situated in western part of Europe, was my little dream for a long time, but finally i found the way how to get there. Firstly, let me told you a bit about […]
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Trinidad and Tobago: How to eat like a local

  It’s easy to get carried away by the beauty of the Caribbean especially the little island of Trinidad and Tobago. Although located at the tailbone of the Caribbean arch, Trinidad and Tobago is still every bit of the tropical paradise that the Caribbean is noted for: the beaches, sand […]
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Pakistan the Safe Way

Pakistani traditional clothing- shalwar kameez. Should you go? Terrorist attacks. Suicide bombings. Taliban madrasses. Unfortunately, all we hear about Pakistan in the Western media are horrific stories of a war torn nation. Although there are some regions of Pakistan that are extremely unsafe and officially off-limits for tourists, […]
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Om is the word, spiritual retreats in India

From hardcore spiritual bootcamp to tranquil escapes here are spiritual retreats to discover a fascinating side to India.                         Come back to yourself India is an ancient land, home to many spiritual teachings that have found […]
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How to Explore a City: the Lisbon Diaries

I moved to Lisbon, on a leap of faith. It is the fourth time I’m moving to a new country in the last six years. Difficult? To some extent. Exciting? Hell, yes! Lisbon is a top-notch choice where if you're here for holidays or considering to move here for a […]
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Shaffhausen Full Of Water Power

Today we visited the canton of Shaffhausen. The name of this canton sounds for me like the blue city of Chefchaouen in Morocco.  Who knows or ever heard about this blue city can understand that I was so excited about this trip. This is the northernmost canton of Switzerland and […]
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Travelling Solo in Bhutan

I travelled to Bhutan in October 2014. I decided to travel to Bhutan when I was in a dire need for a break. The quiet valleys, gorgeous mountains and the endless notes about ‘how nice’ the Bhutanese people were made me finalize on Bhutan as my destination. Travelling solo is […]
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The White Desert : Rann of Kutch

Quick Facts About 'Rann' of Gujarat, India : I was tempted to plan a visit just immediately when I came to know about 'Rann' (meaning salt marsh in Kutchi language) through one of my friend. The initial research prompted me and my husband to book the holiday 4 months in advance. […]
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Venice – Bride of the Sea

Venice or Venezia in Italian has had many names in the past Queen of the Adriatic Sea, City of Light, City of Bridges, City of Water, Dominante meaning Dominant or  Serenissima meaning The Most Serene. Whatever you called it, one thing is for sure, Venice is a city which will […]
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Local Bazaars of Jaipur

Think of Rajasthan and its extravagant beauty immediately flashes in the mind. Rajasthan, a northern state of India is well known for its scenic beauty, scrumptious food, delectable delicacies and beautiful monuments; and the place where one could find all of them is Jaipur- the capital of the state. Popularly known […]
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India : The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Having lived in India for over half a decade, I wouldn't forgive myself if i didn't visit the Himalayas. So over the years, i did quite a fair bit of trekking in the region, and the respect i've developed towards these majestic Himalayan mountains is absolutely unparalleled. In the summer […]
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36 Hours in Seoul

Seoul has an undeniable energy.  You can feel its ebb and flow instantly on arrival.  It’s the kind of place that leads you down a seemingly normal, dank alley and just when you think you’re lost, find yourself in the middle of a vibrant nightlife scene.  It’s one of the […]
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Sharjah getaway – a day in the Emirate

Sharjah is one of the seven emirates that form the United Arab Emirates – it is actually the 3rd biggest and most populous one, following Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Its closeness to Dubai (about an hour by bus) makes it a perfect destination for a day for those who seek […]
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Cape Town: Tavern of the seas

“This is a pretty and singular town; it lies at the foot of an enormous wall (the Table Mountain), which reaches into the clouds, and makes a most imposing barrier. Cape Town is a great inn, on the great highway to the east.” – Charles Darwin in a letter to […]
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Gwaldam: A Lesser Known Hill station Perfect for a Quiet Respite

I am completely smitten by the charming state of Uttarakhand and the various opportunities of experience the place offers. This Indian state provides a wholesome glimpse of the diverse culture of India and every region is worth exploring. Suitable for both long and short trips, it is also perfect for […]
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Rockport – a fascinating seaside spot in Massachusetts

As summer 2014 I was lucky enough to visit the 'must sees' both on the east and the west coast of the USA, the second time I travelled there, I wanted to explore some hidden treasures. My wish was to see a lighthouse, you know, one of those, you can […]
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See the sights of old Melbourne in a day

The Historic sights in Marvellous Melbourne For a city in a relatively new country Melbourne is stacked full with a great deal of history. The grand looking streets in the centre of Melbourne belie the style of the pioneers that designed and built them. European visitors will recognise a lot […]
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Budget Travel In The Maldives

­A natural wonder and home to mesmerizing sunsets, white sand beaches, fresh seafood and plentiful marine life… Paradise? Yes. The 1200 islands belonging to Maldives are everything that anyone could hope for in an island getaway. The peaceful atmosphere combined with influence from surrounding countries in Asia and Africa, as […]
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Darjeeling- the queen of Hills

DARJEELING- the land of thunder bolt   view of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling Darjeeling- the queen of hills once a summer capital to the British India is a small town in the North east part of India located at the foothills of the Himalayas nestled in […]
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Keep Austin Weird

When you think of Texas, you probably think of a sprawling desert that's nearly half the size of Europe, cowboys, horses and tumble weeds. This image doesn't really put the lone star state at the top of your “to travel” list, but in the midst of this hot and dusty […]
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A getaway guide to Gir

Life is all about experiences, and travelling to different places is one sure way to gain them. One such experience that I was looking forward to, was Sasan Gir. One of India’s oldest sanctuaries and home to the majestic Asiatic lion. Gir National Park and Sanctuary, covers an area of […]
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Reunion island: the volcano Le Piton de la Fournaise

