The Best Places to Visit in Venice

Being the most visited city in the world, Venice enjoys the status of being one of the most romantic cities too. The beautiful architecture, winding lanes and bylanes, canals, gondolas and the water taxis make this city what it is. It is one place that is best seen on foot and by getting lost. Here…

To Florence, with love – Best Places to Visit in Florence

“A man, who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see.” – Samuel Johnson Everyone in this world deserves to experience the iconic masterpieces of Renaissance architecture and art that this citta’ d’arte (a city of art) boasts of. One of…

Loved-up in Venice

Ah, the fascinating maze called Venice! Reading Shakespeare’s much celebrated play – The Merchant of Venice and watching the enthralling movie – The Italian Job; I had always pictured Venezia (Italian for Venice) as a dreamy city with shades of grey. Walking through the maze like secret stone passages and the fading pastel buildings, we…

Belgium – The land of Belgian Chocolates And Belgian Fries

Belgium – Beyond Chocolates ! My husband (K) had some work in Belgium, and I decided to join him for the short trip to the beautiful city – how could I not? Belgium is famous for all my kind of things – Belgian chocolates, Belgian waffles, the ever so decadent Belgian fries and Belgian beer…..

Intoxicating Rome!

Smitten With Rome ! Seemingly random things can inspire dreams! Relishing all the delectable Italian pizzas, raviolis and pastas since childhood, and reading all those Keats and Shelly as a student, had always made me want to visit Italy, and Rome in particular. So, as an ardent lover of literature and food, I bided my…

A country within a city – The Vaticano!

Vatican City -The World’s Smallest Country We were on a much anticipated tour of Italy last year, and carving out a full day to visit this smallest independent sovereign state of the world, we took the Metro from Roma Termini to the holy city of Vatican (the most convenient way to reach the Vatican). From…

A Holiday In Bucharest

A Brief Holiday In Bucharest – Paris of East Europe Bucharest is known as Paris of the east, and rightly so. With its east European architecture, coupled with a romantic sense of history, it is a must visit city if you happen to be anywhere in the vicinity. My husband was to visit Bucharest as…

Trip To Paris

Trip To Paris – The Epitome of Romance, Glamour and Art The love, the romance, the starry-eyed dreams of impossibly beautiful streets, and of course, the sheer coolness factor – a lot was going through our minds when we decided to go on a trip to Paris last year. We three musketeers – my husband…

Amsterdam – A day in the Happiest City of Europe

Amsterdam: Happiest City of Europe Kshitij (my infinitely better half) and I were in Belgium for a week, and decided to go to Amsterdam for some fun for a weekend. As it so happened, it was the Labour Day weekend, and we couldn’t find any booking whatsoever in all of Amsterdam. We, nevertheless, decided to…

Paris – The City of Lights

Holidays are something that fascinates mostly all of us and it is true that there is a wanderer inside everyone. Some like the solitude of their own company, while others need companions wherever they go. Some are ready to spend their half of earnings on one trip, while others can make do with whatever they…

Things to do in Paris

In the most romantic city of the world, you will find yourself spoilt for choices when opting for the top things to do. Paris is brimming with culture, romance, entertainment, fashion and exemplary beauty that draw millions of people to the city. The iconic Eiffel Tower is acclaimed the world over whereas well-hidden secrets of…

Adventure in Switzerland

Adventure in Switzerland is often associated with skiing down the slopes and the adventures of Heidi in the Swiss Alps. The latter, however, does not match up to what we call adventure today. The dramatic landscapes of the country entail plenty of opportunities for action-packed holidays. And action here does not only mean skiing, but…