Author: travelburp Taste the Travel

Visiting third highest peak of A&N Islands: Mt Harriet

  Outside normal tourist regime of Port Blair, A & N Islands, at 383 meters above sea level on the South Andaman Island lies the second highest peak of the Andaman islands & third highest peak of A&N Islands: Mount Harriet, with incredible 360º views of the surrounding. On a clear day, one can see the […]

Spending less than a day in Helsinki!

Helsinki, capital of Finland, is a great Scandinavian city with home to over 300 islands and 120 kms of coastline. It even has a underground church blasted out of rock with only the tomb visible over the surface and a UNESCO World Heritage inhabited sea fortress: Suomenlinna Sea Fortress.  And when you are in such a lovely city for […]

5 must-do things in Sintra (Day trip from Lisbon)

Around one hour train ride from touristy Lisbon, in the foothills of pine covered Serra de Sintra lies small picturesque Portuguese town, Sintra. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to it’s architectural monuments combined with beautiful landscape. Given the amount of things to see in a small town, it’s one of the must do […]

Liebster Award

Wooh, that was completely out of the blues! More surprising it came from a person we never interacted before. The world is small, and the social media make it even smaller. Thanks to Priti from absolutewanderlust for the nomination – she is a passionate part-time traveler from New Zealand. This is a very late post, as we were nominated […]

‘Pest’ side of Budapest & Margaret Island

As mentioned regarding Buda in our earlier post, Budapest is made up of two sides – Buda & Pest. Where on one hand Buda is hilly, Pest is almost flat and is the business/commerce center with thriving night life. The best way to explore Pest is on foot, as things to see are close to each other. Strolling the […]

Exploring ‘Buda’ of Budapest

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is a huge city with a mix of Western & Eastern culture. In reality it’s two sides: Buda & Pest divided by river Danube with a small Margaret Island in the middle towards North which constitutes the city of Budapest. There are 8 bridges connecting these two sides with totally different character […]

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