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    So Sri Lanka

    This trip was probably the most last minute & rushed ever! The entire itinerary, planning happened in just 2 weeks. My hotel bookings were literally done just the night before. Panic struck when I saw that one particular stay I had short listed has run out of rooms. And there I am at 2 in the morning, searching through booking.com like a maniac. Sri Lanka is the land of elephants & good tea. To be honest, I did have some people telling me ‘Why Sri Lanka? It’s so similar to Kerala’ and some looking with borderline pity saying ‘Sri Lanka, such a local, cheap place’. I didn’t want any of…

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    Sah Wah Dee Phuket!

    I’d describe Phuket as a cleaner Kerala with beautiful blue beaches. Coconut trees, pineapple farms and cute little houses. There are a few reasons why i’d visit Phuket again. But before I get into those reasons, i’ll give a summary of how I reached, where I stayed in Phuket, also an answer to if Phi phi islands or James Bond island is better! We booked our flights with Air Asia Kochi – Kuala Lampur – Phuket. We had a total of 9hrs+. A mere 3.5 hours till KUL and then we had about 4-5hrs transit time and then another 1.5hrs till HKT. Airasia was my cheapest option, its a low…

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    7 days in Hong Kong with AED4500

    Hong Kong will forever have a special place in my heart as its the first trip I worked hard for, the first trip with friends and it involved Disney Land! I spent around AED4500 inclusive of stay + flight. So now you would be wondering how on earth is that possible? since HKG is such a expensive place too! Flight tickets: I put myself to an Emirates airlines buddy list!(If you have friends in EK, ask them to add you!) I traveled to HKG for AED1650 return. The buddy list advantage got me a very very cheap ticket deal! Hotel stay: Hours of scrolling through booking,com and TripAdvisor, we got our…