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Budapest Party Guide – Nightlife Secrets

Budapest Party Guide – Nightlife Secrets

Amidst the frenzied popularity of Europe’s usual suspects, Budapest quietly flies under the radar. It excels in just about every form you wouldn’t expect! The world will continue to flock to the Amsterdams, and the Ibizas, and the Londons, and the Munichs of the world. If you want to party without burning a hole in your pocket though, you really have to ... Read More »

Retox Party Hostel – Your Budapest Party HQs

Retox Party Hostel – Your Budapest Party HQs

Remember all those Eurotrips you saw in movies, and dreamed of experiencing ever since? Never-ending parties, cheap alcohol, drinking games, kissing strangers, lifelong friends (with names you don’t remember), nudity (lots of it), unchecked gregariousness and everything else? Well, that pretty much sums up my experience at Retox, a place that became home in a week’s time. By now, many ... Read More »

The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour – Best Birthday Ever

The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour – Best Birthday Ever

For somebody in a one-sided relationship with his alcohol, I’m not a very big ‘birthdays’ person – I mean what the devil is the big deal, pray tell me? Yes, you were born – but is that really your achievement? More like your parents’ if you ask me; for going through 9 stressful months to see your ugly little face! Yet, ... Read More »

A Weekend in the Lake District of England

A Weekend in the Lake District of England

For all it’s abundant natural beauty, there’s hardly a place in the whole of the United Kingdom that can remotely match the absolute natural splendor of the Lake District National Park, aka The Lakes (or collectively the Lakelands) in the Northwestern English county of Cumbria. Made up of 885 square meters of lakelands, forests and mountains (or fells, as they ... Read More »

The Leprechaun Made Me Do It!

The Leprechaun Made Me Do It!

While I traveled across the great lands of Ireland, making merry on its yummy beer and befriending boisterous, warm-hearted folk, there’s one little problem that nagged me consistently. You see I’m quite normal in some ways, and in-line with everybody that visits the Emerald Isle, I was extremely amused by the legend of the leprechaun. Unfortunately, I couldn’t hold my ... Read More »

6 Irish Beers That Will Blow Your Mind

6 Irish Beers That Will Blow Your Mind

Be one who drinks the finest of ales. Every day without fail. Even when you have drank enough, Remember that ale is wonderful stuff. Ireland is a land of several treasures – be it history, culture, natural splendor, literature or music, there’s so much on offer you sometimes don’t know how to take it all in. I made an attempt ... Read More »

Ireland: Co. Cork, An Underated Prologue

Ireland: Co. Cork, An Underated Prologue

As promised in my last post [Read: Ireland – 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer], here’s the second post in this micro-series on my time spent in the Emerald Isle; today, we circumnavigate and re-trace my foot-print in the largely under-rated county of Cork! For many, County Cork is the gateway to what is known as the fabled Wild ... Read More »

11 Irish Facts & Myth Busters

11 Irish Facts & Myth Busters

The Irish and their everyday lives can make for a brilliant study of anthropology. Brilliant characters, great conversationalists, limitless appetites for well cooked food and well brewed ales and a general affinity towards the good arts, the highlight of my Irish getaway was its wonderful people. Unfortunately, like every popular thing in the world, there are certain stereotypes that have ... Read More »

Ireland – 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer

Ireland – 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer

As I sit down to write this amidst the tranquil beauty of Europe’s largest green park right in the heart of Dublin, Ireland’s capital, I find it difficult to fathom that by this time tomorrow my time in this wonderful land will have come to an end. I have this burning feeling that I needed more time, that I should ... Read More »

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