We love Thailand!

We knew that after India we wanted to spend some time in Southeast Asia and we left it up to Ella to decide where – Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore.  She researched them thoroughly and decided upon Bangkok.  Both Ella and Gavin would have birthdays in India and in SEA and we knew we wanted to give them a few …

Things to Do in Mysore Guide

In this post we will share some great things to do in Mysore.  But first it was a bit of culture shock to be back in a bustling city after the peace of Kerala countryside.  Mysore represented the second state we visited (Karnataka) and is an important tourist destination, known for its royal heritage and lavish palace.  It is one …

Homestay Love in Munnar

This blog could be all about how amazing homestays are since that is what I will remember most about Munnar.  Munnar is spectacular with its rolling hills covered in tea bushes.  It is India’s #1 tea growing region and a major tourist destination (mostly domestic tourists, but increasingly foreigners).  We spent our longest time in Munnar (4 nights) and what …

Blog Inspiration – India

I love to research travel.  Some people like to unwind by watching TV, but I love to surf the net for travel information.  When  planning a trip, I still like to buy a paper guidebook and Lonely Planets have been our go to choice for years.  But I also rely heavily on reviews, forums and travel blogs for recommendations, pricing …