Madrid on a budget

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Introduction One of the 3 great cities of Spain, Madrid. Population- 45 M Area- 504K sq.km Currency- EUR Daily budget (extreme)- 20 EUR (moderate)- 40-55 EUR Transport Madrid to Lisbon – via RyanAir/ EasyJet Barcelona to Madrid- 17 EUR (GoEUR/ALSA- the largest bus network in Spain) Metro- 1 EUR per metro ride (RENFE)   Accommodation TOC Hostel –   11 EUR

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BEIJING on a budget

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Population- 21M (2017) Area- 16K sq.km Currency- Chinese Yuan Daily budget (extreme)- 20 CNY (moderate)- 40-55 CNY High Speed Rails– Beijing serves as a large rail hub in China’s railway network. Roads and Expressways– Beijing’s urban transport is dependent upon the five “ring roads” that  surround the city, with the Forbidden City marked as the center. Subway– The Beijing Subway, which began operating in

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Rome on a budget

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Ciao. Buona giornata! Benvenuto in Roma, Italia. I’m going to show you how I tour Rome for a day. I walked, ate, got lost; but continued my DIY walking tour in Rome. It’s easy to travel around Rome.Not just here. Perhaps in any city in Europe. This is because tourist attractions are compressed (most of the time) in one area,

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Paris Walking Tour

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Bonjour, comment allez-vous? je mapelle Anna La Viajera. Bienvenue à Paris, France.   We all know that eating out in France isn’t that cheap. I traveled to France from Belgium by bus for around 4 hours. Then, I searched for my hostel and rode the metro to reach it. The following day, after my breakfast, I was ready for my whole-day

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Lisbon on a budget

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Cheap. Laid back. Diverse. These are the  3 words I can describe Lisbon , Portugal.  Snack on its famous Pasteis de nata and wash it down with coffee at any of its Art Noveau cafes, travel back in time with the sights of its wooden trams, and the medieval feel you’ll get while passing on its Alfama quarter.   Population-

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Madrid Walking Tour

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From Sagrada Familia station, I headed to Arc de Triomf, the nearest station to Estacion Nord bus station.After 7 hours of bus travel, I arrived at the capital of Spain, Madrid!.   Related article:  BARCELONA: THINGS TO DO, FOODS TO TRY, SUGGESTED ITINERARIES     My hostel is located in Puerta del Sol, which is the center of the nation.

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Mini Quick Weekend Guide to Hong Kong

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Population– 7M Area– 2,755 sq.km Language– Cantonese Money- accept international credit cards Currency– Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) Daily budget (extreme)- 200 HKD (moderate)- 300-400 HKD Climate– Average temperature is 28 C Spring- March to April Summer- May to Mid September Autumn- October to November Winter- December to February   Hong Kong transport system is made of MTR, buses, railways, taxis, minibuses

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Mini Quick Guide to Brunei Darussalam

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It is officially called as the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace or in Malay, Negara Brunei Darussalam. Population-417K Area- 5,765 km2  sq.km These are the notes I took as reminder of what to expect when in Brunei: Mosque is closed in Thursday and Fridays dring prayer times. Shoes are to be removed when you enter the mosque. Don’t pass in front of

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Suggested Itinerary & Top Things to do in Brunei

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Planning to visit Brunei soon? This smallest, yet the second richest country ( after Singapore)  in Southeast Asia has its own magical places that will surely amaze its visitors from its majestic palaces, distinct markets, and recreational parks. Curious what to do when you visit the country? Here is the list:   Have a water taxi at the jetty in the

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Day Trip : Avilon Zoo

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Looking for ideas on how to spend your free day or afternoon other than going to the mall and spend on gadgets? Why not visit a zoo. And not just any ordinary zoo but the largest one, the Avilon Zoo. To add,it  is just 2 hours away from Manila.Avilon Zoo has  the biggest collection of animals in the Philippines and also

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