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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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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. […]

One horned rhino at Kaziranga

Kaziranga guide – Safari Costs, Timings, Best time to visit and tips

Kaziranga National park is located in Assam in north east India. It is a UNESCO Word heritage site and is known for Great Indian one horned rhinoceros. It habitates two-thirds of the world’s one-horned rhinos and as per the last census, there are more than 2400 rhinoceros in this sanctuary. It is also home to […]

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 […]

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