Visiting Australia’s second oldest city

The seaside city of Newcastle may not match up to the size and grandeur of Sydney, but Australia’s second-oldest city has lots to offer for the traveller who is ready to go beyond the usual. Superb surf beaches, historical architecture, friendly locals, sun-drenched climate and picture perfect sunsets are only one part of its charm….

Where they roam free: Masai Mara

Having come from a country where I had always seen wildlife in zoos, here I was face to face with the African wildlife (this time, us in enclosed vans and them free- like how it should be!) I had always heard stories of the enchanting African wildlife since I was young. Zebra’s, African Elephants, Hyena’s,…

A morning with Orangutans in Sarawak

Did you know the world has just two species of Orangutans, found only in Borneo and Sumatra? I had dreamt of seeing these exotic animals since forever and the moment we decided to travel to Malaysia for the second time around, I made sure to book a ticket to Kuching! Did you know Orangutans, considered…

How I use Instagram as a travel guide

Gone are the days when one would head out to explore a new destination with a guidebook in hand. In today’s times, everyone seems to be hooked up to social media applications like Instagram to get their travel updates, tips and lots more. Do you want to know how I use Instagram as my travel…

Going offbeat in Coastal Karnataka

If you ever thought that the best beaches are in Goa or the best place to do snorkelling is in Andaman Island in India then let us break your bubble;) We have discovered the best secret spots of coastal Karnataka that you never knew existed. Leave those guidebooks behind and come with us as we take you to a paradise world…

Photo Essay: The Kingdom of Bahrain

As soon as I set foot in my flight to Bahrain, the first Gulf country I travelled to..I somehow felt at home by the loving and happy Bahraini people. It sure didn’t take time for me to realize that there is a beautiful mix of cultures and countries all living in Bahrain creating a juxtaposition of sorts….

Top 5 things to do in Jaisalmer

If you planning a trip to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan soon and are wondering how to go about it and what to do there, then read on to find out our top 5 things to do in Jaisalmer. 1. Go for a desert safari Desert safari in the magnificent Thar desert is the best way to…

12 Offbeat Reasons to Re-visit Kochi

If you thought Alleppey/Kumarakom is ‘the’ place to visit the backwaters in Kerala and if you have already seen the Chinese fishing nets/Dutch palace/Jewish Synagogue on your last trip to Kochi then read on to know these 12 offbeat reasons to re-visit Kochi. Visit the backwaters of Kochi that no one knows of As you discover more of Kochi, from…

Photo Journal: 7 Photos to inspire a winter trip to Bilpin

Come winter and Sydneysiders are on the lookout for new and exciting places to visit. Winter usually means chilly winds, crisp cool air and rains; and beachside places can get very chilly. Here’s a new destination you can plan your next winter staycation in, Bilpin. It is located in the Blue Mountain area and has…