Boston skyline

Boston in 2 days – itinerary and guide I wish I read

As a person who spent most of her life in Europe, shifting to the USA brought so many contrasts to my life – different food habits, culture (yes, despite being home to so many immigrants – there are distinct cultural norms and habits that you need to get used to), shopping style, transportation system – you name it. It’s not better or worse – it’s just different.

Boston was the first city I’ve visited that brought me a homey feeling. As a European, one of the main challenges I face in the USA is the need for a car and a driving license. One of the reasons I fell in love with Boston – it is such a pedestrian-friendly city!

Sim Card in India

How to get a local SIM card in India?

It is natural to be worried about connectivity during travels. Quite often it pushes people to purchase very expensive roaming from their countries. Nevertheless, I wouldn’t recommend using an international sim card in India unless you have to do so due to certain commitments. In fact, there are so many advantages to getting an Indian … Read more

Rishikesh in monsoon

How to do Rishikesh right?

There are a few destinations in India that have quite a niche audience. Rishikesh is one of such examples. Known as yoga capital of the world, this city can leave some mixed impressions if you don’t set your expectations right. A few years back I got utterly surprised, why is it so popular among travelers? … Read more

How to plan one day in Copenhagen?

Copenhagen – a cultural capital that combines design, innovation, fairy tales and quality of lifestyle (here comes a remark about Danish people who are some of the happiest on the planet). The city is stuffed with interesting experiences! Nevertheless, even one day in Copenhagen can give you a taste of Danish capital in gastronomic, cultural … Read more

Cost of travel in India

How much does it cost to travel in India?

Cost of travel in India is a matter of perspective. Some explore the country on 1500 INR a day (~20 USD) and call it budget backpacking, other under 600 INR (~8 USD). Some people wouldn’t mind spending over 10k INR (~150 USD) per day for a high-end experience – and India has many unique experiences … Read more

Best time to visit India

Best time to visit India – guide to seasons

India changed my perception of the seasons of the year. As a person who spent most of her life in the countries with four seasons, it was hard to adapt to the Indian climate and seasons initially. For instance, when I was offering my Indian friends to plan a trip in autumn, they were double-checking … Read more