Kenya Visa for Indian citizens

If you have an Indian passport, it’s likely you’ve experienced the pain of getting visas for most countries. Kenya is an exception! Visa on arrival is possible for Indian passport holders. You can choose to do it online before the visit or directly on arrival. Online queue moves a little quicker but the on arrival […]

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Ski trip to Zermatt, Switzerland

One of the most, if not THE most recognizable mountain peak in the world is Matterhorn. The village/town at the foot of Matterhorn is Zermatt. How do you get to Zermatt? It’s a long day trip or a relaxed weekend trip from Zurich or Luzern. Driving from Zurich is probably the most convinient and takes […]

Skiing near Zurich -Stoos

One of the amazing things in Switzerland is the proximity and easy access to world class ski facilities. Within a one hour driving distance from Zurich there are many great locations where you can ski/snowboard. This weekend we visited Stoos. The village of Stoos is car free and can be accessed only by a funicular […]

Top 12 beers to taste in Belgium

Brussels is a beer heaven! It is home to some of the best and most diffrentiated beers in the world. Trappist beers Brewed by the trappist monks in the traditional way, only 12 breweries in the world can produce trappist beer. Of them 6 can be found in Belgium! 1. Orval One of the 6 […]

Capadoccia Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot air balloon ride! Our experience of the hot air balloon ride was so much fun, that we felt it warranted a separate blog post altogether. Read about things to do in Cappadocia here, and about the pièce de résistance of our trip, below! As touristy and predictable as it sounds, definitely try to include […]

2 days in Cappadocia, Turkey, and a hot air balloon ride!

Besides hot air balloon rides, which it is famous for, Cappadocia offers a wide variety of things to do and places to visit. Here’s what we would recommend one could do with 2 days in Cappadocia. Logistics Turkish airlines offers cheap flights from Sabiha Gökçen Airport in Istanbul to Nevşehir Kapadokya Airport, which is about […]

Food in Istanbul- what to eat and definitely not miss!

Having tried and loved Turkish food all over the world, we were really looking forward to eating the food in Turkey- and it did not disappoint! From lavish breakfast spreads and super-satisfying street food, to wholesome iftar meals, finger-licking kebabs and desserts worthy of sultans, Turkish food itself is worth the flight to Istanbul! Breakfast The spread is […]

2 days in Istanbul: Top 5 things to do

Having flown through Istanbul on our way to many other places, we figured it was time to make Istanbul itself the final destination and explore the fascinating city. As always, we had about 48 hours to make the most of the city. Here are the top 5 things we would recommend should be included in […]

Hikes near Zurich: Chli Aubrig

Spring and summer are perfect for hiking around Switzerland. Chli Aubrig is a good, medium difficulty hike 45 min from Zurich. This set of posts will highlight hikes that are within 1-2 hours of Zurich. Hike details Approx Time: 4 hours (3 hours 15 min hiking, 45 min break) Approx Distance: 10 km Height Gain: […]

2 days in Lisbon, Portugal: explore and eat!

Lisbon or as it is affectionately and officially called, Lisboa, has become one of our favorite cities in Europe. We talk a lot about ‘feeling the vibe’ or ‘not feeling the vibe’ of a city and for Lisboa we felt the vibe, oh yes! We got to Lisboa early in the morning after our overnight […]