The Smart Way of Travel

Garni to Geghard Hiking in Armenia

The caucasian country Armenia is not short of hiking opportunities. If you have time and you are fit then you should hike Mount Aragats (about 3000 meters above sea level) but this takes a bit of preparation and a tour guide to show you the path. But if you are looking for something easy and short when you are in Yerevan, I suggest doing a hike from the Temple of Garni to Geghard. (more…)

Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia

Most western tourists don’t dare to travel to Eastern Europe let alone going to Georgia. When I tell my friends (or family) that I am going to Georgia (the country) they often confuse it with Georgia the State in U.S.A. Georgia is still a hidden gem in Europe with its iconic monasteries, delicious wine, world renowned cuisine, pomegranate trees and friendly people. (more…)

Ultra clean to dirtiest places in the world

There are some ultra clean places where you can get punished for chewing a gum (let alone throwing the wrapper on the street) to dirtiest places where the whole street is filled with garbage. (more…)

Most visited countries in 2018

What are the most visited countries in the world in terms of short term visitors? Well take a look. (more…)

Most expensive to cheap haircuts around the world

I love getting a hair cut when visiting new places. It allows me to engage in some light conversation with the barber. Talking to them gives you a glimpse of every day life in their city (from cost of living to local politics). There is no guarantee that you get a good hair cut as most often your communication gets lost in translation. (more…)

Global round up of the best Science Centers

When I travel to big cities I try my best to visit a Science museum / center to see how Science is represented in different cities/countries/culture. Here is a list of my favorites. (more…)

Top Hiking places around the world with photos

We’ve traveled to 6 continents and picked the top places for your best hiking experience. (more…)

Toit – famous brew pub now in Mumbai

I have already been to Toit in Bangalore and now decided to visit the newly opened pub in Mumbai. I also heard that there is another new pub of the same chain in Pune. (more…)

Top train journeys one must take in their life time

Since I was a child, I was always fascinated with train journeys. Hearing the clickety-clackety sounds the train wheels make while passing the metal tracks made me sleep good for some weird reason. There is nothing like seeing the country side from inside the comfort of sitting in the train. (more…)

My favorite bike rides in the world

Bike riding is one of my favorite activities in my life. Wherever I travel I try to find opportunities to hike and bike. It is the best way to discover a new place. It provides a great opportunity to connect with nature and people. (more…)