When we look at a picture of a multi-storey luxury floating resort (a.k.a cruise ship), we conjure up a vision of the elite class in cocktail attire clinking champagne glasses and sailing off into the sunset, literally! And, that brings us to the conclusion that a backpacker can never afford to go cruising the high… Continue reading Cruising the high seas – just a pipeline dream?
Ever wondered where Russia inherits its unique culture from? Explore its towns and cities and you will notice how various ethnicities play a strong role in shaping this culture. It comes as no surprise that the local music too is imbued with the warm spirit of this diverse culture. Russian music packs quite a punch,… Continue reading Russian culture trail
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
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
Although much has already been documented about Thailand, this country never ceases to amaze even the most hardened traveler. Immersed in their natural and cultural allure, the North and the South have very different experiences to offer to the soul searchers. Koh Lipe is one such tiny speck of heaven nestled in the southernmost part of Thailand,… Continue reading Postcard from Koh Lipe – Photo Story