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Tips for planning your travel

Its December. Holiday season is round the corner. I hope you have your holiday plans sorted. Travelling is easily one of the best ways to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. However, it can also be overwhelming at times with some unexpected happenings during the journey which can be avoided with some prior planning. During our recent trip to Spain, we had to change our plans, face unexpected situations but at the end all izz well. So, here are my tips for…

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Deux jours à Paris – 2 Days in Paris

PARIS – There is a strong reason why it is one of the most visited cities in the world. It has something to offer for everyone. An art lover can spend days and weeks museum hopping and see the work of the most influential renaissance and gothic artists in the history. You can also spend the same time visiting the numerous monuments appreciating the wonderful architecture. If you are travelling with family and don’t fancy a visit to the US, they…

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Travel Turkey: Logistics

Hello there! I have been MIA for no specific reason! But many things happened. I was super busy and happy celebrating the first annual day of my Dance School, I turned 30 and traveled to Turkey  Essentially a good break where I could give time to myself, my passion and my family 🙂 So no complaints! Now that I am back, I am super excited to share our Turkey Travel Stories. I am writing this travel blog series with Mr.…

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Six Things To Do This Summer In Seattle

Hello Summer! It is no more of Sleepless in Seattle but Summer in Seattle!!! I bet, many of us in Seattle are waiting to soak up in the sun after drenching in the rain for over 6 months now. Well, well I agree we had a disappointing spring with continuing rains and lower temperatures, but lets hope for a good and bright summer (in the defense, we had a good summer last year!). And as we get set for the…

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Seattle’s Snowy Sunday

We are already in the middle of February and spring’s almost there! Like every new year, this one too seems going too fast! Seattle has seen a different winter this year with never ending rains, bright days and heavy snow fall(totally reminded me of my chilly Philly winters). But, as I sit down on a Sunday morning sipping hot coffee, I am reminded of one of the beautiful weekends my family and I spent in Steven’s pass this month. Though…

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Crystal Mountain

Washington state has myriad destinations as varied as its topography. Its been only a year here for us and we are yet to visit many places and explore the Northwest . With mom visiting, we wanted to take her in and around Washington state and we started off with the mountain beauty of Washington, Mount Rainier. We heard a lot about Crystal Mountain and the view it offers of Mount Rainier. This time it was just a site-seeing fun trip on a pleasant…

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Bainbridge Island

A place far away and a loving company is all you need for a good day. It was a completely unplanned day trip. Just happened to be in downtown Seattle with mom and I could not resist the beautiful day on a ferry. The ferry ride is one of the many beautiful things I love to do in Seattle. The last time I went was on a cold night and so wanted to experience the beautiful picturesque during the lovely summer. The ferry…

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Belur – Halebidu

My first post in 2015! My new year started off with good amount of travelling as I visited India for Christmas vacation. My husband and I had an unexpected tryst with the glorious past at Belur and Halebidu, Hasan district, Karnataka India, two amazing architectural prodigies of medieval India. This weekend gateway is worth the time and experience! Here we are, sharing our experience! This post is even more special for my husband and I, together worked on this post! The…

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The American Holidays

Some of you may know that I am currently based in the US to pursue my masters. This is my first post on my #LifeInAmerica. Before I experience the overwhelming christmas season here, I thought of jotting down my fun experience during the two typical American holidays- Halloween and Thanksgiving. HALLOWEEN My understanding of halloween before I came here was that it is a festival of witches :-p However, after I came here, I probably understand a little more than…

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“Sri Lanka”

After a long deliberation on whether I should take off from work (as if the company cannot run without me for 2 days), I finally decided that the family of 4 should go on a holiday. This holiday was meant to be very special as this would be a holiday with the Fabulous Four before the Fantastic Five (My brother is getting married soon).. After thinking over for quite a long time and convincing my dad that we should GOOO……

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