Taiwan visa for Indian Passport holders

Taiwan visa for Indians

Preethika and I are off to Taiwan in less than 2 weeks from now and we are super excited about it. We picked Taiwan because we found a good deal during the Air Asia Big Sale last August (yes, 9 months ago!) and it is almost time for us to start packing our bags. Given … Read more

Achievers’ Retreat Unconference at Sterling Ooty Fern Hill Resort

I recently had the honour of being invited to an Achievers’ Retreat by Sterling Holidays along with nine other travel-minded folks from various industries. This retreat followed an unconference format, conducted by my friend Kiruba Shankar where each of us spoke about different facets of travel that turned out to be a super interesting two … Read more

Your questions on Malaysian Visa for Indian Citizens answered

How to apply for Malaysian visa for Indians

A couple of years ago, during our trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, we had a little bit of an adventure right at the start. We were flying Air India Express from Chennai to Kuala Lumpur and Air Asia from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap. This means that we land at KLIA terminal and shift from … Read more

A day trip to the Damnoen Saduak floating market and the bridge over River Kwai

River Kwai in Bangkok

As is the case during almost all our trips, we are always short on time and Bangkok was no less. We spent two nights and three days in Bangkok, and that obviously wasn’t enough. Anyway, we decided that we’ll do the Damnoen Saduak floating market near Bangkok and the bridge over River Kwai on the … Read more

British Airways passengers, you can forget reclining and relaxing on your next flight

British Airways Airbus non-reclining seats

In a bid to reduce the cost of airline flight tickets, British Airways is doing away with reclining seats for its economy passengers. British Airways is scheduled to receive a new fleet of 35 Airbus A320neos and A321neos, which will be based on this new configuration. These new planes with the new seating arrangements will … Read more

Svatma Heritage, Thanjavur – Hotel Review

Best property in Tanjore

Thanjavur or Tanjore (as the British called it) has been on our bucket list for long. Across time, whenever we passed by Trichy, Madurai or even Salem, the thought always crossed our mind that we take a detour to Thanjavur on our way back to Chennai. Never did that across the last 5+ years, but … Read more

Very soon, you’ll be able to “legally” fly a drone in India

Legally flying a drone in India

Preethika loves fancy shots with amazing scenery in the background. Well, who doesn’t? So, a couple of months before our 10 day trip to Thailand, we decided to buy a drone. Of course we knew that it was illegal to fly a drone in India, but we knew many who owned and used one, so … Read more

Did you know? It’s illegal to take photos of the Eiffel Tower at night

Eiffel Tower Photography Not Allowed

When Preethika and I went to Paris and Switzerland in June 2013 for our honeymoon, one of the things we wanted to do was see the Eiffel Tower at night. We were told that it was a beautiful sight, so why not, we thought. We couldn’t, for two reasons. For starters, we had exactly 48 … Read more