November 20, 2017 Travel Tales
We used the Leonardo Express Train from the Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport in Rome to reach the city center in Rome, Termini. My sister and I were taking a vacation Budapest and our transit was in Rome. The good bit with Schengen Visa is that the immigration happens at the...
November 16, 2017 Travel Tales
I dragged my sister, Alka Dwivedi, on a vacation to Budapest with a transit in Rome. I had to use every trick in the book to make her travel, I told her she was going with me this year even if I had to kidnap her! Here is her account...
November 8, 2017 Travel Tales
Even though this was my first fourth visit to Ladakh, it was my first trip to Kargil. I was traveling with the Axis Dil Se team. Axis Bank along with 17 Thousand ft Foundation provided playground and library to more than 100 government schools in the Ladakh. The region has...
November 4, 2017 Travel Tales
I have a personal bond with Ladakh, this blog came into being because of our trip to Ladakh, way back in 2005. Little did I know that one day I would quit my full time job as a professor and do full time blogging. I traveled for the fourth time...
October 31, 2017 Travel Tales
I have visited Thailand 9 times by now. I am quite at home in the country. I went back to Thailand in September 2017 with Getaway Goddess to Koh Samui. I did a day trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Samui. While Koh Samui is beautiful in its own...
October 31, 2017 Travel Tales
I have visited Thailand 9 times by now. I am quite at home in the country. I went back to Thailand in September 2017 with Getaway Goddess to Koh Samui. I did a day trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Samui. While Koh Samui is beautiful in its own...
October 26, 2017 Travel Tales
I recently visited Dwarka in Gujarat with Mercure Dwarka. While I am not big on religious tourism, I do love to visit new places. And here is how I saw Dwarka, Gujarat in pictures! Nageshwar Temple, Dwarka My first stop in Dwarka was the Nageshwar Temple, which is a little...
October 21, 2017 Travel Tales
Dress Code for Women in Mauritius is relaxed, you can pretty much wear what you please! Mauritius has a strong connection with India but their dress sense is closer to the western world. In the picture above you can see the skirts worn by the pretty women of Mauritius while...
October 17, 2017 Travel Tales
Sometimes I sort pictures before I write a post. This is one such post. When I looked at the pictures I immediately realized this post is going to be more about ‘food and me’ rather than food at Makhan Restaurant at Mercure Dwarka! You will see in a moment why!...
October 10, 2017 Travel Tales
I have stayed in many Accor hotels both as a blogger and on my own and I quite like them. They offer a wide range from Ibis Budget to Sofitel, Fairmont, Raffles and more! They have something for everyone and in my opinion that something is good. I was invited...
September 6, 2017 Travel Tales
I landed at Barcelona on 15th May which is my birthday. I am now at that age where my body doesn’t react kindly to flying out all night and missing on sleep. My favorite way to pass time in flights is to watch movies but off late I simply fall...
August 16, 2017 Travel Tales
Our excitement knew no bounds as Chhavi and I were invited to stay at Novotel Goa Resorts and Spa for 2 nights. Luckily it was a long weekend so she was not missing school. But on weekends she plays tennis both in the mornings and the evenings but I could do...
July 12, 2017 Travel Tales
I along with my three school friends, Anshu, Sonu and Shweta, went on fun trip to Mauritius. Our South Mauritius tour was pre-booked but we picked the individual activities after we arrived. I never imagined parasailing in Mauritius was going to be so much fun! Two of my friends did...