The Other Side

Somewhere in a nondescript village, an electric spark has yet to light its first tungsten bulb. On a cold, dark night, there’s nothing much to do after sunset. There is no television, no radio or cellular network. The natural thing to do is look up at the night sky. Without towering skyscrapers or street lights,…

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15 Ways to Prove Murphy’s Law on a Trip

Objective: To prove, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong” on a trip. Physical Conditions: Two subjects (travellers representing each gender) set on a cross/inter country trip, using a combination of public and private transport, indulged in local food and stayed in tents/hostels/hotels. The time period spans under a decade. Subjects’ Observations: 1. When…

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Another Day in Tokyo

If you’re an early riser, you shouldn’t miss a visit to Tsukiji Fish Market. It would be a good idea to check this page for practical information. Getting up at 4:00 am, to reach Tsukiji at 5:00 am for the Tuna auction, is an exercise in mind over matter. We skipped it and it’s something we regret.…

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Tokyo Drift

Anyone, who loves a thriving city, shouldn’t miss an opportunity to visit Tokyo. After spending a week travelling south Japan, Tokyo was the last leg of our journey. It’s possible to see Tokyo in two days. Although, you might be left wanting for more. We stayed for a week in Tokyo, but I’ll try to…

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Our Writing Process

In a week’s time, we’ve got yet another invitation! This time, multi-talented Indah Susanti has invited us to participate in the ‘Writer’s Blog Tour’. Indah’s a photographer, scuba-diver, traveller, closet-writer, and popular blogger; all packed into one incredible person. The way she captures the marine world is truly fascinating. It almost makes me want to…

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Arigato Kyoto

We spent out third and final day covering the Arashiyama-Sagano area. After a rather long day two, we preferred to keep it simple the next day. Although we had fewer places to cover, there was a reasonable amount of walking to be done. To get to Arashiyama, we took the JR Sagano line, from Kyoto…

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