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  • Underneath the Mango Tree – not your usual resort

    One must be very careful in using the term “resort” to describe Underneath the Mango Tree (UTMT). This boutique luxury hotel located in the tiny town of Dikwella (180 km from Colombo) is anything but your typical resort You realize this from the moment you enter the main lobby when you see the little shop […]

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  • Things to do in Ambalangoda

    While most tourists choose to stay in Bentota or Galle in South Sri Lanka, we chose Ambalangoda; a quieter coastal town with a lesser known beach. It was a perfect first stop in our Sri Lanka itinerary. Along with relaxation and beach time, Amabalangoda has a fair bit of things to keep you entertained. Here’s […]

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  • Things to do in Singapore

    Singapore ranks among the very top of our “places to visit in your life” list. High-end shopping malls, luxury hotels, fine dining and endless entertainment are well-known, but there are many amazing places to go and things to do in Singapore. There is vibrant history, diverse ethnic communities to discover, along with the attractions. From […]

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  • Our first paragliding experience

    As adventure lovers, we were bound to try paragliding sooner or later. On a family trip to Saputara, a small hill station near the border of Maharashtra, opportunity came knocking on our door and we could not resist. We did not even know Saputara had paragliding. Having tried parasailing before, we were very excited at […]

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  • Indonesia: a welcome surprise

    Indonesia

    Indonesia was an unlikely addition to our bucket list. It hitched itself on because it happened to be a convenient place to view the total solar eclipse of March 2016. But having booked our tickets to Palembang (from where the eclipse would be visible), we decided to add Borobudur and Bali on the sightseeing list.  […]

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  • Xi’an Food Tour

    Xi'an food tour

    Xi’an, depending on how you look at the city, it is considered the start or the end of the silk road. What does this mean in terms of food? It means this place has a ridiculous number of influences on their cuisine. This makes Xi’an one of the perfect destinations for a food tour! This […]

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  • Food tours around the world #1

    Food is a big part of our travel agenda. Wherever we go, we make it a point to try and eat like a local. This post is a collaboration with some of our favourite travel bloggers who have explored some amazing destinations through food tours. We hope it inspires you to try some of these […]

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  • 4 things to buy in Bangkok that are not knock-offs

    things to buy in Bangkok

    Thank you Carolyn Ballard from DesToDis for this wonderful guest post. From the gleaming multi-storey malls to the hustle and bustle of the busy markets, from the latest edition of Jimmy Choo bags to the stylish Gucci shoes, Bangkok has it all. There are so many things you can shop from this Thai capital. For […]

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  • Our first encounter with cherry blossoms

    siddharthandshruti cherry blossom

    Cherry blossoms – or the Sakura, as the Japanese call it – are something all travel bloggers have on their bucket list. We do too. Although we are yet to go to Japan, we had an unlikely yet beautiful encounter with cherry blossoms on our trip to the quaint village Kanatal in Northern India. We […]