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”

Why Greece Is The Perfect Honeymoon Destination?

Greece is a popular destination among the newlyweds. This tropical paradise offers couple everything they are looking for in a perfect honeymoon destination. I searched for almost a month before I finalized the country for my honeymoon. Here are the reasons why I chose Greece for my honeymoon and also my first international trip:

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The Scenic Ferry Rides

Take a ferry from Piraeus port (Athens) to travel to some of the amazing Islands in Greece. Prefer a regular Blue Star ferry over a high speed one to sit on the deck and enjoy the view. The chilly ocean breeze, the beautiful view and a hot coffee is a perfect way to start your day.

Blue Star Ferry - Piraeus port
Blue Star Ferry – Piraeus port
On our way from Athens to Santorini
On our way from Athens to Santorini
The Ferry Ride
The Ferry Ride

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Stunning Beaches

The picture-perfect Santorini beaches are among the most romantic places I have ever been to. You can talk a walk along the sea shore, watch a sunrise or a sunset, enjoy local food and beer (Or the famous Santorini wine) or just relax and read a book.

Mykonos
Mykonos
Santorini
Black sand beach in Santorini

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Beautiful Sunset

The bewitchingly beautiful sunset in Greece is a sight to behold.

Fira - Santorini
Fira – Santorini
Oia - Santorini
Oia – Santorini
Mykonos
Mykonos

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Romantic Dinner

The first dinner date as a married couple should be memorable. Choose an outdoor seating cliff side restaurant to enjoy the local food and wine while waiting for the sunset. What else can you ask for?

Santorini Greece
Santorini Greece

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Delectable Food

Greece is known for its food – Gyros, Fish, Fava, Meat balls and the list goes on.

Deep-Fried Calamari Rings @ Kamari Beach (Santorini)
Deep-Fried Calamari Rings @ Kamari Beach (Santorini)
Chocolate Waffles
Chocolate Waffles

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Distinct Architecture

White washed buildings - Santorini
White washed buildings – Santorini
Mykonos windmills
Mykonos windmills
The blue domed church in Santorini
The blue domed church in Santorini

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Shopping

Greece is a shopper’s paradise. You can shop traditional Greek dress and jewelry, accessories, Olive oil soaps, wine, spices and souvenirs. You can check out the Mykonos street shopping video to know more about shopping options.

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Bike Rides

Rent a bike and roam freely anywhere across the beautiful Greek Islands.

Santorini - Exploring the Island
Santorini – Exploring the Island

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Blend Romance With The Rich Culture And History Of Athens

Panathenaic Stadium
Panathenaic Stadium
Parthenon
Parthenon
Syntagma Square - Athens
Syntagma Square – Athens

Athens

How To Spend 3 Days In Santorini – My Itinerary

Santorini is one of my favorite places. This is where I had gone for my honeymoon; to fall in love with my husband. Instead I fell in love with travelling. That’s what this place can do to you. The iconic blue domes, the whitewashed houses, an expanse of clear sky, serene beaches and the liquid golden red sunset Continue reading “How To Spend 3 Days In Santorini – My Itinerary”