Category Archives: Travel & Photography


Portugal Part 5

Lagos Our last leg of the trip was to visit the Algarve region of Portugal. We chose to visit Lagos – a town in the Faro district with a population of just over 30,000 which […]


Portugal Part 4

Porto Day 4 – Porto You know that a city is significant to the country when the entire country and Port wine is named after it. Like India was named after the river Indus, Portugal […]


Portugal Part 3

Day 3 – Sintra ‘Lo! Cintra’s glorious Eden intervenes, in variegated maze of mount and glen’ – Lord Byron. Fernandified doesn’t like spending too many days in a city. He feels that cities are boring […]


Portugal Part 2

Day 2 – Baixa, Lisbon Al Fama survived the 1755 quake, thus making this one of the oldest parts of Lisbon. I have researched Al Fama in-depth and imagined myself walking the polished to almost […]


Portugal Part 1

Portugal “I’m a big believer in winging it. I’m a big believer that you’re never going to find a perfect city travel experience or the perfect meal without a constant willingness to experience a bad […]


Republic of Serbia – Part 2

Day 3 – Vlasina – Surdulica – Leskovac – Kapaonik Have you ever had a day which seemed relatively normal when you wake up but ends up being one of the most important days of […]


Republic of Serbia – Part 1

“Why Serbia?” was the reaction I heard from every single person I told about my upcoming trip. I guess something like Amsterdam, Paris, London, Milan would have been less surprising. My now fiancé (more on […]


Weekend at Bab Al Shams

Fernandified decided to take me on a staycation this weekend. After a stressful week of long hours at work, this was just what I needed. Excited and charged we drove from my apartment early afternoon […]