Airport Review – Munich & Frankfurt

The Munich Airport has been given a 5–star rating by SkyTrax and with good reason and Frankfurt Airport boasts exclusive kids’ experiences. Shweta Markandeya agrees. Here is her review from having traveled through there with her young daughter. Play areas and open areas available for kids - everyone wants to stretch their legs during a…

Top Tips When Traveling To Iran

** A follow up from the lovely piece on Iran from Fabian, incase you do plan to go there ** Things you should know before you head to the country as a tourist. 1) It helps if you can speak or understand Farsi, or are travelling with somebody who does. Compared to most countries, the…

Iran Unshrouded

You likely have some nascent impression of Iran, probably aided by the occasional report that pops up in the media when something big happens in the country. The Revolution of ’79. Religious orthodoxy. Persepolis (the city, the graphic novel). Sanctions. Its nuclear ambitions. Before our visit, we read a lot of current-news stories and followed…

The Great Indian Road Trip – Rajasthan

People think twice about a Rajasthan road trip with a kid in tow, but here is a fellow travel happy mom, Shweta, showing you how its done with a special recommendation for Suryagarh. ~~ The plan to visit Jaisalmer has been on the cards for the past 8 years, ever since we moved to NCR.…

Vietnam with Kids

Over 2000 miles of coastline with some fantastic beaches. No hordes of tourists (as yet) like some of its neighbouring countries. Great fresh seafood (not withstanding some of the articles about mercury poisoning in the fish). So don’t let the violent patches in the country’s history keep you away. The country is changing rapidly. Go…

Throwback Monday: Safari

Somebody once told me that "If there is something so creative for you that you lose your sense of time pursuing it, then it is indeed your passion" I believe photography ( along with cricket and running ) is that passion for me . Hence, I try to take couple of trips a year (…