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 …

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 …

Provence and French Riviera : A 10 day Itinerary to see the Sunkissed Southern France

So you have been to Paris a few times but can you really check France off your list if you haven’t visited Southern France?  Called Région Sud or PACA, Southern France includes Provence, French Alps and Côte d’Azur. You most definitely heard of the lavenders of Provence and the glitz and glamour of Read More …

Texas Road trips : Best Family Getaways near Dallas

Dallas is many hours from nice beaches, National Parks and the mountains, but there are still plenty of choices for a Texas weekend getaway.  Over the years we have been on quite a few Spring Getaways near Dallas, after all, we have lived here for over 20 years.  Here are Read More …

One day Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary: Cliffs, Colorful villages & Views

Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, the Amalfi coastline traces the southern shore of Salerno Gulf in Campania, southern Italy can be reached from Naples, the Italian capital of pizza.  The Amalfi drive (formally Strada Statale 163) – from Sorrento to Amalfi is a narrow road along the Tyrrhenian Sea with Dramatic mountain cliffs, Read More …

10 Easy Adventures in Iceland : Glacier Hikes, Iceberg closeups, Walking between Continental plates

Iceland fittingly called the land of Fire and Ice has some of the most remarkable landscapes on the planet. No wonder it keeps climbing up the charts for the best Adventure and Luxury vacation. The landscape changes every 30 minutes when you are driving around the island on the well-paved Ring Road and Read More …

A thrilling drive on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria

I could understand why sports car enthusiasts ( like Mr.Suburbia ) aspire to drive the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse – Grossglockner High Alpine Road, once we made the drive ourselves. Also called Großglockner Hochalpenstraße, the drive that passes through the Hohe Tauern National Park is not just stunning, with seemingly endless views over Read More …

Best of Alps : A Road trip through Austria and Switzerland

Road trips are synonyms with summer, it gets us Outside Suburbia, whether that is the outskirts of Dallas on the country roads or somewhere in Europe.  We have gotten lost in Andalusia before, went chasing after lavender in Provence one summer and drove around the ring round in Iceland last Read More …

Texas Road Trip : Big Bend National Park

With over 800,000-acres and diverse terrains of river, desert, and mountains Big Bend National Park in Texas deserves a visit.  Big Bend National Park encompasses the largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert in the United States and nestles in a curve of the Rio Grande River between the U.S. and Read More …

Road Trip through the Pueblos Blancos of Andalucia

Our family is not what you would call adventurous, we are not into bungee jumping, deep sea diving or riding on the many crazy rollacoasters or running after bulls… We couldn’t  even handle watching a bull fight at Seville after we learnt that the bulls are actually killed at the end Read More …

Road trip : Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler from Vancouver

Blog of our Sea to Sky Highway Road trip We took the Sea to Sky highway from Vancouver to Whistler and stopped at a few view points on the way. The Vancouver to Whistler drive is only 120 km and takes around one hour and a half, but the surrounding Read More …

Texas Road Trip : Enchanted Rock State Park

Enchanted Rock in the Hill Country of Texas is about 250 miles from Dallas and perfect for a weekend road trip.  If you leave early enough on a Friday, you can get to Fredericksburg in about 4 hours and hike up the Enchanted Rock State Park Saturday morning. Enchanted Rock Read More …