Before our Iceland trip, I heard that the winter months were not the best time to travel to Iceland because of the short daytime, the capricious weather, and the desolation. So we did not expect to get much out of our trip, the main thing that drove us there was to see the aurora (the Northern lights).
Did you know? – In Chinese astrology, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the 12-year cycle. 2018 is an Earth “Dog” Year. Read more to know all about the Chinese Spring Festival, its myths and significance around the globe.
The winter season brings with it a multitude of challenges, but arguably the worst among the quandaries that rear its ugly head is traveling in poor road conditions. Ice, chilly winds, and mountains of snow present all types of challenges to travelers, regardless of the mode of transport they undertake. With this in mind, here is a compilation of our top 10 tips for traveling in extreme winters while you are in a new country.
Most of us know of famous fests around the world with a trip to the next Tommorowland, Coachella, Oktoberfest and Burning Man planned in our bucket list. But how many of you have already check listed the 10 most famous cultural fests in India? If you failed to notice – India, the hub of varied tradition and vivid culture – is also the venue to some landmark global events – such as the legendary Kumbh Mela and the yearly Jaipur Literature Fest. Adding on each year are new events that are celebrating India’s rich landscapes, music, dance, history, and also our growing market of independent cinema and music.
If you are reading this, trust me – growing up sucks! But we all have to go through it anyways. Things will go out of your control, you will have people judge you, and you will fall in love with things you can’t have. You would want to turn back time, change it, make it work or simply shut it all out and pray for it to get over. You will want to elope, and that will pass too. I hope it will pass for me too.
Brands have caught on to blogging, especially clothing store brands. They know their customers don’t want to just shop, they want to live and breathe fashion. Blogs can help brands guide customers to shopping better or making sure they keep up-to-date on the latest seasonal trends. Here is a list of the top 10 best clothing store blogs available online right now.
Nashville, or Music City USA, is one of the most rapidly growing cities in the nation and is a haven for people of all nationalities and lifestyles. Oftentimes shadowed by larger cities in the US, Nashville is home to a warm and distinct culture that is unlike that of any other city in the world. The southern hospitality, history, and music business is the thread of the fabric that makes up this city, and Nashvillians are extremely proud and supportive of their home. It is a hidden gem in the United States that has just recently started to truly sparkle and receive the national attention that it has deserved for so long.
We often bucket list cities that are the centre of all things happening, but rarely do we look at places that are offbeat and not popularly on the travel map. Situated in the Sonoran desert of southern California and surrounded by the famous Coachella valley, is a desert resort city proudly named ‘Palm Springs’ – shouting of a laid back vibe – yes, but more luxury and happening than you can ever think of. Here is a list of 7 things you didn’t know about Palm Springs, CA.
Think fall, and you think of the rustic colors and fallen leaves at various destinations that are known for this transitional season. But if you look around the map – fall is a tempting time to travel to different places that might not give you the colors but are known as famous fall destinations for other popular reasons. Here’s our look at 10 such places…
Did you know? – Australia is big. Like, size of Europe big. And most Australians learn how to swim before they can walk. Gone are the days when you could have a cheap backpacking holiday in Oz. The price of essentially everything is going up in Australia – from food, to transport, accommodation and sadly everyday living expenses for all Aussies. – So here are ten tips for travel within Australia, which will hopefully help to provide some sort of insight into not only what to expect, but how to behave when traveling Down Under.
Melbourne is designed to be a grid, at least towards the center of the city. For the whole Central Business District (CBD),the blocks are similarly-sized and placed methodically, so as to line up with one another, which makes navigating them on foot very easy and straightforward. It also means that a lot of little laneways have popped up over the years, leading to many small and interesting nooks and crannies to form within these city blocks.
We are NOT Australia. New Zealand is NOT an island off the coast of Australia. In fact, we are an island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Unlike Australia, New Zealand is not stinking hot, and we don’t have any animals that can kill you, which is a bonus! New Zealand is 100% independent from Australia, and like any country we have our own customs, culture and history.
We all know Maldives as one of the most sophisticated holiday destinations in the world – but only a few know that there is much more to these turquoise blue waters than its white sand beaches, islands and exotic resorts. Read more to discover the unknown about Maldives.
Is traveling to Mexico alone safe? YES it is. Go for it. But, whatever said and done – truth is, a solo trip to Mexico needs a lot of pre-planning. And if you are a solo female – even more than ever. While I did plan my trip like a pro backed with important research – there were a lot of things that I learned and discovered while in Mexico – points that were important for my safety and my overall Mexico experience.
I am off to Mexico solo – and I must say, the people who matter in my world have been hugely supportive. But was I loaded with raised eyebrows, taunts and lots of odd questions before booking this trip? – Hell, YES! Was everyone completely okay with it? – Hell, NO! Am I still doing it? – YES.