2
Dec
2017
35

Pompeii: A City Frozen in Time

My love of history continues to live regardless of the crazy business school schedule. I miss the glorious days of 2016, when I was on a sabbatical and hopped across continents. However, in the little time that I have, my fascination with historical monuments and ruins takes priority and the first international trip from Spain that I planned, took me to Pompeii. For those who do not know much about Pompeii, read on to be...
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9
Nov
2017
35

Seychelles: Tips for your Trip

We have browsed plenty of websites and have read lots of magazines. Yet, it took us quite some effort in chalking out the itinerary. While we were at it, we figured out a few things that would surely help you if you are planning a trip to Seychelles.  Here are points to ponder as you plan your trip… 1. Seychelles has accommodation of every kind…private islands, uber-luxury resorts and bed & breakfasts that are run...
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16
Aug
2017
37

Vegetarian Food in China

Somehow, I have never had any trouble finding vegetarian food …be it Croatia, Iceland, Thailand or China. I had heard harrowing stories about visiting china as a vegetarian.  I just got back after almost a week in Beijing and loved sampling the food there…it was so fresh and delicious. There was plenty available for vegetarians and I enjoyed the local flavours. While the case might be different for smaller cities in China where few people...
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30
Jul
2017
13

Zanzibar: Costs and Budget

We spent one week in Zanzibar - we soaked in some sun...I did a couple of dives and Ankur slurped on many cocktails. We also did a lot of fun activities together like visiting running behind butterflies, photographing monkeys and swimming with dolphins. For those who are planning a fun filled vacation to this African gem, with plenty of sun and surf, here is what our expense sheet looked like….
3
Jul
2017
13

Sergiev Posad: Day Trip from Moscow

When I was chalking out the itinerary for Russia, my intention was to explore the entire Golden Ring, which is a ring of about seven cities located in the North East of Russia. These cities are: Vladimir, Suzdal, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Rostov-Veliky, Pereyaslavl-Zalessky and Sergiev Posad. However, with the little time I had, Sergiev Posad was the only town on the Golden Ring that I finally visited...