Bombay to Barcelona – From sleeping in the streets to starting a cafe

  The Bombay to Barcelona Library Café has recently become one my favourite spots in Mumbai. I fondly recollect hearing about this cafe from my host in Paris. When I told her that I was from India, all I expected her to know was the Taj Mahal (I’d seen a photo of hers with the Taj Mahal […]

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Hostel – A backpacker’s Best Friend

Have you ever had a one-pot meal? In my country, it takes the form of the ubiquitous ‘kichidi’- You put in rice, pulses, veggies along with every other thing under the sun and it magically happens to taste good! For me, as a traveller, hostels are those one-pot meals which I savour throughout my journey- I […]

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A Cruise to Remember

It was one of those beautiful bright evenings on a cruise boat. I wanted to see the city of Paris from the waters and settled down at the end of the upper deck. The wind blew softly as the cruise started. It was a lively scene on both sides of the river- a girl was […]

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It’s London baby

The temperature outside was announced to be 0֯ C by the flight crew as the flight landed in Heathrow airport, London. A cold breeze welcomed me as I stepped out of the airport. Though it was 0֯ C, the sun shone brightly, caressing me with its warm rays. A female cab driver (yayy!), Jaslin Kaur, came to pickme […]

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Nine Things to Experience in Amsterdam

1. Go on a free walking tour Go to Dam Square and find people with red umbrellas. They are SANDEMANs NEW Europe volunteers who can organize a free tour for you (you can tip them if you really like the tour). They can also get you decent discounts on other regular tours. 2. Rent a bike […]

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Why Paris Holds a Special Place in My Heart

Paris, for me, was a package of many firsts- It was my first European destination, my first solo international trip, my first backpacking experience; it was the start of many new things including this blog! 🙂 I was both nervous and excited when the plane landed in Charles de Gaulle airport; the whole thing was like […]

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Maldives : sunset obsessions, tips and more

It was more than thirty minutes past sunset, I kept staring into the pearl skies and the endless sea, lost in deep thoughts when Swagatika interrupted me. There is something about the sunsets in Maldives; it gives me a deep sense of positive solitude. We set up our bean bags on the shore, enjoying post-sunset vibes, […]

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Rome+Venice+Milan 

I can’t think of a single traveler who doesn’t have Italy on their travel list! And yes, it’s justified, it being such a beautiful country with a rich and well-known history. Here is my quick guide to some of the major cities in Italy. Rome:  I was so happy to tick the incredible Colosseum off […]

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Amsterdam- More than just a sin city

When I returned home from Amsterdam, people were only interested in knowing about the debauchery in the city. I laughed to myself at their ignorance and how they hold misconceptions about a place. One afternoon over lunch, a local family was telling me what the city meant to them. To them, it was a city […]

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How I fell in love at first sight with Amsterdam: photo story 

It was Spring season in Amsterdam I arrived at the Amsterdam central station from Belgium by Thalys train. These were my first impressions of the city.   What are your first impressions about Amsterdam??? Let me know 🙂 Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, to follow my adventures live!

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