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Unique & Offbeat Kolkata Activities

Kolkata, India

Kolkata is a colorful mega-city rich in culture, architecture and of course food, but the best part of traveling the “City of Joy” is the sheer unpredictability! You never know what you’ll stumble upon around on the next street corner of what used to be India’s capital. Although this variety keeps locals and expats entertained, … Read More

A First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Vienna

Skyline of Vienna, Austria

First time Vienna tourists will quickly notice that the city is rich in both food and culture, however there is much more than that driving tourists here. Overwhelming history. Amazing coffee. Excellent shopping. Countless nearby vineyards. As Austria’s capital and largest city, there is something for everyone here. That is undoubtedly part of the reason … Read More

Going Down: Top Caves, Mines & Underground Destinations in Europe

Ben Cruachan, also known as The Hollow Mountain, in Scotland

I don’t know if it is due to my mother coming from a mining area, visiting underground mines or caves at a young age, or my own technical work experience gained at mines in Germany and Mongolia, but I like going underground. Caverns, mines, tunnels…you name it! Some of these trips have been pretty spectacular … Read More

Experiencing The Best Offbeat Amsterdam Activities

Colorful buildings in a frozen white Amsterdam winter -- welcome to the Netherlands

Few cities are as quirky and universally known as Amsterdam. It is a wildly popular tourist destination, and for good reason. The general vibe in Amsterdam and the feeling you get walking the streets is distinctly unique and impossible to ignore. The next time you find yourself in Amsterdam and need something new to do, … Read More

Top 5 Best (And Worst) Things About Solo Travel

Road Trip Travel Inspiration

When I typed “solo travel” into Google today, it returned 60 million hits – yes, 60 million! As the world grows smaller through technological advances and travel becomes more accessible, solo travel has increased in popularity. The internet is full of information both from and for solo travellers, but what is it really like to … Read More

Top 5 Restaurants in Krakow, Poland

Home of the best Polish food in Krakow

Searching for delicious Krakow restaurants? Presenting the first of my three Krakow “Top 5” lists. After years of visiting Poland, I’ve spent plenty of time eating my way around not just Krakow but the entire country. Truthfully I’m looking forward to patronizing these delicious eateries again very soon myself, when I visit Krakow again in … Read More