“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine They say travel teaches you more than anything else can. I have known this to be true and personally enjoy travelling. The experiences that it offers and the learnings it imparts are unmatched and cannot be compensated … Continue reading Stories of Sikkim
Check your calendar before planning your itinerary. Check for long weekends; or a working day flanked with two public holidays. If there are any public holidays just before or after your preferred dates, club them in to plan a longer trip. That way, you'll be able to plan your dates better, and make the most of a holiday/long … Continue reading Travel Tip of the Week
When travelling to a foreign country, language can be a major issue, especially if you need to communicate with locals. This can be particularly scary if you the locals are illiterate or unfamiliar with foreign accents. Once you reach you hotel, have the hotel staff write down the hotel name and address (along with nearby … Continue reading Travel Tip of the Week
While travelling, do not keep all your money and valuable in the same place. Instead keep smaller amounts and stash them in multiple locations. Keep some in well hidden in your luggage, some in a secret pocket in your handbag, some in your wallet and some on your person (alongwith your passport and important travel … Continue reading Travel Tip of the Week
While staying at hotels, avoid ordering from Room Service or consuming items from the Minibar. Instead buy your own snacks from the local market (stores like Seven Eleven or Twenty Four Seven are open 24 hours) and stock them up for those late afternoon or mid-night pangs. Not only will you buy items at the actual … Continue reading Travel Tip of the Week
For all the dreamy wanderers like me, who love to travel but can't afford to, here are some cheats to travel without burning a hole in your pocket. Yes, there are many of those that are commonly known and yet many aren't ... and no, I am not talking about frequent flyer miles or hotel … Continue reading Tips and Tricks to Travel Cheap
While packing, organize your things the same way every time, so that you know exactly where is what. That way even if miss out anything or misplace it during unpacking or repacking, you'll know it instantly. Thanks for the tip, Julie.
These are a few essentials you must carry on any trip. Yes, apart from your toothbrush. I have deliberately kept the list short, because, who in the world can remember 1500 points. 🙂 Let's keep it at an easy-to-remember 7 essentials - Travel Documents - Personal identification documents, (voter's ID card, driver's license etc) tickets, … Continue reading 7 Essentials for Travelling