A few days in Bilbao

Tucked in the norther part of Spain along the coast with beautiful landscapes is the Basque Country – the unique region with its own language and culinary style. Bilbao is the biggest city of the region and a nice base to explore the area.

Saint Petersburg

The sheer grandeur and history of Russia’s imperial capital never fail to amaze. This is the third European city i am visiting after Birmingham, UK and Munich, Germany. This fails the previous two in terms of sheer grandeur and beauty and the scale. As soon as we crossed the airport …

Munich

What strikes your mind when you hear Bavaria? To me its BMW (Bavarian Motor Works) In the autumn of 2018, got an opportunity to visit Bavaria. The short trip to Munich and Deggendorf was beautiful. We had only a day each for both the cities. In Deggendorf we stayed near …

Monument Valley

If you think of the most stunning scenery of the wild west, then it is in Monument Valley. The icon of wild west list in the north east corner of Arizona. The flamingo red buttes are carved by wind erosion and may not last long in the future. This is …

Zion National Park

The red, pink and white any many shades in-between are the rocks which will strike you with brilliance. Zion National Park is a jewel of Utah which boasts awesome wild west natural bounty. For wilderness hiking and trails as long as 100 miles, Zion National Park is a hikers paradise. …

Yosemite National Park

With great drives at valley floor, towering cascades in spring, great tall pines, super high rock climbing and views to die for, the Yosemite National Park is a jewel for the west coast. A visit lasting a week will not be enough to explore the vast wilderness. El Capitan, considered …

Yellowstone National Park

America is known for natural wonders and Yellowstone is the perfect example of the variety the big country has to offer. Wyoming’s main attraction houses half of the World’s geysers and you can find grizzly bears, wolves, thousands of bison’s roaming in the park freely. And the show does not …

Venezuela

A rich country with poor citizens is a way to describe this beautiful nation. The oil rich country suffering from embargo from US is a travellers jewel. Pristine Caribbean coast line, sublime azure waters, green forests and tallest waterfall makes it an awesome destination. We visited the beautiful city of …

Thailand Gulf Coast

The eastern coast of Thailand boasts of amazing beaches and amazing dive sites. Koh Tao boasts more dive certifications than anywhere else on earth. Koh Nangyuan is one of best beaches we have ever been to and Koh Samui is a luxury paradise. Reaching Koh Tao 15th January to 16th …

Singapore

Singapore is so small yet so big. A couple of days is not way enough to see the top attractions of the city. But here are few which can be done over a trip of two days in the busy modern city country of South East Asia. The day or …

Shanghai The Bund

Shanghai is the largest city of China and The Bund is the heart of the city. On one side of the river is the famed promenade, a magnificent river walk along the colonial buildings while looking over to the futuristic skyline on the other side. An evening spend along the …

Phi Phi Krabi

The Andaman coast of Thailand has amazing beaches – Maya Bay, undoubtedly best dives of the region -Similan and landscape straight from scenes of Avatar – Krabi. A visit to amazing Phi Phi and Railay is a must in Thailand. PRELUDE February 2013: winter is still lingering around in Delhi. …

Perhentian Islands

Just like the last years trip to the Andaman Coast of Thailand, this year we planned a beach vacation. With so many options to choose from, finally we decided to fly to the two pristine islands of north-east coast of Malaysia in Gulf of Thailand. Perhentian islands are not so …

Pensacola Destin

The Florida Panhandle is a mecca for every type of vacationer: the adventurer, the lounger, the foodie, and the partier can all be found happily romping around somewhere in between emerald green waters and intimate bistros hunched over crisp white wine and Gulf fare fresh off the boat. From getting …

Osaka Dotonbori

One of Osaka’s most popular tourist destinations, this street runs parallel to the Dotonbori canal. It is a popular shopping and entertainment district and is also known as a food destination. At night it is lit by hundreds of neon lights and mechanized signs, including the famous Glico Running Man …

Osaka

November 2015: The fall season is in its prime in Osaka, Japan. I get a call for a quick visit to the industrial capital of Japan. What better time to explore the Fall Colours Capital. I did spend some quality time exploring the city of Osaka. I visited the Castle …