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Hoi An, Vietnam

Guide to Vietnam – Itinerary, costs, visa and tips for first timers

Vietnam is located in the northern hemisphere with China, Laos and Cambodia as its neighbour. Though the land area is not very huge; it is located vertically along the longitude. Because of this, the weather patterns in north and south Vietnam vary greatly. While north Vietnam witnesses snowfall during winters, the temperature is hardly below […]

Halong Bay in Vietnam

2D/1N Halong Bay Cruise – Itinerary, attractions and what to expect

Halong Bay in the northwest Vietnam is known for its spectacular scenery. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and consists of 1969 islands of different sizes. These islets are all made of limestones; some having majestic caves. Two days and one night cruise in Halong Bay is the most popular cruise option for tourists in […]

Aero India Banaglore Airshow

Aero India 2019 – Show timings, tickets and everything you need to know about the air show

Disclaimer: This is not an official blog of Aero India and I have no connection with Aero India. I have written this post to help people who are planning to go for Aero India 2019 because we could not find any relevant information online when we went to Aero India 2017. Hope this helps. Please […]

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 […]

2 day itinerary for Cebu – City tour, Kawasan Falls and Sardine Run

We had 1.5 days in Cebu after 5 days in Bohol and Panglao and we wanted to be around Cebu because our return flight was early in the morning. We decided to spend half a day in Cebu and go to Kawasan falls the next day. Cebu is usually a transit city for tourists. Though […]

Veg Food in Philippines – Tips and restaurant recommendations with menu

My husband and son are vegetarian and most of the tourist friendly locations have decent options for vegetarians. So Philippines should ideally be an easy destination for vegetarians or vegans. However, that is not the case. Filipinos love their meat and especially Lechon; which is the Portuguese word for the pork dish that is very […]

Philippines – Bohol and Panglao itinerary, costs, photos and tips for first timers

Our 1 week Philippines trip was amazing. It was also a lot of fun because there is no end to the amazing things one can do there. This is one country I think which caters to all kinds of travellers – backpackers, couples, families, elderly. Whether you are a relaxed traveller or adventurous; you love […]

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 […]

Loboc River Resort, Bohol, Philippines

Loboc River Resort – Review, Photos, Menu, Rates and all the details you need!

We booked Loboc river resort for 3 nights during our 1 week trip to Philippines. Its located along the Loboc river and is a 40 min drive from Tagbilaran airport and seaport. We were considering 2 resorts – Loboc River resort and Firefly cottages for our stay. Both are along the Loboc river, had wonderful […]

Sadhana Forest, Auroville

Sadhana Forest: A tribe that transformed barren land to a forest

The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community. -Jeff Bridges We understood the meaning of this quote when we met the team at Sadhana Forest in Auroville. During our 2nd visit to Auroville we went for the weekly Eco Film club organized by Sadhana Forest. […]

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