Post Tagged with: "Europe"

Snæfellsnes, Iceland

July 25, 2016 7 min to read

Snæfellsnes, Iceland

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

Snæfellsnes is a 90km long peninsula jutting out to the west of Iceland, at the end of which sits Snæfellsjökull – a dormant, glacier-capped volcano – made famous by Jules Verne in his Journey to the Centre of the Earth. As a destination, it is comparatively less well known than the more famous Golden Circle, Blue Lag...

Golden Circle, Iceland

July 21, 2016 3 min to read

Golden Circle, Iceland

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

If you have just a couple of days to spend in Iceland, Golden Circle is where you should head to.The Golden Circle is traditionally meant to comprise of Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National ParkGullfoss WaterfallStrokkur Geyser But when in the area, also worth a visit are the Seltún geothermal area & Kerið Crater lake...

Iceland: 12 Day Roadtrip

July 15, 2016 15 min to read

Iceland: 12 Day Roadtrip

Category : Driving

Iceland is a gorgeous country blessed with unique geological diversity. The island country’s extensive geothermal activity has resulted in active volcanoes, boiling-water-spewing geysers, scalding steam vents and hot springs. It also has an eye-popping number of waterfalls, very picturesque lakes, glaciers, icebergs and extens...

Hallstatt, Austria

August 1, 2015 4 min to read

Hallstatt, Austria

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

Think Alps and we Indians get images of Switzerland in our head – snowcapped peaks, lush green meadows, cow bells, Shahrukh & Kajol etc etc. However, the Alps range stretches halfway across Europe – from France, across north of Italy, Switzerland (of course), the tiny country of Liechtenstein, Germany & Austria. And ...

Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

July 31, 2015 3 min to read

Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Category : Historical, Urban

The first time I heard of this picture-postcard town, it was in a small blurb in the Indian magazine Outlook Traveller. Back then (5-6 years ago), international travel was very rare for us and this name was just filed away in some corner of my head. But over the years, the name kept cropping up, in articles or travelogues. And after...

Czech Republic & Austria

July 24, 2015 4 min to read

Czech Republic & Austria

Category : Urban

For someone running a travel blog, I am ashamed to say, we had only seen one European country before this – Croatia. European countries, are a victim of their own popularity. We know exactly what to expect in a France or a England or Italy or Netherlands or Switzerland. They are still very beautiful and special, but they are mi...

Croatia : Part II – Dalmatian Coast

June 20, 2013 13 min to read

Croatia : Part II – Dalmatian Coast

Category : Natural Wonder

After finishing capital city Zagreb and the beautiful Plitvice National Park in Part 1, we reached Split on the Dalmatian Coast Croatia’s oldest (and second largest) city was founded in 305 AD by Roman Emperor Diocletian. He built a magnificent fortified palace by the sea as his retirement home, after he gave up the throne in Rome ...

Croatia : Part I – Zagreb & Plitvice

June 20, 2013 11 min to read

Croatia : Part I – Zagreb & Plitvice

Category : Natural Wonder

Croatia ? Sounds vaguely familiar, but don’t quite know or remember ? Croatia is on the Mediterranean sea, across the Adriatic from Italy. There are thousands of islands off the coast – also called Dalmatian coast. Lots of coastal towns, pretty as a postcard, with their orange riled roofs. It is one of the erstwhile Yugoslavi...

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