Eight days in Portugal
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When it comes to picking a country (or two) in Europe for a road-trip, the choices are varied and tempting. The time in hand and time of the year come into important considerations. After tasting the adventurous side of life … Read More

Porto: musings, a hostel review and a walking tour
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Finding sense I have often wondered why Europe is so popular with travelers across the world. In an attempt at answering my own question, I considered how I felt when I landed in Porto. Amused Relieved Hungry Eager Now consider … Read More

Learning to make pasteis de nata WithLocals
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We were meant to go to Portugal three years back. But fate had other plans. So when Bharat suggested we squeeze in a trip to Europe’s westernmost country during a break between my college program, I didn’t let it sink … Read More

Our top tips on exploring Galápagos from Santa Cruz
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Talk about priorities! Choosing the islands was a very tough call for our four nights’ stay in Galápagos. The brothers and sisters of this family can definitely fool you if you think they are alike. For us, it was the … Read More

Galápagos Island Hopping: South Plaza and Santa Cruz
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Excited to share Part #2 of our visual Galápagos island hopping series. Click here to read Part 1 about Bartolomé and North Seymour. It was our fourth day in Galapagos and we were getting used to the activity-filled days here. Getting … Read More

Galápagos Island Hopping: North Seymour and Bartolomé
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I was impressed by the punctuality of the pick-up van which was to take us for our first Galápagos Island excursion. Just like many other islands, I assumed it will be a ‘take it easy’ affair because of the beach factor (or at … Read More

We are Galápagos and this is our story
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You might have heard about us in connection to a gentleman called Charles Darwin, but here’s the backstory. Over five million years ago there was a shift in the Earth’s tectonic plates. Life took a new turn and our secluded … Read More

Walking around in Quito’s old town
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The journey from the airport to the center of Quito’s historical district makes the city’s 9000 foot elevation apparent to even the most tired traveler. Dense clouds shroud rural neighborhoods and tall tree intersperse with homes of various sizes. Streaks … Read More

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