Blue Pool, the source of the Emerald Pool, sits on a volcano and has a vivid blue color due to the mineral deposits.

Krabi Islands, in particular, the Phi Phi islands and Maya Bay, have become very popular with tourists after the release of the movie, The Beach, starring Leonardo Di Caprio. I must confess, I was also heavily influenced by this movie. When I saw, onscreen, the white sand beaches…

View of Scarborough Bluff at Scarborough Heights Park

Scarborough Bluffs is one of my favorite spots in Toronto and I thought that after 5 years in Toronto and visiting the Bluffs numerous times, I knew all that there was to know about it. This weekend, I found out the Bluffs has a lot more hidden secrets…

Antelope Canyon X Blog Post Header

My first introduction to the Antelope Canyon was a Windows Desktop wallpaper that came prepackaged with the operating system. Every day, as my system booted up, I remember staring at the water-carved lines of the vibrant slot canyon without knowing where this mysterious place actually was! Never had…

Model of a 1860's territorial jail at Seligman Depot, Arizona

On the way to see the South Rim of the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas, our bus tour stopped for lunch at the small town of Seligman, Arizona (link to Goolge Maps). Disney fans may recognize Seligman as the inspiration behind the town in the movie ‘Cars’. My…

Traveling Pari - A Travel Blog

Most of us travel to escape our everyday stress and routine. We plan to get away to another city, even another country to relax, unwind and see some interesting sights. But, what actually happens is quite the opposite. Instead of the trip being a reprieve away from stress,…

Klondike Kate at Dawson City, Yukon

Planning our road trip, we put Alaska as one of the main destinations. And because we started in Vancouver, there was no other way than through Yukon and beautiful Dawson City. That city had so much charm that we decided to share our experience with you and give…

The Louvre

Paris is a city where you can spend a whole year and still not run out of things to do and see. Among these innumerable options, I asked my fellow travel bloggers to pick some of the best things to see in Paris. Here’s what they suggest. The…

Shinkansen or bullet train in Japan

If you are visiting Japan, one of the most useful purchases you can make is buying the JR Rail Pass, especially if you are planning to visit multiple cities. The JR Rail pass gives you unlimited access to all JR-operated trains, JR buses, JR ferries, and airport transfers.…

Toronto Shopping malls - Eaton Centre

If you are an avid shopper like me, you’ll love the Toronto shopping scene. It’s diverse and caters to all types of shoppers. Toronto malls also provide some much-needed entertainment during the winter months when it’s too cold to stay outside for too long. Here’s a list of…

Best Shopping Mall in Bangkok - ICONSIAM

Bangkok is a shopaholic’s paradise. The shopping opportunities are endless.. you can shop at big malls such as MBK, Terminal 21, River City, or at the myriad of local boutiques in the Sukhumvit area not to mention the weekend flea markets. The new kid on the block in…