What comes to your mind when you think of Dubai? List five things that strike you without any inhibitions when you hear about the city? – I bet its shopping deals for a shopaholic, nightlife for party goers, buffet at sea-side restaurants for luxury dwellers, famous tourist attractions for travelers and delicious food for gluttons. But what if we told you – there is an off-beat Dubai as well – and this post takes you to all those hidden gems.

Every individual is called a Cuban. They call themselves Sugar: white, mid-brown and brown. Cuban people are allowed little political expression and are subjected to censorship, yet the Cuban culture is flamboyant. Cuba is known not only for its mesmerizing beauty but also its hospitality and the unwavering determination to hold on to their culture. Continue reading to know more.

“You shouldn’t drink the water. I imagine everyone is familiar with this rule. In San Luis Potosí, Mexico the majority of locals don’t even drink the water. Stick to bottled water or dispenser water.” Like every other country in the world – Mexico too comes with its own quirks – good and bad – so here are the 11 things you should know about this country before you visit…

Three years of being married and Mr. H and I have found accommodation in endless hotels, resorts and Airbnb’s throughout our vacations. But never did the idea of staying in a hostel crossed our mind (only god knows why), until recently, while we were looking for our options in Iceland. I won’t lie, we both were battling inside with various levels of being reluctant – but less did we know that this hostel experience would turn out to be one of the best bonding activity we did as a couple.

Possibly the eldest ‘sister’ out of the seven sisters of India, Assam is the most picturesque and vivacious state of all. A paradise of unexplored wilderness, natural mysteries and colorful cultures, Assam offers the traveler an unforgettable trip. The huge Brahmaputra River transcends across the state in all its mighty glory, for you to witness its beauty. A green sea of tea fields and authentic silk work welcomes you to this humble abode of culture and nature.

Maps, they tell your entire story. Every place you traveled, every lane you trotted and every memory you made. Sometimes the story is only yours, and sometimes it’s about you and that special person. And when a moment you both cherished is over – a map is all that is left in time to revisit that story – that maybe changed your entire life. Well, that’s what Mrs. StreetTrotter gifted Mr. StreetTrotter this valentines – their love story zoomed in a map. – All thanks to Mapify.

Today, being hooded is like another place traveled. Another experience earned. Another culture learned and lived. It feels like an ending leading to another adventure. Another unsettling moment – asking me to dream once more. It is time for another plan, another risk and another map. This masters degree is yet another reminder to take that forever – Leap of faith.

The beautiful Greek island of Santorini has been attracting visitors from Europe and around the globe for decades. Steeped in history and ingrained in Greek mythology, Santorini boasts of a spectacular volcanic landscape, unique black-sanded beaches, traditional Mediterranean cuisine and an even wonderful weather from April through November. So how can you make the most of your trip? Here are the five top rated Santorini experiences you can’t miss…

Atlanta is a vibrant and sprawling city with not one, but three skylines! Home to CNN, Coca-Cola and Chick-fil-A, the city has the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the US after NYC and Houston. Whether you’re flying South for the winter or you are visiting Atlanta for one of its numerous spring time festivals – during our recent visit with #JetBlue we complied a list of some cool places to experience in the city…

Luggage is an important part of travel. While some travelers have seemed to master the art of packing light, many are still struggling to accommodate everything on their wish list in the given baggage allowance. Long distances or short – we often fail to make up our mind on what is really needed, and what is just an insignificant add-on. As a rule, the less you take with you the better.

As you travel more around the world – you will realize that colors often have different meanings in different cultures and many places around the world are painted in an array of colors for various reasons. While some towns/cities have put in a lot of logic to their color stories, others are painted vibrantly for the simple reason of visual happiness. Bringing in all that color in one single post – here is our list of the 25 most colorful towns in the world contributed by a mix of absolutely awesome travelers who were no less fascinated than us…