A reluctant foodie’s guide to Vietnamese cuisine

  Vietnam had been way down on my travel priority list because I believed the cuisine there rested on fish and seafood and the unmissable fish sauce. And once the notion takes shape, all the travel shows that you see somehow seem to tell you the same things too - everything has a smattering of... Continue Reading →

Busting the ‘Nothing to do in Oslo’ myth

Travelling means different things often. Some travel for a holiday, others like us to discover the world. What is the difference you wonder? Well, travelling for a holiday often means a lovely relaxed break at a luxurious spa or resort in a scenic location. Travelling to discover the world? Well, that means lugging backpacks, hunting... Continue Reading →

Five travel tips for Scandinavia

We are currently travelling through Denmark and Norway. And we thought no better time like now to share a few travel tips with those planning to head here soon:  1. Check the weather and pack wisely: The best thing that we brought with us was a windcheater and raincoat. If you thought the English weather... Continue Reading →

A friend in need in Oslo

Early this morning, the Pearl Seaways cruiseship docked in at Oslo. N and I were pretty keen to start the second leg of our Denmark-Norway trip.  Since we got on to the ferry, N has been wondering about whether to convert our dollars into Norwegian Krones (NOK) or wait till we reach Oslo. In a... Continue Reading →

Siem Reap – In a day and half!

Six hours by road, deep into the Cambodian countryside lies a once forgotten city - a city of temples, created by Hindu kings whose subsequent Buddhist successors made it into a place for Buddhist pilgrimage. N was in Cambodia on work, so all we had was the weekend to make a dash to Siem Reap... Continue Reading →

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