There is this wonderful adage that I came about to like over the years – “Be a traveler, not a tourist.” Though they do sound synonymous, popular expressions tell you why you should never be the quintessential tourist when you get out of town. Being a tourist brings up images of people wearing the choicest of clothes, with stylish shoes and striking RayBans to go … Continue reading Top 5 Overrated Touristic Things to Do
Noisy trick-or-treating kids, glowing jack-o-lanterns and a costume party with booze and dance pretty much sum up how most of us have been spending our the night of 31st of October for years now. However, Halloween also calls for the perfect October getaway thanks to its mystic atmosphere, with stifled breezes wheezing through countrysides and muffled steps suppressing the crunch of the autumn leaves. So … Continue reading Your Guide to This Year’s Halloween Getaways
The year is drawing to a close, and you must have already started planning your way to taking off during the winter vacations. But Christmas is still two months away, and you might have the yearning for a dose of autumn travel. Well, you’d be happy to know that some of the year’s most coveted festivities are hosted in October across the globe amidst the … Continue reading Where Should You Be This October?
I’ve always loved sunsets and the different shades of orange that gets painted across the horizon. Sadly, extended work hours and high-rise buildings have made it difficult for many of us to have the simple joy of watching sunsets. And this is precisely why I realized we need to try doing it a lot more – take days off work, travel around the world and … Continue reading A Globetrotter’s Guide to Sunsets
Food is an essential part of every traveler’s sojourn. Whether you’re out on a business trip or taking a much-needed vacation from your mundane lives, you wouldn’t want to miss out on local cuisines and restaurants, as much as you wouldn’t want to spare popular locations on your destination. That being said, you need to exercise a greater caution about what you eat when you’re … Continue reading Travel Eating: Tips and Hacks to Stay Healthy on the Go
Finding a roof over your head, especially when you’re traveling to a place for the first time, can be tricky. Sometimes, you get impulsive and make some instant plans to hop on a train, without worrying about accommodation. I remember trying to catch a few winks holed up at the airport on a frigid New Year’s Eve in Budapest. In my defense, my stay in … Continue reading Finding Accommodation During Travel: Tips and Hacks
A few years ago, I had moved to the city of Milan in Italy, from India. The city I came from in India was a Metropolitan bustling with over 8 million people; abound with cacophonic city scenes, crowded streets, and a hot tropical climate to boot – a stark contrast to the centerpiece of Italy and a place which hosts the world’s biggest fashion brands. … Continue reading Lessons on Surviving a New City 101