My favorite pictures of 2018

It has always amazed me how photographs can bring back tons of memories: and not just of a background, place or the technical aspects surrounding an image. The synapses of the brain are so closely connected that a whole stack of memories and feelings can be evoked by an picture.

In choosing my favorite photographs, I realized that it was more difficult than I imagined to chose my top photographs for the year, at any rate, here is the selection I have chosen. Continue reading My favorite pictures of 2018

The pearl of Lake Como – Bellagio

Bellagio is definitely a must-do when you’re in Lake Como. This cute little dreamy town has caught our attention with its quaint narrow steep walkways, scenic, cafe-lined waterfront and pastel-colored fishermen’s houses provide a perfect landscape for photography. No wonder Bellagio is one of Italy’s prettiest lakeside towns which perfectly captures the essence of “dolce far niente”. Continue reading The pearl of Lake Como – Bellagio

Applying Australia visitor visa from USA

Australia was long overdue trip for us, it was getting postponed since long due to all unforeseen reasons. After seeing an amazing deal from Qantas airways we couldn’t resist booking a thanksgiving trip for 3 weeks. Considering a 25 days processing period we started the visa application preparation well in advance. It did’t took much long to fill the application form, since entire process is user friendly and well documented, help and example are available for every field Continue reading Applying Australia visitor visa from USA

Applying Schengen visa(France) from USA

France is a part of everyone’s bucket list, so why not actually accomplish it. We booked our tickets during our UK trip(Yes! We do that sometimes). Since we already had prior experience of Schengen visa from Italian consulate, and required documentation is almost the same, This time we got our passports delivered in just 24 hrs. Continue reading Applying Schengen visa(France) from USA

15 tips for travelling in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries I have been to so far. A real middle earth (here comes the LOTR fan!) in front of you. Name anything which you won’t find there, beautiful beaches, snow capped mountains, glaciers, unique turquoise lakes, lush green hills, volcanoes, geothermal parks, unlimited adventure sports…and list goes on.
I want to highlight 15 things we experienced during our trip to New Zealand Continue reading 15 tips for travelling in New Zealand

Solvang – a piece of Denmark in California

It was our first new year celebration after marriage and because it is a once in a lifetime experience, we wanted to make it special. We had been looking for a much needed break for our special occasion, and had no great plans in mind, just wanted to stroll around in warm winter sun on the streets of a cozy village. Why Solvang?. Its location … Continue reading Solvang – a piece of Denmark in California

Cotswolds – a photographer’s paradise

Have you ever had a romantic dream? Honey-colored cottages, small stone footbridges, narrow smoky streets and river running through. Fairytale is’t it? First glimpse of cotswolds left us speechless. Some cottages seem hundreds of year old but they have aged so gracefully through the years and well preserved till today. You can walk from one end of village to the other within minutes. Streets are … Continue reading Cotswolds – a photographer’s paradise

Wander through history – Edinburgh’s old town

The Old Town of Edinburgh has its own charm, no trip to Edinburgh would be complete without visiting its old town. Though I do not understand architecture, but I must say the buildings of Old Town are absolutely magnificent, beautiful and so mysterious. A must see place to appreciate what the old Scotland was like.
Both medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town of Edinburgh belongs to the UNESCO World heritage site Continue reading Wander through history – Edinburgh’s old town