Exploring street markets can be the highlight of any destination and I’ve been lucky enough to explore my fair share from around the world. The following are my top ten favorites and they span the globe from South East Asia to Africa to the Middle East and Australia. Have you been to a market that [...]
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Indian weddings are famous. Thousands of guests, days of parties, elaborate costumes…frankly, American weddings look a little lame in comparison. So obviously my husband booked a ticket to India when we were invited to his friend’s wedding in Goa. Turns out Goa is a Catholic, Portuguese section of India. Our friend Mariza’s wedding was held [...]
Sometimes things don’t go as planned when traveling. Sickness can not be avoided, and often times the medication or vaccines that we take to help prevent sickness are the things that end up making us ill! Malaria is no joke and malarone is a great medication for many people…but, it turns out, not for me. [...]
Today started with a grand attempt to see the sunrise over the Taj Mahal. Now, we are south of the Taj, so that’s not really possible, but the idea of seeing the Taj in orange sunrise seemed appealing enough to warrant a 7am alarm. That wasn’t really the case. It was absolutely freezing and the [...]
Well, this was an annoying day up until our arrival in Agra, so I wont dwell too much on all of the negatives that finally gave way to our romantic vacation within a vacation. Up at 6:15, tender boat around 7:25 (Indian standard time guaranteed its late departure, like everything in India), couldn’t find the [...]
Mumbai, India!! I have always wanted to go to India. Most of that has only to do with my name, and btw there are a lot of streets/shops named Chandra or some variation, but also because of the craziness of the culture and the delicious food. I think I’ve seen a fair amount of photos [...]