The Rage of the Machines

Am I technologically challenged? Perhaps. I’d prefer a blank sheet of paper and a fine-tip ink pen to a blinking cursor. The thought of having a blinking cursor constantly stare at me makes me think I’m sitting on a ticking bomb. That my head needs to process thoughts at super sonic speeds and spurt out a…

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Put your Feet to the Test in Paris

So you’ve survived your first day in Paris. Now it’s time to raise the bar and get those feet some much needed exercise. You’re thinking, “Surely, I could use the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus!”. Ah! But do you want to might miss out on the quaint sights en-route? Paris is best explored on foot. That said – it’s…

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Rulebook to Surviving Day-1 in Paris

Let’s suppose, for the next few posts, I’m sitting in an imaginary time machine and have set the dial to the summer of 2010. At this moment, we don’t have a blog, zero trip planning/travel experience, and butterflies in our stomachs. What we do have is two weeks of precious leave, an opportunity to discover…

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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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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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Two Left Fingers

 If you’re considering a trip to Japan, you might want to practice eating with ‘chopsticks’ prior to your visit. Although, larger (more modern) cities such as Tokyo and Osaka always offer an option of a fork and knife; it’s traditional towns (Nara) which might pose a problem. WikiHow offers you a step-by-step guide on chopstick etiquette. We…

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Decoding Budget Travel Accommodation

Travel can prove to be an expensive affair, especially, if you don’t plan it right. Do we plan our own trips? That’s one question we never get tired of being asked. YES! That’s what makes our trips unique. And while others might cringe at the thought of staying up and searching for cheap fares; we consider…

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Getting Started

1. A MAP. It all starts here! Get hold of a map, either a world map or the map of a country/continent – you’d want to visit. A trip can be planned years, months and sometimes even few days ahead. It’s best to do your research, on the main city; you’d want to start your trip…

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