How an introvert can slay solo travel

So you’re a classic introvert i.e. most times you prefer your own company to that of others. Your energy levels deplete quickly in a crowd. Meeting and talking to strangers does not come naturally to you. You feel awkward with people you don’t know, more so when they’re a lot in number and very loud. … Continue reading How an introvert can slay solo travel

How to spend 48 hours in Dubrovnik

A walled city of 60,000 people, Dubrovnik is something out of a fairytale. Unfortunately, everyone seems to know it already, so every place is teeming with tourists, and no low season either these days or so I hear. Dubrovnik was already quite a favorite with the Western Europeans because of its low costs, now the … Continue reading How to spend 48 hours in Dubrovnik

12 hours in Mostar

Mostar looked considerably more decrepit than Sarajevo (Read about my trip to Sarajevo) but it was also more quaint, greener and of course, cheaper. The old town was terribly crowded when we visited—most tourists do a day trip to Mostar, rarely staying over (we did the same, though I’d wanted to stay over, to catch … Continue reading 12 hours in Mostar

How to spend 48 hours in Sarajevo

My new love is for the Balkans. I was forced to start my Eurotrip from Sarajevo because of botched visa dates (Courtesy Italian consulate in Mumbai! Grrr…) and I flew the no-frills FlyDubai (A surprisingly cheap and functional airline) into Sarajevo, but thanks to the initial hiccup (everything happens for a reason, yada, yada) I … Continue reading How to spend 48 hours in Sarajevo

How to spend 48 hours in Milan

If you think Milan is not worth a stop on your Euro trip, you’re probably right. But who was going to argue with a brother who decided it was, and I was happy to be proven wrong in the end. The Duomo is pretty breathtaking, and there are hidden gems in Milan well worth your … Continue reading How to spend 48 hours in Milan