travel

***

I was really lucky to have been exposed to travelling at a young age by family. One of my first holidays was to Aranelle in Spain with my mum and my aunt. I don’t remember all that much from the trip now, but when I do think of it, I recall it fondly. Do you ever get those happy nostalgia moments?

When I asked my mum why she took me away so young, she said she wanted to show me there was much more to the world than just the streets where we lived. Mission definitely accomplished! Till this day as a long footed woman, I enjoy seeing new places and getting out of my own backyard. Here you will find my memoirs on trips taken previously, diaries of current travels and of course, also those to come.

***

Sightseeing in Jaipur

We went sightseeing for 1 full day in Jaipur. Cramming the itineraries of all the blogs we’d read into one fateful day. Which just so happened to be perhaps the hottest day I’ve ever experienced in my life. Being a child of the sun, I often give it ‘all that’…

View Post

Staying at The Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel

There’s no other way to put it really, Pearl Palace Heritage hotel was not what we were expecting. First of all, there are two of these hotels in Jaipur – the Pearl Palace Hotel and the Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel. This was unbeknownst to us. When we turned up to…

View Post

24 Hours in Udaipur

We were generally lucky all round with our short stint in Udaipur. As we were checking out we were told that just a few days earlier the lakes had been completely dry. ‘You could walk in them!’, smiling elevator man had explained. Imagine the horror, if we’d arrived in city…

View Post

Staying at Lake Pichola Hotel

The drive from Udaipur airport to our hotel, we felt like we got to see a bit more of the real India. The air was clouded with sand from the roads, genuinely making it hard to see out the windows. Tuckered out, just in generally, I drifted off a bit…

View Post

Staying at The Claridges Hotel

The Claridges Hotel New Delhi was a lovely lap of luxury to start our trip. I arrived first to the hotel solo, which was perhaps a 25 min drive from the airport. I booked all of our airport transfers via booking.com, and have to say it was brill. Everyone turned…

View Post

Introduction to India

So, India. I’m back home now and I can say it was wonderful, and I am very grateful to be home safely. Don’t get me wrong, whilst the trip was amazing – the food, the people, the vistas – it’s been nice returning to London and being just one of…

View Post

Planning for India

Planning for India is very much underway! Miwa and I have been exchanging voice notes daily for the past couple of weeks and our itinerary is mere travel bookings away from being set! We begun with an itinerary to scale the golden triangle. The 3 main spots for tourists. New…

View Post

India Bound!

For a reason I can’t quite put my finger on, perhaps it was watching ‘Bend It Like Beckham’, at a young impressional age, I have always been quite into Indian culture. (Here’s me gushing about the musical adaptation a few years ago!) The lights, the traditions, the traditional dress, I…

View Post

What I’ve Been Up To…

To help me not forget the things I need to write about. Here’s a list of all I’ve been up to in the latest hiatus. 1. Screamed my lungs out at Shawn Mendes’ concert 2. Fell in love with Bath, and visited twice 3. Went to Manchester for the first…

View Post