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DIY GUIDE TO FUSSEN, GERMANY

DIY GUIDE TO FUSSEN, GERMANY

If you are travelling to Munich, I’m pretty sure the Neuschwanstein castle will be part of your itinerary. The castle that inspired Disney logo, looks like a fairy tale and comes with an unbeatable story of its builder – Mad King Ludwig II (no seriously… he was actually called the Mad King Ludwig). Most people take a day trip from Munich to Fussen and head back. But if you have an extra day, may I recommend staying at this gorgeous…

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Gibraltar DIY guide

Gibraltar DIY guide

Gibraltar is a history buff’s paradise. Located right in between Morocco and Spain, this is the gateway to Europe from Africa. And Gibraltar is tiny. So much so that you literally see Tangier (Morocco) on one side and walk into Spain from the other without binoculars or squinting your eyes! Gibraltar is a British territory. You will see a lot of “God save the Queen” tattoos and memorabilia. They are a bunch of proud, super helpful, lovely people and you…

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MARRAKECH

MARRAKECH

To me, the very tone of Marrakech sounded like a mystical, elusive world from another time, and the city lived up to this imagination. Marrakech is the most known and diverse destination in Morocco, Northern Africa. This city is usually a stop before roughing it up at the Atlas mountains. As soon as you walk out of the airport / train station, you see shades of red. Every building is earthy and red. The local mudbrick architecture employed throughout, utilizes…

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2 WEEK DIY BUDGET GUIDE TO CHINA

2 WEEK DIY BUDGET GUIDE TO CHINA

China is a land of beautiful contradictions. From the ultra modern skyline in Shanghai to the culturally rooted Beijing, urbanized Xi’an to the ancient Qing-dynasty town of Pingyao, hole-in-the-wall tea houses sharing boundaries with new age karaoke bars, this country is an experience. FACTS: Cost: Approximately  ₹ 2.8 lacs for two people including tickets, stay, food, travel, entry, visa, et al. When to travel: Feb to April/Sept to Oct (Spring / Autumn) is the best time to travel. Costs aren’t too high,…

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TURKEY

TURKEY

The most attractive thing about Turkey are the variety of experiences here. Most countries are known for one strong aspect that overrules others – like art and architecture, or landscapes, or hiking trails or pristine beaches. But Turkey is the perfect mix of all. From hot air balloon rides over caves to ancient history, culture, tradition, hiking, beautiful beaches, this country is the whole package. FACTS: Cost: Approximately  ₹ 2.5 lacs for two people including tickets, stay, food, travel, entry,…

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