Le Piton de la Fournaise Reunion island Have you heard about it ? it's a little french island, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean (I let you look for it on the map). This island came out of the water 3 millions years ago. […]
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Surprises that greet a Pakistani in Dubai

As a postgraduate student (UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan) during the short interval between the end of my course work and beginning of my research, I have started to think to enhance my vision and to explore my knowledge. Luckily, the ACSE annual meeting 13-14 Aug 2015, Dubai provides me a mix […]
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Mactan Shrine Lapu Lapu City, Cebu

Mactan Shrine, Lapu Lapu City Cebu Mactan Island is an island of Cebu in Philippines. It is located a few kilometers off the coast of Cebu and is connected to the mainland with the Mactan Mandaue Bridge and a second bridge Marcelo Fernan. Location of Mactan Island […]
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A perfect weekend in Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh, India

There's this place called Mcleodganj in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is very popular among those who love trekking. I had a chance to visit this amazing hill station with my friends this summer. Unfortunately, we could stay there for only three days. We rent a traveler bus […]
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Valluvar Kottam- A stunning architectural and engineered marvel in Chennai

A few lines about Chennai: Chennai is located off the Bay of Bengal on the Coramandel coast in India. Being one of the most visited cities in the world with 47th ranking, it attracts mainly tourists for its ancient pharmaceutical and health routines. It is one of the remarkable cities […]
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The Scotland of India : Coorg

The Scotland of India : Coorg Like every kid longing for a summer break, my friends and I decided to roadtrip to what's known as the Scotland of India – Coorg. Located on the eastern slopes of the scenic Western Ghats, this is a perfect weekend getaway for those residing in […]
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Maldives: The Tropical Paradise

THE PARADISE EVERYONE IS DREAMING OFF..  So me and my fiancee decided to spend our annual vacation in Maldives last July 2016. Our decision was partly influenced by one of our friends who convinced us to take a group booking in one of the travel agencies in Dubai so we […]
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George Town, Malaysia | Cheap Thrills, Expensive Taste

Malaysia is known as a country whose culture and traditions have firmly endured the hands of time. Indeed, as their slogan goes, one would expect a vibrant, immersive, and exciting Truly Asian experience when visiting the country.  However, in the heart of Penang Island in Malaysia lies a city with a well-preserved European colonial core; […]
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MASINAGUDI-BANDHIPUR…..THE LAND OF RAVING WILDLIFE

                                                          THE INDIAN JUNGLE                                     […]
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Manhattan on a shoestring.

A little bit about New York. New York city, one of the most remarkable capitals of the World, can be a very expensive place. Obviously, the heart of the city, Manhattan, is not an exemption. But do not give up; we can enjoy this magnificent borough on a budget. If […]
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The Edible Mumbai

I love Mumabi for its food. You name it and you get. Fine dine, street food, budget meals, cafes, lunch homes, boardings (a local name for eateries that serve budget meals with a fixed menu) and of course fast food chains, we have it all. You could eat in Mumbai and […]
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Petra; Jordan: The city of the Last Crusade

Most people know Petra just from “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade’s” movie but there is so much more than that to discover. It is also known as “The Lost City” since it became lost for centuries to the western world after 1400’s AD; until a Swiss traveler named Johann […]
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Andaman Islands: Pearls in a sea of blue

Andaman Islands: Pearls in a sea of blue Think about clear turquoise water, spectacular rain forests, sun-kissed beaches, gorgeous corals, and prehistoric tribes – where in India can you find all this and more? Of course, on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands! A tropical heaven in the truest sense, the […]
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Land of Mountains – Leh

India : Land of Mountains – Leh, Jammu and Kashmir Location: In the midst of the beautiful Himalayas lies a small town, Leh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Surrounded by mountains on all sides Leh is a beautiful town. As soon as you land you are greeted […]
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Penang: Food Heaven of Malaysia

  Penang is one of the Malaysian state that is located northwest of Malaysia. Penang consists of two areas which are the island and the mainland that is attached to Malaysia Peninsula. For now, I will cover about the island since I’ve visited it numerous times.  The mode of transportation […]
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Mongolia: Lost in Gobi Desert

Mongolia: Lost in the Gobi Desert (1) The reason why Mongolia fascinates me the most is not only because of the mighty scenery, but also the hospitable people I’ve met on the way. From Ulaanbaatar, along with four other backpackers I met in the hostel, we’ve decided to take a […]
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UNWIND & DISCOVER HAPPINESS IN GOA : INDIA

Goa is one of the places in India which helps any traveller explore the best of themselves. The coastal breeze, scenic beaches, historic locations and undiscovered stretches make you sense the laid-back yet frolic atmosphere. The place wins your heart and will make you long to extend your holiday. The state is filled […]
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Bukit Tabur, Malaysia: 7 Secrets of The Dragonback Trek

Not all travelers are the same. Each one travels for different reasons. Traveling cliches include to find myself, to prove myself, to find the one or to forget someone. Some, though, were just really called and born to do it… traveling just for pure adventure and love for nature. Whatever our reasons for […]
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Cartagena de Indias: the beginning of a love history with Colombia.

