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How to watch rocket launch in Sriharikota

How to watch a rocket launch in Sriharikota, India

Update: 15th July 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 Read: How to register for Chandrayaan-2 launch at Sriharikota Do you have a space enthusiast kiddo at home? […]

How to apply for Malaysia Visa

Apply for Malaysia Tourist Visa Online

Updated on: 13th May 2019 Disclaimer: This guide is for Indian passport holders travelling to Malaysia as tourists. The information mentioned is up to date at the time of writing the post. I will try to keep it updated. Please refer the official website for specific queries. Note that there are some websites like http://windowsmalaysia.com/ which claim […]

How to apply for Singapore tourist Visa from India

How to apply for a Singapore tourist visa

Disclaimer: This post is a guideline for applying for Singapore tourist visa for Indian passport holders. The information is up to date at the time of writing this post. I will try to keep it as much updated as possible. You are advised to contact the embassy directly for specific questions not covered in this […]

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam - photo courtesy Wikipedia

Nagarjuna Sagar

My parents visited us in Oct 2016 and we decided to go on a short 2 day trip to Nagarjuna Sagar. Located on the banks of Krishna river, it forms a boundary between Telangana (Nalagonda district) and Andhra Pradesh (Guntur). It is around 130 km drive on the Sagar ring road -> Ibrahimpatnam -> Chintapally […]

Orvakal Rock Garden birds eye view

Oravakallu Rock Gardens, Andhra Pradesh

Oravakallu rock garden is located in the district of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. It is known for its ingenious rock formations. If you have ever travelled on the NH-18 highway towards Kurnool, the rock formations on the side are hard to miss. Oravakallu rock garden is only a part of the long stretch of rocks formed […]

Belum Caves - Andhra Pradesh

Belum Caves

Belum caves is around 365 kms from Hyderabad and 300 kms from Bangalore. It is best combined with a trip to either Gandikota (~60 km) or Oravakallu Rock Garden (~130 km) in Andhra Pradesh. We visited the caves in Sep 2016. We started in the morning from Gandikota and reached Oravakallu Garden in the evening after […]

Gandiokota fort wall

Gandikota Fort – Hidden gem of AP

We had a long weekend in September 1st week and decided to explore some place that is driving distance from Hyderabad. We zeroed in on Gandikota, Belum Caves and Orvakallu Rock Garden. Our itinerary was: Day 1: Drive to Gandikota. Stay overnight. Day 2: Drive to Belum Caves. Explore the caves and drive to Orvakallu Rock […]

Seychelles on a budget

Seychelles on a budget – Planning, cost, activities

If you are as fascinated with Seychelles the way we are, I hope this post helps you with everything you need to know about planning a Seychelles trip 🙂 We travelled to Seychelles in Dec 2016. We had a connecting flight from Seychelles to Mauritius in 2015 and we were in awe of the view that we […]

Goodbye 2016, welcome 2017

2016 was a very good year for us. We did 3 international trips and managed to do 7 domestic destinations (including one to see our favourite sportsperson Nadal play in the Davis cup and a few back home). The year ended with a holiday in Seychelles, one of our dream destinations. And we already have […]

Creole Veg Curry

Veg, Indian: Food options in Seychelles

My husband being a vegetarian, our search for food mainly centres around veg food. Local Creole food in Seychelles usually consists of meat and fish, so veg options are limited. We did try different cuisines though. Italian, French, Indian and Creole food is available in Mahe. Praslin is much smaller and finding different cuisines is not that easy. […]