A week in the Republic of Ireland – exploring the west and east coasts

This is a contuniation to my earlier post A 12 Days Travel Itinerary of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Our desire to visit this beautiful island stemmed from our love of Irish music. This country’s music resonates the kind of music that is very familiar to our homeland (Assam) and its musicians. Its…

Of rumbling tummies and warm hearts…

@ Marktstüble, Stuttgart Markthalle Relished Swabian cuisine recommended by a wonderful, young man. It was busy lunch hour but his friendly welcome and infectious smile won our hearts. We left full tummies and humming hearts. During our travels, we meet people who leave an everlasting imperssion. Oftentimes, they are kind and gracious, a mirror to…

Beneath the puffy clouds…

When I look up at the sky, what I see are clouds floating by, grinning or frowning down on me as I let my body relax and my mind go free. Our daughter joins me in the ‘guessing’ game while her father softly snores by her side.  ☁️☁️☁️☁️ “An elephant 🐘, a pixie 🧚‍♀️ or…

Homeless and helpless…

Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in Assam, India. It is home to tigers (declared a Tiger Reserve since 2006), wild buffaloes, elephants, deer, migratory birds and the great one-horned Indian rhinoceros. It’s history as a protected area can be traced back to 1904, when Lady Mary Curzon persuaded her husband,…

Fields of gold….

A 10-hour road trip that could have been long and dull, brightened up by these stunningly beautiful, bright and warm 🌻 sunflowers🌻 True to their name, they cheered us on and enlivened the landscape and, this picture carved a special place in my travelling heart, forever.

Travelling With Children – Tips and Suggestions

“It Is Never Too Early To Begin Exploring The World.” – Anonymous Travelling with kids? Is the very thought daunting? The first few times may be, when they are still babies or toddlers. Let me assure you that as they grow older, things get easier and better. Kids are extremely flexible and accommodating. And, travelling…

Of sunny days and delightful company!!

Fresh catch of the day from Lac Léman or Lake Geneva. Filet de Perches with lemon butter will always remind me of one beautiful spring day spent in the warm company of our Swiss family. Crispy fries on the side and a glass of Pastis… 🌻 🌻 A trip is a delightful package of such…

Jameson… all the way!

A dash of the Irish ☘️ to start the weekend? What about a perfect summer cocktail? 🥃 🥃 Fill your tall glass with 1 part Jameson Irish whiskey, 3 parts golden ginger ale and a wedge of lime. A great way to end your Friday. Or, even better, start a party 💃🏻🕺🏻💃🏻🕺🏻 #loveireland #loveindublin #Irelandtravel…

Nature beckons…

This beautiful capture midway our hike to the Marienberg Fortress, Wurzburg. The patch of yellow flowers urge me to venture ahead and explore the mysteries beyond the almost hidden gate. #loveofnature #loveoftheoutdoors #travelphotography #traveltreasures