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I Fell In love With Switzerland

Who says magic does not happen? As they say, the universe also bows down in front of a stubborn heart, and after much research and planning for a European holiday – Yashish, Mayukh, and I landed in the magical and serene Switzerland in mid-August. Of course, the stubborn hearts love it when others play their part, with unassuming smiles right …

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How To Explore Portugal

While travel to a new destination certainly offers new insights, it can also change perspective about thyself. Our recent travel to Portugal was one such experience. Right from landing at Lisbon airport, picking up the car rental, and driving down three hours down south to Lagos – it was a “first” experience in many ways. Never thought, I would ever …

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4 days In London: The Ultimate Getaway Guide

We are a family of three, including a teenage boy. As you can imagine, our differing tastes most often pull us in at least two, if not three different directions. So, a big challenge to overcome in all our family vacations is making everyone happy with our choice of activities. Here is our predicament – the lady of the house …

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Incredible Honeymoon In Iceland and Paris

When I told we were planning to visit Paris and Iceland for honeymoon trip, many people gave a confounded look. They are 2 places which are opposite in every sense. Only thing common among them is that they are in Europe. Paris was my wife’s idea and Iceland was my idea. Now, that would make sense. But we both ended …

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Solo Journey Through Switzerland

I am a German language teacher, so the German way of living comes naturally to me. My attitude towards vacations, like most other things, is planned and thorough. However, that sometimes is not enough – there are always unexpected things that you encounter during the course of your journey, and that’s when having a local friend comes in handy. Catterfly …

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Tips For Exploring Spain And Germany

I have always been quite enamored by the history of Germany and cultural vibrancy of Spain. I could spend months just travelling, but real life constraints get in the way of these things, and I was content with two weeks to see my dream destinations. Of course, I wanted to priorities on key destinations and while Berlin and Munich were …

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Our Romantic Getaway In Switzerland

Yash Chopra movies and songs had left me with a desire to experience this place at least once in my lifetime. Chiffon sarees, romantic companions, poetry and couplets notwithstanding, we experienced Switzerland in our personalized way that surpassed all my expectations and desires. In Switzerland, green is greener, blue is bluer, red is redder and yellow is yellower – be …

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A Family Vacation In Switzerland: What To Expect

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes And that’s precisely what has happened to us after an awesome and splendid time we had during our Europe trip. What is the first thing that crosses our mind when we talk of ‘The Switzerland’? For us, apart from …

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#myEuropeanExperiences

Didn’t realize that a brief stopover in Europe would become an experience of our lifetime. Initially, we were planning a brief stop in Europe enroute to India from US; Catterfly team personalized our experiences and itinerary such that we spent a week in Switzerland and Italy and seems like that wasn’t enough. While we did our own flight bookings to …