All Posts By: Priyanka

Hong Kong Pre arrival registration denied

Why to apply for Hong Kong PAR well in advance

Note: This post is relevant only to Indian tourists travelling to HK. All Indian tourists travelling to HK require a pre-arrival registration (PAR). This is not equivalent to visa but is mandatory for a visa free entry to Hong Kong. One can apply for PAR maximum 6 months before the travel date and at least […]

Kenya on Budget

How to do Kenya Safari on a budget

I never knew a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy - Ernest Hemingway This quote was so true for our trip to Kenya. Smile was plastered on our faces throughout our trip. Our 9 year old son who shys away from photographs was all excited about posing with the wildlife. [...]
How to watch rocket launch in Sriharikota

Steps to register for rocket launch gallery, Sriharikota

This post was updated on October 21st, 2019 ISRO recently opened a space theme park in SDSC (Satish Dhawan Space Center), SHAR and is going to allow selected number of Indian citizens to watch the rocket launches from the viewing gallery. The viewing gallery has a clear line of sight of the 2 launch pads. […]

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 […]

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 […]