Category Archives: Countries

Road Trip from Singapore to Malacca

We love a good road trip. Listening to music, snacking on junk food, arguing over directions -despite a GPS and scouting for clean public restrooms. What’s not to love! Since we don’t get to drive around in Singapore, we decided … Continue reading

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Budapest – A picture essay

Ever seen television shows or movies set in Medieval Europe and wish you could be transported to that era? The castles and palaces and the amazing architecture are too beautiful to resist, aren’t they? Well, we don’t have time machines … Continue reading

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Magical Istanbul – Three day itinerary

“If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.” -Alphonse de Lamartine Istanbul is magical. There are no two ways about it. From the mesmerizing blue waters of The Bosphorous to the stunning … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Wachau Valley | Wine Tasting in Austrian Countryside

Vienna. Summer. Bliss. Only this time around Europe witnessed one of its worst ever heat waves and the two luckiest folks in town aka Sid and I happened to be bang in the middle of it. So, when our friend … Continue reading

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A guide to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

“This feels just like India”, were the first words to come out of my mouth as we made our way out of the bustling Ta Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city. The mad rush of traffic, lights, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Indian restaurants Singapore

From the delectable aromas of south Indian tiffins to the tantalizing lure of Punjabi dishes, Singapore is a heaven for Indian food lovers. The sizeable diaspora of Indians living in the island nation has resulted in the mushrooming of several … Continue reading

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Year end festivities in Hong Kong – Four day itinerary

There are some things that just don’t feel right when put together. Christmas and 30 degree weather is one such pairing. This was my first “winter” in Singapore and although I am well aware of the city’s one season policy, … Continue reading

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Being a Beach Bum in Langkawi

I was whisked away to the beautiful island of Langkawi on my birthday weekend as a surprise by my better half, Sid. It was quite a refreshing change to pack my bags in a couple of hours as opposed to … Continue reading

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Penang – Diverse and Vibrant

The first thing that hits you about Penang is its diversity – in food, language and culture. It is a modern city with things that you should find in a modern city – malls, tons of cars, tall office buildings … Continue reading

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Exploring Siem Reap and Angkor Wat

If I were a poet, I would write an ode to sunrise at Angkor Wat. It is as beautiful as everyone tells you. The rising orange sun casting a shadow over the huge expanse of the Angkor Wat temple makes … Continue reading

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