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How many days do you really need to do Valley of Flowers trek?
Now that you have seen awesome pictures of somebody who has been to the Valley of Flowers and awestruck by its sheer beauty, you have decided to go yourself.
That is the time the big question hits you. And you start asking. To me.
Following are some useful tips but before that, see if your query is one of these below.
Langkawi Duty-Free Shopping Guideline.
In recent years, Langkawi has become as Malaysia’s duty-free capital. Today, grand-scale duty-free malls offering some of the best prices in Malaysia have encroached the whole island.
The best shopping options are in Kuah Town, Each resort also has its own collection of boutiques along with one or two duty-free outlets. The biggest mall here is the Billion Duty Free Department Store. Here you will find tons of great deals on typical duty free goods, including liquor, tobacco, perfume, cologne, leather wear, sports gear and more. I have …
In my last post I wrote about shopping festival in Malaysia. Thousands of tourists come here every year to get the best deals and have fun. I am one of them.
So how does it feel to be a tourist here? Are there more benefits for them or do they become targets of cheating and manipulating? These questions keep coming to all of us.
But not to worry. Tourists are pampered in this country. Most of the shopping malls have special services or schemes for the foreign nationals.
For example, the …
What is voluntourism?
It is a conscious amalgamation of a voluntary service to a destination with traditional elements of travel.
In simple words, choose a destination and a type of voluntary service which satiates your travel needs as well. It can have elements such as arts, culture, geography, history and recreation.
Taste of Voluntourism
Combining travel and volunteering, voluntourism is a popular trend now. Whether it is for helping the environment or the local community, voluntourism or traveling to volunteer for a charitable cause, is one of the most dynamic trends afoot. It …
Warning – A long post.
Thailand, the favourite destination for most of us, exempts requirement of short term tourist visa for most western countries citizens and for several Asian countries as long as they stay only for 30 days.
On the other end of the scale there are a whole lot of people from countries who have to compulsorily get a visa prior to entering Thailand.
In the middle are some countries like India where generally you are expected to get a visa up front but on certain conditions you may …
Cambodia is a place where more than their local currency, it is the US Dollars that rules.
Coming out of the Phnom Penh airport, there are several kiosks, the first one is a Currency Exchange. We wanted to change a USD 100 to Khmer Riel (KHR). To my surprise, the counter girl asked, “Are you sure?”,
I gave her a look on that stupid question and said “Of course”.
But we were utter idiots.
Why? Read on.
While planning a trip abroad, one of the first things most of us do is
Before reading this article, it is suggested that you go through these articles on how to reach there & where to stay and a photo feature for a better picture of the place.
Though I did not find it difficult, hiking to Lonar lake can be a daunting experience for some of us. The crater walls are steep and if you are living just a city life or are not very young, you might find it difficult to climb down or up, let alone doing a full round of the lake. …