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
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
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!
After food trips to Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur and Ethiopian cuisine in 2017, we rounded off the year with diet trails to Jaipur, Lucknow & Jamshedpur! Great food does enhance a happy mind, so here’s my list of our top ten … Continue reading Food: Jaipur – Our top 10 food experiences
Jaipur, along with Delhi & Agra, features amongst the most visited ‘triangles’ of the world. Ask any non-Indian who has toured India at least once and there is a high probability that they have covered this northern India triangle. Also … Continue reading Travel: Jaipur in a Day
Visiting one of the world’s premier cities, one of the world’s most visited cities, within budget expenses, is always a challenge. Most of us have dreams of visiting Madrid one day. And yet many of us are deterred by various … Continue reading Travel: Madrid – A budget family itinerary