13 Practical Tips for Walking the Camino de Santiago

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Portugal, Spain|Tags: , , , |

Whether you’re looking for an adventure with friends, a bonding with loved ones, an enlightening experience or simply a challenge, the Camino de Santiago can be one of the most memorable walks of your life. [...]

The Camino Diaries – The Long Slog to Pontevedra

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , , |

After a much-needed siesta and shower in our hostel in Redondela, we managed to drag ourselves to the local supermarket to grab supplies. Our goal was to pre-make our lunches in advance of each walk [...]

The Camino Diaries – Road to Redondela

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

With an extra day in Vigo before Redondela in our hands, my friend Diana who’s also a fellow travel blogger offered to bring us on a spin to the beach. Praia de Nerga was close [...]

The Camino Diaries – Crossing the Border

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , , |

Cheese drizzled with oregano and olive oil, prawns covered in garlic, the heat of the sun on our skin as the water lapped against the shore. This was the life! With our bags packed, boots [...]

The Camino Diaries – The Journey from Porto

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , , |

I hugged Mom. We stood outside Santiago de Compostela Cathedral breathing in relief. It had been quite the journey. Over a week previously we had been taking it easy in Portugal, basking in the buzz [...]

11 of the most luxurious places to stay in Kerala

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , , |

One of the things that amazed me about Kerala was how well they did luxury. Often tucked away from the public past the dirt tracks and in forests; the resorts all had their own personalities. [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: “Give me your best price, Ish”

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India, Tales from Abroad|Tags: , , , |

I walked along the dusty paths at the Uday Samudra Resort in Trivandrum. It was like two separate worlds. One that held the rich glamour of the wealthy and the other, a more normal and quieter [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: Munnar – “If there is a heaven on earth, then this is it”

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , , |

I was worried when I heard the word “hike” but with the promises of a view that would take my breath away, I was sold. After all, I was in Munnar one of the most [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: The smiles of India

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , , |

Heavily moustached and with a frown on his face, the Indian man read the text on the side of the bus. "29 nationalities" "30 bloggers" "Trip of a Lifetime" "#KeralaBlogExpress" and each country making a [...]

Kerala Blog Express Diaries: Welcome to India!

By | March 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog, India|Tags: , , , |

The heat hit me like a slushie to the face. It was stifling hot and I was tired, jet lagged and instantly sticky. My linen shirt did Trojan work at combating the heat and as [...]