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Travel Round The World With Couchsurfing!

Friends, the present is an era of internet and social media.Every time when millions of people search on the Internet. Social media has been somewhat of a rash on the internet nowadays. It is one of the top reasons of using internet. Today, most internet users are addicted to various social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google Plus etc. Not only that, today every website is also available in the form of a mobile application, mobile internet access to everyone in recent years is the major cause behind compelling all the social media company to focus heavily on developing the best mobile applications. Today, the world’s most popular mobile messaging application is WhatsApp, I think so. Why Should You Be A Traveller Top 5 Flight Booking Sites in India for Domestic & International flights Zostel and Backpacker Panda- two major hostel networks in India [instagram-feed] Now I have to focus on travel-related materials, so today I’ll tell you about a webs

How to Start a Journey

Starting a journey is a wonderful thing we all know, but is there anything to keep in mind before leaving home? Often, we forget some points and face some problems which may ruin the charm of the travelling. Here are some major things to remember as per my experience.  Airport Immigration- Eight Common Questions 5 Lessons I have learnt from my last Thailand trip My 6 Day Thailand Trip Budget- March 2018 (1) Gain the perfect knowledge of the place you are visiting. You may search in the internet or books. I think reading good travel blogs is a nice way.  (2)  “LESS LUGGAGE, EASY JOURNEY”.  Pack only the stuff you need in the tour. Unnecessary goods will only waste your effort to carry them.   (3) Use small bags to carry goods like medicine, paper soap, mobile charger, camera etc to be consumed or used in transit separately, so that they can easily be used. It may be placed under the seat or on your lap, you may not get worried of keeping anywhere else (on the bus deck etc).  (4)  Must c

6 Things You Must Know Before Going to Thailand on Visa on Arrival

Here is a list of 6 things you must know before going to Thailand if you are going on visa on arrival. 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 1. Currency Exchange. It’s a rule that for visa on arrival in Thailand, you need to carry minimum 10,000 Thai Bahts. In most cases, they don’t check it, but why take risk? Sometimes, the immigration police suspects first time visitors and perform a sudden and random inspection upon just getting down from the flight. They may ask you to show documents, passport, cash, tickets, etc. So, be prepared and don’t take a chance. [instagram-feed] 2. Must Have A Return Ticket When you are planning to visit Thailand you must have your return ticket done because at the boarding counter of the departure flight in India they will ask you the return ticket and also when at the visa on arrival counter. The return ticket is a must for visa purp

5 Must Know Secrets if you are going to book Angriya Cruise from Mumbai to Goa

Points to Know before booking the Mumbai to Goa Angriya Cruise As most of you are already aware that the Mumbai-Goa Angriya Cruise is going to commence from 24th of October this year, but there are certain must know conditions before booking and boarding the cruise. What if your passport is lost abroad? How to clear immigration if your English is weak? Visas which are now easier to apply and get for Indians 1. Fares In most of the news portals, you must have read that the fare in this Angriya cruise from Mumbai to Goa will be 7000 Rupees per sector. But this is not completely true. There are two types of rooms available in the cruise. Most of the rooms are two bedded couple or family rooms, while some of them are dormitories or luxury pods with common washroom which are suitable for solo travellers only. If you are single and going to book the double bed room, one bed will be unoccupied in this case and the cruise company will force you to pay 70% charges of the other bed also. In this

5 Lessons I have learnt from my last Thailand trip.

Though there are plenty of quotes on travel, I am not just going to elaborate any of them, but in a simple way, I can say that how travelling helps you to boost up your confidence, widen the span of your mind and curate your mental and physical fitness too. Every trip also teaches us a new chapter of the life. Here is such a lesson I have learnt from my last Thailand trip. 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 Here are some lessons I would like to share regarding my last Thailand trip: 1. Planning without a guide: Yes, in today’s internet era, nothing is hidden. No information is away from you. Just open your smartphone, and Google anything! Searching and researching is also a great fun. For planning your travel too, you no longer need any traditional guides. Look for all the required information like visa rules, currency exchange options, hostels, hotels, places of

How to Plan Andman Nicobar Trip

Friends, I have shared my travel story with you almost all the main places of Andaman. Yet I am writing another post in short form so that you can get some help in making Andaman’s program. Andaman is very far from the main land, so this dilemma in the mind of a lot of people is sure how to go to Andaman, how to create the program, Andaman will be expensive, etc. My 10 Days Itinerary for Andman Trip Know my last Andman Solo Trip Budget Andman Railway Project- Trains Between Islands How to go to Andman from mainland? First of all, there is no road or train to go to Andaman, because of this you have only two solutions – the first water vessel and the second airplane. Water ship information: The facility of water vessel can be found in three main coastal cities of India, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam and Chennai. The distance from these three cities is almost the same, that is approximately twelve hundred kilometers and time takes about sixty hours.  [instagram-feed]                           In

