Predjama and Postojna – Slovenia’s iconic castle and cave system

As I made my way to Predjama with the uber-enthusiastic Damjan from Slovenia Explorer, I lived an era dating back to the 15th century. Professionally managed, the tour was one of the finest I have been on. Right from the punctuality to the van, the provision of extra jackets for the caves to the guide’s…

Gangaur – a riot of colours, sight and sound

Gangaur, a riot of sight and sound explains itself as a festival celebrating womanhood. The name derived from Gan (Shiva) and Gaur (Parvati- Gauri). Legend has it that Gauri’s husband comes to pick her up from her parents’ home to their marital home. And this departure is marked with a colourfully bedecked procession. Of all…

The best travel websites and apps for planning your next adventure

We’ve all been there, googling for hours trying to find the cheapest flight and the cheapest hostel, things to do, things to see and various other activities. The best deals often lie in places that you may not have immediately heard of. Here are some of the best travel websites and apps that ill help…