When my friend, Shruti Dahiya returned glowing after six days of sailing on one of the best luxury Yachts of Maldives, Yang, it was time for me to chase her for a review. Yang is a 50 foot of sheer luxury and 5 Star experience! Shruti, without much coaxing gracefully accepted the request (probably to get me off her back) and here is her review of the wonderful six days when Yang took her for an extensive excursion of the blue paradise Maldives are!
Rajasthan, the Royal state of India is a place cast in gold.....golden sand dunes, vivacious and colorful culture along with absolutely lip smacking food! Millions of people around the world travel to Rajasthan every year so obviously, there are like zillions of pictures of this state all over the internet. This is why we had assumed that we had seen it all. Well, our ego shattered when we came across these brilliant shots of Shaily Rathore. Dive in to see some of the beautiful landscapes of Rajasthan.We bet you have never seen such facets of Rajasthan before!
Nives Cavrić, a well-traveled bubbly blogger promised to give us a piece that would show Croatia in a different light. Well she succeeded at it and how! Join her as she takes us to a wonderful city in the heart of Croatia- the capital city Zagreb!
Last year when we interviewed Nidhi Tiwari from Women Beyond Boundaries, she was just back after spearheading a trans-continental expedition from Delhi to London. It was a team of three and she was the only driver! Well this time, she has outdone her last by a major scale and are we not proud of her! On December 29th 2016, she became the first Indian to drive across the coldest inhabited region of the earth and she did it all driving SOLO! Not impressed? This is a road where even seasoned truck drivers (belonging to that very region) double up because going there alone is like signing your own death warrant. Our lady in shining armor did it alone!
Many of my trips have had their share of blunders and some of them were BIG ones. There is this silly streak in us that just won’t keep us from having a little blooper adventure on our trips. So here I tell you of this one time when we asked for a ride and then planned to kill the guy who gave us a ride! Mean…right? Nah read on, you will know why!
The world’s smallest sovereign state, Vatican City is a country built on rich history. Apart from being the holiest destination for Roman Catholics worldwide, Vatican City serves as the hub of art and architecture. From St. Peter’s Basilica to Sistine Chapel, the beauty of Vatican will leave you spellbound. A walk amongst the greatest treasures of Vatican is going to give you an other-worldly feel. Every single place and edifice within the city (or should we say country) precincts is impeccably maintained. Whether you are a devout Christian or belong to other religion, this is a destination that everyone must see for its glorification of god and its people alike!
Two months of settling and still settling in Hulhumalé got us seriously exhausted so it was time for an escape. We were aching for one for quite some time. Malahini Kuda Bandos landed in our lap when we were desperately looking for an overnight outing and what a fabulous tie we had! Here we bring you a review of Malahini Kuda Bandos a resort that gives you a nice Maldivian experience
Sarah Cairns, our guest contributor talks about her experience in Japan and other countries, when her well laid holiday plans simply went south! But the lady did not let the glitch spoil her holiday. She took it all in stride and with style! How she did it and what really happened.....here she gives us all the awesome details!
Get a low down on all the important camera accessories for your next trip. Whether it is a wildlife trip or a trip to an exotic destination, these accessories not only make a shot go to fab from drab but also make your life quite easy! Right from lenses to camera carriage, we are discussing everything right here. We got the best guys in the business to give the best advice to our readers and what we came out with? Well, read on………………..
Welcome to Knysna, the beating heart of the Garden Route. No matter where you come from in the world, Knysna is sure to steal your heart. Nestled on the banks of a shimmering lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route is the quaint yet splendid town of Knysna- a destination, which one may not have heard of before . But we were hooked by its raw beauty and the amazing array of outdoor activities in its vicinity.
‘Good things come in small packages’ and Belize proves this saying right. Not larger than New Hampshire or Israel, Belize may be small but it is filled with adventure that matches the best in the world and vibrant culture that mesmerizes you. With Mayan ruins peppered throughout the country, the second largest barrier reef in the world, wildlife reserves, cave adventures and picturesque beaches along the Caribbean Sea, it did amaze us when most of the people gave us clueless looks when we mentioned Belize to them! Well to those with no clue about Belize and for those who have been aching to go there, we recommend this place 100%! This Central American country should definitely be on your travel bucket list!
