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7 day itinerary for the perfect South Africa road trip

7 day itinerary for the perfect South Africa road trip

Day 1 Cape Town In my endeavour to set foot on all 7 continents, I ventured out for a road trip of South Africa with my friend at the start of the touristy season. We planned to cover the route from Cape Town to Johannesburg in a car over a period of 7 days. This…

2 weeks NZ south island road trip – The perfect itinerary

2 weeks NZ south island road trip – The perfect itinerary

Day 1 Christchurch Airport Christchurch Here I am at Christchurch International Airport after a gruelling hour long checking process by the immigration authorities waiting for my motorhome company rental car to pick me up. The temperature outside is around 5 degC, a stark contrast from the 41 degC in my hometown of Kolkata. I reach…

The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip-Part III

The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip-Part III

This is the last part of my trip and it continues from where i left off in the second part. The first part can be read at The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part I The second part can be read at The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part II Day…

The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part II

The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part II

This is the second part of my road trip in Iceland in the summers of 2017. I will start from where i left off at the end of the first part. The first part can be read at The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part I Day 3 Skógafoss The mighty Skogafoss waterfall…

The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part I

The guide to an epic ICELAND Road trip – Part I

Nature in its pristine form has always been mystery for me rather than a soothing sight. It compels me to explore the intricacies which renders it so pure and complete in its absoluteness. My special love for the ‘untouched’ nature made me read numerous blogs and research a 1000 articles and finally I set my…

How to reach Antarctica from India (or anywhere in the world) – all you need to know

How to reach Antarctica from India (or anywhere in the world) – all you need to know

Reaching the southernmost continent can be quite a challenge (even planning so) if the proper information and resources are not available. But no need to worry any further because this blog is going to answer all your questions. Read on to find how simply you can book a trip to Antarctica from India (or from anywhere in…

Antarctica Expedition 2017 – a complete itinerary of an 11 day cruise Part II

Antarctica Expedition 2017 – a complete itinerary of an 11 day cruise Part II

DAY 9 Neko Harbor I slept late at 3:30 a.m and guess what kept me up ? Whale watching! Yes, you read that right. So myself and William were up on the deck and suddenly we spot 2 swooshes in the distance and immediately recognised that they were whales. 2 giant humpback whales diving freely…

Antarctica Expedition 2017 – a complete itinerary of an 11 day cruise Part I

Antarctica Expedition 2017 – a complete itinerary of an 11 day cruise Part I

Where to : ANTARCTICA Route : By cruise (M/V Sea Spirit operated by Poseidon Expeditions) from Ushuaia Cost : 8000 USD for cruise on triple sharing basis + 2500 USD for round trip tickets from India Season : October to March (My trip was from 14th -25th Dec 2017). Awesomeness factor : Out of the stratosphere !   DAY 1 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose…

The best 7 day travel plan for Bhutan you shall ever need!

The best 7 day travel plan for Bhutan you shall ever need!

The land of monks, monasteries, pristine nature and tobacco free environment is hard to find as a neighboring country for many citizens of the world. But Indians are blessed to have Bhutan as our neighbor which has been endowed with natural beauty, heritage-proud people and amazing hospitality in abundance. So me and 2 friends of…

An evening to alleviate the senses in Chinatown (Bangkok)

An evening to alleviate the senses in Chinatown (Bangkok)

Bangkok as a city did not charm me as a traveller. Crowded streets, over-hyped venues, the infinite myriad of shopping malls & massage parlours and more taxis than people took off whatever good image of Bangkok I conjured up during  my 3 day stay at Koh Samui. However, an evening in Chinatown was just what…

Hallstatt

Hallstatt

Hallstatt is a small and picturesque town located 2.5 hours from Salzburg. It is accessible both by bus and train. The bus route is a bit longer and might be uncomfortable as I have seen people standing all the way from the start to end. The Postbus 150 is available from the bus stop at…

Zell-am-See

Zell-am-See

While enjoying a peg of whisky at a pub in Salzburg, and striking up a random conversation with another fellow lonely guzzler, I chanced upon this beautiful place called Zell-am-See. He suggested that I definitely visit that place to get some great shots of the glacier with the lakes and the scenic beauty surrounding it….

What to pack for Iceland ?

What to pack for Iceland ?

Packing for the dream trip to Iceland requires some careful homework and research. But you don’t have to invest your time and internet bandwidth for that, because this blog is all you need to refer to for that list ! Waterproof Jacket – It is ABSOLUTELY essential to pack a waterproof jacket for Iceland as…

Austr!a

Austr!a

A comprehensive travel blog for the Bavarian travel enthusiasts When the journey to the land of Mozart and Bavarian beers is just a week away, then there is no point in keeping calm. I was super-duper excited for my first solo Euro trip. Yes, you read that right – I did 4 countries in 15 days…

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