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

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The 20 year old umbrella

My father has always preferred to keep things around. When we were growing up, he insisted on fixing broken things, even if it meant spending more than its original price on repairs in the long run. Our school shoes, for example, were sent off to the local cobbler every time the strap broke or the … Continue reading The 20 year old umbrella

Champagne Lahaye Berthelot

The Champagne region of France – our top experience

Seeing a local Champagne house in France was a top travel experience for us ❤ Here is our experience of seeing how Lahaye Berthelot champagnes our made (our new fave)

That time you almost caught a thief

Dear Reader, My mum and dad have come to spend late summer with us, and it's been...surprisingly interesting. The thing is, when you live with your parents for an extended period of time after a few years of living by yourself, you notice some changes. The most obvious one is their sorted sleeping schedule. The … Continue reading That time you almost caught a thief

Parents looking over Lake Geneva from Caux

Travelling with Parents – Useful Tips

We recently travelled with one set of parents throughout Europe and have collated our trips and learnings from our experience.

Just A&E Things

Dear Reader, All our best trips end with my ending up in an Emergency room somewhere. It's happened so many times that it's not a coincidence any more; it's a proven fact. My sibling swears that I've always been clumsy, awkward and accident-prone, and my parents never took me to emergency departments back in India "because … Continue reading Just A&E Things

Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4

Our final full day in Iceland was dedicated to exploring Reykjavik as much as possible before taking the bus to our final night's excellent AirBnb next to the airport (a wise decision to get a full night of sleep in the middle of a storm). This day solidified Reykjavik's status as one of the world's … Continue reading Reykjavik walking tour & attractions – Iceland Day 4

Iceland’s South Coast – A day of glaciers, black sand and waterfalls (Day 2)

We had pre-booked a behemoth 16 hour Ice Cave Express day trip around the South Coast of Iceland with Goecco Tours, Reykjavik. It did not come cheap at $385 per person and was a pretty intense day trip but in retrospect, it was worth every $. With the sights we saw, it may even be … Continue reading Iceland’s South Coast – A day of glaciers, black sand and waterfalls (Day 2)

The other side of Bohol, Philippines

Dear Reader, This is going to be an emotional, somewhat rambly post, possibly depressing. But this experience has affected me deeply, so please bear with me as I come to terms with it in the only way I know how: by writing about it. As many of you know, we visited Bohol on Day 7 … Continue reading The other side of Bohol, Philippines

A day trip to Bohol, Philippines (Day 7)

Day 7 Destination We flew from Manila to Tagbilaran on the island of Bohol for a day trip on the island. We had pre-booked a tour with Bohol Travel Buddy that had a set itinerary as mapped below. Costed 1500 PHP per person in a comfortable private car. Top tip As mentioned before in our … Continue reading A day trip to Bohol, Philippines (Day 7)