Pompeii – City Frozen in Time – Italy

Last few weeks has been amazing and i have been strolling through some beautiful but touristy Italian cities.Rome was the most spectacular in all of them.While i was in Naples,I was more interested in visiting Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.After arriving in Naples,i got caught up with the work.For couple of days i mostly stayed indoor …

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Rome – History,Ruins and Beyond

From Colosseum to  Vatican city,Basilica to Roman forum,From history to mind blowing architecture.Rome offers a lot to see and spend.After having some fun time in Pisa i took a fast train to Rome,they call this train as ‘Frecciarossa’.I settled down in a hostel which was equally close to the train station and Colosseum.Hostel where i was staying …

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Leaning Tower of PISA – Italy

Who hasn’t grown up reading about this historical marvel in their history books,standing in front of the Pisa tower i was living the moment of education i had years back in school days.Muttering the words while speaking with my mind “Holy Fuck,this is really a Leaning Tower”. I arrived in the second half of the …

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Florence – Capital of Tuscany Italy

After Bologna i moved to Florence,which was a one day affair,I literally raced through all the places which should not be missed on your visit to this marvelous city.There are lot of things to see from cathedrals to museum,i would recommend everyone to spend atleast 2-3 days here and soak in the historic and artistic beauty at …

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Bologna – Capital of the Emilia-Romagna

Venice was getting bit boring due to the foggy weather all day long,I was smoking and doing rounds of wine to keep myself alive and kicking.Took a escape route with Trenitalia and moved to Bologna,journey was fast (2 hours only) and comfortable. Stay in bologna was short but worthwhile,stayed in a hostel called “|| Castello” which …

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Carnet De Passage – WIAA Mumbai – Mystery Unlocked

Ever imagined that this could be as easy as flushing someone else’s shit down the hole ?..CDP is most discussed topic these days,as many Indians are jacking off about overland travels in their dreams and reality.However there is little information available about it over the internet.Here is my experience with WIAA Mumbai on getting a Carnet done …

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Iran Tourist visa for Indian Citizens – Mumbai Consulate

Iran consulate website gives little information about documents requirement for tourist visa and web does not have much information about do’s / don’t while submitting application at the consulate.Recently i applied for Iran tourist visa and got it in three days,had to face some hiccups due to the conflicting information present in the various websites.Iran …

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Queen of the Adriatic – Venice – Italy – Photologue

For moving to Venice from Milan,best option was Trenitalia.Fast,easy,comfortable and convenient.For booking tickets in Trenitalia, Check my post on How to book tickets in Trenitalia. I reached Venice around midnight,last stop of the train was at the Santa Lucia station.As i started walking towards my hostel,i could see lots of people still dancing on the tunes …

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Metropolis of Northern Lombardy – Milan – Italy Photologue

As i landed in Italy,Milan was first destination on my list.Searched extensively for a cheap deal from Helsinki to anywhere in Italy but failed miserably.Then came Ryanair to rescue,unfortunately they doesn’t fly from Helsinki airport.Nearest airport where Ryanair operates was Tallin,which was just 2:30 hour away by ferry.I decided to take this leap on account of …

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Copenhagen and Return to Stockholm

Last three days of road trip and we were in rush to reach Stockholm.We left from La-Roche-en-Ardenne early morning and stayed at Berkenthin in Germany.In order to save some time,we took the ferry from Puttgarden (Germany) to Rodby (Denmark),instead of taking the long way around. Definitely saved us lot of time.We had half day to spare in Copenhagen. …

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Quick Jaunt in Luxembourg and Night Stay in Neolithic Town

With three more nights remaining and around 1800 kms to cover towards Stockholm,we decided to cut down on our excursions and spend more time on the road.Luxembourg is one of the smallest country in Europe,we decided to spend an hour or so in Luxembourg City to admire its fortified medieval old town perched on sheer …

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Half Day in Swiss Capital – Bern

We called up Honda Service Center first thing in the morning and we were informed that our bike will be ready by afternoon.Heartbroken and Financially screwed due to this issue,we decided that we should head straight back to Stockholm without any excursions.Our average daily expenditure was around 50-60 Euros or max 100 euro on some days.But yesterday …

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Around Interlaken – Swiss

As everyone wishes if life was controlled by a remote,we all want to Pause the good times,Play the easy times,Fast Forward the bullcrap and Rewind the countless memories.We had great time in Zurich and it was time to say good bye to a fellow biking buddy as we decided to ride to Fukra Pass,Klausen Pass and Interlaken.But …

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15 Must Visit Waterfalls in India

India is a huge country with diverse portfolio in natural beauty and landscapes.From north to east and west to south there are sparking rivers,lush green mountains, magnificent lakes, and astonishing waterfalls meandering through the hills.Here is a list of 15 waterfalls in India which you should not miss. Jog Falls – Best time to visit jog …

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One day in Swiss Financial Capital – Zurich

While we approached to the Swiss part of the world after amazing time at Stelvio,good weather welcomed us with cloudy sky and surreal landscapes. One of my old biking buddy was working in Zurich and i haven’t met him for ages.We decided to crash at his place for the night and go sight seeing next …

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Stelvio Pass Italy – Waking up to a Dream

Disbelief on accomplishment which was never possible.That inception kind of feeling,when you truly believe that you are in a dream within a dream rejecting the moment of existence.Today was the day when i stood at Stelvio Pass with my leaps of imagination and dreams shaping up into memories of lifetime. We left our cozy accommodation …

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Smitten by Dolomite’s – Welcome to Italy

Who hasn’t heard about this famous UNESCO world heritage sight,Who hasn’t read about this beautiful parts of Southern Alps in geography books and there isn’t a single motorcyclist who hasn’t fascinated to be here on a motorcycle.While we bid good bye to Austria with a promise to visit the correct side of Grossglockner,we entered Italy and …

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Kals am Grossglockner – Austria

Morning appeared to be clear and sunny promising a wonderful riding day ahead.Did a small blunder while taking out the bike from the garage,slipped on right and broke the front brake lever into half.Well,what to say sometimes my clumsy behavior takes over me.Our plan was to ride to Grossglockner alpine road,but we took wrong turn …

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Konigsee – Unmatched beauty of Bavaria Region

With quick excursions in Salzburg we were all ready to laze around for the rest of the day around Konigsee.We left from Salzburg and before reaching Berchtesgaden we took a detour to Eagle’s Nest.We reached Obersalzberg,from here we had to take a bus to the top and then a historic golden brass lift to the top of …

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Hometown of Mozart – Salzburg,Austria

Summer was almost over and i had one last plan and leaves approved for 11 days adventure before i sell off my motorcycle and prepare for winters to kick in.I planned to start from Budapest and ride to Grossglockner,Stelvio Pass,Furka Pass and return back to Helsinki via France-Belgium-Germany-Denmark-Sweden.For last two weeks i was doing some …

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