There are a slew of travel agencies literally breathing down your neck to book a domestic or international tour with them, these days. Everything needs to have a desi (read Indian) touch, from the kind of photographs shot (complimentary by the agency) to the khana arranged on tour (because yaar roti shoti ya chai … Continue reading First Time Booking an International Flight? Here’s What You Need to Know
A decade or so or even until a few years back, going to any kind of government office would seem to be an ordeal. We all know why, I need not elaborate. In the past 5 years or so, however, things have changed for good. The regional passport offices in India and the services they … Continue reading The Regional Passport Offices & Services in India Are Changing – Here’s How
So there is an unwritten immigration rule when you travel to Thailand, or to be more specific, Phuket. The rule goes like this – you cannot get in and out of the country without visiting James Bond Island. Okay. I am just kidding. There is no rule like that. But, it is also true that … Continue reading Five Times James Bond Island Tour in Phuket is Worth It
Singapore has been written about umpteen times before this. Yes, yes, the magnificent Marina Bay Sands, the Sentosa Island, Gardens by the Bay, et all. Perhaps, I am rather a little too late to write about things to see and do in Singapore. But, don’t they say better late than never? But let me give … Continue reading Sightseeing in Singapore with a Twist
If you are planning a trip to Deutschland or Germany and if you are done with having Berlin on your checklist, meine freunde, my friends, do add Munich to your list. Munich is rich in history and culture. The city was rebuilt almost literally from ashes after colossal destruction during the 2nd World War. So … Continue reading Four Best Ways to Explore Munich
It takes a huge leap of faith on an individual’s part to embark on a solo trip. It can as exciting and scary as hell, at the same time. Of course, you can go solo even with a travel agency, which has its own set of pros and cons. But where there is a will, … Continue reading Five Ways to Tackle Solo Travel Jitters
Our European dream took us to Prague, after Berlin. I have always been fascinated by Prague, thanks to Books and James Bond and Mission Impossible films. The cobbled streets, the medieval architecture and so many other things had made me want to go to ‘Praha’. There are a lot of reasons why a travel enthusiast … Continue reading Top 6 Things For Prague To Be on Every Travel Buff’s List
Solo trips are the talk of the town. So many people are embarking on solo trips for various purposes – to take a break, explore the ‘other side’ of their personalities, to meet people – the list is endless. Cheryl Strayed, the protagonist in the film ‘Wild’, found her sanity and purpose on her solo … Continue reading 5 Takeaways for life from Solo Trip
The centrestage for the World War 2, Berlin was our next frontier. Having read about Berlin and the wall probably umpteen times in the history books and seen movies revolving around the war, I was quite excited. I looked forward to see the remnants of the events which changed the course of international politics. It … Continue reading It’s The Wall! It’s Berlin!
Post bustling Brussels, it was time for a rendezvous with perhaps one of the most vibrant and free-spirited cities in the world, Amsterdam. For some, the sheer openness and liberal fabric of this city may come as a shock. But that is quintessentially what makes the city it is. Needless to say it adds to … Continue reading Glimpses of Enchantment – I Am’sterdam!