I never thought of writing about travel incidents until I met one myself. I used to keep hearing things from friends, read posts and news, but things change when I actually experienced something myself. Which actually reminds me of one the popular quote from Anthony Bourdain
“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” Continue reading Travel isn’t always pretty….
So before I go any further, let me tell you this was our third Schengen visa. We already knew most of the process including forms, documents so why again I am writing here about Schengen visa? This blog is mostly our experience with the General Consulate of Spain in San Francisco and the end to end steps we followed. The process is mostly the same and here it goes Continue reading Applying Schengen visa(Spain) from USA
So to summarize my 2019 in just a few words, I would say – exciting, challenging, feeling of self-worthlessness hitting sometimes, failures and a broken ankle. Totally memorable but nothing too bad either, with some learning, experiencing and a mixed package of everything. I tried and failed not only once but twice, but I succeeded as a mother and as a daughter. I had a couple of things in mind to achieve, but honestly, I never tried too seriously for my goal. Continue reading My favorite pictures of 2019
Alsace, is it France or is it Germany? It is hard to tell. Good food, good wine, and some of the quaintest towns in Europe. Entire region is well conserved and a UNESCO-listed natural regional park. Check the complete article to get details of this magical region Continue reading 4 Fairytale Villages of Alsace
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
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
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
“Paris is always a good idea” for shots() and shots(). Okay with that being said we shall proceed! Here are some of our favorite night pictures and their locations in the map. Continue reading An evening in Paris – 10 best spots for night photography
Mount First is one of popular mountains of Bernese Oberland for all sort of adventure sports. Summit is accessible from Grindelwald through cable car is an experience in itself. About half an hour in the cable car- going up and up over the picturesque green slopes and end up in a snowy landscape surrounded by stunning mountain peaks. Continue reading A stunning walk – Bachalpsee
Valley of Fire is the oldest state park in Nevada. It is located 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas and features red sandstone rock formations and petroglyphs carved into boulder and rock which looks like on fire when reflecting the sun’s rays. Continue reading Valley of Fire – beautiful escape from Las Vegas
Venice is a type of place described in romantic novels, every corner of city is made for a romance. Completely running on a water, Venice is a city to walk and walking is the best way to explore any place. The memory of my first Venice trip will stay with me forever. It must be the most romantic, Beautiful jaw dropping journey I’ve ever made. Continue reading A synonym for love – Venice
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
London is one of the most illuminated and happening cities in the world, and one of the most photographed as well.
Let’s get started with some of our favorite spots to shoot London’s historic and landmark locations. We started from Tower Bridge, and then moved onto some other locations around Central London Continue reading 17 best spots for night photography in London
My love for lighthouses is never ending, who can find romance in lighthouses the way we do 🙈. Irrespective of whichever country we are, we can sniff them like a greyhound. We try to visit at least 2-3 of them in every trip. We started our drive from Christchurch, and it was a nice drive with beautiful vistas throughout. During entire drive you will find … Continue reading Akaroa – an oasis of peace
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