Thailand Haul

Be A Shopaholic In Thailand!

Hello All,  Before you go through this haul post, check out my Thailand Trip-related posts under the Travel Tab. Thailand is shopping heaven. You will want to buy anything and everything that you see. Make sure you fix a budget before getting started.  You'll go insane looking at the bags, watches, and sunglasses sold in Thailand for super cheap prices. It's all available in different designs, colors, shapes, and sizes. These are the things I purchased from Thailand  : Two Shawls one silk and one...Read More
Anamalai

Breakout At Anamalai Hills!

Hello All, Anamalai Tiger Reserve is a forest area and grassland spread over the Western Ghats between Kerala and Tamilnadu border. The place is nearby Pollachi. This reserve is home to around 30 tigers and one may spot lion-tailed macaques, peacocks, langurs, leopards, deer, elephants, and crocodiles. Anamalai Tiger Reserve hosts a variety of activities like Jeep Safari, Trekking, Photography, Nature-Watch, Bird Watching, and Jungle Ride. Anamalai Tiger Reserve offers around 50 rooms that can be booked online. Nearest Airport/Railway station is Coimbatore. ...Read More
Phuket

Chapter 2 – Turquoise Waters Of Phuket

Hello All, Phuket is one of the largest island in Thailand  It's situated in the breathtaking views of Andaman Sea. Phuket itself consists of 32 smaller islands off its coast. You will also find a chain of industries in Phuket. Phuket means Mountain Jewel in Thai.  We took Visa on Arrival in Bangkok and then got on a connecting flight to Phuket. We guessed that Phuket is going to be different compared to the bustling streets of Bangkok. Phuket is a place buzzing...Read More
Bangkok

Chapter 1 – With Love Bangkok!

Hello All, As you all know Bangkok is the capital of Thailand. Bangkok is one of the affordable destinations, especially from India. Bangkok is known for it's street food, jazz bars/club, giant malls, nightlife, magnificent temples, thriving markets and a lot more.  Here's a look at the top tourist attractions we visited in Bangkok: Chatuchak Market: Its a famous weekend market  Open from 6am-6pm Saturday and Sunday. Its a must go because you get everything here at dirt cheap prices! Can you believe its...Read More
Amazing Thailand

Exploring The Best Of Thailand!

Hello All, Thailand is one of the most visited countries by tourists around the globe as it is home to picturesque turquoise beaches, magnificent temples, mouth-watering street food, and rich culture. The Thai currency is Thai Baht and you can easily exchange at the bank counters at the airport. We lost a major amount during currency conversion as the rate for the day was low. Try to convert from authorized Forex counters from India itself when there is no major...Read More
Zoom Cars

Here is an activity-filled Goa itinerary for the winter – Self Drive Adventure

Hello All, Winter is a perfect time to head over to the coast. With lower temperatures, there is more time for activities during the day and nothing could offer more than a Goa trip. Avid travellers like to just rent a car and head out with trusted road trip buddies. Here are some of the highlights of what should be a rejuvenating escapade. The Bangalore to Goa Route The road trip to Goa is an engaging journey into the lush western coast. The...Read More
Spice Garden Srilanka

Spice & Tea Garden Visit @ SriLanka.!

Hello All, During our travel from Kandy to Bentota, we were taken to the Spice Garden by Oak Ray Isaria Village near Hingula. Our driver did mention that we are under no obligation to buy anything.  The garden visit was nice. There were many guys in black trousers and white shirts. One of them accompanied us. He explained about many herbs, spices, and its healing properties. We were welcomed with an herbal tea.  He took us through their garden letting us know about...Read More
Hotel Thilanka

Hotel Thilanka, Kandy !

Hello All, Hotel Thilanka is surrounded by the mist-veiled Hunnasgiriya Mountains and the lush Udawattaekelle natural reserve; it overlooks the great city of Kandy. It is situated very near to the Kandy city. We have had a chance to stay at this beautiful hotel which is hidden a beautiful scenic location, Kandy. We were welcomed by the staff with a welcome drink and they quickly completed the check-in formalities and explained about the room facilities, regarding, breakfast, dinner and about...Read More
saunter paradise

Saunter Paradise Resorts !

Hello All, I opted to stay @ Saunter Paradise, Sigiriya for my recent visit to SriLanka. It’s located a bit far from the city, a calm and quiet place surrounded by greenish views. We stayed in this Hotel for a single day, as the itinerary we planned needs to stay at 3 different hotels. From Colombo Airport it takes 4hours of travel to Saunter Paradise, in fact selecting this hotel was done by our tour operator. They have a Villa...Read More
Things to do in Srilanka

Eccentric Things to Do in Sri Lanka

Hello All, I should say that Sri Lanka is Land to fulfill your to-do list. Due to my time schedule and limited holidays, I couldn’t involve in much must do things in Lanka. Go for Wildlife Safari Sri Lanka might fairly seem like a tiny dewdrop in the world map but it covers the world’s mighty biodiversity spots. Sri Lankan Asian Tuskers, Tigers, and Purple-faced Langur are easy to spot here. Taking up a Safari is a do not miss...Read More
Colombo

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 4 – Colombo

Hello All, Yes, our Final day at Lanka arrived..! We wanted to explore the last day in Lanka with a lot of adventures, water sports, and shopping. In fact, we had two plans for the day; one is to engage in beach activities at Bentota and drive back to explore the Capital city of Lanka, i.e. Colombo. Ventura beach was our 1st spot and it’s one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka where the river meets the sea....Read More
Bentota

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 3 – Bentota

Hello All, Morning hangover... New day... Started with a coffee and Buffet at my hotel. Soon after breakfast we checked out the hotel and left to Bentota. After long roadways trips, we need a break to calm and relax our body and soul with a natural treat. It’s approximately 1980-190kms which took around 5hrs to reach this resort town in Sri Lanka.  Travel was quite good, not much traffic and it was too sunny. We entered Bentota and checked into...Read More
Temple of Tooth Relic Kandy

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 2 – Kandy

Hello All, We started creating memories for our 2nd day. Soon after checking out from our Hotel we left to Dambulla – Cave Temple In fact, we planned to visit Dambulla – Cave Temple on our 1st day due to long drive and rains in the evening we postponed it to the next day first thing to visit before we leave to Kandy. Dambulla – Cave Temple was hardly 30mins drive from our hotel. We reached there around 11 am....Read More
Sigiriya

Sri Lanka Travelogue – Day 1 – Sigiriya

Hello All, After Catching Flight, we had reached our Destination – Sri Lanka, Colombo International Airport by Early morning 2 am. After immigration formalities we came out of the Airport, (as we had arranged a tour operator), our driver was waiting for us.  We boarded the car and started to Sigiriya.  The journey was quite nice, as it was too early; we thought of checking in to our hotel and fresh up and leave for exploring the city. It took...Read More
Sri Lanka Diaries

Sri Lanka Diaries !

Hello All, Sri Lanka, Wonder of Asia, situated at the southern tip of India in the Indian Ocean and majority of Sri Lankans are Singhalese and Buddhists. We had always dreamt of escaping from our usual day to day life, and choose Sri Lanka as our holiday destination. I could say many reasons in selecting Lanka, it’s astonishing diversity, ethnic society, rich cultural heritage, close to nature and the island’s stunning array of wildlife, water-sports, Asia’s finest hotels, exotic food,...Read More