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

The perfect Isle of Skye daytrip + a big announcement

There have been four Isle of Skye trips made by the Yolek household during the 3.5 years we have been in the UK. Skye's natural beauty, evidenced by our previous two posts here and here, warrant an annual visit. Being public-transport travellers can be an impediment to enjoying Skye and our secret to a successful … Continue reading The perfect Isle of Skye daytrip + a big announcement

3 superb Switzerland daytrips from Interlaken

As part of our Spring month of travel, we spent our Easter long weekend in the town of Interlaken, Switzerland. While the town is exquisite in its own right, we used it as a base for a few superb day trips. We'll list out our day trip itineraries and descriptions of the specific places we visited. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUIHo47lZxyContinue reading 3 superb Switzerland daytrips from Interlaken

Philippines Day 2: Seafood & Island Scenery in Puerto Princesa

The destination: We started off our day by heading to the Manila domestic terminal (Terminal 4) for our early morning flight to Puerto Princesa, the largest city in the island of Palawan. Palawan was voted  world's best island 2 years in a row as ranked by Travel & Leisure Magazine and frequented by celebrities & some of … Continue reading Philippines Day 2: Seafood & Island Scenery in Puerto Princesa

Visit Torridon Northwest Scotland by Public Transport*

Best time to visit: Summer or any dry day really. Reasons to visit Best scenery in Scotland**: Let's try to put things in perspective. The Isle of Skye is magnificent, its home to some jaw-dropping scenery. However, when I reached Torridon, my first thought way "Wow, is this really better than Skye? Maybe it is". … Continue reading Visit Torridon Northwest Scotland by Public Transport*

Travelling to Torridon Scotland (Day 11)

Date: 8th July, 2016 Day 11 Destination: Spent the day travelling from Aberlour in Northeast Scotland to the village of Torridon in Northwest Scotland. Decided to head for Torridon on super-short notice (woke up & decided to go to Torridon) but I was really excited as I'd read some great things about NW Scotland. Day … Continue reading Travelling to Torridon Scotland (Day 11)

Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 1

Location: Perthshire is the region of central Scotland where the Highlands meet the Lowlands. Due to this reason, the region offers the best of both worlds. Pitlochry is the largest town in this region. This writeup will focus on a couple of places west of Pitlochry but does not include the town itself (read Part … Continue reading Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 1

Yosemite National Park, USA

Reasons to visit: Unparalleled natural grandeur: Yosemite National Park is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the world, especially if you are into mountains and waterfalls. John Muir, who is considered the father of the U.S. national parks system, wrote about how he was overwhelmed by Yosemite's landscapes & lived a number … Continue reading Yosemite National Park, USA