An Afternoon in Fort Kochi, India

Fort Kochi is Kochi’s historic and cultural gem. Once a rich trading port, it is perched on the coast and houses an abundance of beautiful old houses and churches, tree-lined alleyways, and fresh, mouth-watering seafood. Spending a day exploring the old town is a must-do for anyone visiting Kochi. A walk on the promenade This is a feast for the senses. The promenade is extremely … Continue reading An Afternoon in Fort Kochi, India

2018: My Year in 18 Photos

It’s that time of the year again! Welcome to my last post of 2018. Honestly, it feels like I was writing Best of 2017 just a few months ago. Nevertheless, here are my favourite 18 photos of 2018. 🙂  Sunrise at Angkor Wat This was a bucket list experience. The magnificence of the temple complex, the gradual transition of colours in the sky, and the … Continue reading 2018: My Year in 18 Photos

How to Spend a Layover in Hong Kong

If you ever find yourself flying through Asia’s World City with a fairly long layover during the day, then keep reading for a quick and compact way to get the most out of your time in Hong Kong! This itinerary assumes the layover gives you the day (and a bit of the evening) to explore the city.  1. Buy a 1-day SIM & Octopus Card … Continue reading How to Spend a Layover in Hong Kong

Jaipur City: Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar & the City Palace

A trip to the Pink City won’t be complete without an afternoon well spent visiting the ancient city’s historic landmarks. The city houses three iconic attractions all within walking distance to each other: the Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, and the City Palace. The Hawa Mahal is undoubtedly one of the most photographed structures in the country. Meaning The Wind Palace, it has 5 storeys, each … Continue reading Jaipur City: Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar & the City Palace

The Best view in Jaipur: Jaigarh Fort

Jaigarh Fort, located in the Aravalli mountain range 400 meters above Amer Fort, boasts splendid views of the pink city and the famous yellow fort below. Jaigarh Fort is named after Jai Singh II who built the complex in 1726 to protect Amer Fort. Situated 15 km from Jaipur, Jaigarh can easily be combined with visiting Amer, and the two are also linked by a … Continue reading The Best view in Jaipur: Jaigarh Fort

3 Days in Kuala Lumpur: Road Trips, Cuddles and a Missed Flight

Having passed through Kuala Lumpur countless times on long journeys, I was excited to explore what this vibrant South East Asian city had to offer apart from efficient connections, and what an exciting three days it was! Here are some memorable activities and sights we saw in the cultural melting pot that is Malaysia. Exploring Batu Caves As we’d landed very early in the morning … Continue reading 3 Days in Kuala Lumpur: Road Trips, Cuddles and a Missed Flight