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Bariloche, Argentina – Blast from the past

Bariloche, Argentina – Blast from the past

Bariloche also known as the Swiss alps of Argentina is situated in the foothills of Andes mountains. It is a popular base for hiking and skiing and exploring the towns around the lake Nahuel Huapi. The town itself is picturesque with Rumors has it that Bariloche attracted quite a number of former Nazi members including Adolf Hitler himself after the end of World War 2 . But the bit about Hitler living there was not completely true. Besides the two main attraction points of Bariloche – skiing and houses of fugitive Nazi’s there is also a thriving Chocolate industry in…

Repost: Why the best time to travel is NOW

Repost: Why the best time to travel is NOW

We hear it every year, that now is the best time to travel. And it’s quite often true. Resources to find affordable (and even free) travel options exist these days in droves. The west is benefiting from a strong currency, oil prices are cheap, and with increasing uncertainty in some Middle Eastern and South Asian countries, the geopolitical situation of many nations could deteriorate to the point where you missed your chance to go. Everything we need in order see the world can now be ours for cheaper than it ever has been before, and there has never been a…

Cambodia is more than Angkor Wat

Cambodia is more than Angkor Wat

Cambodia is best known for its gorgeous Hindu temple complex and the terrible genocide that took place during Khymer Rouge in the 70’s. In my opinion it has a lot more to offer. Unfortunately, most travelers come to Cambodia to just visit the temples. But I wanted to try something different. I thought the best way to see the true side of Cambodia is to go to the country side. I am already a fan of the country side in Burma. I decided to take a road trip and experience the country side in Cambodia as well. Here are some…

Avoid Air India at any cost

Avoid Air India at any cost

Avoid Air India Flight Number: IX – 621 Kuala Lumpur to Chennai This is regarding the flight I took from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai on Feb 4th morning. The plane was supposed to leave at 12:30 am in the morning from KL. But upon arrival at the checkin counter I was told the plane is delayed by 3 hours. Then I waited for 3 hours. Then after 3 hours of wait the plane still hasn’t arrived at the gate. We waited for another 1.5 hours. They gave us a paltry $3 refreshment voucher to make up for such a long…

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