Before you assume that all the villages in Croatia look the same, allow me to introduce you to a little piece of poetic paradise. Pucisca is a beautiful Croatian seaside village on the fishing island of Brac. Built alongside a water inlet, it is a well hidden, magical destination.
Were you glued to your TV's the day Prince Williams and Kate Middleton said ‘I DO’ in the Royal style? If yes, join the group of fantasists who dream of getting hitched the Royal way.
Before you visit the land of a thousand lakes, read this handy guide to help you avoid any cultural faux pax.
Journeys by your own/rented car are the best because they allow you the freedom of moving at your own pace, stopping wherever you want and storing things within easy reach. You also wouldn’t have other passengers giving you dirty looks if your little one decides to cry his/her heart out.
The best time to visit this natural paradise is between October to April. Assam has something for every kind of traveller, we’ve narrowed this post down to things you can do with your family or “no-frills-backpacker” friends.
Known as a ghost town, and that too, a haunted one, Kuldhara is one of those offbeat places, near Jaisalmer that has an interesting tale to it. As the popular version of the story goes, a minister by the name- Salim Singh had an eye on the young daughter of a village chieftain in Kuldhara.
A six-night train journey gets you from Moscow, across the stunning Siberian landscape of whites and greens and browns and oranges, into Vladivostok from where Japan is a ferry ride away.
Beer is considered the nation’s symbol and Czech Republic is a beer lover’s paradise. These folks take their beer as seriously as Indians take their chai. It is enjoyed with lunch, with dinner, by itself, and it is also commonly drunk with breakfast!! It’s no wonder that the citizens’ struggle with alcoholism.
If one wants to read or write about ALL the must-try dishes in Portugal, one would have to resort to a multiple volume encyclopaedia. It would be preferable to just loosen up your belt and begin the culinary journey without wasting much time. Bon Apetite!
Make sure you walk through the holiday markets in Oslo and take a trip to Bergen, which is famous for its Gingerbread Town. Roros, a quaint wooden town is a magical place to visit during the Christmas month.
Baker’s Café, which is at the center of Gangtok’s famous MG Road, was the place where I spent most of my writing time. By the end of my 5th day there, I was nowhere close to knowing the people of the Café as when I was on the first.
The British government and subsequently the Indian government imposed strict restrictions on any new constructions in this area and hence this place has retained its charm.
The property rates in upmarket Shillong can go as high as Rs 7000 per sqft – that is so high that its enough to buy property in some obscure corner of a far-flung suburb of Mumbai. But the homes here are invariably huge with multiple levels and a separate music room.
Lepakshi is a great day-outing from Bengaluru – an amazing drive with family or a bike-ride with friends. All you need to do is drive past the Bengaluru airport to Devanahalli, past Chikkaballapura to Lepakshi.
It’s fine to indulge food cravings too at such times - you just need to burn off those extra calories. Here are a few ways of ensuring that you don’t return with a ton of body fat.
If you think the restaurant has served stale food, return it. Should the restaurant refuse to accept their mistake and offer fresh food, go to another restaurant or if that is not an option, order something else. It doesn’t make sense to save money here and pay for a doctor’s bills later.
You will probably get a tan, get stuck in snow, get drenched in the rain and experience a sandstorm in a fortnight. So how on earth do you pack for Iceland? Read on...
Silence is Bliss! Lakshadweep’s sun kissed beaches with white sand have minimal human interference, which makes this place appear like a quiet home stay for nature lovers
Kerala, is now known as one of the best holiday destinations in India. Its eminence got me thinking about what are the things that actually made this place so famous and memorable.
Mystery and thrill combine effortlessly to make this state an adventurer’s paradise like you’ve never imagined.
The wonderful view of the snow-clad mountains, the sound of the flowing beas river is beyond words. Let’s leave the popular sightseeing spots and explore the adventures Manali has in store for us.
There is certain tranquility and peace in the air at Gokarna and one cannot but help experience it. The simplest suggestion here is to sit out at Night on the beach, taking the sound of the lashing waves while gazing up at the clear night sky full of Stars
One such remote destination which most tourists happen to overlook is Nagaland. Well that’s good news for us travellers. The lesser the crowd, better the experience. And the experience in Nagaland is truly an experience of a lifetime because it takes you beyond sightseeing, taking selfies and indulging in the luxuries of life.
The brand Godiva is synonymous with Belgian chocolate, and putting one in your mouth can only be described as floating up to seventh heaven. Although Godiva is now owned by a Turkish company, stop by Grand Palace (number 22) and visit their first ever establishment that was started in 1937.
A walk-through the Vatican Museum
Ooty of Andhra Pradesh: Horsley Hills
A virtual tour of the Colosseum
Wayanad is home to the Eddekal caves that seem to trace back to the Early Man age. There are plenty of inscriptions within the caves that suggest the same. The caves are also, rumored to have been formed by the arrows shot by Lord Ram’s son Luv and Kush.
Cool weather, serene atmosphere and space to stretch out and unwind... that’s what makes Indian hill stations so special. But what makes them better than the picturesque landscapes of North India? Let’s find out...
What the state lacks in monuments, bustling market places and tourist spots, it makes up for in valleys, waterfalls and crystal-clear lakes. In the eastern-most part of India, this gem has travellers marvelling at its tranquil beauty and acres of unspoiled green pastures.
What makes Cyprus so wonderful is the fact that it has been occupied by so many nations, who have left its influence on the culture and food. The Lebanese, the Turks, the Greek, the Roman and the Venetian have impacted Cypriot cuisine greatly.
This is how I would describe the Ghost Town of Hampi. For a traveler like me, entering this town is as good as being a kid in a candy store where he is lost in an excitement of actually wondering where to go next and what to choose.
2:00 am – The night seems to be going through without any incident except the uncle in the next berth loves talking very loudly. I put Jack Johnson in my ears and try to sleep.
IRCTC caterers run around peddling leftovers at heavy discounts, hoping people will prioritize a good deal over a disease threat.
Much to every food-lover’s delight, one can take one’s taste buds on a culinary journey, sitting in a quaint, little cafe in this serene, Indo-French town. Here are some of the best ones you simply must visit.
Sindhudurg Fort: A pictorial guide to Shivaji’s invincible sea fort
Nandankanan Zoological Park: A must visit in Orissa
Bhimashankar – a weekend getaway from Mumbai, Pune
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Yes, it is synonymous as the ‘City of Lakes’ but there is more to this ‘Venice of the East’ if you care to venture ahead in this Disneyland of awe.
If Kerala is God's own country, Munnar rightfully deserves to be called God's very abode here
Here are the top 5 destinations in India, where a lot more fun can be had for a little bit of money
Tourists flock to Barcelona from various corners of the world. The port, extensive railway network link and a systematic transport system makes travel easier.
From silken sands and gushing waves to a serene ambience and some much need sun tan, beaches always have something beautiful to offer
Cushioned by the foothills of the Himalayas, bare and non- pretentious, Gangtok comes across as a town content to be itself
Tasty food, choicest wines, beautiful beaches and luxury living – when in Auckland, you check all these boxes and return a happy traveler
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