As a Colombian was really hard to see my own country as a touristic place. I thought that for being a tourist or a backpacker I had to travel long distance and going to other continent to finally being a tourist but no, I realized that I’m not a tourist, not in […]
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6 Monuments of Delhi That Deserve To Be Visited At Least Once In Your Lifetime

Step off the beaten track in the City of Djinns and you will discover that Delhi is much more than what you see on postcards and in books. Because tucked away in various corners of the city are monuments that seem to have been forgotten by both man and time. […]
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Traveling To Singapore For The First Time

  My 1st experience traveling to Singapore. In February 2012, me and my friends had the opportunity to visit Singapore. We visited Little India, Bugis Street, Sentosa Island and China Town. We landed on Changi International Airport. After passing through the migration and take the suitcase the first time we […]
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Shekhawati: World's largest Open-air Art Gallery

Shekhawati is one of the most beautiful regions of the arid state of Rajasthan, predominantly resided by the Shekhawat clan, an offshoot of the Kachwaha dynasty of Jaipur. The region comprises of many districts like sikar, jhunjhunu, laxmangarh etc. Since the day I have visited a few pats of this […]
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Live a year in New Zealand

Are you ready to live overseas? The best part of travelling is that you can quit whenever you want. I arrived in New Zealand some weeks ago, and I can already say how beautiful it is. Everything seems to be very relaxed and chilled, also the well-known cities from the […]
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Brijuni Island – The Secret Paradise of Croatia

Lonely beaches, coral reefs, free living animals and untouched nature. Zebra and foal becoming friends That’s what a lot of prospect promote. And when you get there the place is fuelled up with tourists. You discover the “lonely beach” to be covered with towels half naked […]
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Pune: The Underdog of Metropolitan Cities

This kind Marathi lady invited me to her house and introduced me to her socially awkward cat 🙂   Not too long ago, I found myself in Pune. It’s a city quite far removed from the lists of ideal tourist destinations. The basic things I knew […]
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Rajasthan – A Majestic journey through the Mountains

Rajasthan – the only state in India that presents the charms of desert to us. Famous for its royal heritage, Rajathan's Royal families have ruled this part for several years before India’s independence. We had a trip planned to a very different part of this state. Though it is known for its […]
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Almeria: paradise of beaches and coves

Almeria: paradise of beaches and coves In the south-east of Spain, this place is not the most touristic destination of the country, but it is worth a trip here. I remember when I left home, I was 18 and I was prepared to start the University and a new life […]
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Bhayander – The upcoming suburb in Mumbai, Maharashtra

Railway Station Board at Bhayander station Bhayander is a suburb of Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a north suburb and growing rapidly. I am a resident of this place and it’s amazing to know how fast this place is growing and at a rapid pace! Bhayander, this […]
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Hingolgadh: The Hidden Treasure of Saurashtra

Camping has always fascinated me due to its challenges, explorations and the reflection that I get to do with myself. Little did I know that I would get to discover facets of nature, in such a small village. Well, this was a discovery of Hingolgadh, a wildlife sanctuary situated in […]
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City of London: A Walking Tour

January 2015, I had left Bangalore, India to join Kingston University in London. As a part of welcoming the new students, the University arranged a Walking Tour through Central London. I decided to go on the Tour since this was my first time in London. I thought I would […]
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Food and Sights of Bangalore

A stroll down Commercial Street Relishing slices of red guava sprinkled with chaat masala I bought from a street vendor, I wander down Commercial Street. Situated in a prime area in Bangalore with a colourful jumble of high end brands such as Arrow and Allen Solly and stalls consisting of […]
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BELGAUM, INDIA – Lose yourself here to find yourself

My first travel article had to be about a place that is the love of my life and my muse. A place for which my heart and soul harbour a primal love that goes beyond words. It’s the kind of love you feel for the mother that birthed you. That […]
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Incredible Mumbai

    Colorful. Chaotic. Unpredictable. Shy but friendly and helpful at the same time. Full of joy. Simple. Wonderful in its own way.   Welcome to Mumbai.   There is so many words, so many with all kinds of different meanings, that I could use to describe this very unique […]
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Magical waters of Pangong Tso

Introduction Ladakh is special in many ways and despite its gaining popularity, this place in Jammu & Kashmir remains virgin, peaceful and beautiful. Ladakh is not only home to some of the highest motorable passes and mountain peaks of the world, it also cradles high altitude lakes. The Pangong Tso […]
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Detoxing in Patong.

Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand. Detox. Not two words you would expect to see in one sentence. It seems it would be an impossible task given the soaring number of moonshine buckets, ping pong shows, pool bars and pole dancing venues in contrast to juice bars, organic cafes and yoga studios. Not that a […]
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Negeri Sembilan: Where On Earth Is That?

When mentioning Malaysia, tourists usually only have heard about Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Malacca, Langkawi, Penang, Johor Bahru, Sabah, and Sarawak. There are 14 states in Malaysia. I came from Negeri Sembilan (NS) – not a famous tourism destination except for the beaches in Port Dickson – but surely has its own attractions […]
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Doors of French Colony | Walk In Puducherry

  HOW TO SPEND A DAY IN PONDICHERRY I will make a promise…..to come back…with jumble of sounds of Bay of Bengal French lands are miles away, but a tinge a touch away. Puducherry also whispered by its former name Pondicherry or affectionately Pondy, is an urban city […]
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Mount Abu: An oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan, India.

Mount Abu is a tiny little hill station and the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan, India. Though small in size it proudly claims the peak of the Aravalli ranges (Guru Shikhar) it lies snuggled in. The Great Indian Desert or the Thar Desert sprawls out over […]
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Hampi: The beautiful town of ruins and stories

  About Hampi The south Indian town of Hampi situated near the town of Hospet, in the Bellary district of northern Karnataka boasts of being one of the most visited places in Karnataka, especially for those who are looking for an adventure in the midst of beauty and timeless ruins. Steeped in history, […]
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Kashmir, where time stand still….

I'm Living my dream I live in Jakarta, Indonesia. A beautiful country in South East Asia which consisted of many small islands. Indonesia is a tropical country which only has 2 seasons in a year which is dry season and rainy season only. Dry season started from April – Oktober […]
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Lisbon: The Pearl of the Atlantic

For my first work, the choice could be no different. I present you Lisbon: the city where I live since ever and keep falling in love with every time. LISBON AT A GLANCE Lisbon is Portugal’s capital and one of the prettiest cities in Europe and world. Many publications share […]
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Looking for a brief pause from monotony? Here’s where you need to be: Coorg “The Scotland of India”

Prelude to Coorg For the first time in a lifetime, I could hear the solitary sound of my heart beat racing to extreme levels. I could see a river flowing beneath surrounded by cliffs draped in greenery, by the looks of it, the water did not seem deep enough but […]
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Diu : The Magical Island !

