Wedding vs Marriage : Our Small Family Affair

You know how newly-engaged girls dream about their big day? How they visualize walking down the aisle like a princess, beaming at crowds of loved ones? Well, I never did. In fact, since I got engaged, I have had nightmares about me getting ready to walk down the aisle lined with hundreds of guests, freaking…

Marrakesh in a Day : Mosque, Snails, and Sheep Head

In Marrakesh, we walked to all the main sights. Here is our itinerary for the day. Kasbah Mosque -> Saadian Tombs -> El Bahia Palace -> Marrakesh Museum -> Ben Youssef Madrasa -> Koutoubia Mosque One important thing to note for independent travelers is that at Marrakesh sights, there are no English leaflets/display signs available.…

Malacca, Malaysia : Going Back in Time

We arrived late in Kuala Lumpur the night before we went to Malacca, so we opted to stay at an airport hotel. At the airport there were ticket booths selling bus ticket to Malacca, which made it convenient for us to hop on a comfy AC bus the next morning. The bus seats could recline…