Are you planning a trip to Myanmar? I am sure our quick guide on what to buy in this beautiful country will be super helpful in that case. Our collection of 7 unique Burmese souvenirs will tell you exactly what you need to pick when you are here.
All set for your trip to Pompeii? Have you considered including Villa Oplontis in your itinerary? We would highly recommend doing so. This ancient villa, with its mind-boggling frescoes, provides deep insights into the lives of wealthy Romans. Apparently, the more modest homes of Pompeii and Herculaneum were also modeled on Villa Oplontis. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and check out all that you need to know before making your trip here.
Are you looking for unique day trips from Rome? Visit Tarquinia, home to tombs of the ancient Etruscan civilization. Not sure who the Etruscans were? Well, they gave Romans their toga and the victory march. Even the Tuscan column! They were surely smart. Read our guide to find out all about their lost civilization.
Bangkok is every foodie’s dream destination. Thai curries, soups, desserts, and street food can overwhelm you big time. What can be more overwhelming is the availability of lots of authentic international food from around the world. Finding it hard to decide on what to eat in Bangkok? Read our post to find out more.
In November 2017, Or Tor Kor Market in Bangkok was voted as the 4th Best Fresh Market in the world by CNN Travel. It was described as immaculate, brightly lit, and a storehouse of exotic fruits and tropical delicacies. This time when we were in Bangkok, Or Tor Kor beckoned to us like never before […]
Hampi was the ancient capital city of the Vijayanagara Kingdom of South India in the 14th century AD. It is located in the Ballari district of Karnataka and today, is home to the Hampi Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place is dotted with ruins of all kinds: temples, palaces, private baths, […]
Boteco is Mumbai’s first Brazilian restaurant and probably the only authentic one till date. In the past few months, I have been on the lookout for authentic International cuisines in India. Boteco in BKC, Mumbai provided me just the opportunity. Earlier, it was quite difficult to locate genuine international food in Mumbai. Inevitably, it turned […]
One of the many reasons I loved Myanmar was its people and the exotic Burmese culture. Apart from the stunning temples of Bagan, the pristine white beach of Ngapali and the undiscovered ruins of Mrauk U, the people of Myanmar fascinated me. They always had smiles to welcome me into their land. In this post, […]
On my first trip to Bali, I noticed some interesting stick puppets. They were called Wayang Kulit or the Indonesian shadow puppets. At first, I had no clue what these stick figures with leather/paper bodies represented. A little digging led me to the vast world of shadow puppetry in Indonesia and Bali. It was not […]