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 […]

Hoi An, Vietnam
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 […]

Halong Bay in Vietnam
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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Sadhana Forest, Auroville
Hoi An, Vietnam
Halong Bay in Vietnam
Apply for Vietnam Visa online
Sadhana Forest, Auroville
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One horned rhino at Kaziranga
Vat Xieng Thong, Laos
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Wayanad, Kerala
White Rann of Kutch
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Villa Maydou, Luang Prabang

Review of Villa Maydou, Luang Prabang

We booked Villa Maydou based on the reviews on Tripadvisor and it’s location. Location of Villa Maydou, Luang Prabang Villa Maydou is located conveniently in the middle on the town. Night market, National museum and other temples are at walking distance, and there are many restaurants close by. One of the reasons we selected it […]

Paradise Beach, Pondicherry

Attractions in Pondicherry

Last Updated on 20th January 2019 Pondicherry is the capital city of the Union Territory of Puducherry and is a very famous weekend destination for folks from Chennai and Bangalore. It is also well connected by train and bus which makes it a convenient tourist place. How to reach Pondicherry: Pondicherry is ~150 kms from […]

Pugmarks, Wayanad

Pugmarks Jungle Lodge, Wayanad review

We stayed at Pugmarks Jungle Lodge for 2 nights in the first week of Sep 2017. Pugmarks is closest to Tholpetty Wildlife sanctuary and is located in Mananthavady. It is more like a large homestay than a resort. We wanted to stay close to the forest in a hope to see some wildlife (unfortunately didn’t […]

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 […]

Adhi Jaya hotel, Kuta

Adhi Jaya Hotel, Kuta review

Adhi Jaya hotel in Kuta is located right opposite the Discovery Mall. We visited Bali in May and were looking to spend 3 nights in Kuta because of its proximity to the temples we wanted to visit. We were thinking of Mercure Kuta which had a restaurant overlooking the pool; but their package including breakfast […]

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