The Goa that people don’t see

Behind the scenes of Goa

 Overview: When people speak of Goa, the first thing that comes to mind is sandy beaches and cold beers. Well maybe also xacuti masala and crab curry. 😉 But there’s also a lot in Goa that’s off the beaten path and unusual. Did you know that Goa has rock carvings from the Mesolithic ages? Or …

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Scary Voices in Mayerling, Austria

 Overview: Part travel blog, part ghost story, all fun read, this post about Mayerling, a small town in Austria close to Vienna, comes from Abby on her travel blog The Winged Fork. It tells the story of Abby and her sister’s trip to the Heiligenkreuz Abbey and the surrounding Vienna Woods. The Winged Fork in Austria “Where? …

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Visiting the land of the Jungle Book

Visiting the Pench Tiger Reserve in India

 Overview: Would you take on 45 degrees Celsuis sweltering heat to see tigers? We did! Crazy dry heat that emanates from the ground to roast you like a marshmallow. And 4 am wake up calls to reach the tiger reserve before sunrise. Yes, we’ve done it before and we’ll do it again just to see …

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Eating worms in France

Eating worms in the futuristic theme park

 Overview: I stared at them for some time before working up the nerve to eat them. My boyfriend on the other hand happily munched on them; both the grillions and the worms. After taking a few pics of him eating them, I finally tasted a grillion. It was crunchy, and didn’t really have a taste. …

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Trekking in Chandoli National Park, India

 Overview: Seeing wild tigers in India, that’s on everyone’s bucket list right? Well, one place that you can try this is Chandoli National Park, a beautiful and yet vastly untouched tiger and wildlife sanctuary in the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra, India. Tracking Tigers in India This post is about just that. Abby, from one of …

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A visit to Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur, India

Visiting Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur, India

 Overview: With majestic views of the Pink City of Jaipur, the Naharagarh Fort built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1734 leaves you in awe. We visited this amazing fort on a recent trip to Jaipur in Rajasthan and spent quite some time there. From the old ramparts to the baodi or step well …

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Know before you go, visiting the Colosseum in Rome

 Overview: The Colosseum. So iconic it gets to use the prefix the, not a or one of many, but the! The fact it still stands (well, most of it does) is a testament to the Roman Empire and has made it famous worldwide. Did you know this about the Colosseum? This post is from Abby, …

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