Driving your own vehicle on the unknown roads gives you the liberty to greet endless possibilities with open arms which makes you fall in love with the experience instantly. Having done a few short road trips, we decided to take a leap ahead for this newly found love. Known for […]
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Offbeat Bylakuppe: A Slice of Tibet in Karnataka

Karnataka is that little jewel on the South Indian tour circuit, dwarfed by neighboring Kerala, yet brimming with both natural and historic wonders. Ancient temples jostle with wild forests and tigers, and tranquility is always a call away from beaches that can rival any in Goa. You could find India’s […]
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SEYCHELLES – One Month in Paradise

Seychelles: General facts 1.- Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean and lies about 1,500 km east of mainland Africa. 2.- It has 3 main islands: Mahé, which is the main island, and where the capital Victoria is. Praslin, the second biggest island which has one of the most high […]
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Aruba: Paradise Found

Where in the World is Aruba? I am in the Dentist's chair and he is drilling away.  I try with all my might to go to my “happy place”.  My mind drifts to soft breezes, beautiful turquoise waters, gorgeous scenery and the smell of the sea.  For me this “happy […]
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5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Indonesia

Six months I have spent teaching English at Islamic school in Cilegon, Banten, Indonesia. During this time I lived in a conservative industrial city where tourists never come. I learned how to live as a local, buy fruits and vegetables on the market, use moto taxi (ojek) and speak basic Bahasa. This […]
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Mumbai : The Best and Most Unique Things To Do

Mumbai is a city that welcomes you with an open heart and makes you fall in love with it. It’s known for the welcoming and helpful attitude of the people, and its cultural diversity, absorbing any and every culture that comes in contact with it. It’s often called ‘the city […]
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Ladakh: The Land of Rugged Beauty in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Ladakh as the name aptly suggests is the land of beautiful high mountain passes. It is one of the sparsely populated regions located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is emerging as a popular tourist destination in recent years. In early August 2014, I finally got an opportunity to visit […]
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Siem Reap: Short Circuit & Pub Street

Cambodia, The kingdom of wonder That little place is Cambodia in case you are wondering! This is my first time in Cambodia and frankly when I got to know that I was accepted by an NGO here for my summer internship, the first thing I did […]
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Dating Abroad: Meeting the “One” while Traveling

  Everyone secretly hopes that the love of their life will be waiting for them when their plane lands. Or better yet, that their special someone will be traveling with them to an exciting new city sipping complimentary white wine and picking out favorites from travel guides in flight.   […]
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Singapore: An Urban Jungle Surprise

“Singapore is what your city could become if everyone obeyed the rules, did their jobs diligently, and just shut up. When your city gets to be this paragon of efficiency and discipline, would you still want to live there? Singapore is a model city, which is terrific if you happen […]
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Back to the Future in Alcala

 Alcalá de Henares – Located closed to Madrid Small enough to visit all in one day, great enough to leave the impression that inhabitants are proud of its full glory. Town Alcala de Henares, one of the oldest cities in Spain is located on the river Henares, 35 kilometers northeast of the city of Madrid, historical […]
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The Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya

The Living Root Bridges of Meghalaya Last year during one of my trips to Meghalaya, I happened to learn about the Living Root Bridges from one of our taxi drivers, not only did the name find my interest, but the way the taxi driver described it was equally interesting and […]
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Mughal Gardens: Meet the Royal blooms of Delhi

New Delhi, the capital city of India has a list of places to offer on its pallet to a  young explorer; and well maintained royal gardens being just one of them. Destination: The Mughal Gardens. Guidelines to Reach the Mughal Gardens. Every year come February and there is one definite […]
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Weekend Getaway to Little Lhasa

     Little Lhasa is a small town located in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh.  It is generally referred to as McLeod Ganj.  It is   known as Little Lhasa because   its major population consists of Tibetan People. McLeod Gang is the official residence of   Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama . Owing […]
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Goa: Living with locals

How to get around in Goa Goa is the smallest Indian State.  Living here is  just laid-back, that even on Sundays or holidays, the shops and market  in Margao are close.  At around 1:30pm-4:00pm that is lunch time or siesta  for the shop owners, which means that the shops are close […]
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Dance away with Mumbai

The grandeur city “The thing about Mumbai is you go five yards and all of human existence is revealed” – Julian Sands   Ask any Indian about Mumbai and you can watch him mumble for words. So as an amateur travel-writer I decided to start my newly-instituted endeavor with a […]
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Mumbai: You come, you see, it conquers

The city of Mumbai is an archipelago, consisting on 7 islands, which juts into the Indian Ocean, from the western side of India. It is a popular saying among Mumbaikars, that once you have lived in Mumbai, you cannot settle anywhere else in the world, and once you have visited […]
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Overview of Tallinn

      Estonia is a small country which is located in Northern Europe in the Baltic Region. It has borders with Latvia from the South, Russia from the East, Finland from the North and Sweden from the West (Finland and Sweden are across the Gulf of Finland and Baltic […]
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Cairns: A perfect winter getaway

ho knew that walking out of the airport with the sun slyly hiding behind the clouds and the warm sweet rain pouring lightly onto us would have been the best spontaneous decision for a trip that one could have made? Well, that was the introduction of the Tropical North for […]
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Pondicherry : The Global City

  Pondicherry is your cure for Goa's hangover. Fondly referred to as Pondy, Puducherry/Pondicherry is one of the seven Union Territories of India. The quaint town boasts of pristine beaches, iconic mustard colored French bungalows, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, international city -Auroville and numerous gastronomical delights. You will definitely master the […]
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Johor Bahru, Growing City

