Kochi, my first visit to Kerala

Introduction When we stayed in army quarters, we had a Keralite neighbour who would describe Kerala like how it really is - God's own country and often compared it to Shillong, the place that we were previously posted and which…

Bhaktapur, reminescent​ of a bygone era!

Introduction Bhaktapur or 'the town of devotees' is a Newari town, which is also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu Valley and was once the capital of Nepal. It is listed as a…

3 days in Pokhara, Nepal

The journey to Pokhara This was one of the most unplanned trips with many surprises after we booked the tickets. The plan was going haywire with sudden work commitments taking precedence. However, we decided to go into the unknown and take…

Singapore Itinerary – 4 days

Itinerary: Day 1: Time Place/ Activity MRT Station (nearest) Operational Hours 8:00 AM Breakfast 9:00 AM Take the train or use the boardwalk to go to Universal Studios on Sentosa Island (train ticket costs 3 SGD approx). Entrance to Sentosa…

3 days in Hanoi and Halong Bay

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. Most people combine Hanoi with Halong Bay as Hanoi airport is the nearest airport to this UNESCO heritage site. In addition, Hanoi is enroute Halong Bay. We reached Hanoi airport in the morning and…

A day in Chowmahalla Palace

I had always wanted to visit Chowmahalla Palace but never had a chance to visit this architectural beauty. Staying away from Hyderabad, I did not get a chance to visit the tourist spots because of my short visits to see…

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