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Ooty, the queen of hill stations needs no introduction. But to me, Ooty was that getaway to head to with friends and family, and I don’t remember the times I have visited this charming hill station. Why? Because I grew up in Mysore, and Ooty was my instant neighbour to travel when bored or just because I wanted to get out! So when Sterling Holidays gave me a chance to explore Ooty with them, I…

Florence is one of the most romanticized cities in the Tuscan region of Italy – Be it the numerous museums depicting the rich history and architecture or the beautiful gardens or the riverfronts offering stunning views, Florence has the enigma and the natural charm drawing millions of tourists every year for being the birthplace of Renaissance culture and home to some of the best architectural wonders of the world. Let’s look at the best things to…

New Zealand is one of the most picturesque countries in the world, which seduces travelers from all over with its mysterious charm and remoteness. And like every passionate traveler, I am not spared either. It has been on my list for some time now, and in my quest to find places that inspire me, I stumbled upon Auckland, to discover that it has so many places to visit! Here are the things to do in…

What’s the first thing you’re looking for when choosing a backpack? When it comes to me personally, I respect practicality over everything else. During my younger years, the design was also a very important factor, but right now, I appreciate comfort a lot more. Luckily, nowadays, I’m not forced to choose between these things, as there are some truly tremendous rucksacks currently on the market. Standard’s Daily Laptop Backpack is certainly one of those ultra-modern…

Among the destinations that I have been eager to explore, Australia is one of the main countries on my bucket list. Gorgeous beaches, rugged mountains, fabulous cities, unique wildlife, splendid skylines and delicious food – the list goes on when it comes to what Australia has to offer! One of the most popular areas for travellers exploring Australia is the Gold Coast. Gold Coast is an amazing place blessed with nature’s bounty, beaches, food and…

Bhutan is the first country that I traveled solo outside India, and I went ahead with as much curiosity that the world has about this mysterious country in Asia. Over my 2 weeks-trip to Bhutan, I witnessed a lot of things apart from the destinations itself, befriending the locals to hear some bizarre, funny, and surprising things about this country, some of which I experienced myself. So I thought of sharing some of the interesting…