Johor Bahru also known as JB, is the capital state of Johor in Southern Peninsular Malaysia. Once known as the “cowboy town”, is now a leading state in Malaysia, thanks to the current megaproject Iskandar which according to experts will turn Johor Bahru into the biggest financial state in Malaysia. […]
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Tiger Nest Monastery, Bhutan: A journey Within

Tiger's Nest Monastery is one of the most sacred sights for the Buddhist community What could be a better way to spend your summer months than doing your favorite activity? My experience suggests that an investment into exploring oneself can be the best alternative to one’s […]
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Mandarmani: Quick Weekend Getaway from Kolkata

If you’re in Kolkata, chances are you’re already tired fighting heat and humidity the entire week. Take a quick break and go to Mandarmani – a small village by the sea. Situated around 170 kilometers from Kolkata, Mandarmani will wash away your fatigue with its cool sea breeze and satiate […]
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Mirzapur: The Town of Ghats

What Mirzapur reminds me of the most is my childhood. More than anything, the raw freshness and the fresh rawness is all I needed as a perfect environment to grow in. In one picture, it is where I grew running up and down the stairs, hiding near the verandah, growing […]
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A walk through Little Italy in San Diego

Little Italy Landmark sign Little Italy banners: Italian history and culture What to expect from Little Italy San Diego's is one of the biggest Little Italy in the USA, spreading over fifty blocks in the northwest end of Downtown. Originally born as […]
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Experience London Through ME

Experiencing such a beautiful city like London, by reading an article about it is quite difficult but I will try my best to take you through London, and present everything  you need to know when planning a trip to explore the city. London, where do I even begin to present you […]
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Kolkata – The City of Joy

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, is one of the prime tourist’s destinations with rich culture and heritage. It is referred to the ‘city of joy’ which reflects through the styles, moods, cultures and harmonious way of living. The city was a prime hub during the British rule, and also […]
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The Great Himalayas!

Eco Tourism in 'The Great Himalayas!' The panoramic view of the mother earth always fascinates me. The crisp sound of chirping birds, the freshness of cool flowing waters of the mountains, the bounty of lush green forests and the vastness of limitless sky is all one needs to rejuvenate himself […]
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Travel across the south west coast- Mauritius

Mauritius- 'Le Morne'   A volcanic island found in the Indian Ocean known for its fauna and flora, has a great history. Also known as the ultimate star and key of the Indian Ocean, it is located just above the tropics of Capricorn. Alongside with Saint Brandon, Reunion, and Rodrigues, […]
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Israel: Ein Gedi & Eilat

Relaxing in Ein Gedi Days 10-12 (Sept 15-17, 2014) Click on the Cities/Sights in the grey italics to take you to the google maps Page for each location, where you'll be able to see where it is, some images, and a brief description of each place.  Day 10 was quiet, but […]
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Gokarna : An Unexplored Paradise

Gokarna: An Unexplored Paradise How To Get To Gokarna: To Reach Gokarna you can either go by road or train or fly to Bangalore or Goa and then get a bus or rent a car to get there.Well,I would suggest a road trip as you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on […]
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An Archaeological Surprise – Rani ki Vav, India

  A monument of tribute from a Queen for her demised King “Have you seen those intricate carvings on the temples in Thiruvananthapuram? They are so beautiful. I wish we had something like that in Gujarat.” I am recently married to a man who himself is an undeclared traveler with […]
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Melbourne's Migrant Stories: The Suburbs and Streets to See

CBD – via AP Business Centre Throughout the 20th century, Melbourne was the destination of many migrants around the world, fleeing war, poverty or otherwise keen to settle in a growing part of the world. Different communities chose to settle in different parts of Melbourne, meaning […]
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Kashmir : Heaven of India

Kashmir predominantly known as “jannat“, or heaven. The valley – as Kashmir is commonly known – accommodate paradisaical images. Any glimpse you go by once, your eyes will dream to cherish them in heart till you perish. The views will fetch all the graves from your soul and will make you feel like […]
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INDIA: The Magical Wonders of Agra

India is no doubt one of the most beautiful places you have to travel to. Its full of history, culture and amazing architecture. Hence, its name 'Incredible India'. Early February 2016, my family and I travelled to North India and visited 4 major cities, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Jodhpur. To […]
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Himachal Pradesh: Travelling like a local (Day1)

As the sun was still high and mighty in New Delhi's October sky last year, I decided to take a short trip to Himachal Pradesh.I have been to Himachal innumerable times but never explored the place much. This trip changed that and made me realise how much remains unseen and […]
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Kashmir: Paradise on earth..!!

If there is Heaven on earth..its here..its here..its here in kashmir..!! “Whether you are on a family trip , adventure trip with friends or a romantic honeymo0on trip Kashmir has a lot to offer to its tourists” Capital of Jammu & Kashmir: Srinagar is the summer capital of State and […]
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Living in Bangkok

Bangkok is a city you either love or hate – there's no in-between. It's known for it's crazy nightlife, stunning lady-boy's, ping-pong shows and constant bumper to bumper traffic. Yet thousands of foreigners flock to Bangkok each year to work and live a more luxurious life. In order to fulfil that […]
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Tim Tam Chillers: A Brit in Sydney

Spot the tourist taking photos of double decker trains! In March and April of this year, I went on an epic trip to Australia and New Zealand. This was my first solo trip and so I decided to go as far away as possible. The first […]
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Amidst the Silence of the Hills – A Road Trip To Chakrata

History Chakrata is a small, picturesque town situated on the majestic, lush green mountains in Uttarakhand state of India. Nestled amidst the silent hills, at an elevation of approximately 7,000 feet, the town was initially encamped by the British Indian Army for somnolence during arduous periods of advances and retreats. […]
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MALDIVES: Indian Ocean Begins at Your Front Door

MALDIVES: Indian Ocean Begins at Your Front Door   Maldives is known for its transparent blue water and white sand beaches with ideal climate for swimming, especially with luxury overwater bungalows that allows you to sink into the warm water from the front door. Shorelines are decorated with palm trees, the […]
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Udaipur: Royalty is in the air !

