Category: Travel Stories

Taiwan Trip Memories – Day 3/3

Taiwan Trip Memories – Day 3/3

The Taiwan trip was the first of my four-nation journey and in the early hours of my fourth day I was scheduled to fly out to Singapore. To avoid struggling with the luggage in the wee hours of the day, I had planned to check  (Full Story)

Taiwan Trip Memories – Day 2 of 3

Taiwan Trip Memories – Day 2 of 3

If Day 1 of my three-day Taiwan trip was quite a relaxed one, Day 2 was meant for some strenuous exercise. Recap: on Day 1, I had a relaxing hot springs bath at Beitou, a visit to the Raohe Night Market and then capped the  (Full Story)

Taipei Trip – Day 1 of 3 (Memories)

Taipei Trip – Day 1 of 3 (Memories)

I had arrived for my Taipei Trip in the very early hours of the day. I was staying at the Marriott Courtyard, and there was a bus service from the airport that stopped right in front of the hotel. The first bus was more than  (Full Story)

In Japan, An Act of Kindness

In Japan, An Act of Kindness

Japan had excited me since my childhood, and a few years ago I did get the chance to spend some time visiting Tokyo, Nara, Osaka and Kyoto. And during that trip I came to experience the Japanese kindness. On my last full day in the  (Full Story)

A Trip to Mayan Riviera – Memories

A Trip to Mayan Riviera – Memories

There is a general perception that all-inclusive trips, mostly to the Caribbean, are meant for those wishing to hang around in the beach, make use of the copious amounts of the free alcohol and food available. But it does not have to be, as my  (Full Story)

A Stay in 9h Capsule Hotel in Narita Japan

A Stay in 9h Capsule Hotel in Narita Japan

A few years ago, I was in Japan and had to experience one of the items in my bucket list – staying at a capsule hotel. What is a Capsule Hotel In short, these are basically sleeping pods, looking like a capsule. Shower and toilet  (Full Story)

A Treetop Zipline Adventure

A Treetop Zipline Adventure

I recently wanted to experience some treetop zipline experience here in Ontario, Canada, and after some research decided to check out the Treetop Trekking company’s adventure in Ontario. They have a few locations in the province and I went to the one in Ganaraska, which  (Full Story)

BATHING IN A MUD VOLCANO IN COLOMBIA

BATHING IN A MUD VOLCANO IN COLOMBIA

“Don’t wait outside, friend, come join us,” the masseur stretched his arms inviting me. From my location in the narrow, circular bank, I looked at him, and then around him in the ‘pool’. Some were being massaged by his colleagues while some others were just  (Full Story)