How to spend a day in Milano

Having a stopover in Milan? Or just making a quick getaway? I have an ideal 24-hour itinerary drawn up in detail from my personal experience. If you’re anything like me, you’ll end up having a great time. Here’s how to spend a perfect day in Milan.

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Italy by train

Europe proudly boasts of its wide rail network and rightly so. We travelled the entire western Europe by train and had the most amazing time doing that. The best part is, trains are one of the cheapest and fastest modes of transportation in Europe. Comfortable seating, easy access to luggage racks, convenient schedules and no luggage restrictions made train travel an obvious choice of transportation for us. Are you thinking of traveling to Italy?

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Experiencing the best of Brussels for FREE

I had an impression, for only god-known reasons, that Brussels is an unusual vacation destination. I expected a low key city vibe, dispersed tourists mainly comprising of the backpacker species. Maybe a restaurant here and there, a few decent shops and some handcarts selling waffles. Hoping to imbibe the World War history, I headed towards Brussels. But when I actually set foot in this city, I was proven wrong , oh-so-wrong, by the swarm of tourists I encountered everywhere. And not just that, the carefully preserved architecture (at least the grandiose facade), the opulent shopping malls and palatial Cathedrals, all of these were like a slap in my face to awaken me from my insipid imagination. What was I thinking?

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Traveling with your better half – Part 2

For better and for worse,
For richer, for poorer,
In sickness and in health,
to love and to cherish,
till death do us apart…

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Traveling with your better half – Part 1

I see a lot of Instagram profiles with the description “Quit 9 to 5 job to travel solo” or “Solo female traveler”.
Solo travel being all the rage these days, only a few travelers actually enjoy flying duo. Continue reading “Traveling with your better half – Part 1”

Enchanting Edinburgh

*** Harry Potter background score playing ***

Centuries-old castle walls studded with noble family crest.
Stained glass windows illustrating deeds of the past, through which are barely visible dimly lit rooms within. All you can hear are the hushed tones of the inhabitants.
Foggy mornings, chilly whispers and creaky wooden door..
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