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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 […]

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  • The quaint village of Kanatal

    Surrounded by mountains, the sleepy quaint village of Kanatal is located in North India, in the Uttarakhand district. At a height of 2,590 m, this lovely hill station is less popular than its neighbouring cousins, Mussoorie and Hrishikesh which makes it a perfect getaway. Although it does get a little chilly here, Kanatal also gets a […]

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  • Why Israel’s on our bucket list (and should be on yours too)

    Israel - Masada

    Israel is probably not the first country that comes to mind when looking up travel destinations. However, this tiny Mediterranean nation is quickly becoming a tourist hot spot thanks to its rich mix of history, culture and lifestyle. Modern-day Israel is located in the Holy Land and holds tremendous historical & religious significance for the […]

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  • 5 Offbeat Things to do in Goa

    While Goa is most famous for its sandy beaches, rice & seafood-dominated cuisine and wild parties, it also has some lesser-known but equally appealing attractions. Here are 5 offbeat activities to do while in Goa. Kayak in Goa’s backwaters Photo Credit: Solaris Girl | Flickr Sure, Goa has over 100 km of coastline but did you […]

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  • A weekend at Sula Vineyards in Nashik

    Away from the city, yet within driving distance, Sula Vineyards in Nashik is restful haven for wine lovers. Although it may not be an alternative to Tuscany or Napa Valley, it is lovely for a weekend getaway or even a day trip with your loved ones. We both ended going there separately, Siddharth with his […]