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Explore Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani by public transport

My entire Mahabaleshwar experience was about exploring the area in a different way. Despite taxi is the most popular transport to hire (and taxi drivers some people claim the only way to commute), it is quite costly (from my perspective as a person from a developing country). Moreover, taxis have fixed itineraries and if you are planning to modify the …

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Cakes and heritage in Panaji and central Goa

Goa is usually associated with long sandy beaches, big and loud parties, bright clothes and hippies. Though these all are true characteristics of Goa and many people escape there for a chilling lazy holiday, this state has a vast history and heritage. Today we will talk about Velha Goa or Old Goa that used to be a capital of Portuguese …

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Bandipur, Nepal – a cultural getaway in the hills

Last updated on December 27th, 2017 Most of the travelers come to Nepal to explore and experience Himalaya mountains. Most of the visitors I’ve had a chance to meet during several trips spent a few days in Thamel(a tourist area in Kathmandu) to buy the equipment for trekking and went to a trek that takes the most time of the …

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Pokhara to Sarangkot by foot and transport

Last updated on November 27th, 2017 Pokhara is a unique destination that combines hills, warm climate, lakes, urban vibe, mountain views – you name it. Today we will talk about Sarangkot – a hill station located on the outskirts of Pokhara and definitely one of the most mesmerizing places to visit for several reasons: From Sarangkot you can see numerous …

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5 travel habits that will make you hate Delhi

Last updated on August 14th, 2017 Delhi is a special city for me since I was living there for a longer period of time and was involved in the different aspects of the big city life. After the first year, I have started feeling myself a Delhiite (cough, *too bold claim*, cough), partially, due to the fact, that my friends …

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Rhodes guide – for the love of sun & summer

Last updated on June 1st, 2017 Olympics, feta, ancient, Sparta, oranges, Sirtaki, flowers, myths, Zeus, philosophy, Acropolis, olives – these were my associations about Greece formed since childhood. After visiting Greece, associations, names & numbers learned back in school started to connect into a big picture. Staying for a while in Greece gives a possibility to live through its history&heritage, …

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13+ interesting activities and places in Delhi you can visit for free

Last updated on December 19th, 2017 As many other Asian countries, India is known for packaging tourist attractions differently for foreigners and locals. The tickets for some tourist attractions come for a price of a guesthouse room. The overpricing for numerous services results in the frustration of the travelers and desire to escape the capital as soon as possible, despite …

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Why Chandigarh is my top recommendation for long-term travelers in India?

Last updated on April 18th, 2017 Travelers have created patterns for many destinations in India: the beaches for towns of Goa, the nightlife and fashion for Mumbai, the historical heritage for Delhi, Taj Mahal for Agra. By the way, many tourists find out about the existence of Agra because of the Taj Mahal, though there is so much more to explore in …