The crystal waters of the Maldives beckon many a traveler, but this stunning archipelago also gives the impression of a luxury travel destination. Not any more. A small island located in the southernmost tip of Maldives will just steal your heart! It's a backpacker's paradise. While immersing in the local culture, cuisine and the mesmerizing… Continue reading Exotic Maldives – Not just for the luxury traveler
Category: Backpacking Tips
For the Perfect Dose of Vitamin D in Winter
No one would agree more than a traveler how important it is to take care of one's health while setting off for uncharted territories. Who can blame the body when it ceases to take orders from the mind if it is not given the care and attention that it needs? I realized it was time to… Continue reading For the Perfect Dose of Vitamin D in Winter
Why is Indonesia Unique for Backpackers?
Indonesia, the largest archipelago country in the world with over 17,000 islands - approximately 6000 of them still uninhabited - is also a melting pot of culture. The amazing fact that the entire population of Bali, one of the most visited Indonesian islands, comprises just two percent of Balinese people does nothing to justify the strong… Continue reading Why is Indonesia Unique for Backpackers?
Wildlife Migration in Masai Mara – Hujambo Kenya!
"There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne - bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive. One only feels really free when one can go in whatever direction one pleases over the plains, to get to the… Continue reading Wildlife Migration in Masai Mara – Hujambo Kenya!
No place for a woman traveller?
Not all can enjoy carefree days of "crossing the street and walking into sunshine" Gilbert-style (circa Eat, Pray, Love) in a foreign place rich with cultures unknown to you. And, if you miss a step or do something that doesn't really agree with the locals, you pay the price, more so if you are a woman. Though crime has… Continue reading No place for a woman traveller?