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Budapest – Walking in Buda

I could feel an instant change in surroundings as I crossed over to Buda from Pest. Buda side is decidedly greener, quieter and more laid back. It has more of a historic feel to it and most importantly, gives brilliant... Continue Reading →

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That medieval charm of Girona

Girona took me by surprise. Blame that on a busy month which did not really give me a chance to research in detail about Girona before the travel. So I guess in a way I wasn't expecting its beautiful, well... Continue Reading →

Budapest II – Pest

Being the cultural capital of a city ain't an easy title to live up to, but Pest does that in style. It has everything from monuments, history, castles to cool bars, cafes and food markets. Add to that dollops of... Continue Reading →

Budapest

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 →

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. It isn't as packed as nearby... Continue Reading →

Cambodia diaries: Phnom Penh

So Day 3 started with an early bus ride back to Phnom Penh. We booked Giant Ibis bus.One way ticket costs around $20. It has a couple of stopovers during the 6 hr long journey for breakfast and coffee. The journey... Continue Reading →

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