An All inclusive Luxury Family Safari Experience at Angama Mara

If you asked Mr. Suburbia what his all-time favorite place is, without batting an eye he would tell you it is Angama Mara.  The luxury safari lodge located on the Great Rift Valley overlooking the plains of Masai Mara in Kenya is his version of paradise on earth.  He would Read More …

Carmel by the Sea : A weekend in the charming California town

Carmel by the Sea is probably the most charming little coastal town in California.  Tucked away in California’s Monterey Peninsula it has fairytale cottages, quaint shops, art galleries and a pretty sliver of sandy beach. You will find the historic Carmel Mission museums and library here and if you go a little Read More …

Ultimate Guide for planning family holidays in India

Holidays in India take you far away from the mundane opening up a world of vibrant color, diverse culture and extraordinary landscapes. They are truly an experience of a lifetime. India is the land of abundance. Like its diversity, the country also has a profusion of many cherished travel experiences. Read More …

9 Reasons why we loved Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives

Having been to Bora Bora before and a few Caribbean Islands, I was a little concerned before carving out a few days from our trip to India to visit Maldives.  How is it going to be any different from Bora Bora was my excuse.  We looked through countless properties and Read More …

The intriguing 10 Spanish Islands that must be on your travel list

We have all heard about Ibiza, Mallorca and the Canary Islands but did you know that Spain has more than 60 islands dotted around its coastline? Many of course, are uninhabited nature reserves while others offer northern Europeans warm weather beach escapes and are perfect for honeymoons, couples trips and family Read More …

Hearting Our Art at The Blackstone, Hotel in Chicago

Checking out the Art and Architecture in Chicago has been in my travel wishlist for quite sometime.  Now that Sneha (can’t call her teen anymore! the girl just turned 20 this month) has taken a keen interest in creative studies – while pursing a major in Genetics at the University! Read More …

Road Trip : One week Itinerary for visiting the Spiti Valley in India

Spiti Valley is a desert valley at a high altitude in the mountains of Himalayas, in Himachal Pradesh, India. Spiti means “middle land” gets it name since it separates India from Tibet. Located at an altitude of 12500 ft, Spiti Valley is a part of Lahaul and Spiti district, and Read More …

Mozart, Klimt, Getting lost in Schonbrunn Palace maze : Best Things to do in Vienna with kids

Vienna, the capital city of Austria has a lot of history, music and a great cafe culture.  If you are travelling with kids like us – be it toddlers or teenagers, don’t miss out on the museums – they have a variety of museums in Wein (Vienna in German).  See Read More …

Family Weekend Getaway Ideas in some of the Best US Cities

With kids in school and balancing all their activities, it is not always easy to getaway for long trips but that does not mean you can’t take a break from routine and go on a little holiday.  With direct flights and access to loads of kid friendly activities – there Read More …

10 reasons why we Love Living in Plano

15 years ago if you had asked me why I love or rather why I live in Plano – I would have given you just two reasons, good schools and easy to travel from. My Blog is called Outside Suburbia for a reason!  We loved getting out of the suburbs…. it Read More …

Shortest Road Trip : A drive around the heart shaped Moorea Island

This heart shaped island with its verdant mountains, turquoise waters and friendly Polynesian people was our last stop in the French Polynesia after spending a few days in Tahiti and Bora Bora.  The island is a true reflection of the laid back Tahitian lifestyle and the warm, welcoming character of Read More …