July 2014

Friendship: the new travel currency- 6 Lessons from Australia

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. One of our favourite travel and friendship quotes by author Tim Cahill couldn’t be more apt. We all know about the amazing benefits of Couchsurfing, Home Swaps, Apartment Rentals, Meet the Locals, and other great ventures the world over that aim to make real connections happen when you travel. We’ve hosted couchsurfers several times, but always held back when it

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The Deccan Odyssey: A tour of old Hyderabad

Taking off on a tour of old Hyderabad city was something we weren’t in the least bothered about while at the Taj Falaknuma since it was an experience in itself. But while we were staying at the Taj Krishna, we were treated to a customized tour of the best experiences and sights in Hyderabad, a tour they call the “Deccan Odyssey”. Taking off from the hotel in two auto rikshaws

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