• Asia
  • 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 […]

  • Destinations
  • Travelling to the US with a VISA? Behold the ESTA!

    ESTA Programme

    Thank you Josh and Sophie for writing this guest post. More about them at the bottom of the post. Travelling to the United States of America can be challenging. The whole process can be very time consuming, from organising flights, locations, accommodations, VISA’s etc. At least now, for many the VISA can be taken away […]

  • Destinations
  • Get to know us through the Liebster Award

    Writing this post has been on the agenda for months. Where does time fly! If you are wondering what the hell a Liebster award is, it is a recognition award for bloggers. “Liebster” is a German word meaning beloved or dearest. The award is given from one blogger to another. Although we have crossed the follower requirements […]

  • Destinations
  • In and around Fort Kochi

    Fort Kochi - Church

    If you are visiting Kerala, a trip to Cochin city is incomplete without visiting Fort Kochi. Flanked by the sea on one side, this part of the city feels like you are in a time warp.  Like you have been magically transported to the era of Dutch and Portuguese colonial rule. There is a distinctive […]

  • Europe
  • Eating Langoustines in Humarhöfnin, Höfn

    As fish lovers, a trip to Iceland would have felt incomplete without trying the country’s famous seafood. And it’s safe to say that Iceland spoiled us. Every place we went to served absolutely fresh-off-the-dock seafood. The dishes themselves were lightly seasoned and cooked to perfection. One of the most memorable restaurants we visited was Humarhöfnin; a seafood joint […]

  • Food
  • Eat like a local

    Are you not one of those people who makes a beeline for the nearest McDonalds or a Burger King? Do you like experiencing culture and mingling with locals? If you do, this post is definitely for you! (and you score a brownie point in our book, btw) Here’s how you can eat like a local […]

  • Asia
  • 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 […]

  • Australia
  • Things to do in Melbourne

    Affectionately dubbed “Marvellous Melbourne” during the 1850s gold rush, the name is still used to refer to the second largest city in Australia today. The city is a modern metropolis steeped in rich history. While European settlements officially started in 1835, the discovery of gold in 1851 resulted in a population boom with thousands of […]

  • Asia
  • 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 […]