Travel blog of an Indian family as they journey the world.

Sabaidee – Our Laos Experience

May 30, 2014  //   by raj   //   comments(2)  //  Destinations

travel blog on Laos

Of all the countries that we visited in the second leg of our world tour in South East Asia, we had the least expectations from Laos. It is a country that is not on the popular tourist itinerary from India. Nor is it associated with a world famous monument (like Angor Wat in Cambodia) or […]

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Travel Tales – How a Naga entrepreneur from India is running one of Luang Prabang’s hottest cafes

March 31, 2014  //   by raj   //   comments(0)  //  Destinations

Punesayi Swuro, Pilgrim's Cafe

The UNESCO heritage town of Luang Prabang in Laos is a delightful town on the banks of the Mekong river where Buddhist temples, French period houses, classy restaurants and traditional markets co-exist to create a perfect holiday destination. The New York Times rated it as world’s top destination in 2008 and Wanderlust Magazine Travel Awards […]

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Sri Lankan visa for Indians

February 28, 2014  //   by admin   //   comments(1)  //  Destinations

Sri Lanka visa for Indian passport

The Indian passport is not the best one for long term global travel. In the Henley Index that ranks countries based on travel freedom and visa free travel, India ranks a poor 74th out of 93 countries. Consider this, a passport from Kazkahstan, Moldova and Zimbabwe, have access to more countries than an Indian passport. […]

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A Guide to travelling by train in Sri Lanka

January 28, 2014  //   by raj   //   comments(6)  //  Destinations

Kandy Railway Station

  We love to travel by train and we have wandered around a fair bit of the Great Indian Railway Bazaar. When we went to Sri Lanka, we decided to explore the country from the perch of a train. Except for the first leg between Colombo and Hikkaduwa where we travelled by an SUV, we […]

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Five reasons you must visit Sri Lanka

January 21, 2014  //   by raj   //   comments(1)  //  Destinations

Kandy Lake

We visited the Emerald Island in the middle of the Commonwealth Summit and fell in love with the country. Sri Lanka is an experience that must be in every traveller’s to do list. Serendipity – Amazing geographical diversity Sri Lanka is a fairly small country, smaller than many states in India, but it packs in […]

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