Bali is one of my favourite places to head to for a chill out weekend or, even better, week, and it really doesn’t get more chill than sleeping in and heading out to a nice little cafe for brunch. One such little cafe that I fell in love with on my last trip to Bali…… Continue reading Exploring Bali – Cute Cafe Sea Circus
What is better than a private villa? A private villa with a pool. On a short getaway with the girlfriends, we booked a villa at Sandi Kala Villas, which is located at the end of Seminyak, Bali. It is a little isolated and you have to get a cab everywhere, but the villa itself and…… Continue reading Why Stay in a Private Villa in Bali?
I don’t have to be constantly connected, but well, it does make things way easier, so when I travel, I like to rent a mobile wifi unit rather than have to depend on public wifi or Starbucks. Mifi are mobile routers that you connect your devices to via wifi, so you pop the unit in…… Continue reading Travelling Japan – Mobile Wifi aka Mifi
4 days in Taipei with non-stop eating and walking and it has been exhausting. No regrets, even as I sit here at the desk in the pretty amazing Sato Castle Hotel typing this out. My cousins who organised this trip booked us rooms in different nights that we are in Taiwan and as cool as…… Continue reading Day 1 of 4 in Taipei – Walk, Eat and Shop Till You Drop!
I found myself in Czech Republic and Vienna in November last year and I pretty much fell in love with the places we went to. Anyway, as I was researching on the Czech Republic, I found many people saying that Cesky Krumlov is overrated and more of a tourist town and I do agree that it…… Continue reading Dreaminess of Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Red is associated with Japanese Buddhism and Shintoism, and in many shrines in Japan, red will be the dominating colour. Nonomiya Shrine is located in Arashiyama, Kyoto and is the place where many imperial princesses during the Heinan period spent a year in order to purify themselves before going to the Ise Shrine. In this…… Continue reading Nonomiya Shrine: A Word A Week Challenge – Red
Koyasan is one of the most sacred mountains in Japan, being where Shingon Buddhism was founded and where the founder of Shingon Buddhism, Kobo Daishi, is buried. Or, as followers believe, the place where he slumbers and thus, it is a place where Shingon Buddhists in Japan aim to go on a pilgrimage to. Regardless…… Continue reading The Magic of Koyasan