Riding waves, not elephants!

SRI LANKA (Colombo, Weligama, Udawalawe) Overview When:  1 January - 5 January, 2019 Where (accommodations): Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa Transportation: Flight from Delhi, India to Colombo on Air India airlines, flight from Colombo to Mumbai, India on Sri Lankan Airlines Sights/attractions: Colombo: Jami Ul-Alfar mosque, Gangaramaya temple, Seema Malaka temple. Weligama Bay: beach, surfing and... Continue Reading →

New Year in New Delhi- the city that takes your breath away (quite literally)

DELHI- Part VI of INDIA travel series Overview When:  27 December overnight and 30 December, 2018 - 1 January, 2019 Where (accommodations):  Shangri-La's-Eros Hotel Transportation: Drive to Delhi from Agra (3.5 hrs) for the first visit. Flight from Delhi to Jodhpur round trip -Jet Airways for New Years. Sights/attractions:  Rashtrapati Bhavan- president's house, Akshardham Temple,... Continue Reading →

Blue walls and camel rides- Jodhpur

JODHPUR- Part V of INDIA travel series Overview When: 28 December - 30 December, 2018 Where (accommodations):  Radisson Jodhpur Transportation:  Flight from Delhi to Jodhpur round trip -Jet Airways. Sights/attractions: Mehrangarh Fort, Blue city guided tour, wholesale market, Maharani textiles store, Camel Safari at Osian dunes organized by Balaji Forex Tours and Travels Food/drinks:  Try anywhere... Continue Reading →

Dreams do come true-TAJ MAHAL at sunrise

AGRA- Part IV of INDIA travel series Overview When: 26 December - 27 December, 2018 Where (accommodations):  Courtyard by Marriott Agra Transportation: Drive from Khajuraho (~10hrs) with a stop at Orchha. Driver/car hired at the hotel in Khajuraho Sights/attractions: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah Food/drinks: Master Chef restaurant After a long and at times... Continue Reading →

The Road Less Traveled- Khajuraho and Orchha

KHAJURAHO and ORCHHA- Part III of INDIA travel series Overview When: 25 December - 26 December, 2018 Where (accommodations): The Lalit Temple View Transportation: Flight from Varanasi to Khajuraho- Jet Airways, drive from Khajuraho to Orchha 3.5hrs and Orchha to Agra 6.5hrs with hired driver through the hotel Sights/attractions: Khajuraho: Khajuraho Western Temples (guided tour); Orchha: Orchha Fort (Jahangir Mahal,... Continue Reading →

Spiritual, chaotic, loud and unforgettable- holy city of Varanasi

VARANASI- Part II of INDIA travel series Overview When: 24 December, 2018 - 25 December, 2018 Where (accommodations):  Kedareswar B&B Transportation: Flight from Mumbai to Varanasi - Spicejet Airways. Sights/attractions:  Old Town tour (guided), Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple,  evening ceremony from the boat, sunrise boat ride on the Ganges, Dashashwamedh Ghat,... Continue Reading →

Travel tips preparing for India and how to spend 2 days in Mumbai

INDIA (Mumbai, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Orchha, Agra, Jodhpur, Delhi) Part I of INDIA travel series Overview When: 21 December, 2018 - 7 January, 2019 Where (accommodations): Mumbai: Suba Palace Hotel and Vivanta President; Varanasi: Kedareswar B&B; Khajuraho: The Lalit Temple View; Agra: Courtyard by Marriott Agra,  Jodhpur: Radisson Jodhpur; Delhi: Shangri-La's-Eros Hotel Transportation: Flights from Boston (BOS) to Mumbai (BOM)... Continue Reading →

Temples, monkeys and surf!

BALI Overview When: 14 September - 22 September, 2013 Where: Vasanti Seminyak Resort Transportation: round trip from Bangkok (BKK) to  Denpasar (DPS) on Air Asia airlines Transportation within island: hired driver/guide, moped rental Must see/do: Seminyak, Kuta, Uluwatu Temple, Sanur Beach, Jimbaran Bay, Ubud (town and the Monkey Forest), Tegallalang Rice Terrace, Kintamani Volcano, Pura... Continue Reading →

The Land of Smiles!

THAILAND Overview When: 26 February - 10 March, 2012 Where: Bangkok - Lebua at State Tower hotel, Chiang Mai - Sirilana hotel, Ao Nang, Krabi - Aonang Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa Transportation: Flight from Boston (BOS) to Beijing, China (PEK) on American airlines, from Beijing to Bangkok (BKK) on Air China airlines Transportation from Bangkok... Continue Reading →

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