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Top Reasons To Book a Luxury Villa Rental by the Sea

While we’re the kind of people who love the hospitality and luxury of hotels, there are times when even the most luxe hotel doesn’t quite cut it. And that’s when we look for luxury villa rentals. As I write this, Charles is on a flight back from a road trip across France, Tuscany and Switzerland, and he stayed in a luxury villa at each of these locations. Going by the

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5 Inspirational Reasons To Love South Africa

It seems there is always something new and exciting to discover in South Africa: From mind blowing food and delectable wines to its dazzling array of beaches, the list of things to love about this country is seemingly endless. Here are 5 of our top picks.   It is simply one of the most beautiful countries in the world   This may sound like hyperbole, but SA is blessed with

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Top 10 Spots to See in Singapore

We’ve been to Singapore a few times over the years, and whilst our last trip involved just a quick whirlwind trip during a layover with Singapore Airlines, it was fun seeing some of the top spots in Singapore once again. Here are some of them to keep in mind. For when you go ahead with your flight booking, you will want to try to find some time in Singapore.  

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Tips to Choose Hotels in India

It’s often been said, India is a country like no other. It’s a bunch of nations within a nation, when it comes to the food, culture and overall experience to be had. No wonder then, that choosing hotels in India can be a tricky task, since it comes with its own set of quirks and nuances that probably don’t hold true across the world. Since it’s our home country, we

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These Tips Will Make Your Hong Kong (& Macau) Trip Better Planned

Hong Kong is much more than a bunch of Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan movies and electronics. Really! You wouldn’t believe that there are so many different things to do. No, we are not talking about Disneyland either. We will cover the alternative activities for your Hong Kong trip in another blog. In this blog, we want to point out a few things which will help you plan your Trip to Hong

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Porto Top 5 Things To Do

We usually try not to hop across too many cities when we’re taking our Spring/Summer break but we decided to make an exception with Portugal. Simply because this slender strip of land in southern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula has so much to offer, irrespective of the kind of traveller you are. After spending a few fantastic days in Lisbon (which included a day trip to spectacular Sintra), we decided to hop

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The 5 spots to stay in the Algarve – Secrets from our road trip

The Algarve features 155 kms of gorgeous coastline and at first look, every beach seems as good as the next. So for our road trip, we found it next to impossible to shortlist the beaches in the Algarve. And figuring our where to stay in the Algarve was a daunting task indeed. Until we did our research. Now if you’re a regular reader, you know just how deep and thorough our

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Pench Tiger Reserve – Encounters with Collarwali and her cubs

Pench Tiger Reserve isn’t the simplest terrain. After zipping around in what I imagined to be a haphazard and aimless manner across the National Park for a long time, I soon realised there was a method to the Pugdundee Safari guide’s madness. He knew just the spots to check, and was working his way through them in the order of probability of the tiger being there. The safari vehicles we’d

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10 Travel Lessons from 2016 to take into the new year

2016 was a great year for us. Considering we’re not full time travellers and we both have demanding day jobs, we’re quite stoked that we actually managed to pull off 9 significant trips in 12 months! And here’s 10 travel lessons our 9 trips from 2016 taught us. Lesson #1: Do nothing We kicked off 2016 with a holiday. Yes, a holiday (and you can read about why we do

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Terezin, Prague – The Star Shaped Concentration Camp

Terezin. Even the sound of its name isn’t as clinical and pain-inducing as Auschwitz. It’s lilting, almost poetic, and doesn’t give away any of the pain it holds. Bereft of the wire fences, spotlights and gas chambers, it wasn’t an extermination camp. Naturally, I had never heard of it before we began our itinerary research for Prague & the Czech Republic. I skipped into the bus excited to get out

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Win a Trip worth Rs. 1.5 lakhs with The Road Less Travelled – The Snow Leopard Trail in Spiti

You read the title right! We’re giving away a trip of a lifetime with The Road Less Travelled and it’s just for you, our readers! Before you start packing your bags, let’s tell you a bit about it. a Rafflecopter giveaway   The Road Less Travelled As you’ve probably noticed by now, there’s a certain breed of brands we partner with, and The Road Less Travelled is no different from

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