10 Days in UK: Day 2 – Exploring Glasgow

Day 2: In Glasgow An early start, with lots on the agenda. Took a local train to Pollok Country Park – reminding me of Glasgow roughly meaning ‘Dear Green Park’ (from Celtic ‘glas’ and ‘cu’).[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 1 – Getting to Glasgow

Day 1: London – Glasgow Train from London Euston to Glasgow Central. Departed at 08:30 to arrive at 13:00. The journey was uneventful and comfortable. I travelled second class but should have upgraded myself to[Read More…]

10 Days in UK: Day 0 – Landing in London

Planning to visit the UK soon, and looking for an itinerary? You can get a million permutations, and then some more. Check out mine from August 2015 – I researched it a bit in advance,[Read More…]

The Joy of First Class Train Travel in UK: 10 Reasons

I love travelling by train in Europe including in the UK. The trains are usually comfortable no matter the class – but I discovered the joys of first class during my recent trip to the[Read More…]


I recently went to the UK on a journey by train… some of you have been following the same on social media. While I will be posting many more features, photos and videos from the[Read More…]

Great Britain: A Journey by Train

When I was approached by Visit Britain, the national tourism agency of the UK, a few months ago to cover the country’s touristic attractions, both sides were keen to come up with something different. We[Read More…]

Krakow, Poland – The Best City in Europe?

Of all the cities I have visited in Europe, I would rate Krakow as tops for the overall experience it offers.

by August 28, 2015 Destinations: International, Europe

Food: Signature Dish – Suckling Pig in Spain

by SHUBHRA KRISHAN Madrid is perhaps the most underrated Spanish city, gamely playing second lead to beautiful Barcelona. But put it on your itinerary, and it wastes no time in flaunting what it’s got. Enchanting[Read More…]

The EU Travel Challenge – Part 10: Public Transport in Amsterdam in Netherlands – Something you want to explore too

By Harshvardhan Perhaps the best part about Amsterdam is how well connected the city is. For one, there are no language barriers. Everybody speaks English, flawlessly so.

by August 2, 2013 Destinations: International, Europe

The EU Travel Challenge – Part 9: Landing in Amsterdam in Netherlands – A city to delight photographers

By Harshvardhan Leaving Poland behind wasn’t as easy I thought it would be; before I left India, my itinerary was clear in my mind – two days each in Lithuania and Poland, two-and-a-half in Amsterdam. Clear-cut, set,[Read More…]

by July 31, 2013 Destinations: International, Europe