My First Time in Europe – Shocks & Surprises

My first "major" trip abroad was to Italy. I say "major" because even though I had been to Maldives and Sri Lanka before but visiting Italy was the first time I actually went through the visa application process. And believe me when I say getting a Schengen visa on a (blank) Indian passport does require … Continue reading My First Time in Europe – Shocks & Surprises

Belgium: The Underrated European Tourist Destination

Why do Belgians do what they do? Europe is a favorite destination among tourists all year round. From the Christmas markets during Winters to the breathtakingly beautiful flower gardens (Tulips anyone?) in Spring to the sunny riviera beach scenes during Summers, Europe has something to offer to everyone, age no bar, country no bar and … Continue reading Belgium: The Underrated European Tourist Destination

Ios: Greek Island Experience on a Budget!

Ios, Greece

Ios, Greece "Did you visit Santorini?", is a question I get asked every time I mention my Greek holiday that we took past summer. Santorini is famous all thanks to the dreamy pictures of whitewashed houses atop dark cliffs along a placid, blue Mediterranean Sea that crowd the image search on google. If that wasn't … Continue reading Ios: Greek Island Experience on a Budget!

My Itinerary: Italy in a Dash

Greve in Chianti, Tuscany Traveling often is dictated by constraints... Its generally either money or time i.e. only if you have chosen your companions smartly else the term constraints can have many new connotations... Monetary travel constraints translate to traveling on a budget and that is an adventure in its own right. Exploring a new … Continue reading My Itinerary: Italy in a Dash

Your Travel Style: On A Whim Or Meticulously Planned?

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware... The above quote by Martin Buber is perhaps one of my favorite quotes that pertains not only to travel but to life in general... It just goes to support the argument that irrespective of the amount of planning that one puts into something there … Continue reading Your Travel Style: On A Whim Or Meticulously Planned?