Author: vaibhav

Boat Rafting, Rishikesh

Rafting Adventure in Trishuli – Nepal

Rafting is an adventure sport gaining a lot of momentum and popularity, especially in northern part of Nepal and India due to the immense heights from which the rivers flow through the Himalayas. An amazing activity of teamwork and swifting through the high and quick movements of water, rapids as they are called, with all the jerks, jumps and falls in the river, rafting is a very enjoyable and fun adventure activity to do. I have done it several times in North of India and Nepal too. The most popular river in Nepal for rafting is river Trishuli, as it has many rapids, twists and turns and at the same time is not very dangerous. There are many resorts around truly which are on the way to Kathmandu from Pokhara or another way around. Depending on the length of time you want to raft you can choose the hours and the rapids. Generally, it is for 2 or 4 hours wherein you have a master who makes you learn the basics and commands throughout the …

The Praça do Comércio, Lisbon, Portugal

The Precise Guide to Lisbon – A City Worth Loving

There are some cities which touch your heart and leaves an everlasting impression on you which you cherish for the lifetime and always want to return to know more and more, Lisbon is the city that perfectly suits this description. With its beautiful cobbled streets, architectural monuments, theatre and entertainment options, lively squares, musical performances, sea views, smiling locals, the charming trams, maze-like hilly pathways and an amazingly positive environment, Lisbon lives to its image of being a vibrant city. You will be spoilt of choices that this city has to offer to make your visit a memorable one. There are a lot of cheap hostels around the city which is a boon for the backpackers, Baixa Chiado is the station and the neighborhood which is very close to the center, party district Bairro Alto and many other attractions which are a short walk from here, so try staying around this place. There are a lot of good restaurants and cafes around to try some local cuisine and the famous port wine. With a cool …

Panorama

Backpacking Guide to Portugal – The Vibrant Country

The beach country having an amazing coastline, super friendly and smiling locals, amazing food and wine, clear blue skies, stunning architecture, unique tram system and the beautiful cobbled streets is what defines Portugal. The best thing is that it’s not highly touristic as the other countries of Europe, so you get a more local experience than a very touristic one, in addition to this, the country is not very expensive as the other European countries. The typical cost of accommodation, food, transportation and other activities are pretty much affordable. The vibes that this country has, will surely make you happy and contented with your trip. Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is amongst those few places in the world that leaves a lasting impact on you and would surely make you think about returning and knowing this city more and more. With a lot of Vibrancy in its culture, architecture, food, and nightlife, this country for sure is worth more than a visit. With its beautiful capital Lisbon, there are some other beach towns surrounding which …

Giralda, Seville, Spain

Exploring and Experiencing Seville – The Jewel of Spain

This beautiful, artistic and architectural city in Southern Spain is definitely a must visit. Filled with beautiful architectural Cathedrals, palaces, narrow streets, Flamenco bars, traditional bullfight history and a lot more attraction, Seville leaves a lasting impression on you. Amongst the endless attractions, the ones which are not to be missed are : Plaza De Espana – The panoramic semi-circular and artistically curated plaza in the iconic Maria Luisa Park which was being made in 1929 for hosting Ibero American Exposition now hosts various government offices and is a very popular tourist spot in the city as it has amazing boulevards, mosaic structures, statues etc. Almost everyone visiting Seville would for sure be visiting this place. The Alcazar – Serving as one of the oldest palaces in entire Europe, Alcazar is a definite treat to the eyes. It’s been used as an inspiration for the sets of the series Game Of Thrones too. The shiny alleys and marble carved architecture make you go back in the history and admire the precision and vision of old …

Park Güell Park in Barcelona, Spain

A Compact Guide to the Gaudi City – Barcelona

The city that needs no introduction. Often called as the Gaudi city, Barcelona is famous for its Gothic architecture that leads back to the Roman times, never-ending parties that starts late at night and goes on till the morning, busy shopping streets, lively cafes and restaurants and one of the most famous soccer stadiums in the world ‘Camp Nou’ , the home stadium of FC Barcelona. The major or rather not to be missed attractions of this amazing city are Sagrada Familia – One of the major attraction and an icon of this city is Sagrada Familia Church which is considered to be one of the major works of Architect Gaudi. You will be amazed by its beauty and unique architecture. Beware of the long queues to get in as everyone visiting this city would be visiting this place for sure, the best time to visit is during the morning in the opening hours. Park Guell – Another masterpiece by Gaudi, is Park Guell, with amazing views of the city from the top and uniquely …