[29 Jul 2015 | 6 Comments | ]

The travel guides describe Croatia as ‘stunning’ and ‘beautiful’. That’s true, they are, but these words just don’t do the country justice. Croatia is so much more than that.

Croatia has been in my list for long. Looking at pictures online or in brochures really isn’t enough to appreciate the tranquil feeling you get from being in the area. Take your camera but don’t spend the day behind the lens.

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Tags: Croatia

[23 Jul 2015 | 20 Comments | ]

We were just finishing our breakfast when the team leader announced that we should quickly assemble for a briefing for the drive! Yes. We had been invited for a foretaste of Ford’s newest B segment compact sedan, Aspire!

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Tags: Review · Transport

[16 Jul 2015 | 18 Comments | ]

From St Dominic Church we took a right turn and another in the narrow streets. The big shops gave way to smaller shops and we were marveling at the fact that there so many Gold Jewelry shops. The street went uphill and so did we!

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[13 Jul 2015 | 10 Comments | ]

When in Macau, after satisfying one’s thirst and inclination for gambling and exhausting bulk of travel money in casinos, most tourists spend their evenings at Largo Do Senado or the Senado Square or, if you want to be very correct, Senate Square. Goes without saying that the seat of Macau government was in the building nearby called by a very official sounding name Edificio do Leal Sendao (the Loyal Senate Building).

Not only the tourists, I guess, a lot of Macanese too spend their time here. It is a hangout place!

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[9 Jul 2015 | 18 Comments | ]

Some said “you guys are crazy!”, Some others sniggered and sarcastically said “You sure will have some fun!” And yet others flaunted their superior knowledge and voiced “This is not the right time, you must go there in the Winter”.

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Tags: Goa · India

[3 Jul 2015 | 28 Comments | ]

It is a longish wait at the baggage belt at Macau ferry terminal. After collecting our luggage we move towards the arrival hall, scanning the area for someone with a placard. We had booked to stay at the Manadarin Oriental for our special vacation! A smart young man with the placard introduces himself politely as Manadrin Oriental’s Reception staff and says the vehicle is ready to ferry us to the hotel. We decide to change some currency at the post office situated in the terminal building and get in to the huge and comfortable van.

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Tags: Macau · Review · Stay

[25 Jun 2015 | 50 Comments | ]

It is not always that I like to boast. :D

Very rarely.

But a little bit of it gives you positive energy, they say. There are times when you want to share good news with your so many unseen fellow readers and friends.

Its happy news time again. I have been interviewed by Times World Travel Magazine by Bennett & Coleman! It is about ‘Independent Women Travelers’.

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