International Travel Blog Posts

Gongbei Port, China seen from Macau border!

On our day 1 in Macau, we walked to cover lots of attractions and eventually reached till Sun Yat Sen Park which borders China. From this park, I could see China on the other side. China's Gongbei Port serves as one of the two entry points between Ma...
by enidhi India on Jul 15, 2016

Our first glimpse of Macau from Guia Fortress and Lighthouse!

Guia light house was one of the attractions in Macau that appeared closest to our hotel (Grand Lapa) and we thought of beginning our Macau exploration from here. Though Guia light house was visibly close, the walking path was long and because of stee...
by enidhi India on Jul 13, 2016

Johor Malaysia International Travel Mart 2016 (MITM)

The Johor Malaysia International Travel Mart 2016 (MITM) fair has set a target revenue of more than RM12mil for its three-days event starting from July 29 to 31, 2016 at the Sutera Mall, Johor Bahru. Organised by the Malaysian Chinese Tourism Associa...
by Malaysia Travel News on Jul 11, 2016

Scenic Macau International Airport in pictures!

Macau airport is small one, not at all busy and located amidst the ocean. When we landed in Macau we had water on one side. There are very few airports in the world with such scenery around, I guess Macau is one of them. But the muddy ocean spoils th...
by enidhi India on Jul 11, 2016

Indian Restaurants in Macau Hong Kong

This post is a quick brief on various Indian restaurants we tried in Macau and Hong Kong. Will be useful for vegetarians and others who are looking for Indian food during their visit to these special administrative regions. Indian Restaurants in Mac...
by enidhi India on Jul 9, 2016

Indian Restaurants in Macau and Hong Kong

This post is a quick brief on various Indian restaurants we tried in Macau and Hong Kong. Will be useful for vegetarians and others who are looking for Indian food during their visit to these special administrative regions. Indian Restaurants in Mac...
by enidhi India on Jul 9, 2016

Brunch at Boathouse Hendry Beach California

Hello readers, today I'm sharing a delicious American brunch experience with you. We're enjoying a relief from the Australia winter, and taking some time to visit our friends in Santa Barbara. We're visiting our friends, the Grice family.  They have...
by Gourmet Getaways on Jul 7, 2016

Star Pisces Hong Kong- overnight Cruise Experience

I had never been on a cruise and it was on my bucket list for long. There aren't many cruises from India and nearest options were Singapore, Malaysia etc- whenever I checked I had to abandon the idea as costs were prohibitive. I once seriously consid...
by enidhi India on Jul 6, 2016

Cruise Ship Vacation FAQs

Going on a cruise is deemed ultimate way of having a vacation. Cruises are expensive but can give experience of a lifetime, hence sits on top of everyone’s wishlist. There are many cruise companies in the world- Royal Caribbean which focuses on Eur...
by enidhi India on Jul 4, 2016

Hong Kong Must Do-Visit to the Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak is one of the highest points in Hong Kong that offers splendid view of Hong Kong from top. (Tai Mo Shan is the highest peak, about 25 kms from city centre) On the day we planned to visit Victoria peak, it rained heavily in the morning.
by enidhi India on Jul 3, 2016

Hac Sa Beach, Coloane, Macau

Beaches are not the USP in Macau. Sea water here is very muddy and orange in colour-probably because of heavy land reclamation in progress. Thus taking a dip in the sea shouldn't be on top of your list. However if you are attracted towards the sea t...
by enidhi India on Jul 2, 2016

Hong Kong Visa on Arrival Immigration advise for Indians!

Hong Kong is a small country (technically known as Special Administrative Region) close to China (it got freedom from China in 1997). In many ways, Hong Kong seems similar to Singapore (separate post planned on that)-  it has lots of high rises, den...
by enidhi India on Jul 1, 2016

Early morning visit: New Parliament House in Canberra, Australia

Australia's new Parliament building was the first place I went to, after arriving in Canberra at 6 AM. New parliament house is 3+ kms from city centre but with nothing else to do at 6 AM, I walked all the way. (I didn't have MyWay card required for c...
by enidhi India on Jun 10, 2016

Budget airline add-ons: Which ones are worth and which are not?

If you are flying budget airlines –such as AirAsia, Scoot, Spicejet then almost everything is chargeable. In this post, I am giving a breakdown of each of those add-ons (such as priority check-in, extra baggage, meals, more hand baggage allowance a...
by enidhi India on Jun 1, 2016

Australian National War Memorial and Museum, Canberra

War memorial was the last place I visited in Canberra, before leaving for Sydney. Built in 1941, Australian War memorial serves as a spot to honor all those brave souls who made supreme sacrifice fighting for Australia. Reportedly it is also recogniz...
by enidhi India on May 30, 2016

5 Times Traveling Stretched Me

One of the things I love most about traveling is that it forces you out of your comfort zone. The language, the food, the architecture, everything around you is unfamiliar and foreign. I like to say traveling stretches your comfort zone. When I was a...
by Parenthood and Passports on May 24, 2016

Czech Republic’s name change

A New Name for Czech Republic? Americans know it simply as the Czech Republic. It is the country that is one half of what was once Czechoslovakia after the country split in two in 1993 and became Slovakia and Czech Republic. As a popular European tou...
by Parenthood and Passports on May 12, 2016

Japanese Peace Pagoda, Unawatuna, Srilanka

Srilanka is full of Pagodas but the Japanese Peace Pagoda in Unawatuna is one of the large and most popular ones. Pagodas are always white in colour and signify peace. It was almost dark when we reached there. Pagoda has about four buddha statues...
by enidhi India on May 11, 2016

Mesmerizing Mirissa Rock and beach, Srilanka

When I posted in facebook about my Srilanka trip, a friend, Vinay HN suggested checking out Mirissa. I noticed that it came on the way while returning from Matara to Galle. Thus we stopped at Mirissa beach. The main attraction was a mini hill some 1...
by enidhi India on May 10, 2016

Hiyare Rainforest Reservoir Srilanka

As I was looking for places to explore around Galle, Hiyare Reservoir came up. I read more about Hiyare and it looked like worth visiting. Hiyare Reservoir was almost on the way to Nandana tea factory (separate post on that soon), hence I decided to...
by enidhi India on May 10, 2016
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