When one is in Rajasthan and is looking for a perfect destination to unwind, Udaipur, which is surrounded by Aravalli Ranges, seems to be a dream getaway for many. Not only the hills but the picturesque lakes, massive forts, marvellous palaces, lush green gardens, contribute to the beauty of the […]
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One Day Trip to Oxford, England

What to do in Oxford, England In this post, I'll tell you how I traveled to Oxford, what I ate there, where to get a great view of the city, what I saw, and many more. Stay tune for a great story! To get to Oxford, I took an Oxford Tube bus from […]
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Russia : The coldest country in the world

Undoubtedly, Russia is one of the coldest places in the world and it was a crazy idea to visit the country in December. Just like us, the temperature refused to be positive 😛 Anyhow, we spent the last week of 2015 in the chilly city of Saint Petersburg and it […]
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Quebec: 6 must see places

I know Quebec is not the most popular province in Canada. When people usually plan a trip to Canada, they want to see the Rockies, Banff or Toronto. But Quebec has everything travelers love: mountains, sea, beautiful cities and different types of landscapes. From Montreal to Forillon and from Forillon […]
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Beyond the beaches of Mahabalipuram

The sun shone brightly in the clear sky. The breeze got warmer with the rise in mercury. The port was busy with the incessant arrivals and departures of archaic ships laden with goods and wealth. The cargo was loaded and unloaded ceaselessly. The vivid images that my mind created felt […]
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Târgoviște: where Dracula was born

I was born here. A small town in an East-European country, called Romania( the fourth latin state along with Italy, France and Spain, having a Roman descent). Short history lesson: in 105-106 a.C, the original romanian people, the Daco- Getae, was conquered by Romans and they started being influenced. Across […]
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Siestas, Tapas and Sunshine in Madrid

                            Siestas, Sunshine and Tapas In September 2015, I packed all my bags, got on a plane and took a leap of faith.  I was off to start my new life in Madrid and I was nervous, […]
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The Maldives on a Budget

Would you like to go to the Maldives but you’re not a millionaire? That’s not a problem! Let me show you how to travel the Maldives on a budget. The Maldives on a Budget When you think about the Maldives you probably picture an overwater bungalow, white-sand beaches with palm trees and […]
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Vilankulo, one step before paradise

Living in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, you simply have no means to imagine that you ended up in one of the most unknown gems of southern Africa. With just one road connecting north to south and just one air company, Mozambique it’s clearly not prepared to welcome tourism, but […]
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Tallinn: A Virtual Tour of the Old Town

Why Tallinn? Most people these days are so obsessed with cities like Paris, London or New York, that traditional and beautiful cities are often forgotten. Tallinn is the capital of Estonia – a country in the European Union, located to the south of Finland and to the north of Latvia. […]
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Madras : The Gateway To The South

INTRODUCTION Madras or  Chennai is called as the first city of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is termed as the  Gateway to the South of India. This city is about 350 years old. Chennai is always growing and populated city with full of cultures. Chennai is the fourth largest city In India . The 5-square […]
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A Week in Dubrovnik

Welcome to Dubrovnik With high stone walls rising up out of the rocks, Dubrovnik, Croatia looks like it’s been set in the ocean itself, the water around it a deep azure, fading into teal, then a light green, until the small, clear waves gently roll onto shore, the sound of […]
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Trincomalee: Sri Lanka's East Coast

Why Trincomalee? Upon my arrival in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, I was made aware that the time I am traveling is “Not Season”. This came to be a phrase I heard Nationwide. Sri Lanka is divided into various seasonal regions and Colombo, on the island's West Coast […]
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Singapore: Free trip by Transit Ticket

  Hello guys,,,I’m Citra from Indonesia. I want to share some of my traveling story. May it will be useful for you. Planning the trip I start my first traveling abroad by going to Singapore and Phuket. My and my 2 officemates are planning this trip for 4 months ago. […]
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Home of peace

Dar es Salaam is quite a huge city in Tanzania. Currently big and tall buildings are scattered all over the city. Yet, they are not precisely what I needed to see. As a visitor, I desired that would see authentic structures, eat local foods, and purchase a few  trinkets, and […]
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Matheran : In the Cradle of the Western Ghats

Mātherān : In the Cradle of the Western Ghats A graceful dawn opens it’s doors to the relief of a nauseated, sleepy mind. The shy sun blushes orange on it’s cloudy cheeks, preparing for a day long hard work of providing the earth with a little warmth in the chilling […]
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GOA- A FUN LOVER

GOA- A FUN LOVER'S PARADISE BIG BREAK!: Being an Indian, Goa means “THE BIG BREAK” for me. Its everything a perfect getaway should offers the chance to unwind and laze as a beach bum, to indulge in mouthwatering delicacies, to celebrate life, to treat the andrelaine rush, to explore new […]
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A Short Stay in Seductive Seville

I visited Seville at the end of March, before the infamous summer heat stifles the city. The best way I can describe Seville is in the words of an old man I met in the Jewish Quarter; “Seville is slow. It isn’t like London or Paris. Seville feels like when […]
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15 things to do on Nusa Lembongan Island

Planning a trip to Bali? Make sure a short hop over to Nusa Lembongan is at the top of your list. This tiny island is a small part of the Lesser Sunda Islands, and just a quick 30 min boat ride from Sanur beach, Bali. For being so close to the […]
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Malaysia: Where to Wine and Dine in Penang

The Beautiful Blue Mansion. Malaysia: Where to Wine and Dine in Penang. A glorious Island where traditional beauty and heritage are now merging with modern luxury and comfort; Penang is definitely a superb destination, especially for its food! Having lived in Penang on and off for […]
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Singapore : Las Vegas of Asia

BACKGROUND Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and also known as the Lion City, the Garden city, and the Red Dot, is a global city in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state. It lies 137 km north of the equator, at the southernmost tip of continental Asia and […]
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Greek Easter Red Eggs: Breaking Bad!

