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Top 8 Travel Mistakes You Should Never Do

Booking the train or flight tickets, waiting for the journey for several months- and finally the day comes when you are about to commence your journey. Just pack the bag now and hang out! Sounds interesting, but even a little mistake can ruin your journey or make you fall into a clumsy situation. 5 Must have things to carry when trekking So, let’s discuss about top 8 very common, but troublesome mistakes which you should never commit. 1. Forgetting an ID proof Yes, it would be most blunder mistake if you forget an ID proof after leaving home. An ID proof is required everywhere in a journey like showing it to railway authorities during a train journey or at an airport for flight check in or boarding. ID proof will also be required at the time to checking in to a hotel. It may also be required at the entrance of any secured premises. So, never forget to carry an ID proof which may be your Aadhar card, PAN card, driving license or passport. Nowadays digital copy of Aadhar also serves the

Rajasthan Trip Budget- Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur

Winters are about to arrive and now a tourist season is also about to begin. October to March is the best period in most parts of India and it’s also an ideal time to make a tour planning. Winters are the best time to visit a no of destinations in India like sea beaches, forts, monuments, deserts etc. You can also head towards mountains if you can withstand very chilled atmosphere and have a strong desire to witness the snowy peaks. This year (March 2019), I made a trip to Rajasthan. I visited the three major cities- Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and the capital Jaipur. In the post, I am going to provide some details of my Rajasthan trip budget. Please note that the expenses information I am sharing are only indicative, it’s not necessary that the same would be your budget too. I hope this post will only help you to guess the budget of a trip to Rajasthan’s three major cities- Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Jaipur. Rajasthan Trip Guide for 7 Days- Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Jaipur 1. The transportation cost

Which is the best berth in trains: Lower, Middle or Upper?

Which is the best berth in trains? You have mainly three choices in trains: lower, middle and upper berths. There are also side lower and side upper berths. In this post, we will be going to discuss about advantages and disadvantages of different types of train berths. However, different types of travelers may need or prefer a particular type of berth according to their ages, interests or physical conditions. Top 5 Flight Booking Sites in India for Domestic & International flights As you already know that there are many types of coaches in Indian trains like general, 2nd seating, AC chair car, sleeper, 3rd AC, 2nd AC and 1st AC. The general, 2nd seating or AC chair car coaches do not have the facility of sleeping. They are best suitable for day time journey. Thereafter, sleeper, 3rd AC, 2nd AC and 1st AC coaches have the facility of sleeping and comfortable for long and very long overnight journeys. The berths orientation in the sleeper and 3rd AC coaches are exactly same, only dif

Goa Vs Thailand- Which is better?

For we Indians, Goa is a domestic destination while Thailand is an international holiday destination. Both have many similarities as well as dissimilarities. Both are beach destinations too, but what if we have to choose between the two? From an Indian’s perspective, I am going to compare both the destinations i.e., Goa vs Thailand. 6 Things You Must Know Before Going to Thailand on Visa on Arrival Similarities between Goa and Thailand 1. Great Beach Destinations. Whether it’s Goa or Thailand, there is no ambiguity that both of them are great beach destinations. Goa lies on the bank of the great Arabian Sea while Thailand lies on the bank of Bay of Bengal, the Andman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Both have splendid beaches, magnificent waters and a lot of fun activities. 5 Lessons I have learnt from my last Thailand trip 2. Similar Climates Both the places have similar tropical climates. The best time to visit both of them is during winters. The summers are too hot and remain unpleasan

5 Essential Thailand Activities for First-Timers

Thailand is known for a lot of things—from their lovable elephants and sweeping forests, to their stunning old temples and exciting Full Moon parties. If you’re a first-time visitor, it can be overwhelming to plan that itinerary because of all the sights to see. But before you try to cram everything into a weekend trip, make sure you don’t miss out on these essential activities. Visit the Wat Phra Image Credit: Freedom Destinations The golden temple of Wat Phra is present on almost every Thai travel brochure—and for good reason. Its origins date back to the early 1300s, and legend has it that it was built to house a bone from Buddha’s own shoulder. Today, it remains one of the most spiritually significant places in Thailand and a popular pilgrimage destination for Buddhist locals. You can get a glimpse of it by making your way to the summit of Doi Suthep (via hike or car), a mountain overlooking the city from northwest Chiang Mai. My 6 Day Thailand Trip Budget- March 2018 Go on a

