Road Tripping through Scotland on a Highlands Tour

Driving the open roads is by far one of our most favorite ways to explore any destination—especially one as stunning as Scotland. Remember our article about exploring castles on a Scotland road trip? Guest contributor Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85 has already taken us to beautiful Stirling, but now she’s here to take us on a Scotland highlands tour. You’re … Continue reading Road Tripping through Scotland on a Highlands Tour

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Trekking in Uttarakhand, India – Where Time Stands Still at a Mountain Retreat

Ever imagined a place where you can view snow clad mountains the minute you open your eyes at sunrise? Well, I found the perfect place, high up in the Kumaon hills in Uttarakhand, India. This place – Jilling Terraces - owned me. Apart from its sheer beauty and spectacular views, it also offered that peace … Continue reading Trekking in Uttarakhand, India – Where Time Stands Still at a Mountain Retreat

Things to do in Stirling, Scotland

This article was first published on myitchytravelfeet.com.  Access here. Stirling surprised me. As a tourist, I expected to find a quiet university town teeming with students and little else. Sure, there are students here – what with the University of Stirling being right in the middle of town. But then Stirling has so much more. Known as … Continue reading Things to do in Stirling, Scotland

Trekking to Meet Scotland’s Wild Reindeer on a Cairngorm Reindeer Adventure

If your snow boots are itching for an adventure, Scotland’s Cairngorm Mountains are a great bet this time of year—especially for animal lovers. If you like the idea of trekking to off-the-beaten-path destinations to see wildlife in their natural habitat, guest contributor, Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85, is here to tell us all about traveling to Scotland for a Cairngorm reindeer … Continue reading Trekking to Meet Scotland’s Wild Reindeer on a Cairngorm Reindeer Adventure

Inside South Africa – Exploring the Countryside

(Wine Country, The Garden Route, George, Oudstroom, Knysna) Groot Constantia Route Options Cape Town to Groot Constantia – 30 mins via M3 Table Mountain to Groot Constantia – 40 mins via M3 Hout Bay to Groot Constantia – 10 mins via M41 Don’t miss this if you want to experience South Africa’s wine county, one … Continue reading Inside South Africa – Exploring the Countryside

Inside South Africa – Cape Town/Seal Island/Table Mountain

Placing ourselves in the able hands of ‘Royal African Discoveries,’ was a smart move. The name unequivocally stated we would embark on a beautiful discovery that would take us through the best part of South Africa. They delivered to the T. From the time we met a welcoming Kevin, our super-efficient and friendly guide at … Continue reading Inside South Africa – Cape Town/Seal Island/Table Mountain

Inside South Africa – The Boulder Beach Penguins

Penguins in South Africa? Really? Well if seeing is believing then I guess, I have reason enough to believe. The Penguins of South Africa are very unlike their distant cousins in Antarctica. Nicknamed the ‘Jackass Penguins’ because of their donkey-like bray, they are also much smaller in size. Black spots and a stripe on their … Continue reading Inside South Africa – The Boulder Beach Penguins

Prague – The City and its Undeniable Charms

Along with ‘largest’ and ‘oldest’ one other adjective that perfectly defines Prague is ‘Timeless.’ When I stood on the edge of many an edifice in the city and looked into the distance, my eyes strained to find a pause in the continuity of its horizon. The red roofs overlapped one another like gentle waves on a … Continue reading Prague – The City and its Undeniable Charms