The Oktoberfest Code – 13 Things you should know about the fest but probably don’t

The Oktoberfest Code – 13 Things you should know about the fest but probably don’t

The mayor has said the magic words “O’ zapft is!”, the festival has begun, the beer is flowing! Oktoberfest, definitively the world’s greatest/largest/awesomest/craziest beer carnival. This one has made it to a lot of bucket lists and why not? There are some very popular traditions associated with Oktoberfest, some are however, not so popular. We’re(…)

9 Hotel Disasters- How to Overcome them?

9 Hotel Disasters- How to Overcome them?

Just when you start thinking of a perfect holiday after reaching a beautiful place, a poor hotel can shatter all your dreams. On the other hand, if you land up at a good hotel, your travel experience will be etched up to perfection. There are so many things that can be annoying or go wrong(…)

Things to Remember when Travelling with Kids

Things to Remember when Travelling with Kids

Travelling with kids is a special task, more so with toddlers. They are always hungry and always loud. But that doesn’t mean you have to leave your kids behind with relatives or friends. Traveling with kids is also a highly enriching experience. Having kids on vacation can and will be difficult at times, but it’s(…)

Best Travel Apps While on the Road

Best Travel Apps While on the Road

God bless technology, we now have more travel apps available in mobiles and cars than the number of traffic signals we encounter on our journey! When you are on the road, there are a hundred emergencies – sometimes you wanna take a leak, at times your car needs petrol; there’s a change of plan and(…)

Are you a Nineties Child?

Are you a Nineties Child?

Did you grow up in the nineties? The nineties was a good time to have lived in. Internet had just been invented, but of course we didn’t have email accounts then. Orkut and Facebook were nowhere near being born. One had limited access to television. A romantic movie meant Shahrukh Khan. Sundays mornings began with(…)

From Calcutta Slums to Australian Harbour: An Incredible Tale of Hope

From Calcutta Slums to Australian Harbour: An Incredible Tale of Hope

This is the kind of stuff old Bollywood movies are made of. An innocent child separated from family, left to wander on the streets, transported to another continent, reunited three decades later. For Saroo Brierley, it was no movie. It was a struggle for identity. A painstaking process that relied heavily on hazy memories and(…)

Why is Flat Fee Such a Big Deal?

It’s pretty surprising how different sets of people react to the pricing model we follow. While most customers who are just about discovering the intricacies of their holiday find themselves a little overwhelmed by the barrage of different price points while others who’ve been struggling to decipher why their holiday costs them as much as(…)

Planning is in the Details

I talked of Holiday Planning and how it tends to get fused into Booking every time you go out and *buy* a holiday package. So let’s talk about what holiday planning really gives you. Since I’ll be talking a lot about a Holiday Itinerary, it is essential to first explain what it is and what(…)