The video of an Indian family stealing hotel belongings (hangers, shampoo dispensers, flower pots!!!!) at Bali went viral in July 2019 and raised a few questions – ones that always existed. Having traveled extensively, observed and blogged over the last fifteen years, I thought of sharing a few facts, perceptions, do’s and dont’s related to travel, over a multiple part blog series. Continue reading Travel: Stealing from Hotels? Do’s and Dont’s
Melaka (also known as Malacca) is a tiny waterfront city in Malaysia with a strong Portuguese historical influence. It is a very popular weekend getaway for food exploration and antique shopping. The city is located roughly four hours bus ride … Continue reading Travel: Weekend guide to Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia
I started the new year 2019 embarking on a bachelor trip with my closest friends. This idea was floated by my dear friend, Manoj Burad, who suggested that our alma mater (Engineering college) sponsored Alumni Meet 2019 would be the right place … Continue reading My daily fight to avoid depression: Part 4 – Story of a lost Air Asia baggage
Sitting atop Puaka Hill, in Pulau Ubin island, is one of the most scenically serene and tranquil places to be. You could go into a trance just staring at blanks – quietly, undisturbed by a factory, vehicular or human noises. … Continue reading Singapore: Puaka Hill trail Pulau Ubin
The travel freak in me saw us at Delhi at the start of October 2016 and at Bali at end of October 2016! Bali is a Hindu state within Indonesia extremely rich in nature, temples, rice fields, scenic seasides, cheap … Continue reading Budget Travel tips for Bali, with family
My Football pilgrimage demanded a country side sighting between the weekend La Liga and midweek Champions League games. We decided to spend this break covering south France. Our first stop was Toulouse, a quiet, sleepy, high on architecture, quaint and … Continue reading Travel: Seven unique observations at Toulouse, France
I have had more pressure (from close friends) to write a bachelor’s guide blog for Bangkok than for any other city – for obvious reasons. So thought maybe a family guide would be the best way to start. Bangkok is … Continue reading Budget Travel Tips for Bangkok, with or without family!
Kuala Lumpur is typically our, once a year, under <1000 SGD all costs inclusive, budget, long weekend, family vacation destination. Travel from Singapore by luxurious buses, stay in a 4-star hotel in prime Bukit Bintang area for 3 nights and have … Continue reading Food: Our Seven cuisines in 70 hrs #FoodTrip Kuala Lumpur
Visiting one of the world’s most expensive cities, one of the world’s most visited cities, within budget expenses, is always a challenge. Most of us have dreams of visiting Amsterdam one day. And yet many of us are deterred by … Continue reading Budget Travel Tips for Amsterdam, with or without family!
The Jalan Alor food street (in Bukit Bintang area) is one of the must go places at Kuala Lumpur – currently ranked 7th most visited city in the world. The food street operates only post-sunset and is teeming with people … Continue reading Food: Six ‘not-so-obvious’ must try dishes at Jalan Alor food street Kuala Lumpur