How to travel with small children

I did my first trip with my 6 month old child to Thailand. My next trip was to Seychelles when she was 1.5 years old. Later I travelled to Pench, Kanha, Kovalam and several other places with 2 small children. It may sound like a lot of work but it’s not if you have decidedContinue reading “How to travel with small children”

Tourist places in South India or best places to visit in South India

An #India holiday is incomplete without visiting South India. It comprises the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana. It also covers the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar island. Let’s look at some popular places in each state and then shortlist the best places to visit in South India. Tamil Nadu –Continue reading “Tourist places in South India or best places to visit in South India”

Best places to visit in India for honeymoon

A lot of people say India is many countries within a country. Reason being every state offers a difference experience. So if you are wondering what are the best honeymoon places in India, then the it depends upon how kind of experience you are looking at. Some of the options are: Beaches Mountains Culture ReligiousContinue reading “Best places to visit in India for honeymoon”

Should I book my holiday through a travel agent or should I plan myself and book online?

In November 2019, on my flights to Helsinki, I started talking to the gentlemen next to me about travel. He told me that he had booked a ticket through an online portal and cancelled it the same day. He ended up paying USD 150 (INR 11000 approx) towards cancellation charges. A travel agent would haveContinue reading “Should I book my holiday through a travel agent or should I plan myself and book online?”

How to book a holiday during Covid times?

One of my friends was planning a trip to Kashmir in April 2021. He called me and asked the following questions: a) What happens if he gets Corona just before travel? b) What happens if he gets Corona while travelling? c) Will I lose all the money I paid for the package? or part ofContinue reading “How to book a holiday during Covid times?”

Where should you travel in winter season (Oct – Feb)?

If you are looking to relax and a short getaway, winter is the best time to visit hilly regions or mountains. The weather will be cold and you can have a good time. Some of the popular hill stations in India are Manali, Dalhousie, Auli, Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Ooty, Munnar, Kodaikanal among others. IfContinue reading “Where should you travel in winter season (Oct – Feb)?”

Should you book your entire holiday with all sightseeing before travelling or should you decide and book some services while at the destination?

Both have their advantages and disadvantages. When you book your entire holiday in advance including flights, hotels, transfers, activities, it gives you the peace of mind that you will be able to experience the holiday the way you had planned. There will no availability issues. But to plan your holiday and book all services inContinue reading “Should you book your entire holiday with all sightseeing before travelling or should you decide and book some services while at the destination?”

How to choose your travel companion?

How often have you travelled with a friend or a couple friend and come back being not so good friends any more? This happens many times because each individual has different preference. Going on a holiday together means you will be spending a lot of time together in a day. This is different than meetingContinue reading “How to choose your travel companion?”