Apply for Vietnam Visa online

Vietnam Tourist Visa : How to apply for e-visa online directly

Indian passport holders need to get a tourist visa to enter Vietnam, weather they are entering for a day or a month. There is a common misconception that this can be done only through a travel agent. There are popular websites directing visitors to another travel agent’s website (case in point this MMT article: https://www.makemytrip.com/blog/vietnam-visa-for-indians). […]

Apply for Vietnam Visa online

Guide for first time visitors to Hampi

The austere, grandiose site of Hampi was the last capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar. Its fabulously rich princes built Dravidian temples and palaces which won the admiration of travellers between the 14th and 16th centuries. Conquered by the Deccan Muslim confederacy in 1565, the city was pillaged over a period of six months […]

Art Science Museum, Singapore

Art Science Museum in Singapore

This post was updated on 24th Sep 2018. Art Science Museum in Singapore has very mixed reviews on Tripadvisor and its difficult to judge from their website if its a place worth visiting while on a short trip to Singapore. I usually do not blog about individual activities, but this one deserved a detailed write […]

Art Science Museum, Singapore
First time guide to Auroville

Auroville – Guide to first time visitors

Last updated on: 19th January 2019. Visiting Auroville was a very different experience from our usual holidays. I am sure I would have called it life-changing if I stayed for a longer duration. We visited for 5 days for the first time and again for a week 2nd time and the experience is hard to […]

First time guide to Auroville
Wayanad, Kerala

Wayanad – Perfect place to unwind in the lap of nature

Wayanad  in monsoon is mesmerising. We were there in September first week and enjoyed the rains on and off on this hill station. Though we have been to Kerala 6 times earlier; north Kerala was still untouched and we decided to tick that off from our bucket-list this year. Wayanad is approx 300 kms from […]

Wayanad, Kerala
White Rann of Kutch

White Rann of Kutch – Salt desert in Gujarat

Rann of Kutch, also known as White Rann or Great Rann of Kutch is a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar desert in Gujarat and partly in the Sindh province of Pakistan. This vast expanse of salt crust is formed because the rate of evaporation of water is lesser than the rate of precipitation. […]

White Rann of Kutch
How to watch rocket launch in Sriharikota

How to watch a rocket launch in Sriharikota, India

Update: 29th March 2019 ISRO – SHAR has now opened its doors to Indian citizens to watch the rocket launch from inside SHAR. Interested visitors need to register for the event in advance on their website https://www.shar.gov.in/VSCREGISTRATION/index.jsp Do you have a space enthusiast kiddo at home? Or are you someone who loves watching aeroplanes take […]

How to watch rocket launch in Sriharikota
Hoi An, Vietnam
Halong Bay in Vietnam
Apply for Vietnam Visa online
Sadhana Forest, Auroville
Art Science Museum, Singapore
One horned rhino at Kaziranga
Vat Xieng Thong, Laos
First time guide to Auroville
Wayanad, Kerala
White Rann of Kutch
How to watch rocket launch in Sriharikota
Tuan Chau beach

A day on Tuan Chau island, Vietnam

Tuan Chau island located north west of Hanoi is the place from where all Halong Bay cruises depart. The island in itself is just 2.2 square km large and is connected to a bigger island called Bai Chay via a bridge. The beautiful island has man-made white sand beaches and some of the resorts on […]

Sofia Boutique Hotel, Danang review

Sofia Boutique Hotel, Danang review

We had only 2 nights in Danang and were looking for a hotel close to the My Khe beach. We love spending time on the beach. Our itinerary this time did not allow much beach time, therefore wanted to make the best of what we had. Sofia boutique hotel in Danang was close to the […]

Hanoi Antique Legend Hotel

Hanoi Antique Legend Hotel review

Hanoi Antique Legend hotel is a top-rated boutique hotel at a great location of Hanoi. We stayed there for 2 nights during our Vietnam trip in December and were very happy with our stay. The street on which the hotel is located looked quite narrow and cramped in Google Maps. However, I have to say […]

Apply for Vietnam Visa online

Vietnam Tourist Visa : How to apply for e-visa online directly

Indian passport holders need to get a tourist visa to enter Vietnam, weather they are entering for a day or a month. There is a common misconception that this can be done only through a travel agent. There are popular websites directing visitors to another travel agent’s website (case in point this MMT article: https://www.makemytrip.com/blog/vietnam-visa-for-indians). […]

Guide for first time visitors to Hampi

The austere, grandiose site of Hampi was the last capital of the last great Hindu Kingdom of Vijayanagar. Its fabulously rich princes built Dravidian temples and palaces which won the admiration of travellers between the 14th and 16th centuries. Conquered by the Deccan Muslim confederacy in 1565, the city was pillaged over a period of six months […]

Unks House, Panglao, Philippines

Review of Unk’s House, Panglao

We stayed at Unk’s house homestay for 2 nights during our Philippines holiday. We wanted to spend a few days close to the beach in Panglao. There were quite a few resorts close to Alona beach, but either they were too expensive or the reviews were not encouraging. Unk’s house had lovely reviews and our […]

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