The unexpected side of travel

We meet many people on the road, both locals and travelers alike who help us in time of need or distress without expecting a return. Last week of every month I bring you stories from travelers who have experienced kindness on the road and like to share and spread it for the love of travel.

This month’s story has come from Supriya Manot who takes us to Europe where she lost her passport. Read what happens next.
Over to Supriya Manot.
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Why should you visit London now!

London has always enjoyed a cherished place in the heart of Indian travellers and tourists alike and of mine as well. For me, it has always been ahead of even Paris. So much so if you have not been to London then you have not travelled! Alternately, if you have been to London then nothing else matters. 🙂 🙂

While the people of India may … Read the rest

My top 3 wines from Spain

When you think of wine, you might think of France, or possibly Italy, you might even think of the bold wines from the Americas. However some people think of Spain, which is, believe it or not, the world’s third biggest producer of wine! It offers wines that are as fruity, dry, rich, and diverse and the country that creates them.
Here are three of the wonderful wines produced in this exceptional country.

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Croatia on my radar

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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It’s difficult to
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Ramadan in Turkey

Come Ramzan (Ramadan) and it’s a festive mood around us. There are many countries where it is a time of great celebration, something like carnival atmosphere, with trees, mosques and homes in towns are decorated with lights.

The followers of Islam in India, Malaysia, Turkey and other parts of the world fast during the daylight hours of the month long festival of Eid-ul-Fitr or Ramadan maintaining their self-resistance towards their needs and urges. Come evening, they break their fast with mouth watering dishes in this holy month with much gusto.

Today on this occasion I take you to Turkey through … Read the rest