Sri Lanka – The Green Island

Sri Lanka, a jewel shaped island nation in the Laccadive Sea, stood true to everything in its name. Our trip to Sri Lanka turned out be an unexpected surprise. Beautiful beaches, diverse landscapes and friendly locals – These three definitely set it apart from any other place. The landscapes range from huge green tea fields…

Turkey – A tale of two continents

Introduction The urge to explore the city of Istanbul dates back to the time when I was in school. Sometimes I feel, this “no-insta” era was a bliss. The few sources of knowing about the world were books, magazines and newspapers. Don’t judge me from the lines, but yes, I’m a little old-school person. I…

Kenya – Into the wild wonder

Jambo! ‘Jambo!’ in Swahili means ‘Hello’ and Swahili is the widely spoken language in Africa. Honestly, just like many other African countries, we were a bit skeptical before visiting Kenya, having heard of stories about the country being unsafe for travel. Fortunately, Kenya ended up being very welcoming, because it’s here that you’ll spot the…

Egypt – The Land of Pharaohs

Each one of us has studied about this place in the history books. One of the oldest sophisticated civilizations in the world! Luckily for us, we had a chance to make a short visit to this historically significant place, which left us in awe. Egypt is on almost everyone’s bucket list, due to its fascinating…

Oman-tastic

Thankfully, Muscat was one gem of a surprise! Muscat, the Capital of Oman, offers everything – right from the traditional souk to the Royal Opera. Travelling to Muscat was our eleventh-hour decision, considering the announcement of 4-day UAE National Day holidays. Honestly speaking, we were not expecting much from the city, after hearing mixed reviews…