Category: Travel

For some one who doesn’t really travel much, I’ve seen a lot of the world. My visits may be short – just a day in some places – but being an enthusiastic tourist, I make it a point to see what really matters. There are so many places to see and so many guide books on this Lonely Planet. I hope my stories of travel help you plan your vacations and make them more enjoyable. Welcome aboard and Bon Voyage.

Contest, Travel

Fly me to the Moon #TheBlindList #SayYesToTheWorld

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Fly me to the moon croons Hubby Dear à la  Frank Sinatra in his golden voice but I’m not waiting in line for a space trip organised by Elon Musk, Richard Branson  or even Jeff Bezos, the millionaires who promise to expand the frontieres of travel.  For me,  a simple ticket to places yet unknown (to …

LIFESTYLE, Travel

Spending the night in a Frenchman’s Bed – A strange story from Amsterdam

Photo by Marko Zirdum from Pexels Those of you who know me will be shocked to learn that I spent one night in a Frenchman’s bed ! Yes ! Stodgy, old, Goody Two Shoes who wouldn’t even hold a cigarette while all those around her were passing joints, actually spent a night in a Frenchman’s …

LIFESTYLE, Travel

7 Tips for Travelling light

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Why you should travel light It was way past midnight when the den Bestens came home. Both of them were in a funk. They had just endured a hopping flight from Europe and were really annoyed that despite a two hour wait at the airport, their baggage hadn’t arrived. Or to be precise, Mrs. Den …

Mumbai Diary, Travel

Another day in Bombay

There’s nothing more wonderful than visiting your city as a tourist. After all when most of my visits are confined to St. Stephen’s Cafe at Malabar Hill, Off the Hook at Breach Candy or Bhaji Gully at Nana Chowk, my view of Bombay is largely confined to what I see from my balcony. And these …

Travel

Why Melaka is fascinating

  And now my post is on the IndiBlogger Home page ! In 2014 I won a contest organised by Blogadda and Tourism Malaysia. It was an all expenses paid trip to Malaysia. I am reproducing once more, my blog post on Melaka, one of the most fascinating cities I’ve visited. I have always been  …