Why so many Indians visit Thailand? Top 6 Reasons

Thailand provokes everyone’s curiosity, it’s probably the most visited country in the world. There are a number of factors behind the Indians visiting Thailand only. But why this particular south east Asian country attracts so many tourists while other countries of the same region don’t. Why so many Indians visit Thailand? Thailand is like a dream, a charm, a fun, a nightlife destination, a beach destination and many more. Thailand fits best whether it’s a fun trip with your friends or an adventure trip or even a honeymoon trip. There are some facts below, I am mentioning, due to which Indians visit Thailand the most. Please read the post till the end as the last reason is going to be very fantastic . 6 Things You Must Know Before Going to Thailand on Visa on Arrival 1. Close Proximity With India My 6 Day Thailand Trip Budget- March 2018 India is a south Asian country while Thailand is a south east Asian country. Both the countries are almost in the same geographical region, having man

Money Saving Tips for Cheap Thailand Travel Budget

Thailand is the most visited and the most popular tourist country in the world. Visiting Thailand at least once in a lifetime is almost every traveler’s dream. But for budget travelers like me, it often becomes very difficult to manage a trip under certain financial limitations. Well, in this post, I am going to explain some money saving tips for cheap Thailand travel budget. 6 Things You Must Know Before Going to Thailand on Visa on Arrival 5 Lessons I have learnt from my last Thailand trip My 6 Day Thailand Trip Budget- March 2018 For every travel, if you keep in mind certain things, you can save a lot of money really. People think travel is an expensive hobby, but it is not so true. Travel may be cheaper than your thoughts, even you can make it free in today’s digital world. However, for those who travel for a vacation or holiday only, it may be a costly affair, but for backpackers, flash-packers, explorers, adventurers or solo travelers, travelling may be super cheap! Last year I

Jalesh Cruise Package- Answers to all your doubts

Jalesh Cruise Package, so how to book ? As you are already aware of the most awaited luxury cruise service company- Jalesh Cruises which was launched in April 2019 this year. Prior to Jalesh Cruises, you must have heard of the popular Angriya Cruise which was launched in Oct 2018. But Angriya offered only the cruise service between Mumbai to Goa only. Jalesh Cruises is another luxury cruise service launched in India which is believed to be one of the first of its kind after Angriya Cruises. So, may be you have already read a lot about this new Jalesh Cruise Package or Jalesh Cruise Booking Details, I am going to produce a few common FAQ’s about their packages, booking information, destinations, itineraries etc. so that you may clear all of your doubts at a single place. Common FAQ’s about Jalesh Cruise Packages Booking (1) Which destinations does Jalesh Cruises run between? Answer: The Jalesh Cruise service is currently available between some domestic and some international destinatio

Top 5 Self Car Rental Companies in Chennai

You must have heard about Ola and Uber, ever thought of self car rental companies in Chennai? You are here in the city of Chennai. Being one of the earliest metropolitan city, Chennai is the merging point of heritage, food, markets, and industries. As you are here now, you should explore every nook and corner. Explore! Yes, not by booking a car with a driver or by booking any tour package who always wave hands saying go ahead, go ahead, by setting time to visit each place. Boundaries and limits should fade here, the wide clear road should let you drive to the eternal soul of Chennai, till your soul says ‘I am happy’. Journeys are always good to explore yourselves. The presence of a third person in an unknown city makes you uncomfortable if you are with your family. In the same way, the presence of a second person makes you feel the same if you are here to explore yourself. Don’t you feel like taking the steering in your hands and driving your own when you are in an unknown city? Then y

