Houston

Here are the postcards from Houston from the multiple business trips to the city. The Oil City of the World has interesting architecture as well as nice parks and nearby beaches on the gulf which makes the time spent a memorable one. Do visit the Space Centre at NASA and …

Grand Teton National Park

The Grand Teton National Park, just south of the famous Yellowstone is more intimate and cosier than the northern neighbour. The staggering Teton rises 13770 ft above the ground from the valley floor. The twelve peaks of Teton Range are carved from glacier over millions of years and the backdrop …

Glacier National Park

August 26, 2009: Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota Recession has some good sides. With Furloughs we have to move out of home since we cannot stay at home doing nothing for a week. We decided to go on a road trip to Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National …

Chicago

Chicago is full of architectural wonders. Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan …

Beijing

I was lucky to visit Beijing on an official trip. I immediately grabbed the opportunity to mix it with personal short travels in the city. Many of us do get a chance to visit Beijing. This is how you can get the most out of the short time from the …

Ayuthaya

The old Thai capital of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most impressive ruined cities in Asia, and a must-see for history buffs visiting Thailand. The Menam, Lopburi, and Pasak rivers ring the island of ruins. Wandering through this once-thriving place will make you feel you’ve …

Pulau Dua

Pulau Dua or Isle of Two is located on the far eastern shores of central Sulawesi. This two small stony outcrops are just a few miles away from the shores of Balantak, a sleepy fishing village on the mainland.It is highly unlikely that you as a non Indonesian will ever …

Makassar In A Day

Makassar is the main city of Sulawesi Island. This is the 3rd biggest city after Jakarta and Surabaya and is a major airport. There are flight connections to Singapore and also to all major destinations in Indonesia. Most people use Makassar as a transit point and head out to the …

Luwuk Sulawesi

Well all we can say about Luwuk located in Sulawesi is that this is a quaint laid-back town in the north-central corner of the island. This town is now coming more into limelight due to the gas wells discovered south of the city. Earlier the main stay of the town …

East Borneo Indonesia

During the summer of 2014, I visited the eastern shores of Borneo. With wildlife and uncharted territories all around, this place is a bliss for wildlife lovers. The entry is through the oil town of Balikpapan. Useful Information: Balikpapan is a city in East Kalimantan. It serves as headquarters for …

Jakarta

The busy metropolis of Jakarta has a colonial heart where the gothic structures still stand tall. An evening in the town square in Batavia and then a stroll along the waterfront is a nice time before you head out the the beautiful beaches of Bali or Java.

Hiking In Kalimantan

This time again on a trip to Kalimantan Timur, Borneo i did a small hike in Sungai Wain. Sungai Wain protected forest occupies ~10,000 hectares of swamp forest, lowland forest and mangrove. The lucky ones will see orang-utan, sun bears and proboscis monkey. There are 4 defined trails in the …

Flickr From Flores

Since we started planning for Indonesia vacation, we always wanted to move beyond Bali. We were contemplating between Gili islands and Nusa Penida. Somehow we found the mention of Komodo National Park as the topmost destination of Indonesia.Diving deeper we found that this is a gem and we must visit …

Bali

Beautiful green rice terraces, huge surf waves, Hindu temples, charming people and awesome dives is what defines Bali. This is not a small island though you can drive all around in a long long day. No doubt Bali remains the top attraction of all South East Asia. This summer of …

A Week In Bali

Finally after so many business trips to Indonesia, we made it to Bali on a much deserved vacation. Bali is the island which defines tourism in Indonesia and famous for its culture, surf and nice island life. A week is not enough to explore but that is all we have …