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…
While the urban jungle of New York City gets the limelight much too often, the parks, waterfalls, and trails in New York state are not talked about enough. If you have been smitten by the “Nature” bug and want to give your wanderlust toes plenty of ground to cover, then New York State is the place to be. Your nature craving will be satisfied and you will be left inspired by the soulful beauty of the sites you experience.
Motorbiking across the world and swearing by a checklist of daring biking routes in different parts of the world is a true biker’s passion. Biking while on a trip is not at all a new tradition, but surely it is a growing one. While passionate bikers will always be passionate about biking, there are many new adventure travelers who have now started to bike their way to their next destination always looking for new routes as they progress from one trip to another.
Last year I interned as a photojournalist with the Harvard Gazette at The Harvard University. Less did I know that this was my once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the hidden and inaccessible corners of Harvard – historic, legendary and sometime so unbelievable. This is part two of our “Inside Harvard” series.
This gallery is a peek inside the day-to-day life of an undergrad at the Harvard University, and one can see that the different dining halls spread across the 12 houses on the campus, are the heart and soul of every Harvard-ian’s journey. Not only do these spaces cater with healthy planned meals for the students, but also become their comfort spots overtime, a place they like to call home outside of their own dorm room.
The Boston Globe Travel Show spanned over three days from February 10-12, and was packed with over 100 exhibitors from around the world. Destinations offered included not only places within the United States such as Florida, which had over 10 stalls dedicated to it, but also included exotic locations like Mexico, Central and South America, Africa, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Alaska and Indonesia.
This post is for every blogger who ever went through the anger, frustration and humiliation for not being paid on time for their work. This post is also for all those blogger outreach marketing companies that want to work with us but don’t have the ethics to pay us on time.
Traveling to a different country always needs planning. And some countries like Iceland – need a bit more thought and effort than others. Located at a distance of 1800 miles from the North Pole, locals in Iceland often refer to Reykjavik as the northern most capital of the world. While thinking of a trip to Iceland the top most fact to consider about this Nordic island is its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, glaciers, geysers, hot springs, craters, lagoons and lava fields. We pinned down a list for you – of crucial questions you need to ask yourself before you book – and use them as your core plan of action.
Old San Juan is the oldest settlement of Puerto Rico, defined by its narrow, blue cobblestone streets, and flat roofed brick and stone buildings which date back to the 16th and 17th century—when Puerto Rico was a Spanish possession. Today, Puerto Rico is a possession of USA. This is my photo diary of our visit to this pedestrian town – OLD SAN JUAN.
The Boston Globe Travel Show is back for its 13th round, and we can’t wait to be a part of it this year! It will be StreetTrotter’s first year to attend the three day event (February 10-12), but if you have heard of it before, you would know that it is one of the largest consumer travel shows in the country showcasing the culture of both exotic and domestic destinations around the world.
A video glimpse of our homestay – A ten cottage homestay sits calmly in the hills of Garhwal, Uttarakhand. Its a mountain farm with an infinite view of the Himalayas. It’s The Goat Village.
Sometimes people fail to inspire us. And that is why I believe they made storybooks. Off late I have been lacking some motivation – maybe the current political environment is not suiting me well. As a healthy alternative I decided to go back to books and look back at times when we were kids. I remember the world was a much better place then. And in a bundle of my children books I found my favorite Bear! – “Winnie-the-Pooh”
Dal is a lake in Srinagar (Dal in Kashmiri means lake), the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, India. This urban lake, which is the second largest in the state, is integral to tourism and recreation in Kashmir and is named the “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir” or “Srinagar’s Jewel”. The lake is also an important source for commercial operations in fishing and water plant harvesting.
Cuba´s internet is not only one of the slowest in the world, it is also the youngest – and the most wanted. Cubans have been cut off from the rest of the world for too long. Now is their time to take over Facebook and Twitter. They are more than ready for it.
My husband (Mr. H) often complains about my reaction-less attitude to bad airports, delayed flights, less than average accommodations, cancelled tours and activities and well-planned plans gone dramatically wrong. Deep down, even after three years of being married, he is still unsure if he really likes or dislikes my indifference to such annoying situations, and if he can ever make peace with it. While he gets really upset and worked up about spoiled plans, I continue to laze around to kill time, watch any lousy TV series to keep me entertained or look for the next best available option to get me out of my current ‘not-so-perfect’ situation.