Margaret Island, Budapest

My sister Alka and I visited Budapest in November 2017. I am glad I was able to drag her on a vacation along with me. It was her first trip abroad and our first together as adults! One of the first places we explored there was the Margaret Island, Budapest I am a big fan of local transport. One of our first p...

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Traveling with My Daughter

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The summer vacation is over, Chhavi has just gone back to school. This was the most fun summer vacation we ever had. We both played tennis, we did the quick trip to Thailand and of course we ended up studying as well. My child will never know the joy of playing non stop for two months, like we did, back in the days ...

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A Visit to Ban Don Kai Dee, the Benjarong Village of Thailand

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Drawing and painting don't come naturally to me. In school, my teachers would not fail me in drawing because I was good at other subjects! Even today I can hardly draw a straight line with a scale. However, on my trips, I often end up in experiential crafts set up. Truth be told, such events used to terrify me in th...

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Cyprus As I Saw It!

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Visiting Cyprus was an adventure for me. I actually took a flight from Bangkok, reached Delhi, got out of immigration, went to departures and took another flight to Larnaca via Bahrain! It was a first, when Delhi became a transit point for me. As I took a long route to reach Cyprus, I did arrive totally tired. ...

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Royal Muang Samui Villas, Koh Samui

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Chhavi and I took a short break in Koh Samui, Thailand as soon as her summer vacations started. We stayed at the Royal Muang Samui Villas. We are really thankful to TAT New Delhi and the property for hosting us with such care. This was my 11th visit to Thailand and the first for Chhavi. We flew in via Singapore ...

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Enjoying the World Hamburger Tour at Hard Rock Cafe

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I saw it in many countries, I went past it but I never entered a Hard Rock Cafe untill this Wednesday. Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating the World Hamburger Day and I joined in (on invitation) by taking their World Burger Tour at their Cyber Hub outlet in Gurgaon. This was a day of firsts, it was my fist visit to Cyber ...

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Visa on Arrival at Koh Samui on Indian Passport

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Thailand is my most visited country, I have been there 11 times as I write this. On all my previous trips, my point of entry was Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok. And if you enter from Bangkok, that is where you get your visa on arrival for Thailand. However, on the most recent trip my daughter, Chhavi and I traveled via Singa...

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Soap for Hope- Meeting Stefan Phang Again

I came across Soap for Hope for the first time at Escapers17 in Singapore. That is when I met Stefan Phang, the man behind the project. It was my pleasure to meet him once more but this time in Delhi. If you have to watch only one thing today, I would say watch this video! It would give you a thorough background ...

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What to See in 2 days in New Delhi

By Mridula Dwivedi May 2, 2018 12 Comments , ,
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The capital of India is a bustling metropolis full of must-see landmarks and cultural attractions. New Delhi actually forms a small part of Delhi itself, setting the modern district apart from the traditional areas. This city was designed by a British architect and today, you can see the heavy influence of European ...

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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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