The best way to reach Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam is by taking a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station. The bus number 391 leaves every 10 minutes and it is the shortest, fastest and cheapest way to reach the famous windmill district of Amsterdam. The return bus ticket is 11 euros and can be bought online, … Continue reading Zaanse Schans Windmill Tour
This is the famous Astronomical Clock of Prague. Local legend is that the city will suffer if the clock is neglected. No wonder, when I visited, I found it under repairs. Nevertheless, the beauty was prominent even amidst the repair work. Linking this to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Natasha and Esha.
My mother's favorite movie was "Roman Holiday". She used to keep talking about the debonair Gregory Peck and the effervescent Audrey Hepburn. I could never watch the movie with Ma. I watched it long after she passed away. However, the moment the movie started, I had a "love at first sight" moment with Peck, Hepburn, and Rome. … Continue reading My Roman Holiday- Rome Walking Tour #wanderfulwednesday
Pisa Central station is the most deserted station that I have seen in my life. It was 7pm and other than Gail, me and a homeless man, there was not a single soul to be seen anywhere. Pisa is a small town that becomes quite deserted after sunset and the station was no exception. Our … Continue reading 6 Must See Places in Florence
I fell in love with Italy when I was a student of class VII. My geography teacher Mrs. Banerjee was a beautiful lady who had visited Italy. During her class, she used to narrate us stories from her visit. She narrated the story so beautifully that I could almost visualize the lanes and canals of … Continue reading Pisa- The First Glimpse of Tuscany
Visiting an underground tunnel full of skulls and bones is definitely not my idea of a vacation. However, thanks to over enthusiastic friends I did that in Paris. This is almost a secret tourist destination and not many know about it. My suggestion, if you visit Paris do visit the catacombs for a unique experience.
It was a warm winter afternoon in Paris with the Sun high up on the sky. The weather was pleasant and way less cold (thankfully) than I had anticipated. By the time we completed the Walking Tour till Louvre, I was already quite tired but my enthusiasm was high. Probably as there was no sweat … Continue reading Paris Sightseeing in a Day- Walking Tour Part 2
I had only one day in Paris. Technically one and half day. The 'half-day' I had spent going to Montmartre and Eiffel Tower, therefore the next full day I wanted to utilize to visit the various tourist sights of Paris. It was not an easy task to visit the major attractions in one single day … Continue reading Paris Sightseeing in a Day-Walking Tour Part 1
I do not remember if I watched the movie "An evening in Paris" but I loved the song "Raat k humsafar" from it. Typically, I always associated Paris with Eiffel tower. Therefore, It was forever in my bucket list to see the La Tour Eiffel, up, close, and personal. Did you know that Kalki Koechlin … Continue reading An Evening in Paris