Prague – The swankiest old town and a ghastly day trip

The most anticipated last leg of the journey kicked off with a fairly refreshing six hour long first class train journey ending at the Prague station. The Sun was threatening to set by the time we got into cabs and it was dusk as we checked into our hotel right in old town square, next to the Hard Rock Cafe. Hotel Rott had a charming … Continue reading Prague – The swankiest old town and a ghastly day trip

Stockholm – Meatballs, Museums, Old Town and everything in between

There are not many cities in the world that just ooze convenience. Everything is right where it needs to be, processes work perfectly and all the infrastructure is world class…in some ways Japan without the crowds. The first example of this is actually about getting from the airport to the city. You take an elevator one floor down from the baggage claim, it opens onto … Continue reading Stockholm – Meatballs, Museums, Old Town and everything in between

Bucharest – Dawn is when you go to bed!

In all my travels, I usually cover the museums and art in the mornings, time visits to the photography spots to just before or after sunset and leave evenings for the best food and drink. Bucharest was the first city where I discovered that the museums opened only at noon and everything was shut in the mornings. If you are out clubbing till 6 am, … Continue reading Bucharest – Dawn is when you go to bed!

HoiAn – A historic town full of surprises!

We only knew a little bit of what to expect here as it wasn’t as well known as the other Vietnamese attractions. By the end of the trip, we were blown away with the surprises and it actually was one of the highlights of the trips. It is a small historic town with a small canal passing by, a number of cafes, local spas and … Continue reading HoiAn – A historic town full of surprises!