Travel teaches you a lot more than probably you would learn in a class. Cliched right? ironically enough, many of us these days are travelling to learn. I joined the scores of students moving from India to another country for higher studies recently. Whatever the reason may be, I got a chance to travel, which … Continue reading Hello International Student Traveller!
8 Things to Avoid When Travelling Solo
Planning a trip is a science and being a responsible and good traveller is an art. Having travelled a little bit, and having observed people and systems in a few countries, I can say that there are some things which are cardinal sins for a solo traveller. Anybody with internet these days and a … Continue reading 8 Things to Avoid When Travelling Solo
How to Spend 6 Great Hours in Lucerne
Someone once said, “The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.” The city of Lucerne, in Switzerland proves this to be two hundred percent true. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that it is perhaps one of the most picturesque cities in the world. So when we decided to spend … Continue reading How to Spend 6 Great Hours in Lucerne
Why London is A Perfect Destination for a Solo Trip
It must have been early or mid 1990’s, when I was in my pre-teens. I was growing up reading Enid Blyton, Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, Sidney Sheldon and Rudyard Kipling (sorry google and kindle, you weren’t there then). Unbeknownst to me, the idea of visiting London once in my lifetime, got rooted in … Continue reading Why London is A Perfect Destination for a Solo Trip
How to Select a Travel Agency For First Timers & Amateurs
Did you know that 9.2% of India’s GDP in 2018 was supported by tourism sector, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council? This data makes it evident as to how crucial this sector is for India’s economy. Likewise, it won’t be surprising if this sector is major contributor to many other countries across the … Continue reading How to Select a Travel Agency For First Timers & Amateurs
Advantages of Travelling Out of City to Study
A wise person once said, “I love the feeling of being anonymous in a city I’ve never been before.” Just last month, I was out of town for a course and obviously, anonymous! Initially I was a little wary of the entire idea. How will I manage, what will I do, what about the money … Continue reading Advantages of Travelling Out of City to Study
How to Document Your Travel Experience for First-Time Travellers
Let me give a disclaimer before I start. This may sound very clichéd. But I have to say this. If you are a first-time traveller or are looking to travel more than you already are, please do it. Doesn’t matter if you are 18 or 40 or 70 or 80. It is of even less … Continue reading How to Document Your Travel Experience for First-Time Travellers
The Significance of Fort McHenry & The Creation of The Star Spangled Banner
London, Paris, and New York. I think I am one of the privileged few who have got a chance to visit the holy trinity of the must-visit cities for most of the travelling enthusiasts. New York happened just a few days back when I was on a holiday in US. I was almost in a … Continue reading The Significance of Fort McHenry & The Creation of The Star Spangled Banner
Top 6 Things For Prague To Be on Every Travel Buff’s List
Our European dream took us to Prague, after Berlin. I have always been fascinated by Prague, thanks to Books and James Bond and Mission Impossible films. The cobbled streets, the medieval architecture and so many other things had made me want to go to ‘Praha’. There are a lot of reasons why a travel enthusiast … Continue reading Top 6 Things For Prague To Be on Every Travel Buff’s List
It’s The Wall! It’s Berlin!
The centrestage for the World War 2, Berlin was our next frontier. Having read about Berlin and the wall probably umpteen times in the history books and seen movies revolving around the war, I was quite excited. I looked forward to see the remnants of the events which changed the course of international politics. It … Continue reading It’s The Wall! It’s Berlin!