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)

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Scotland Crossing #2 (Day 9)

Date: July 6th Day 9 Destination: Aberlour, the home to whisky of the same name as well as Scotland's favourite biscuit, Walker's Shortbread. As mentioned in the previous post, I headed to the North-East of Scotland from the South-West as the weather there had gone bad. Day 9 Travel Map Day 9 Costs: £3 (Luss-Balloch … Continue reading Scotland Crossing #2 (Day 9)

Kolkata Public Transit Guide

Travelling within most major Indian cities is difficult if you are not local to that city & Kolkata is not an exception. Infact with the multitude of public transit options in Kolkata, there is a higher chance of getting confused on how to get around. But if you know your way around the options available … Continue reading Kolkata Public Transit Guide

A Weekend in Yorkshire & Derbyshire, England

In an attempt to travel to parts of the UK not called London or Scotland, we made plans to visit some bits of the Yorkshire & Derbyshire region, lead by the city of York & the Peak District National Park. We had a lot of fun in both places as the former is a romantic & charming … Continue reading A Weekend in Yorkshire & Derbyshire, England

Zermatt, Switzerland

Best Time to Visit: May-July, Winter Ski Season Reasons to Visit: Matterhorn: If you have ever seen a Toblerone chocolate bar, you know what the iconic peak of Matterhorn looks like. Zermatt is located at the foot of the Matterhorn & hence is home to some impeccable views of the mountain itself. It is also the … Continue reading Zermatt, Switzerland

Switzerland Transportation Guide

Switzerland is truly the most breathtaking of countries. In my opinion, the Swiss are some of the world's smartest people. The union of the 2 facts implies that most of Switzerland is highly accessible by public transit, including some engineering marvels. Every time we look back at our pictures, all we want to do is hop back … Continue reading Switzerland Transportation Guide

UK Transportation Guide

UK is moderately large in area by European country standards and public transportation can help one reach even some of the most remote areas. Driving is a great option too, as long as you remember to "Keep Left" (right hand drive, different from mainland Europe & US). The downside of UK transportation is that it's more … Continue reading UK Transportation Guide

USA Transportation Guide

USA is a massive country and for the most part, knowing how to drive helps immensely in getting around. However, a big part of the country can be seen without knowing how to drive, but may need some upfront planning. Flying is the most common way to see the country. Buses and especially trains are … Continue reading USA Transportation Guide