So, I just had my first Greek Orthodox Easter. Greek Easter and Greek Christmas are the two most significant festivals in Greece. They say Christmas is a happy holiday, while Easter is a sadder one. Yet, the events are so big in scale that even have overshadowed the birth of […]
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Arrowtown Autumn Festival

  Arrowtown Autumn Festival  Having lived in New Zealand for over 18 months and hearing about the beautiful colours in Arrowtown during autumn, I had to see it. Hearing about the Autumn Festival taking place meant only one thing, I had to see what the fuss was all about. The […]
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Budapest: The Charmer

I like to believe that, as one person is indeed able to have “a million different people from one day to the next” (to quote The Verve), so is a city – not only to have a soul, but many – or all of them; the inhabitants, the passers, the […]
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Kochi: The Queen of the Arabian Sea

Hello, my fellow explorers. I come from the Ernakulam side of Kochi, India. Sadly no, not the side where you can find the remnants of the Portuguese colonization and the European settlement. I come from the rather, “metropolised” (if that's even a word), side of the district. Here, I am […]
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My First Time in Goa

Introduction: It took my companion and me around 14 hours of bus travel to reach Panjim from Hyderabad. After a rest stop at Jadcherla for dinner, passing over the mighty Krishna River that went under a bridge (national highway 167) and snaking our way up a Ghat road, we step […]
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India: Alone as a woman?

Why I love India India is unpredictable, chaotic and overwhelming. I found myself as deeply overwhelmed by despair as never before, found myself laughing till the air around me seemed to fade and broke down in tears as if those could carry me back home. India demonstrates corrode humanity at […]
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Yamba: Byron Bay’s Cooler Older Sibling

Yamba?? When six foreign twenty-something-year-olds take a road trip up the east coast of Australia, there are many spots you can expect to find on their list: Sydney, Byron Bay, Surfer’s Paradise, Airlie Beach, Cairns. These are the buzzword places; the places pictured on Qantas airline pamphlets and bartered off […]
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Mexico : Guanajuato City

La Casa de Sueños It's the end of April, and soon the dried out river in front of my house will swell, the sound of streaming water drowning out the incessant dog barks. Each secluded to their individual rooftops throughout the city, their ferocious calls are an infinite domino effect. I still prefer this to the noise of […]
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Samoa : Travel Tips for the Real Life Side of Island Paradise

Samoa : What to Expect I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in Samoa recently. I went, as many people would, with a surreal expectation of tropical days sipping cocktails on the beach; flowers in my hair and golden glowing skin. Although all of this is possible on the […]
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Wanaka. A piece of paradise

Somewhat an icon of the town now, the Wanaka tree sits solitary in the lake.   Wanaka. A small town in the heart of New Zealand's south island. Located in the Otago Region, 1 hours drive from Queenstown. It is a piece of paradise in an […]
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Hong Kong: Why not visit the oldest district?

Hong Kong, in many travelers’ mind, is either a busy commercial city or a paradise of shopping and eating. It’s somehow a fact and you must have great experiences for your holiday here. But, would you like to explore this tiny and beautiful city beyond that? Sham Shui Po, my […]
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The Streets of Chennai – An Offbeat Perspective

Shopping' is a word that excites almost all women in every nook and corner of the world.  What comes to your mind first would be shopping malls, and brand names – Dolci & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Van Heusen, Gucci, Zara, Aldo and the list never ends. But no, why would […]
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A Weekend in Copenhagen

When you have best friends all over the world, the opportunity to travel is boundless. And when it's their birthday and you just so happen to be on the same continent, what other choice do you have but to take a weekend trip to celebrate with them? That is how […]
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Pondicherry: The French Colony of India

Pondicherry: The French Colony of India I always wanted to visit Pondicherry since a long time. But due to hectic schedules at work, I was not able to plan my trip. However, one day I was talking with my friend who studies in Chennai about going to Pondicherry together and […]
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India: Getting to Ladakh and the things you should be aware of

More than 2 years ago I met my first Indian friend in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He started to introduce me to Indian culture and recommended me a movie called Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Ever since I saw that movie I wanted to visit that North part of India, Ladakh – land of […]
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Love Affair with the Milford Sound

Rise and Shine Waking up at six in the morning, there was no light coming through the white hardwood shutter of my hostel. The room felt like I was stuffed in a freezer as the windows were left open throughout the night. The creaking of the flat cold railing hurt […]
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A Pattaya Travel Guide

Thailand has no shortage of vacationers, backpackers and expats. However, many travelers miss one of the most exciting and unusual places in both the country, as well as the world: the city of Pattaya, a beach resort “paradise” located on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand in the […]
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Mumbai – A dream city that never sleeps.

India, a grandeur of life, colours and love… Living in a country like India which has such a diversified culture and a welcoming mind-set that says Guests are like God, everyone and anyone is greeted with open arms.. Once you come in, you see that there are so many states, […]
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Mauritius: Somewhere In the Very Middle of the Ocean

An Island Where African, Indian, French and British People Live Together When my friends first got the idea of going to Mauritius, to be honest with you I didn’t even know where this country was in the world. I had no idea that it was going to be one of […]
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Bangalore: My favorite city

Bangalore is my home and I love it. Well I’m sure everybody would say that but come on. I always considered Bangalore to be a mini New York. You can often hear conversations in five different languages in the same room at the same time. A city of soul, culture, […]
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A Solo Bike Trip In The Lands Of Gujarat

Planned solo rides are fun: Have a bike? What else you waiting for..? Someone join you?? Yeah.. trips are good with friends, but wasting your time longing for their approval is a sin I would say.. Get solo and get going.. Provided the passion persists and of course one should […]
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The Grand Canyon

