Let me introduce you to two terms - begpacking and busking. How many of you have heard of these terms?
Begpacking Vs Busking
Begpackers are tourists, mostly westerners (in fact, we've never heard of an Asian begpacker) who beg on the roads (mostly in Asia) to fund their travels. It is sometimes
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
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
There are so many olden day architectural marvels that exist around us even today. While many monuments are beautiful and nice to visit, some of them make you go "WOW". If you are living in and around Tamil Nadu or plan to visit this Southern State of India, and if
Ajmer and Pushkar in Rajasthan offer different environments for travellers and explorers. Both these cities are in close proximity to each other, yet they are so distinctly different and offer a completely different vibe. So when we decided to stay for few nights in Jaipur, we set aside a day
In my previous post, I had covered everything one needs to know while visiting Port Blair. After Port Blair, the next destination that anyone goes to, is none other than the famous Havelock Island. Let's just say that a trip to Andaman Islands is never complete without stepping foot in Havelock.
As some of you might have noticed, we've been sharing a lot of pics and videos from InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort. For those who haven't guessed yet, Passing Ports has partnered with InterContinental Chennai to bring together a series of events, and we started off with their Sunday Brunch.
A million reasons to travel can be discovered only when one starts travelling. Perhaps it would take you a lifetime to discover all those reasons. I do, however, have a few genuine reasons from my experiences which I would like to share here. Hopefully, by the time you finish reading,
Now, don't you start wondering if Russia has split into two, or if East Russia is a separate country that no one knew of. Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister announced a couple of days ago that tourists and businessmen from 18 nations - India, UAE, Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, Iran, Qatar,
This is excellent news for foreign tourists coming to India. Tourists who apply for an e-visa to India will now get pre-activated free SIM cards. This is a brilliant move since getting a new SIM card isn't as easy as getting one in many other countries we've been to before.