Diary of None


The city of the mighty Danube. The city of Buda and Pest. The city where Western and Eastern influences collide shaping its food, culture, history and architecture. Remnants of past Turkish rule and the bygone Austro-Hungarian empire are all too... Continue Reading →

In a fairy tale: Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, a quaint Portugese town set amidst Serra de Sintra mountains, is known for its fairy-tale palaces, Romanticism style of architecture, vast gardens and thickly wooded forests. And a fairy-tale land Sintra is! With its abundant colorful and quirky castles... Continue Reading →

Heavenly vibes in Berchtesgaden

It was the summer of 2016. While planning a trip to Salzburg, I was having difficulty in zeroing in on places in the surrounding Alps region since there were just too many that excited me. I eventually fell for Berchtesgaden.... Continue Reading →

Freebird in Naxos, Greece

I remember the feeling when I landed in Naxos. I felt free. Free from the horde of tourist crowds which still thronged Santorini in the month of September. Naxos in comparison had almost emptied, so much so that a few... Continue Reading →

Walk in Bratislava old town

We made Bratislava a day's stopover while traveling from Budapest to Vienna. And I am glad we did. Bratislava's town has that old world charm with beautiful buildings, winding alleys and streets full of cafes.Β It isn't as packed as nearby... Continue Reading →

Tioman Islands: A quiet getaway

Back then, things were getting very, very boring in Singapore and it was high time for a nice weekend getaway. Since I just wanted an escape to a quiet place, after much mulling, I decided to visit Tioman Islands, a... Continue Reading →

Cambodia – Itinerary and expenses

Cambodia fits the pocket well in terms of expenses on food and accommodation. One can find stay options for as low as $5-10 per night. And a 3 star hotel with good amenities can cost between $15-20. Of course there... Continue Reading →

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