If someone would ask me what my favorite thing to do in Hong Kong is, I’d probably reply “getting lost”. The city is HUGE, but the different districts and neighborhoods are really distinct amongst themselves. You can either find yourself on top of the hill at the fancy Mid-Levels, or … more »
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words.
In this section we share with you visuals from our travels around the world.
So come back for more honest photos and see how beautiful the world truly is!
Alheira is a typical Portuguese sausage. Well, it’s more than a sausage. Contrary to most regular sausages, it isn’t usually made of pork but, instead, of a combination of meats. Most alheiras involve chicken, rabbit, duck and sometimes quail, rolled into shape with bread. Typical dishes in each country are … more »
If you’ve been following Backpack ME for a while, you’d know we LOVE road-trips! We’ve cruised around the Western part of the USA in a massive SUV. Visited mountain tops in Northern Thailand on top of a bike. Drove along the olive tree landscapes of Southern Spain. And beach-hopped in … more »
When we hear the words frat house, many of us automatically picture something that looks like this… … with people in there who behave along these lines: Well, in Portugal, things roll a bit differently. Coimbra is the most college student oriented city in our country. The University … more »
Some places do not become sought-after travel destinations because of their list of landmarks one “must see” or popular “things to do”. Instead, they stand out because of their homely and down-to-earth atmosphere, for the way its neighborhoods look, how daily life flows in them and how it all becomes … more »
After a 6 week interlude in Lisboa, we’re back in India! It’s funny how frequent mobility has made us used to all sorts of cities and daily routines. When we reached Portugal, I felt the streets were rather empty… where was everyone? I wondered… Lisbon was not different as such, … more »
During a tour around the Atacama desert we stopped at this massive fluffy dune. The sand was so soft that it got in our shoes. The Atacama desert is dry. So dry that it carries the title ‘Driest place on earth’. Your skin will crack, your nose might bleed, but … more »
Last year we took a trip to Chennai. Zara had to see the south of India and what better place to start than take a trip to Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. South Indian temples are very different from the ones in the North. Intricately decorated with stories from … more »
A common sight around SE Asia. The lonely slipper is often seen hanging around alone on pavements, roads, and sometimes even in the odd restaurant. He’s often separated from his twin by some incident or the other. Falling off a scooter or getting left behind during a surprise sprint are … more »
Last summer while walking around Prague we came upon a cute little pastry shop in the city center. As it always is with pastries, we couldn’t resist and ducked in for a quick bite. After looking at many delectable delicacies, we decided to settle on the WORLD FAMOUS CZECH TRDLO. … more »