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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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Secret Beaches in India – 5 on our Bucketlist

Beachbum has probably been at the top of Charles’ “What he wants to be when he grows up” list. So naturally, we’re constantly on the lookout for secret beaches whenever we travel around the world. But over the years, our travel radar has realised that we needn’t look for some splendid, pristine and beautiful beaches outside of India, because there are some hidden in our very own country. The 5

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Why We Didn’t Step Out of Our Seychelles Hotel – The Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, Silhouette Island

Why did we fly all the way to the Seychelles to stay put and not step out of the Hilton Seychelles Labriz? While it does sound odd, any travel blogger will tell you how differently they see travelling v/s holidaying. And like we’ve said before, we try to find those trips that let us truly take a break from our hectic style of travelling. You’ll find the whole story on

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The I amsterdam City Card – 5 Reasons You Should Get it

The I amsterdam City Card promised to be a fantastic way to dive into all the great attractions the city has to offer what with all the discounts and freebies advertised on their site. What really got us though, were the words, “get your trip off to a smooth start”, and since Amsterdam was the first stop on our multi-city, multi-country hop this past summer, we felt like they were talking

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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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