The Smart Way of Travel

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 locals. 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…)

Best Hiking spots in 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…)

How to renew your 90 day Colombian visa

When my 3 month / 90 day visa cutoff date was around the corner I was debating how to renew my visa so I can continue to stay for another 3 months in Colombia. I had two options – one is to go to the local migracion office and another is to leave the country and come back. (more…)

How to explore Capurgana and Sapzurro in Caribbean coast

(Tambien en espanol) Picture this. Coconut trees, crystal clear water, warm weather, amazing dive sites, car free streets and cheap delicious sea food. Welcome to Capurgana and Sapzurro. (more…)

How I explored South Island, NZ in 15 days

High level Itinerary Christchurch (2 days)Kaikoura (2 days)Lake Tekapo (2 days)Te Anau (2 days)QueensTown (3 days)Milford Sounds (1 day)Wanaka (2 days) (more…)

Tequila distillery Tres Mujeres, Jalisco, Mexico

The famous tequila distillery Tres Mujeres is located in state Jalisco, about 30 kilometers from Guadalajara, Mexico. They offer pretty funny excursions with mariachi music and unlimited tequila tasting. (more…)