Zurich Card itinerary: Fun excursions in Switzerland’s largest city

Today (the 1st of August) is Switzerland Day!! 🇨🇭 It is one of our favourite countries in the world and there is no better time to write a post about the Zurich's very own multi-modal public transport card. The local tourism board was gracious in providing us with a 72-hour Zürich Card this May. This post … Continue reading Zurich Card itinerary: Fun excursions in Switzerland’s largest city

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Antelopes grazing as seen during the Chaminuka game drive

Chaminuka Day Visit: Seeing the Big 5 at short notice in Zambia

Dalek went on a solo trip along with his MBA cohort to spend an April week in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. Any National Parks and associated safaris were off the table due to the solo trip. A quick search threw up Chaminuka Lodge private nature reserve as one of the top places to visit … Continue reading Chaminuka Day Visit: Seeing the Big 5 at short notice in Zambia

Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Week 3 feat. Emilia Romagna, Italy

We took our first proper trip of 2019 to the foodie region of Emilia-Romagna in central Italy. Our base was the city of Bologna which has two American-Italian food faves named after it: Spaghetti Bolognese and Baloney. Outside of sharing many meals together (a Valentine Day trip classic), we also made stops at the nearby … Continue reading Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Week 3 feat. Emilia Romagna, Italy

24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

The Copenhagen Card is highly recommended for any visitor to the Danish capital, even if it is not your first visit. However, the price point is structured in such a way that the 399 DKK (£47|$60) cost for getting a 24 hour card might seem like it would take some effort to recoup (compared to … Continue reading 24 hour Copenhagen Card: A Utility Maximizing Itinerary

Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Wk 2 feat. Denmark

Dalek spent 4 days (9th-12th Jan) in Copenhagen, Denmark as part of a "Business Insights in Europe" trip. The country's commitment to sustainability (the focus of our trip) is pretty remarkable but there are a few tips and highlights worth checking out for any traveller. Many more pictures and details will be filled in when … Continue reading Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Wk 2 feat. Denmark

Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Wk 1 feat. Scotland, India

Long time, no see. Discredit where it is due, we have not done well in terms of posting new content over the past year. 2018 was a year of ups and downs which resulted in us deprioritize blogging a tiny bit. We feel a bit frustrated that we do not get to share any useful … Continue reading Beyond Our Horizons Weekly Travel Roundup: Wk 1 feat. Scotland, India

Rotterdam by public transport – A long weekend in Europe’s coolest city

Although it might be a pre-emptive proclamation, we believe that Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands, is Europe's coolest city in our opinion (and maybe just a bit behind Portland, OR in our "World's Coolest City" ranking). We've made a couple of trips to the city and this post summarises our highlights covering … Continue reading Rotterdam by public transport – A long weekend in Europe’s coolest city

Spirit of Speyside whisky festival by public transport – 2018 edition

5 distilleries, 5 charming towns, 4 whisky bars and more than 2 dozen Speyside drams within the space of 48 hours - Dalek's first whisky festival without a car was a resounding success. Experience Scotland and its most famous whisky producing region at the Spirit of Speyside festival with our travel tips. #whiskyporn

Where to eat in Naples, Italy over a weekend

With less than 48 hours in the city of Naples, waiting in a crowd for a La Michele pizza was out of the question. So here are 7 places we visited for some Neopolitan specialities including 2 top-notch pizzerias.

A relaxing & romantic holiday in the Outer Hebrides without a car

Thanks to an excellent local bus service and knowledgable tour guides, we were able to spend a wonderful holiday on the Outer Hebrides without renting a car. This post has all the details with some photographs one can only take on these remote Scottish islands.