Second Blogversary: Annual summary & more travel blog tips

It's 20th January 2018 - our blog turns 2 today!! 🎉🎈 This is the perfect time to write a new post after 2 months of hibernation. 2017 was a great year for the blog and most of the learnings we put up on our first blogversary post remain the most important for new travel bloggers. Hence, we'll … Continue reading Second Blogversary: Annual summary & more travel blog tips

9 speciality food items from across Scotland

Scotland is home to some famous food items such as (the very divisive) Haggis & Salmon. It is also home to a number of hard-working farmers / butchers / fishmongers / food artisans who bring some world-class produce to the local communities. Through this post, we want to introduce 9 such speciality food items that … Continue reading 9 speciality food items from across Scotland

A brilliant afternoon in Geneva – Switzerland Day 1

We visited Switzerland for the first time in December 2014 and it's safe to say it was love at first sight. The natural beauty, the people, the food and of course, the efficient public transport system made it an ideal destination for nature/transport lovers like Dalek as well as clueless-but-enthusiastic-travellers like me. Since then, we've grabbed … Continue reading A brilliant afternoon in Geneva – Switzerland Day 1

Eating our way through Istanbul, Turkey affordably

Across all our travel around the world, we have found Istanbul to be the #1 place for food (tied with Kolkata, India). So we had to write a completely food-based blogpost (our second after London) to rank our top food experiences from our 1-week stay in Istanbul along with restaurant details. It is all about … Continue reading Eating our way through Istanbul, Turkey affordably

Top 5 Romantic things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

We've already declared that we find Lisbon to be one of Europe's most romantic cities, right up there with Paris. In this post, we share our top things to do in the city and how we found each activity romantic. Top tip: The 48 hour Lisboa card is excellent value and easily covers its 31.50 EUR … Continue reading Top 5 Romantic things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Our Lisbon romance continues + the best Portuguese meal (Day 2)

We were still in sight-seeing mode on our first trip to Lisbon after having covered the attractions of Belem on Day 1 & elevated viewpoints on Night 1. Our Day 2 list of attractions included the Castle, the Tile Museum, cathedrals and walking around in the iconic neighbourhoods of Alfama & Bairro Alto. This day … Continue reading Our Lisbon romance continues + the best Portuguese meal (Day 2)

Lisbon – One of Europe’s most romantic cities (Night 1)

First things first, this is our 100th post!!! Calls for a celebration. This is a continuation of our first day of travel in Lisbon, Portugal. We pick up this post from our visit to Belem Tower that ended at around 6 PM as dusk was setting in. The main Lisbon attractions that are open after dark are … Continue reading Lisbon – One of Europe’s most romantic cities (Night 1)

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

Golden Circle Tour – Iceland’s Tourist Tra(ck/p)

Thousands of tourists to Iceland have done the Golden Circle tour. On paper, it is a decent day trip, especially for those who want a taste of Iceland in a short layover to see some pretty amazing places. And it costs about $100 per person which isn't a bad price for Iceland. But this efficient … Continue reading Golden Circle Tour – Iceland’s Tourist Tra(ck/p)

Things to do in Cebu on a weekend

This post is a summary of our weekend spent in Cebu, Philippines (we've rambled here & here). Though we didn't cover much ground, we'll document our practical learnings in this post to help future travelers. Reasons to visit Eating Lechon (meat lovers only): This is not an exaggeration and a genuine personal opinion, it is … Continue reading Things to do in Cebu on a weekend