Ubud Travel Guide: Sightseeing & Shopping

Ubud is the most visited place in Bali and for good reason – it’s simply awesome. It stands up to its brand image of being Bali’s cultural heart. You can experience the traditional spas and Balinese hospitality in luxurious resorts located in the middle of the beautiful rainforest, go on a hike to terraced rice paddies, shop for some of the authentic handicrafts in the market, visit the centuries-old palaces and temples, Continue reading “Ubud Travel Guide: Sightseeing & Shopping”

21 Things Every Traveler Must Know About Bali

Bali has been on the top of many travelers list since years. The country is majestically beautiful. We were also lured by Bali’s charms – beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, the famous Balinese spa, the fantastic cuisine, the spectacular volcano treks and the street shopping. To get a feel of local culture and everyday life, we drove for more than 400 km in 6 days taking small breaks at local restaurants, retail shops, and temples on the way. Continue reading “21 Things Every Traveler Must Know About Bali”

Top 5 Rides @ Universal Studios Singapore

First timers to Universal Studios, we were super excited about our visit. Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is located in one of the most happening places in Singapore – Sentosa Island. Take the Sentosa Express from HarbourFront to reach Universal Studios within minutes. This 50 acres area is fully packed with fun rides, themed restaurants, and shopping areas. The globe at the entrance is enough to make you excited about what lies ahead. Continue reading “Top 5 Rides @ Universal Studios Singapore”

Ramoji Film City – Highly Overrated!!!

Rated among the top 3 things to do in Hyderabad on TripAdvisor and recommended by few friends as a one-time visit, we finally decided to visit Ramoji Film City. It is the world’s largest Film Studio complex as per Guinness World Records and you can see this being marketed everywhere including the pamphlets, the website, the tickets, the entrance gate and few more places within the film city premises. Obviously, we had very high expectations! Continue reading “Ramoji Film City – Highly Overrated!!!”

Andharban Trail : One Hell Of A Journey

Andharban (dense dark forest) trail is a remarkable experience to indulge in the Sahyadri mountain ranges.  The journey is full of surprises. You start walking through the paddy fields in Pimpri village, explore the flora & fauna on the way, enjoy the stunning views of Kundalika valley and walk through the dark forest (that might remind you of horror movies) to finally reach the Bhira dam after 6 hours of descent. Exhausted and tired, all you can ask for is good food and some rest!

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Rajmanchi: The Best Trekking Destination In Maharashtra

The uber-cool Sahyadri mountain range offers umpteen trekking options. Of all the treks that we have done so far in Maharashtra, the Rajmanchi trek remains at the top of our best experiences ever list.We are not professional trekkers, but ordinary people trying to have some adventure in life and we found Rajmanchi trek thrilling and refreshing. Continue reading “Rajmanchi: The Best Trekking Destination In Maharashtra”

The Enchanting Ellora Caves

We have been reading about the magnificent paintings of Ajanta & beautiful sculptures of Ellora since we were kids. I have seen some of the most beautiful photos of Ajanta and Ellora caves in my history book and since then it has been on my bucket list. These two UNESCO world heritage sites are a man-made wonder and a fun one-day trip from Aurangabad. 35 km from the Aurangabad city, Ellora is a well-connected tourist destination in Maharashtra and the place I always dreamt of visiting. Continue reading “The Enchanting Ellora Caves”