A Short Trip Guide to Asturias: Spain’s Northern Paradise

Welcome to Asturias, one of the most, THE most beautiful region of Spain. A region where you will come face to face with stunning mountains, luscious green valleys, small vibrant ports and picture perfect beaches. Trust me when I say this, it is impossible to capture a bad photo here. For a region this small, …

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A quick glimpse into Singapore’s Chinatown

When going back to meet my family, there are no direct flights from Perth to Mumbai, and I have to suffice with flight options with at least one layover. And so, planning a trip to India always involves planning a really good connection. As a globetrotter, this always presents me with the exciting possibility of …

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Exploring Lisbon in my quest for their famous Pastel de Nata

Have you ever come across a small fragment of a culture unknown to you, and the resulting interest strung you along until you eventually planned a detailed trip to the corresponding country? Well, something similar happened with me and Portugal. My origins lie in Western India, parts of which were under the Portuguese crown for …

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A Travel Guide to Galicia: Spain’s Celtic connection

Picture this: Lush green land. Rain. Beautiful coast dropping abruptly as it meets the sea, while waves crash with abandon against steep cliffs. Somewhere far away you hear bagpipes. What comes to the mind? You would be forgiven to think that you are somewhere in the Scottish highlands. But you need to shift your focus …

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Of laneways and street art: my tribute to Melbourne

It is a city that holds the glory of being the culture and fashion capital of Australia. It is a city has the honour of being the biggest Greek city outside of Greece. It is a city where Australia's colonial heritage does more than just a tiny 'peek-a-boo' from behind lofty skyscrapers, modern architecture and …

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The beautiful melody that is Sevilla

Sevilla (Seville) presents itself as a beautiful flamenco dancer, gracefully twirling to the rhythm of a guitar- the ruffles of her skirt flowing elegantly with each move. Sevilla lingers in one's memory as a refreshing cirtus scent of orange blossom that permeates through the lanes of its old city. Sevilla is a fine Andalusian horse …

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Capturing the essence of Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

Exploring Ciutat Vella, the oldest district of Barcelona and wandering through its different neighbourhoods was an experience that really helped me get a feel of the urban culture of this bustling Catalan city. Ciutat Vella comprises of four neighbourhoods: La Barceloneta, El Raval, El Gòtic and Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i La Ribera. It also has …

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My Moroccan Adventure- a photo essay

Every country has a word that can be used to describe it. For example, Spain is passionate, India is colourful and Morocco...it's enchanting. Be it the glorious architecture, the mouthwatering tajines and couscous, the noisy souqs or the stunningly varied landscapes, Morocco offers plenty to keep one's senses constantly enthralled. With so much diversity packed …

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