My 10 Days Itinerary for Andman Trip

For how many days, should your Andman trip be? Andman has about 572 islands and out of them, only 38 are inhabited. Further out of this 38, mostly 10-12 islands are visited by tourists. The northern part of Andman, and the Nicobar group is less explored. Only south Andman which includes Port Blair, Neil and Havelock are widely touched. These three islands can be covered in 7 days at most. If you like to visit the north Andman i.e., Diglipur, Rangat etc, you will need 3 days extra. Here I am going to suggest you a 10 days itinerary which I also followed in March 2017. Trip to Andman: The Cellular Jail Neil Island- A Blue Heaven Top 5 reasons to visit north Andman- the less explored 1st Day: Port Blair Sightseeing Arrival at Port Blair. Visit the local sightseeing points and monuments. You can go to the Cellular Jail first which will require you to spend at least 2 hrs. Just walking downstairs, you will find Rajeev Gandhi Water Sports Complex, from there you will get ferries or boats to

Trip to Andman: The Cellular Jail

Port Blair airport announced the strict prohibition of taking photographs as soon as the plane landed, even then, all the passengers who were coming here for the first time, everyone had a strong desire to capture this new world in their camera, some tried, however, the guard immediately asked not to do it. Only after getting out of the airport, we could take some photos. How to Plan Andman Nicobar Trip My 10 Days Itinerary for Andman Trip Know my last Andman Solo Trip Budget Andaman’s earth was new to us, yet it did not seem like that it is an island surrounded by sea. After coming to the main road, trains, buses, motorcycles etc. were running exactly like that in the main land of the country. The roadside dhaba was very well-known. Locals were just like ours, because most of the people living here have migrated from the mainland and settled here. Primitive resident or tribals, of the six types of the Andaman, are in the very few numbers today and are currently in the protected areas

Neil Island- A Blue Heaven

There is a small island called Neil, 36 km north-east direction of Port Blair, but this distance of 36 km also seems very long in the sea. Ferries run from Port Blair to Neil daily in the morning and evening, I booked at the Coastal Cruise whose ticket cost was six hundred rupees. Makruzz is considered to be the highest class and fastest ship, which runs between the Havelock directly from Port Blair without having any stoppage in the Neil. Coastal cruise is also owned by Makruzz, but it goes to Havelock via Neil. Both of these ships can be booked at makruzz.com. How to Plan Andman Nicobar Trip My 10 Days Itinerary for Andman Trip Know my last Andman Solo Trip Budget There is also a ship called Green Ocean, whose website is greenoceancruise.com/. Sometimes, on the official website of their payment, you can also refer to an agent website such as trip.experienceandamans.com, I also booked from this site. Keep in mind that tickets are immediately available directly from the official websit

Airport Immigration- Eight Common Questions

Friends, if you are traveling abroad for the first time, you may be worried about the immigration process which is done at the airport. Many people are scared of facing the questions asked by the immigration officers. In this post I will tell you eight most common questions asked by them. 5 Must have things to carry when trekking Why Travel is an Essential Part of My Life Tips For Traveling Alone-Beginner’s Guide But first of all, I should tell you that immigration is not a rocket science at all. These are most basic questions about your travel. So, don’t panic and be calm. If you get tensed while taking to them, they think you to be suspicious, and may ask more difficult questions. 1. May I see your passport? This is the very first question they will ask, 100% sure! You must answer “Here it’s”. Produce your passport to them. They will check and stamp it. 2. Your purpose of visit? This is another common question asked by the immigration officials. You should answer the genuine reply li

Why Should You Be A Traveller

Travelling that usually people consider as mere a hobby, in fact it is more than that. There are usually two types of travellers- one type is ordinary tourist who takes leave from his job for a trip once or twice in a year, and there is another type of traveller who wanders without much planning or booking. They can travel without any rules or programs anytime and without any hassle. These people often travel only in low and limited resources, while tourists are equipped with recreational facilities. 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 What is the difference between a tourist and a real traveller? This is a very big topic which can be written long enough. What is the need to travel or wander? If you have abundant money then enjoying all the comforts of life at your home is very simple. Then what is the need to take the trouble and go out of the home? Take the ri

Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Island- Asia's No 1 Sea Beach

The next stoppage after a one night stay at Neil Island was the most famous island of Andman and Nicobar -the Havelock Island. 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 Havelock: A brief introduction. There are 572 islands in Andman, of which only 38 are inhabited. Now among these 38, Havelock is best known for tourism, foreigners also visit the most here. Well, in the case of beauty, many other islands are known to compete with Havelock, everyone can have their own experience, but if anyone has received fame internationally, then it is Havelock. 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 Most ferries run from Port Blair to Havelock via Neil, except some ferries. Yesterday, the Coastal Cruise in which I came to Neil at 9 o’clock in the morning, was al