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

A stay in the Ecuadorian Andes
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This was our first foray into the South American continent and we had huge expectations from this country. Before and after, we felt that Ecuador is still somewhat untouched in terms of commercial influence on travel. That was a big … Read More

Snowmobiling in New Hampshire for first timers
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2016 is the year Supriya and I touch a new age bracket. While *that* has nothing to do with our plans for the year ahead, we do feel more informed about making certain decisions and knowing when and where to … Read More

Five (almost) free things to do around San Francisco
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Growing up picturing San Francisco as the city from ‘Full House’, I never quite imagined that one day I’d find myself standing right outside 1709 Broderick Street, the very house that appeared on the show at the start of each … Read More

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