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 😊.
The time had arrived. I was flying the Garuda Airlines. I had flown it before but on a different sector as a part of my full route. This was the first time I was flying a direct flight from Mumbai to Bali, my destination!
Yes, you heard right. A DIRECT flight to Bali. To say I was excited, would be an understatement. Because well, who doesn’t want a non-stop flight to one’s destination?
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?… Read the rest
It was the cusp of Autumn. A couple of leaves of some trees here and there had starting changing colour. This was undeniably the best time to visit the Tyorlean capital. Only a few weeks back Innsbruck found its way into our schedule in deference to suggestions by both personal and social media friends. As usual we began with a walking tour of Innsbruck. We strongly recommend starting with a walking tour as part of things to do in Innsbruck.
More specifically Family Vacation in Bangkok in this article and Pattaya in the subsequent one!
You might say, “I understand Family vacation in Bangkok but Pattaya?” Well, hold your horses while we let the cats out of the bag.
Thailand has always been … Read the rest
Heritage Mansion in Lucknow
The hotel driver, the escort and their refurbished old Ambassador car met us to take us to the Heritage Mansion in Lucknow, now converted into Lebua Lucknow Luxury Boutique Heritage hotel.
As we make our way to the hotel, a lot of heads turned. That gave us a thrill which a celebrity feels on having been recognized in a strange place. However soon we realized it was not us (sigh!) but our distinctive yellow car that was causing so many turns of heads. It was always the same, a look at the car and a glance … Read the rest
We were on our way to an unknown village to see some new-borns take their first baby steps and then swim into the sea! We are, of course, talking about the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles in Velas Maharashtra. This is a ritual that happens during the months of February, March and April in this otherwise sleepy village called Velas in Ratnagiri District, in the south of Maharashtra.
A few years back a friend … Read the rest