Cote’d azure and Provence- 4th leg of the French summer holiday

A thousand splendid shades of lavender and Blue- all in Provence & Cote’d azure! Love you France!

5 (& some more) ways to enjoy Paris, in a non-touristy way:

  1. Slow down. Whether you’re there for two days or two weeks, unless you slow down your pace.. you won’t absorb the beauty of this splendid city. Rather than ticking all major attractions in two days, try to walk without agenda, or pick up a cycle/ Velib. In the long term, the most vividContinue reading “5 (& some more) ways to enjoy Paris, in a non-touristy way:”

A “hot” Parisian summer…arrival, stint at Disney and feta de la musique.

So by the time we kicked-off the 2017 French summer trip.. the usual blistering heat of Delhi was giving way to rainy spells, heralding the monsoon season. Our friends joked about it being a European weather in Delhi and were envious about our upcoming sojourn. As we were landing at the Charles De Gaulle airport,Continue reading “A “hot” Parisian summer…arrival, stint at Disney and feta de la musique.”

Udaipur Jan’ 2017

“So many sites, so little time”. This has been the motto of “Rajans” for ever. Even the “chhota Rajan” has inherited the itchy feet and if mom-dad appear lackadaisical .. he starts chanting…” I miss holidays- I want to go on a holiday” (BTW, by holidays he means a big aeroplane, specifically with in-flight entertainmentContinue reading “Udaipur Jan’ 2017”

Tit-bits about driving in this part of the world- Germany/ Austria

Drive from Neuschwanstein (Füssen) to Montreux (Switzerland-CH) was a straight 6 hour long, exhausting drive, motored mainly by DH. Only high point of the ride was the Autobahn, one of the only roadways in the world where you can drive as fast as you want!! We needed to buy a vignette (akin to a permit)Continue reading “Tit-bits about driving in this part of the world- Germany/ Austria”

Schloss Neuschwanstein & a beautiful afternoon in Füssen

Day 4- We spent the night in Füssen, a small boutique town just 5 min drive away from Neuschwanstein castle. During the planning stage, we couldn’t get a decent accommodation in Hohenschwangau, a small town at the base of the castle, also the home for the original and smaller, Hohenschwangau castle. So, Füssen was seenContinue reading “Schloss Neuschwanstein & a beautiful afternoon in Füssen”