I take pride in my family, upbringing and religion (Hinduism) which never discouraged from visiting other places of worship. That flexibility in values got into me to believe there is only one supernatural god (who created earth, living beings). Hence … Continue reading Travel: Best of Lourdes, France, in a day
Visiting to one of the world’s most expensive cities, one of the world’s most visited cities, within budget expenses, is always a challenge. Most of us have dreams of visiting Amsterdam one day. And yet many of us are deterred … Continue reading Budget Travel Tips for Amsterdam, with or without family!
My Football pilgrimage demanded a country side sighting between the weekend La Liga and midweek Champions League games. We decided to spend this break covering south France. Our first stop was Toulouse, a quiet, sleepy, high on architecture, quaint and … Continue reading Travel: Seven unique observations at Toulouse, France
Five days before our departure, FC Barcelona were odds on to win the La Liga as well as the Champions League. Win all their games and the ‘double’ was in their hands. Not any more though. In the subsequent three … Continue reading Football Pilgrimage 2017 Part 3: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
The intense addiction After a dream fulfilling Football Pilgrimage in April 2016, the once in a lifetime orgasm has now taken shape of an addiction. Buoyed by my friends, I decided to undertake another Pilgrimage in 2017. Last year it … Continue reading Football Pilgrimage 2017: The Indian flag to visit Camp Nou
I hate the forced culture of tipping. But this was something different. In our mind-boggling Philippines vacation we encountered something very unreal, very enlightening – there were multiple instances when we wanted to tip a person but the kind soul refused. … Continue reading Humanity: Are Filipinos the nicest people on planet earth?
One Google search on ‘Palawan Islands’ and then a click on ‘Images’ will take you to a world you will be left wondering, if it actually exists. For long I have been on a mission to discover breathtaking places which … Continue reading Travel: Coron in Palawan Islands is an exotic yet budget place to visit before you die
The travel freak in me saw us at Delhi at start of October 2016 and at Bali at end of October 2016! Bali is a Hindu state within Indonesia extremely rich in nature, temples, rice fields, seanic seasides, cheap accommodation, … Continue reading Budget Travel tips for Bali, with family
Our fascinating Delhi trip looked great on pictures, blogs and posts – but had one major hiccup. Our stay at the posh Hauz Khas Village, Delhi, through AirBnB (was a friend recommended house) was one of the worst stays of … Continue reading Travel: A horror AirBnB stay experience, but AirBnB refunds in three hours
Often we reach a new city and while searching rental apartments we find ads ‘non-vegetarians not allowed’, ‘No Indians please’, ‘No Muslims please’, ‘No Tamils please’, ‘no African origin blacks please’ etc etc. It’s not any local issue, it’s an … Continue reading Travel: Kudos AirBnB for your anti-racism stance