Day Trip to Ayutthaya, the Second Capital of Thailand

Nisha and I have been to Thailand many times before. Doing a day trip to Ayutthaya was on the cards for quite a while but for some reason Ayutthaya had always eluded us. Last time when we got the chance, we grabbed it with both hands. So here is our experience of the historic city of Ayutthaya located, about 90KM, North of Bangkok.

A little history

The story of Thailand, perhaps, started with a kingdom set up by the Thai people in early 13th century. Prior to that this region was part of a Khmer kingdom. Later two Thai … Read the rest

Importance of Insurance for Travellers

One of the things I said last time while discussing “Managing Finances while travelling” that I would be writing about saving while travelling. However, I feel I have missed an important topic, that of Insurance for travellers. Insurance is an essential aspect of travel that is needed to be discussed even before managing expenses

Importance of insurance for travellers by Nisha & Vasu , Indian couple travel bloggers

Colourful Umbrellas always at hand! Insurance against a rainy day!… Read the rest

Top Things to do in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

If Jakarta is the capital city; Bali a spiritual town then Yogyakarta is the soul of Indonesia. Unlike Bali or Jakarta, the life in Yogyakarta is a bit laidback. No hurried moments here. The people are warm & friendly and the food has stories. A cultural and historical experience awaits you as we give our top amazing things to do in Yogyakarta.

Borobodur temple yogyakarta

Yogyakarta, pronounced locally as ‘Jogjakarta’, or ‘Jog-ja’ in short, is the hub of fine Javanese arts and culture. The culture is as rich as they were centuries ago. Yogyakarta is also well known … Read the rest

How to Manage Finance while Travelling

We had been wanting to write on this topic of managing money during travel, for a long time. Having travelled reasonably far and wide (40+ countries), a lot of people ask us, how to manage finance on the go, what type of savings account we use and tips for making the travel fund last longer. At this point, we will just touch upon the How to manage finance while travelling And leave the second question for another article 😊.

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Soap for Hope – The Story of Recycled Soaps

For the last couple of decades or so, we are all used to seeing cards in hotels informing us of ecological conservation and protecting the environment programme and do we want to reuse bed linens and towels. This has been a huge success in saving resources in various forms and of course conserving clean water. But what about bath products? Is there a thing called recycled soaps? Who would use these recycled soaps?… Read the rest