Ever since reading the Outlander novels (they take place during 1700s in the Highlands), I’ve been obsessed with Scotland. What better way to reflect on the gorgeous landscape and daydream about being whisked back to a simpler time than by camping there? One of the most serene and picturesque walks … more »
Welcome to “the old continent”!
With its imposing buildings, cities full of history, traditions that infuse a little bit of all the cultures that have come and gone… We want to find out the differences between countries that are similar on the surface but have a lot of personality in the little details.
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The fact that monarchies still exist at this day and age, feels ridiculous to me. We can discuss that on another occasion. But there is something that strikes me even harder than the existence of these royal families that, by right of birth, are superior to the rest of us … more »
Granada in the south of Spain is a beautiful city where you will find a distinct fusion of middle eastern and western culture. With the Al Hambra, a massive and opulent moorish castle and it’s gardens overlooking the white houses around the city, you’ll find a unique mix of Spanish … more »
Being from India, Autumn has a special appeal for me. Why is that ? It’s because we don’t have Autumn in India. Our trees are evergreen so when I see a scene like this one – it makes me feel like I’m in a fairy tale. Yellow leaves, drifting slowly … more »
The fruits in Santiago de Compostela, Spain make me hungry! Colorfully arranged to lure in passing strangers, these fruits are definitely forbidden!
Looking out over the amazing natural rock formations in Cappadocia, Turkey is an amazing experience. Cappadocia was a majority greek inhabited region, but in the (awful) population exchange of 1923, the greeks were forced to move to Greece. This is why you will find the odd Church converted into a … more »
We spotted this guy on the streets of Lisbon and he had the strangest signs. He basically wanted money for whisky, wine, beer, or some other stuff with the tag line “At least we’re honest!”. Not only that, he also has a website, the mis-spelt lazybeggers.com. When I took a … more »
Spotted in Vienna, Austria. We were treated by Diesel to a very fancy dinner which we found absolutely inedible (we’re just not much for fancy food). Loafing the streets, hungry at 10pm (this is really late for Vienna) we landed up at a cafe in the University. The only place … more »
I believe this post will be helpful to those who are looking for 3G internet access in Portugal and Spain. Lets start right away! Portugal We were in Portugal in November 2011 – at the time, Vodafone had the best 3G package that we could find in terms of … more »
It’s been more than a month and we haven’t written anything about our trip to the UK yet… so unfair! Sometimes it feels like traveling is more than a full-time job! We spend our days seeing and doing things and, whenever there is some time, planning the route, reading info … more »