Art in Hoi An: The budget bargains

Everyone loves some good art - some like it classic and monochrome while others like me, well I love kitsch and colours and all things bright and beautiful! My home has never been monochrome, its filled with colours for they speak to me! So for a person like me, discovering Hoi An was like someone... Continue Reading →

People Watching in Old Town, Hoi An

Every holiday has a lingering memory, an image frozen in the mind's eye - thinking of which always evokes warmth and joy. What was the most fun activity I did in Hoi An? People watching, of course! August is the last month of peak domestic season in this ancient trading port - the resorts were... Continue Reading →

Busting the ‘Nothing to do in Oslo’ myth

Travelling means different things often. Some travel for a holiday, others like us to discover the world. What is the difference you wonder? Well, travelling for a holiday often means a lovely relaxed break at a luxurious spa or resort in a scenic location. Travelling to discover the world? Well, that means lugging backpacks, hunting... Continue Reading →

Five travel tips for Scandinavia

We are currently travelling through Denmark and Norway. And we thought no better time like now to share a few travel tips with those planning to head here soon:  1. Check the weather and pack wisely: The best thing that we brought with us was a windcheater and raincoat. If you thought the English weather... Continue Reading →

Mingalaabaa Mandalay

Over the weekend I travelled from Yangon to Bagan. The glorious town which has more Phayas shattered across the landscape is a sight to watch. That's a story for as soon as I get back to Yangon. Today I want to attempt something different -a story..One that will end in Mandalay. Perhaps the land of... Continue Reading →

Monsoonal Musings From Myanmar

If Procrastination were a punishable offence, I'd be serving a life term. ~ Anon*  I have been writing about my travels as a post script, never as a continuing journal or blog posts. So on this trip, I have resolved to not procrastinate and at least have short posts that perhaps later I can follow... Continue Reading →

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