There’s a lot more to experience in the Philippines than crazy parties in Boracay and hopping islands in the Palawan. Cebu is a tourist hub with plenty of things to do and can get a lot crowded during public holidays and awesome weather; summers.Continue reading
Getting a clear view of Mount Mayon in the Philippines
With 7000 islands in the Philippines, anybody can fall in love with their beauty over and under water. Different islands have a lot to offer and hopping different islands is one sure thing to do. But we were here to explore some amazing landscapes especially an active volcano.Continue reading
Arriving in the Philippines and getting around Manila
We departed from Chennai in the midnight, had a brief halt in Kuala Lumpur and reached Manila by 8 in the morning. Metro Manila is the largest business city of the country and is known for its skylines, congestion, mix culture and its concrete jungle. People either come here for business or use it as a transit to go to other places in the Philippines. But unlike other metros, Manila has a beautiful harbor overlooking the skylines.Continue reading
2 of the best places in Bali to reach early to avoid the crowd
This is the second time we visited Bali and I wanted to see places without the people. Okay! that seems fake but I really wanted to visit the places when and where it is less crowded. Bali is a big island and most of us hardly make it out of Denpasar, the place where the international airport is.Continue reading
Reasons why Kerala is an ultimate destination to explore
Treks are not just limited to hiking in the mountains or climbing big rocks, it is to find the adventure where ever you travel to. We never found a reason to not to travel to Kerala. We don’t need a reason to experience the sun come up from the rice fields of Kumarakom and go down in the Vembanad lake which can be just a few hours of walk or half an hour ride on a bike (bicycle). There is no perfect season to visit God’s own country.Continue reading
Hiking in Kashmir in bad winter weather
Lidderwat in the valley of Kashmir is amazingly colourful and beautiful in the summers but becomes a different terrain in the winters. I am continuing this story from my previous story: Winter whiteout in Lidderwat, Kashmir. When I, Riyaz, Safeen and others got here after 10 hours of hike in 6-7 ft of snow, we were dehydrated and exhausted. The weather had already got worse from bad and it had started to rain. Continue reading
Photos of Lidderwat, Kashmir in summers and winters
Weather varies through out the topography of Kashmir. These photos prove how captivating the valleys of Kashmir are. The Mughals have rightly called this region as the “paradise on Earth”.
Trek to Lidderwat, Kashmir in the winters
Kashmir is no less than a wonderland in India. I have been on hikes and treks in Kashmir with my wife Priya and friend Riyaz a lot of times. But all of them were either in the spring or in the summers, when the grass is green, the flowers blossom and the weather seem to take a long rest. Continue reading
Photos of beaches and beyond in Bali
Bali no doubt is a natural beauty with wonderful beaches on its 3 sides.
What more can you ask for?
You can see the sun come up on one beach and go down on the other. And both the beaches can be just an hour ride apart. Here are few pictures to prove that Bali is one of the most scenic places you shall find. Continue reading
Raja Ampat in photos
Raja Ampat is a paradise for divers but it is no doubt one of the most beautiful places on earth. Here are photos from our journal to prove it. Continue reading