No amount of photos or words will ever do justice to this magnificent landmark, because it is, as its name suggests, the grandest of all canyons. There is no doubt as to why it is one of the world’s seven natural wonders, and it is hands down, one of the […]
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Little Rann of Kutch: Gujarat

Located only two hours from Ahmedabad, Gujarat's largest city, the Little Rann of Kutch is an often forgotten getaway, overshadowed by it's big brother, the Greater Rann of Kutch. The white sands of Kutch may ring a bell. Yes, that's in the Greater Rann. But this doesn't mean that the […]
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India: Bakkhali – A Lesser Known Serene White Beach

Bakkhali Beach Where is Bakkhali? India is a land with sea on three sides and mountain range on the top. This geographical feature means it is dotted with many known and unknown beaches in the East, West and the South. Wish, one could travel along it's […]
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Goa: The Unforgettable Vibe

A little something before we begin: Travelling has healing powers. It's my recovery time. It is my chance to get away from the mundane everyday schedule of life and unwind, relax and regroup. The travel bug bit me when I was very young and it has just been there ever […]
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“Sunny South Africa : a Diamond of a Country”

SOUTH AFRICA: THE LAND OF HIDDEN GEMS South Africa is a country that possesses the effortless ability to bewitch one's mind completely. Its picturesque scenery, natural and cultural diversity and delicious cuisine and wine make it an interesting, educational and enjoyable visit. Savannah, grassland, forest, desert, thicket, woodland and fynbos (‘fine […]
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The perfect day in Belém

Where to go and what to eat Belém is a parish just outside Lisbon that makes a great and accessible day trip. From Lisbon, it’s a quick and scenic 25-minute ride along the Tagus river to Belém station on the Linha de Cascais train. Belem is certainly not a well […]
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“K'gari alias Fraser Island”

“K'gari” “K’gari” commonly referred as Fraser Island, a world heritage-listed paradisiac getaway. This 120 kilometre sand island is the perfect place to escape the responsibilities of everyday life for a few days of camping and discoveries. My sister came to visit me in Australia and see as much of the […]
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Bonaire: The B in the ABC of the Caribbean

Bonaire : The B-eautiful in the ABC islands of the Caribbean.   A little bit about Bonaire Island Having the time to enjoy this fantastic Caribbean jewel I understand why the Dutch wanted to make sure it was a part of their kingdom, it is absolutely paradisiacal. Bonaire for a […]
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Chichen Itza, One of the new 7 wonders of the World

CHICHEN ITZA The prehispanic city of Chichen Itza remains as a vestige from the well-known Maya civilization that occupied the Yucatan Peninsula in México during the Late classic to Early post classic period. Chichen Itza received the denomination as a “UNESCO World Heritage site” in 1988 and the Kukulcán temple, […]
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Adelaide: Australia

The sounds, the smells and the colours at the OzAsia Night Noodle Markets. Vibrant, electric and moving – all words that Australian travellers don’t frequently associate with Adelaide, the City of Churches, and ever little sister to the Australian “must-sees” Sydney and Melbourne. But I’m here […]
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Cartagena – A trip in time

Cartagena, Colombia – A Trip in Time “Alegria, alegria con coco y anìs vengo del barrio de Getsemanì” Ever heard those lines? if not, you should probably plan a trip to Cartagena, the heroic city located in the caribbean coasts of Colombia. Lately it has become a very popular destination for […]
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A Paradise Called Itacaré

Of a indigenous origin and surrounded by natural beauty variety, the brazilian city enchants its people and foreigners who leave everything to live in paradise. By Laís Queiroz Imagine this scenario: a coastline formed by the succession of white sand beaches, surrounded by coconut trees, surrounded by the Atlantic Forest […]
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A little slice of the Himalayas: Manali, India

In early March I made the long trip up to the North Western Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, home of the vast mountain range known as the Himalayas to a little village called Manali in the Kullu Valley, with a population of around 8000 people. After 15 hours on a […]
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Peeling Open Los Angeles

Peeling Open Los Angeles By Cayla Penenberg  Mapping Los Angeles In N Out, Paru's, and Mashty Malone's.  What do these three eateries have in common?  They are all restaurants and dessert shops found in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.  Drive thru's and boutique dessert shops line the streets of […]
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Fuengirola, Costa Del Sol.

A bustling Spanish town located approximately 24kms from the City of Malaga, Fuengirola is a popular destination for British holiday makers seeking a sunshine retreat from the mundane 9-5. A once small fishing town now aligned with busy bars, restaurants and an National Geographic award winning zoo – Fuengirola is […]
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“Kasol : an ambiguous destination magnified”

Kasol, ideally a very small place hibernating in the hills of himalayas but practically a plethora of allurement. With a population around 800 people, as acknowledged by the locals of the village. Kasol is a village in the Parvati Valley of district, Kullu. Kasol is 50 kms away from Kullu.  […]
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Delhi: The Mughal Aesthetic and Beyond

When most people travel to India they think of the Taj Mahal as the number one sight to see. But have you ever considered going beyond this wonder of the world and exploring the ancient Mughal ruins or the bustling streets of Old Delhi? Humayun's Tomb […]
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Up In Mcleods: An Introduction to Mcleod Ganj

Mcleod Ganj is the perfect holiday destination for you if you’re in India and want to soak in some cool high-altitude atmosphere, go on winding cliff-side walks, eat cheap, tasty food and just chill without blowing a hole through your savings. Unlike other more popular holiday destinations in India like […]
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Dubai-The City of Gold

Last year, my father made a sudden and unexpected plan to welcome the year 2015 in Dubai along with my uncle, aunt and cousins. I was extremely excited to visit the city of gold and celebrate new year’s eve with my whole family! All the arrangements were made in a […]
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Kumbhalgarh- Something for everyone

Getting excited about Kumbhalgarh The fact that Kumbhalgarh fort has the second longest wall in the world was enough to make me want to take a trip here. But if it isn’t for you, don’t worry; there is something for everyone in this magical land. The […]
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