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)

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)

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

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)

Katara’s Trip to the Philippines

First guest post! Katara, our dearest friend, flew all the way from Singapore to meet us in Philippines during the last leg of our trip. Being the awesome person that she is, she brought lots of delicious snacks, extra earrings and her signature sense of humour with her. All the memories we have of Philippines … Continue reading Katara’s Trip to the Philippines

Nacpan Beach, Philippines: A visual feast (Day 5)

Day 5 Destination We hired a scooter to see a bit of inland El Nido namely the white sand Nacpan Beach and the Nagkalit-Kalit waterfalls before returning back to our resort and sipping on cocktails. Wedding anniversary day well spent!! Breakfast of Champions We had three really great food experiences in Philippines and breakfast on … Continue reading Nacpan Beach, Philippines: A visual feast (Day 5)

Day 12: A Breathtaking Torridon Hike

Day 12 Destination My most ambitious hike for the entire trip saw me walking a shade over 20 KM to traverse the drop-dead gorgeous hike of Coire Mhic Fhearchair (which I've already waxed about in our main post). The day's sights, sounds and feelings make up the most of this post. Day 12 Travel Map Day 12 … Continue reading Day 12: A Breathtaking Torridon Hike

Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 3 (Dunkeld & Birnam)

The third & currently final part of the Visiting Perthshire series takes us to the twin villages of Dunkeld & Birnam. It's a fantastic day trip with the fall colours in full view. The top attraction in that area is definitely the Hermitage walk IMO & we'll lead off with a small 7 second video … Continue reading Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 3 (Dunkeld & Birnam)

Around Speyside Distilleries in a day – Part 2 (Day 10)

Continued from Part 1, main post here. Travel Map Lessons Learnt Many parts of Scotland are poorly connected: I left off the previous post having got on a bus chock full of ladies & shopping bags. It was surprising as I had taken the same bus completely empty a few hours back. The passengers all … Continue reading Around Speyside Distilleries in a day – Part 2 (Day 10)

Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 2 (Pitlochry & Aberfeldy)

This blog post will cover 2 of the larger towns of Perthshire quite famous for their whisky & are quite easy to reach via public transit, Pitlochry & Aberfeldy. Visiting these towns make up the perfect day trip which include delightful walks, rivers, waterfalls, trees, icrecream & whisky (of course). Read Part 1 that covers Loch … Continue reading Visiting Perthshire, Scotland – Part 2 (Pitlochry & Aberfeldy)