Just because it is winter, does not mean that the world cannot be a hot and sultry experience. We are taking you to a city which chills to sub zeroes during winters but the heat and seduction never leave here! We are talking about the most liberal city in the world- Amsterdam! A place where sex is worshipped, hash browns are on the menu and travelers are always thronging the scene.
Hong Kong, the vibrant urban financial hub has more to it than the skyscraper-studded skyline, it is usually known for. Architectural landmarks, shopping plazas, temple sites, an array of food and a great nightlife are just some of the Hong Kong travel experiences that make travelers return each time for. This dynamic city has something for everyone, from Disneyland and tramways, street markets and fancy shopping arcades, to quiet lush parks. The former British colony is an eclectic mix of influences from China, Britain and it’s current cosmopolitan vibe. Here’s why you need to go to Hong Kong and all that you absolutely must do there
The East African gem of a country Uganda, is known as the “Pearl of Africa” and not without reasons. This extraordinary destination is known for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife that Africa is famous for. There are over ten national parks here teeming with wildlife and unique landscapes that are absolutely breathtaking. There are dense forests, snow clad peaks and fauna, as diverse as it gets. Oh! did we tell you there is shopping scene too in the forests!!?? Uganda was named as the Best destination for trips by National Geographic and one of the top 10 places to observe wildlife in the world. Even lonely planet recognised Queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda as the ultimate wildlife destination for families! Still not convinced? Come along with us and we bet we will get your springy feet all inspired to make a trip to Uganda! We are covering the extraordinary wildlife and national parks of Uganda this time……
When you think about historical cities around the world, we’re sure London would feature near the top of your list. From its most famous sights including the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, to the lesser known historical places, like ancient Roman ruins and Shakespearean theaters, which are equally fascinating. Join us as we share with you the 10 best historical spots in London that are an absolute must when you are here next time!
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) is one of the most respected Elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. They have reared over 200 orphan elephants till date. Over 100 of these are now living in wild and many return frequently, for instance to show off their wild born babies! These are the pleasures that nature bestows upon you for taking good care of its people….in this case Elephants! It is a remarkable work the entire team of this sanctuary has been rendering for decades now. It is impossible to return from DWST without being moved by their work, and the animals they rear tenderly here. We proudly present this interview with Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick D.B.E, who founded the DSWT with an utmost dedication, passion and love for these animals.
Thousands of adventurers and mountaineers throng the Himalayas every year and not all of them come here to challenge Mt. Everest because there is so much more to explore here. Hiking on the Himalayan trails can be best described as therapeutic. There is a sense of serenity about them and calmness that travelers on these roads soak in while negotiating this stunning region in the Indian sub-continent. Here, we bring five trails that define the true Himalayan experience and some of them do not need you to be a mountain climber or an avid trekker.
The mystery and seduction of Middle East come alive in Iran, a country that is perhaps the most unexplored in this region. Slowly, it has woken up to the world and welcoming it with open arms to explore the treasures hidden in the vast sandy desert and snowy mountains. This is our second offering in a series we are doing on this incredible country.Join us on an incredible sea, sand and snow tour of Iran that will leave you speechless.
India’s North Eastern region is the one least explored even by Indians! So when the opportunity to take a sneak peek into these famously beautiful states came, I had to go. The place of my rendezvous with North Eastern India was Tawang in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and I had never heard of it before. It is about 400 Kilometres (249 miles) from Assam by road. With a little anticipation, I started for that mysterious road-trip. Little did I know that I am about to unfold the secrets of nature that will leave a lasting impression on my mind.
Winters are setting in most parts of the world and the beach lovers are already migrating to tropical islands to get some sun and sand fun! Yep, there are some of us who can’t do without dipping our heels into lovely blue waters and get some tan lazing on the white sand…..sounds fun! If you are in this category then this piece is going to give you a peek into great beach essentials that the beach-addict must own! And knowing us, there is one item that just amused us so we included it in the list anyways!