A visit to a foreign country always starts with a visa. But in many cases, you may be able to visit a country without a pre-approved visa too ( or with an On-arrival Visa) and this depends on the strength of your passport or your nationality. Citizens of Singapore, South Korea, Germany and […]

Countries you can visit with a B1/ B2 US/Schenzen Visa ...


Visa Application
Have you ever thought how a simple document can define what goes into your travel diaries ? The attraction of seeing new places, experiencing new cultures and tasting new foods takes us from place to place and for people from the more affordable strata from country to country. The lure […]

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Northern Lights at Reykjavik
We had spent some wonderful days out in the wilderness touring the south of Iceland. The previous evening we had driven back to Reykjavik, from Hofn, a distance of more than 450 kms.  This is the eighth part of my Travelogue about our Road Trip across southern Iceland, titled, “Reykjavik and the […]

Reykjavik and the Northern Lights: Iceland Part 8



Family at Viking Village, Hofn
This is the seventh day of our Road trip across the South-Central Iceland and would literally cover a drive back from Hofn in the eastern end of the island to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland lying towards the western end of the country, a distance of over 450 kms. Now […]

Streams and Rainbows: Iceland Part 7


Titir at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lake
We had spent the last 5 days touring  central and southern Iceland and today the plan was to reach the eastern end of the country, driving along Iceland Ring Road along the southern coast.  Jokulsarlon is about 270 kms from the sleep town of Vik and along the way we wanted to catch […]

Glacier and floating Icebergs : Iceland Part 6


Icelandic horses under a setting sun
Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean and about 750 miles from the coast of Greenland. It lies just south of the Arctic Circle, to the north-west of Scandinavian Europe, and is one of the coldest inhabited places on Earth. Home to unrestrained […]

Planning for an Iceland Road Trip ? Here is everything ...



Dusk at Uthlid, Iceland 12
This time we were on a Road Trip, Flying Into Reykjavik : Iceland Road Trip Part 1, with Norwegian Airlines from Dubai, and were looking forward to a tough trip under  extreme Icelandic weather conditions. It was the 21st  of March 2017.Three families, including five children from  ages 8 to 16,  were raring […]

Flying Into Reykjavik – An Iceland Road Trip Diary. Part ...


Kathmandu Thamel Street 4
There were seven of us, from Dubai, waiting at the Tribhuvan International Airport  in Kathmandu, Nepal for the Domestic Buddha Air flight to board for Dhangari. It was the 11th of December 2016, and we were travelling for a project supported by our employer Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority. Now, […]

Nepal Diary :To Kathmandu and beyond – Part I


Road Trip - Dubai Highway
estDoes the thought of a Road Trip, across unknown horizons boost your adrenalin and make you feel heady? If so, then you are one of those for whom a Road trip brings an ultimate satisfaction. Yu are one who looks forward to take that road trip. A Road trip is absolute fun and is one […]

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