Kayaking at the Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

By Mridula Dwivedi November 10, 2019 18 Comments , , , ,
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I has the opportunity to go Kayaking a few times on my various trips. When I got a choice between going on a bamboo boat or kayaking at the Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, I picked the latter! However, in my group there were only three takers for the activity and I was without a partner. Neither my group members nor th...

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IndiGo Launches New Direct Flight from Kolkata to Ho Chi Minh City

It was pouring buckets while I stood on the tarmac of the Ho Chi Minh City's International Airport, waiting the arrival of the IndiGo's inaugural flight from Kolkata to Ho Chi Minh City! I was invited to the event in Vietnam by the IndiGo Airlines. A few of us had the airport access to await the arrival right b...

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A Tranquil Stay at Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa

By Mridula Dwivedi October 14, 2019 10 Comments , ,

As soon as I stepped inside the gates of the Westin Puskhar Resort and Spa, I knew I was going to have a tranquil time! The resort is huge, green and away from the bustle of the city! I was invited to the resort as a travel blogger. I was staying at the Royal Villa with its own plunge pool! The pool will fea...

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A Delightful Stay at Novotel Vijayawada Varun

I have stayed at many Accor properties both in India and abroad. I have been there both as a blogger and as a paying customer. Recently I was invited to Novotel Vijayawda Varun as a blogger and what a pleasure it was! The Welcome! I was particularly taken in my the beautiful interiors of the hotel as I walked...

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So You Want to Quit Your Studies and do Travel Blogging?

By Mridula Dwivedi August 19, 2019 19 Comments , , , ,

I quit my job about 4 years ago, I was totally not planning on it. I often say I do not miss work, but I certainly miss my salary. My blogging income is nowhere near my professor's salary. But since I quit my job, it is assumed I quit it for traveling. Here is what I wrote after six months of quitting my job, it is...

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A Glimpse of the Guntur Chilli Market

By Mridula Dwivedi July 27, 2019 16 Comments , , ,
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I recently visited Viayawada, Andhra Pradesh on an invitation from Novotel Vijayawada Varun Hotel. A trip to the Chili Market was on my itinerary and I am glad I went. Even though the distance between Viaywada and Guntur is 38 kilometers it didn't take us too long to reach there. At first glance the Guntur ...

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A Memorable Stay at Hotel Ilirija in Biograd

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Chhavi and I spent eight nights at the Hotel Ilirija in Biograd this June. We went to Croatia on a tennis holiday and our hotel stay was sponsored by Tennis Holidays Croatia. We were staying at half board, we would usually have breakfast and dinner at the hotel! I am a vegetarian who can eat eggs. Chhavi can...

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French Food Fiesta at the Imperial Delhi

1911, the fine dining restaurant of the Imperial Delhi is hosting a French Food Fiesta from 12th to 21st July 2019 in honor of the Bastille Day! I was invited for the media lunch of the same! It is always a pleasure to go to the Imperial for they organize the events with a lot of care. Also after going there...

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Can you Mix Tennis and Holidays for a Child?

Traveling with Chhavi is not new for me. But mixing tennis with a holiday was a first for us! In June, we were traveling to Biograd for a week of tennis and holidays with Tennis Holidays Croatia. They organize various different events, like tennis holidays for singles or tennis doubles strategy & tactics we...

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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