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Top 10 Things to Do in Gdansk with the Gdansk Card

Sitting here and telling you about the Top 10 Things to Do in Gdansk feels rather odd, because up until 2 months ago, I hadn’t even heard of Gdansk. Which is shameful, considering this is where World War II began. The German Nazis attacked the Polish naval depot of Westerplatte, just outside the free city of Danzig (as Gdansk was known back in 1939).   Quick history lesson: Middle Ages: It

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6 Best Beaches for Summer Holidays in Asia

The first thing that comes to our mind when summer holidays arrive is a beach vacation. Why not? Beaches are one of the most popular and most-picked destinations during summer holidays. The golden sand, the blue ocean, delicious sea food, and the shacks available to relax at the shore simply draw you every summer. Best Beaches for Summer Holidays in Asia So are you planning a beach vacation this summer??

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When in Sydney: Romantic Things to do in Sydney for Traveling Couples

February is almost here, and that means only one thing – Valentines! Sydney is tough to beat, with it being one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Harbour, the famous tourist attractions, the many fantastic beaches, the various walking tracks, Sydney offers a lot of romantic fun and exciting stuff for lovebirds. In this article, we’ll give you some inspiration for romantic couple things to do in

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Mercato Restaurant Hilton, Gdansk – Eating our way through the old trade route in style

Mercato Restaurant, sounded like a strange name for a restaurant in Gdansk. While Gdansk is known for its sea food, I most certainly wasn’t aware of any Spanish connections apart from the regular trade route ones. So I was most intrigued when we stepped in from the riverfront, and settled down in this elegant restaurant at the Hilton. Amidst the elegant grey, black and white (my favourite colours) interiors, and

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andel’s by Vienna House Krakow – Location, Design & Space

andel’s by Vienna House Krakow is quite possibly one of the best kept secrets in the city. Not that this hotel is hidden away out of sight or anything, (it’s quite literally the first thing you see when you step out of the train station) but in that it’s managed to stay low key, and reveals itself only to the discerning traveller, who does a little extra research. The location of

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Bikaner Havelis – On the Merchant’s Trail

When we were invited to stay at Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner, the itinerary included a few curated experiences to showcase the best of Bikaner to us. Among these, was a chance to see the Bikaner Havelis on the Merchant’s Trail. The very name brought to mind images of flowing silk, heavy bundles of wool, perhaps even spices, camels, and wealthy merchants that were favoured by the Maharaja. Turns out we weren’t

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Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner – Bikaner’s game-changing hotel experience

If it wasn’t for Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner would probably have never featured on our India travel list. While the state of Rajasthan most certainly is, it’s the usual suspects that feature on the list – Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur. Charles has visited Jaipur and Jaisalmer several times thanks to his day job, and I’ve been to Jaipur on a shoot myself. But we’ve never really visited as tourists or travellers.

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A day well-spent in Mussoorie with WelcomHotel the Savoy

If you have ever wanted to live in a fairytale, then your wish isn’t far from coming true. Overlapped in nature and luxury, WelcomHotel, the Savoy by ITC which is best hotel in Mussoorie that transcends time and beauty. Located 34km from Dehradun at an altitude of 2500 metres above sea level on the Gharwal Hills, the hotel offers a true taste of paradise to its guests. Opened by Cecil

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Wellness in Kerala- What We Discovered About Ayurveda

Charles has just returned from a 10-day wellness trip to Kerala, and he can’t stop gushing about it. Although Charles’ trip was not easy due to his back problem but God’s own country turned him into a believer from a non-believer through its miracle alternative healing therapies like the relaxing Thai massage. Keeping up with its reputation of being the ultimate wellness destination in India, Kerala is also the home

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Top 10 Things to do in Gothenburg, Sweden

I can’t believe I’m writing a “Things to do in Gothenburg” post, because our trip almost didn’t happen. And if you know just how obsessed we’ve been with Sweden in the past couple of years, you’ll know just how much this meant to us. Our obsession with all things Swedish probably began a million years ago with Ikea (just like everyone else) but went on to mean much much more

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Ghent Day Trip- Following our noses

We almost didn’t include this Ghent day trip on our Belgium Itinerary. To begin with, Belgium was a side trip squeezed in between the Netherlands and Sweden. At first glance, it seemed like a tiny sleepy town, not much unlike Bruges, and since we were already spending a couple of days in Bruges, it seemed like a waste of time to visit Ghent as well. Thankfully it was halfway between

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