Most of us who have seldom traveled outside India, are mostly skeptical or overwhelmed of the fact that you are travelling to a foreign land on your Indian salary and don’t want to muddle up an experience trying to figure out things, languages, transport, places to visit, etc. Here is a little experience gained tips from our recent Thailand travel.Continue reading Ditch that package tour to Thailand
Russia has experienced a surge in tourism after hosting the Fifa World Cup 2018, but the language barrier can make it challenging for Indians to visit. This post recounts experiences of our 2019 trip to Russia. Hopefully it will make it easier for other Indians to visit.Continue reading Indians in Russia – Without Tour Operators
Before I came to know of TSIM Global sim card, I used to buy local sim cards in each country I would visit. After clearing immigration I would have to queue up at a sim card shop, give my passport, quickly scan available packages and make a decision which one to buy, hand over my phone to staff to place the sim card and of course, pay.
I thought buying a local sim card is cheaper and better way than activating international roaming. But this process had several drawbacksContinue reading How TSIM Global SIM Card Made My World Travel Lot Easier.
Traveling with kids?
The thought of a vacation brings a smile to our faces, especially when traveling with kids. The excitement of hitting the road, feeling the wind, connecting with nature is something we look forward to the most. There is always so much to learn and experience when you meet people and travel to exotic destinations.
Traveling with kids requires a lot of planning and immaculate execution. Traveling with family vs. traveling alone is definitely a different ball game altogether, however with a little bit of planning and organizing, family travel can be a lot of fun too. Here are some tips we have collected over the years on how to travel with kids!
Hong Kong may initially seem to create an impression of a culture barrier, but not altogether. In fact, it prides to prove you wrong with a contradictory expression when you find that it smoothly accommodates travelers from all walks of life. Hong Kong comes with an inexplicable contrast that seamlessly interweaves the opulent skyscrapers with the restraint streets. In other words, the city has something for everyone, without prejudice and yes, you can venture around this city on a budget. Here’s how:-
We just saw a post on Facebook about a family who got mugged abroad and lost their passports! Parting with your passport while traveling is a big hassle, but there are ways for you to overcome this problem.
No matter how well traveled you are, it is almost certain that you are going to leave behind something or the other while packing your stuff. There can be no bigger pain than landing in a new country, only to discover an important item you have left behind. Then there is the added trouble of running around in an alien territory, looking for the things you missed in all the excitement and rush. To safeguard against such annoyances, it is better to keep a check list of the most frequently forgotten holiday essentials.
International vacation is always fun. With the difference in culture, food, architecture and people, you get to learn a lot. But international vacation comes at a price which is much higher than domestic trips. There’s an increase in airfare, hotel costs, visa costs and even the airport transfers can get pretty expensive. We have been rigorously traveling for more than 3 years and there are a few things we learned to help us optimize our international travel plans both tactically and financially.
Here are a few tips and tricks on how you too can save big on your next international vacation.