International Travel Blog Posts

Our Ever-Changing 10 Year Travel Plan

Our family is on a traveling hiatus right now, (yay spring *sarcasm*) so I don’t really have any big adventures about which to write. These days, during my spare time, I research our “someday destinations”. We have a lot of these.
by Parenthood and Passports on Apr 30, 2016

Manly beach, Sydney-An express getaway

Manly beach is a nice beach off the Sydney city limits, reached via Ferry. I paid a short visit on my day of arrival in Sydney, on recommendation from my hosts. The approach to Manly beach was very scenic- like this two giant rocks opening up. If yo...
by enidhi India on Apr 16, 2016

“Someday…when we retire…”

The other day, I was on the treadmill making a pitiful attempt to get my butt in shape before bathing suit season when I found myself in an all too familiar conversation with a good friend of mine. “So where are you going next?” My friend...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 31, 2016

“Someday…when we retire…”

The other day, I was on the treadmill making a pitiful attempt to get my butt in shape before bathing suit season when I found myself in an all too familiar conversation with a good friend of mine. “So where are you going next?” My friend...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 31, 2016

You No Speak English…

Headed to another country soon? Here’s an idea..DO NOT SPEAK ENGLISH. (That is if English is not the main language.) A few years ago, I was hit with the desire to travel to countries that did not speak English. For most of my life my travels co...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 23, 2016

You No Speak English…

Headed to another country soon? Here’s an idea..DO NOT SPEAK ENGLISH. (That is if English is not the main language.) A few years ago, I was hit with the desire to travel to countries that did not speak English. For most of my life my travels co...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 23, 2016

My Collection of Creepy Dolls

When I was a child, my paternal grandparents spent a lot of time traveling. They went to some amazing places and visited the majority of the earth’s continents. Every time they went to a new country, they would bring a doll back for my sister a...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 15, 2016

My Collection of Creepy Dolls

When I was a child, my paternal grandparents spent a lot of time traveling. They went to some amazing places and visited the majority of the earth’s continents. Every time they went to a new country, they would bring a doll back for my sister a...
by Parenthood and Passports on Mar 15, 2016

AirAsia Big Sale- Your step by step guide to cheapest tickets!

Most of us want to travel to far away destinations, but flight tickets are the primary expense for most of us and they are often un-affordably expensive. Thanks to budget airlines like Air Asia, TigerAir and the likes, it is now really possible to sa...
by enidhi India on Mar 14, 2016

Forever Bicycle-National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne

National Gallery Victoria houses a wide range of art and creative work. General Entry is free except for select exhibition halls. National Gallery Victoria is located a few hundred meters away from Federatio Square on the other side of  Yarra river...
by enidhi India on Mar 13, 2016

A visit to Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

I am no big cricket fan, but when in Melbourne, couldn’t resist visiting the historic MCG. I had failed to do proper homework before visiting Melbourne, so realized only after reaching Melbourne that MCG has only one slot for visitors every day at...
by enidhi India on Mar 12, 2016

Melbourne Central and Shot tower, Australia

Melbourne central is a railway station in the basement and a shopping complex on the top. 170 years ago, if you were to stand where Melbourne central was, you would be looking at marshlands in all directions. After discovery of gold in the region,...
by enidhi India on Mar 9, 2016

Hot Air Balloons at Canberra, ACT, Australia

Sunday morning 6 AM- I arrived at Canberra coach terminal, kept my bag at the locker room and headed out on foot to explore the town. As I headed towards parliament building, I was greeted to an unexpected surprise.  There were at least half a dozen...
by enidhi India on Mar 7, 2016

Cruising Papua New Guinea by Nicola Age 12 years

Hi. I'm Nicola, aged 12, and my family and I had a holiday on-board the cruise ship, the Pacific Dawn, cruising Papua New Guinea in November 2015. It was exciting waiting for our departure date, but the days dragged on and on. Our passports seemed to...
by Gourmet Getaways on Mar 1, 2016

Australia trip planning on budget- FAQs answered!

I have been asked my many on the recent Australia trip- mainly as to how I managed it cheap. While I attribute most of it to cheap AirAsia ticket, this post shares some details as to how you can plan an Australia trip on budget. 1. How is Australia...
by enidhi India on Feb 26, 2016

Visiting vs. Experiencing a Country

I have a friend who always uses a travel agent to book her vacations. She wants to make sure she is staying at well-respected, well-known, usually all-inclusive chain hotels. She wants her excursions or tours prepaid and planned for her, and she does...
by Parenthood and Passports on Feb 26, 2016

Art Gallery of NSW (New South Wales), Sydney

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney is located across the street to botanical garden. Entry is free except some specific zones, selfie sticks and bags need to be deposited, but photography is allowed inside. I spent a few minutes admiring the buil...
by enidhi India on Feb 25, 2016

What to Pack for a Cruise Holiday

Are you excited, you've obviously booked your cruise and getting ready to pack you bags and sail off into the sunset. Hopefully you've read my tips for first time cruisers. Now, I guess you're wondering what to pack for a cruise holiday. What do you...
by Gourmet Getaways on Feb 25, 2016

Tips For First Time Cruisers

I love cruising! Although, I admit… our first cruise really did not start off well. We made every rookie mistake a first time cruiser could make. Luckily we regrouped and found our happy place onboard the cruise. If only someone shared some of thes...
by Gourmet Getaways on Feb 23, 2016

Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney

Chinese garden is a small but beautiful garden in the heart of Sydney city, worth a short stop. It is located near Darling Harbour. Amidst tall buildings and traffic all around, taking a walk in the park is very refreshing. Also good place to rest fo...
by enidhi India on Feb 19, 2016
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