Taste of Turkey on Green Lanes

At Green Lanes in Harringay, one would not miss to find many Turkish restaurants, bakeries and jewelers on either side of the road. Most of the restaurants offer the best Turkish food in London. Few years back, we happened to visit this area by chance and have become regulars since then. One can try a variety…

Snapshot of Bruges

Here are few pictures taken during our visit to Bruges in Belgium, a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Lost in the World of English Lavender

The Cotswolds is an area of outstanding natural beauty. One of our favorites in the Cotswolds is the Lavender farm called the Hill Barn Farm at Snowshill. The ideal time to visit the farm is between June and August (depending on the weather) when the Lavender is in full bloom. Also do not miss to view the production…

3 Days in the Lakes

A trip to the United Kingdom can never be complete without a visit to this magical land – ‘Lake District National Park’. This land of scenic beauty has been a great source of inspiration to renowned poets, writers, artists including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lake Poets among others. Another noteworthy mention here is Beatrix…

Day Trip to the Floating Market and the Tiger Temple

Like most of the travelers, Thailand was one of the countries that we always wanted to visit. During our stay in Bangkok, we had been on a trip to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and the Tiger Temple at Kanchanaburi. We had booked the tour at the hotel. Hence we had our ride ready for…

Useful Travel Tips for an Italian Vacation

Italy is one of the most beautiful countries always in the list of an avid traveler. It is also one of the expensive countries to visit. Though we spend a lot of time in planning and estimating a vacation, many times we encounter some unexpected situations. Having the flights and rooms booked for a budget…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 710 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

The Open-Air Museum at St Fagans

St Fagans National History Museum in Cardiff is an open-air museum depicting the historical lifestyle and culture of Welsh people. The museum consists of more than 40 buildings displaying the homes from Celtic times to present times besides a school, chapel and a farm. These buildings have been re-erected in this  museum from various locations…

Madrid Part Two: Day Trips from Madrid

Prado Museum Prado Museum houses an excellent collection of European paintings and sculptures. Puerta del Sol Puerta del Sol is the main and famous square in Madrid. Retiro Park Retiro Park is one of the largest parks in Madrid with attractions such as the Fountain of the Fallen Angel, Statue Walk, Crystal Palace, etc. Royal…

Madrid Part One: Madrid Attractions

Madrid, the capital of Spain is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. One can spend time visiting the museums, watching flamenco or bull fight, admiring the beautiful architecture of the city or strolling in one of the many parks in the city. Below is some of the useful information gathered during our visit…