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Exploring Kutch: An India travel gem outside the Golden Triangle

If being on the r/travel subreddit is any indication, The Golden Triangle (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Delhi) is by far the most popular itinerary for visitors from the West visiting India. Even though we are both Indian citizens, India is by far the least documented country on this blog. That said, we have individually seen a fair bit of … Continue reading Exploring Kutch: An India travel gem outside the Golden Triangle

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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

Scotland travel tips (Ayrshire, Glencoe, Carrbridge) – Part 1

Summarized and unblogged travel tips from our past Scotland travels by public transport. This post covers Glencoe, Carrbridge and South Ayrshire.

Backpacking around Scotland without a car – My firsthand experience

My name is Anirudh and I'm one of the VisitScotland Community Ambassadors (Horizons@ on the VisitScotland iKnow community forum). I've lived and worked in Edinburgh, Scotland for 3.5 years now and I have done all of my travel around Scotland by public transport. My single longest trip across the country was an epic 4-week camping … Continue reading Backpacking around Scotland without a car – My firsthand experience

Top 5 Whisky related experiences in Scotland

We're back with another top 5 list (following up our top 5 campsites in Scotland post), this time collating our top 5 (scotch) whisky related experiences in the bonnie country of Scotland. Again, we have a narrow exposure to the broad spectrum of Scottish distilleries so this is a very personal list. We hope this … Continue reading Top 5 Whisky related experiences in Scotland

Sintra – The perfect day trip from Lisbon (Day 3)

The final day of our Valentine's day weekend was spent day-tripping to the town of Sintra, home to 3 very unique castles. Where we'd have loved to visit all 3 castles, time constraints meant that we had to pick one and of course we picked the castle of romance - Pena Palace. We were really … Continue reading Sintra – The perfect day trip from Lisbon (Day 3)

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

Cebu foodie day & flying back home (Philippines Day 9 & 10)

Our Cebu foodie day (Day 9) We had a flight from Cebu to Manila in the evening & a checkout lined up at 11 AM. Because of our luggage, we didn't really sightsee but finally did you other favourite thing i.e. Eat!! We generally spend a lot of time eating during our travels but Philippines … Continue reading Cebu foodie day & flying back home (Philippines Day 9 & 10)

Kawasan falls day trip, Cebu (Day 8 Philippines)

 Day 8 Destination We ended up only having the time to see Cebu's top attraction, Kawasan Falls. It took 4+ hours to reach the falls and 3 more to get back but it was worth it as the falls are very pretty. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPQWZy4DzuW Top tips: Leave Cebu City as early in the morning as possible (7 … Continue reading Kawasan falls day trip, Cebu (Day 8 Philippines)