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Steps to plan your own holiday

10 easy steps to plan your own vacation

Planning to go on a holiday and don’t know where to start? Follow these easy steps and you are sure to have a great holiday 🙂 You will not need a tour operator ever again once you plan and realise how enjoyable planning your own holiday could be… It is never too early to start […]

Finding the right accommodation

Hotel/ Accommodation booking guide

One of the major aspects in any holiday planning is your stay. It can leave you with some memorable memories if the accommodation is good; and can dampen the entire experience if the stay is not up to the mark. That makes choosing the right accommodation very crucial. Since it depends on many factors, I decided to dedicate an entire […]

Are tour packages worth it?

Are tour packages worth it?

We always plan our holidays ourselves and get asked frequently by family and friends – “Why don’t you book tour packages”, “Some XYZ company has a good tour package for the country you are visiting, did you check them out?”. To be very frank, when we started travelling abroad we did ask for quotes from […]

Tips for first time travellers

Travelling abroad for the first time? Things to take care of…

Planning a honeymoon, babymoon or travelling abroad for the first time with family? Or you could be doing a solo trip. Travelling abroad for the first time is exciting, but sometimes scary too. I remember the first time we were on an overseas trip, I had jitters thinking how the other country would be. With […]

Mauritius Aquarium

Mauritius: Attractions that you can skip

Mauritius is a superb blend of beautiful beaches, lovely hikes, varied cuisines, various kiddo activities and warm people. Its a good destination for honeymoon, family holiday or just a relaxed getaway. We spent one week in Mauritius and felt we could spend much longer time exploring this small island country. However, there were few activities […]

View from the top of Ganga Talao, Grand Bassin, Mauritius

Mauritius: Free attractions you should not miss!

Mauritius in general is a costly destination. Some of the activities like SCUBA diving, Snorkelling, Dolphin Watching; and attractions like zoo, aquariums etc cost much more than at other tourist locations. But there are a few attractions on this island that cost you nothing and are very unique. We visited Mauritius for a week in […]

SCUBA Diving

Avoid SCUBA diving with Dive Dream Diving Center, Trou Aux Biches, Mauritius

We went to Mauritius in Dec 2015, our family (my husband RK, I and our 5yr old kiddo) and my sister-in-law and her husband (Sush and Jeet). Though both me and my husband do not know swimming, we have done SCUBA dive before in Lakshadweep and Andaman. Jeet has dived before in Australia’s barrier reef and knows little swimming […]

Fortuna Beach Apartment, Flic en Flac, Bali

Fortuna Beach Apartments, Flic en Flac Coastal Road, Mauritius review

We traveled to Mauritius for kiddo’s 5th birthday in Dec. This time we were joined by my sister in law and her husband too. We decided to book an entire apartment through Airbnb for the following reasons: Mauritius in general is an expensive destination and we wanted to spend more on experiences rather than on stay. […]

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