Travel Diary: Paris Day 1

After spending 2 days in somewhat warm sunshine in Nice, I am back in the cold European weather again. This morning we took a flight from Nice to Paris. While I plan to write about my visit to Nice a little later, I would certainly like to tell you about my first day in Paris….

Travel Diary: Switzerland Day 4

Today is our last day in Switzerland, before we leave for Nice tomorrow morning. This short stay in Switzerland has been spectacular and I am happy to tell you about today as well.  The original plan for today was to stay in Luzern and explore Mt. Pilatus. However as April is not the main season…

Travel Diary: Switzerland Day 3

Today we went all the way to the ‘Top of Europe’. Jungfraujoch is known as the highest peak in Europe. We spent our all day today in traveling from Luzern to Jungfraujoch and back. The way to Jungfraujoch was quite long and honestly really tiring. There was some rail construction work going on… So we…

Travel Diary: Switzerland Day 2

Our second day in Luzern was blessed with extremely good weather. The sun shone on us all day and we had a great time indeed. We started the day with breakfast from a small take-away cafe from Luzern train station and boarded a train to Engelberg. The view from the train to Engelberg was obviously…

Maldives – a complete holiday destination

Serene beaches, very few people, expensive private island resorts, good service, great food and wine, romantic setting, adventure water sports, coral reefs – Maldives has all the ingredients it takes to make it a honeymooner’s paradise.

Serene and Stunning Santorini

When one thinks of Santorini a beautiful white and blue post card picture comes to the mind. Well, I have been lucky enough to have visited and stayed in this post card twice in the last 5 years. This summer I revisited Santorini with my husband and friends and was enchanted all over by this beautiful volcanic island!

Surreal and Panoramic Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a historical region in from the Nevşehir Province in Turkey. It is a popular tourist destination, as it has many areas with unique geological, historic, and cultural features. In my recent trip to Cappadocia, I had an opportunity to visit a few of the many magnificent cave houses, ancient churches, underground cities and…

Pondy and the French Connection

Last month I was lucky enough to get an opportunity to travel to Pondicherry with my mother! We took a flight from Mumbai to Chennai and hired a car at Chennai airport to drop us to Pondy.  On our way we visited Mahabalipuram as well. Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram in the Indian state of…

Lisbon and Sintra from captivating Portugal!

This is my second visit to Lisbon in the last 5 years. I don’t know what it is about Portugal that takes me back to the country. Is it the food? the wine? the people? or the weather? Is it because of my sweet memories in Rossio or the Vasco Da Gama bridge or the color…

Mesmerized by Sevilla Romántica…

So this year, my husband and I decided to take a summer trip to Spain. Just a few days after our decision, another couple from our friends decided to join us on this trip. The planning went on for months and finally, we started our journey to Spain on 25th May. We started with Madrid,…