Tips For Your Trip To Hong Kong- A Guide

In this post I am writing about a guide for your trip to Hong Kong City. 1. You need a visa. To get a visa, you need to hand over the documents requested by the embassy and a few days later get your passport. The visa is valid to enter the country within 3 months of issuing the visa for one entry and six months for two-entry visas. Therefore, you need to pay attention to the dates so that the visa does not expire and you have no problems with travel. Special Note for Indians: Indian Nationals can visit Hongkong without a visa but, it is mandatory to do a Pre-Arrival Registration (PAR) from GovHK official website. This free visa will be valid for 14 days. For more information, click here. 2. The culture shock is big! The contrast between the modern and the millennial is one ofthe most striking things in Hong Kong. You will come across monuments that have been erected for centuries and which feature traditional architecture sharing space with skyscrapers and old-fashioned tea ceremonie

Clear All Doubts About Thailand Visa on Arrival/E-visa

There have been a lot of questions about Thailand Visa on Arrival. Recently Thailand has also introduced e-visa on arrival for Indians. So, there are a lot of doubts and confusion among the travelers which visa is better, required documents for visa etc. My 6 Day Thailand Trip Budget- March 2018 Top Websites for Budget and Solo Travelers ECR and non-ECR Passports: The difference and conversion from ECR to non-ECR Lets have a quick look on Thailand Visa FAQs. 1. What is the difference between Thailand Visa, Visa on Arrival and e-visa on arrival? Answer: Pre visa is what you apply and get at any Royal Embassy of Thailand located at almost all major cities in India. Normal visa on arrival is a traditional kind of on arrival visa which you get upon arrival at any of international airports of Thailand. You have to submit the required documents and visa fees only at the visa on arrival counters. While in e-visa, you have to apply and pay the fees online and print the e-visa application rece

Causes of Visa Rejection- You must know

In today’s post, I will tell you why someone’s Visa is rejected- the main causes of visa rejection. There can be many reasons for this, some reasons are quite common and applicable for Visa Application of any country. Normally we Indians do not have any problem in getting Visa in Asia, but when we apply Visa for developed western countries like USA, UK, Europe, Australia etc. then the chances of Visa rejection will increase up to a great extent. Let me discuss at least ten such reasons in this post. Airport Immigration- Eight Common Questions 6 Things You Must Know Before Going to Thailand on Visa on Arrival 5 Lessons I have learnt from my last Thailand trip Main Causes of Visa Rejection 1 . Incomplete Documents That is, if your documents are incomplete, then your Visa can be easily rejected. What I mean is that in Visa Application of any country, your Bank Statement, Passport with minimum 6 months validity, Income Tax Return, Flight Tickets, Hotel Booking, etc. are very basic documen

Is sex tourism legal in Thailand?

Thailand Tourism at a glance: Friends, as you well know that Thailand tourism is very popular all over the world, mainly because of its sex tourism or sex trade. There are many things to visit in Thailand – such as beautiful sea beaches, temples, old monuments or historical monuments etc. But still it is believed that the main thing people go there for is sex tourism, everything else is secondary or not as important. 6 Things You Must Know Before Going to Thailand on Visa on Arrival 5 Lessons I have learnt from my last Thailand trip My 6 Day Thailand Trip Budget- March 2018 Why do people visit Thailand? Indians today visit Thailand most of the time, the reason for which is very obvious such as proximity to India, cheap flights, low cost travel etc. But is the sex tourism the main reason for going to Thailand? I think this is only true up to some extent. Nowadays even people with whole family have started going to Thailand, so I do not think it logical to think so. But it is definite th

A Travel Guide To Auli For 4 Days

This guide will respond to every one of your inquiries regarding this spot, from Auli’s climate, how to reach from Delhi, best to visit it and settlement. One fascinating thing about Auli is that hereyou will get best of both the words – snow peaked high mountains andfurthermore apple plantations and pine trees. During winters you can appreciatesnow all around the spot and during summers you can get lost in the midst ofthe pleasant mountains. Auli is acclaimed as a skiing spot of India, which is associated with two cable car running – one from Joshimath and another in Auli itself. In here, you will almost certainly observe the snow-peaked magnificence of Garhwal Himalayas, alongside Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and Kamat Kamet. My go to locations for stay was always youth hostels . Because they were a comfortable, cheap and thebest thing was I always meet some of the co-travelers and they share theiramazing stories which feel awesome. 5 Interesting Things to Know About Auli There are a few