How To Get To Chichen Itza From Cancun – Car Rental Tips, Chichen Itza Tickets And More!

Every year, hundred thousands of tourists flock to Cancun to enjoy the beach and sunshine. And why not? Cancun is famous for its turquoise waters, vibrant nightlife, all inclusive resorts and above all, better safety record as compared to other areas of Mexico. However, most of the tourists are afraid of renting a car in…read more

Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Taj Mahal In Agra, India

Visiting Hours: Taj Mahal is open everyday of the week EXCEPT Fridays. It is open from sunrise to sunset Entry Fee: Taj Mahal has different entry fee for people from different countries. Indian Citizens  INR 40 Citizens of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, and Thailand  INR 530 Citizens from countries NOT listed…read more

Boat Tour On Chicago River – One of the best things to do in Chicago

Fast Facts: Cost Depends on the tour and the tour company. I chose Wendella’s Signature Lake & River Tour which costs $35.50 for adults. Credit Card Accepted Yes Handicapped Accessible Wendella vessels are accessible. Docks may vary. Parking Available Paid parking available near by Changing Room N/A Lockers Available No Food Available Drinks and snacks available on the boat…read more

Hotel Carbonaki in Mykonos – The Traveling Engineer’s Review

Overview: I, along with my wife, stayed at Hotel Carbonaki, Mykonos for 2 nights in May 2016. Mykonos is known for its vibrant nightlife and crazy beach parties, and therefore, we wanted to stay someplace closer to the action. We’re glad we chose Hotel Carbonaki for our stay because it’s an ideally located, very refreshing and…read more

Nomikos Villas in Santorini – The Traveling Engineer’s Review

Overview: I, along with my wife, stayed at Nomikos Villas in Santorini for 3 nights in May 2015. If you’ve traveled to or are planning to travel to Santorini, you know how much effort it takes to choose the best area to stay in Santorini. We spent a few days zeroing in on the area…read more

Niagara Falls and Iguazu Falls: Comparing Two Greatest Waterfalls on Earth!

Overview: When we talk about the greatest waterfalls on earth, we always talk about Niagara Falls, Iguazu Falls and Victoria falls. Not that other waterfalls are not great; it’s just that these falls have become so famous they easily capture the imagination of the world. I recently got chance to visit Niagara Falls in USA and Iguazu Falls in Brazil…read more

Macuco Safari – Boat Tour At Iguazu Falls In Brazil

Fast Facts and Recommendations: Macuco Safari is located within the Iguazu Falls National Park on Brazilian side. The safari is open from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM daily. Macuco Safari tours departs every 15 minutes. No advanced reservation is required. Macuco Safari offers several different tours. We took Macuco Safari Traditional Tour which includes an electric cart…read more

Visiting Horseshoe Bend in December – You will ‘fall’ for its 1000 foot drop!

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee Free  Credit Card Accepted NA Handicapped Accessible No Parking Available Yes Changing Room No Lockers Available No Food Available No Recommendations: There are no restrooms, food or water available at the Horseshoe bend. Therefore, don’t forget to use the bathroom and grab some water before you take off. Parking is available for free…read more

Acropolis of Athens – Its ancient buildings influence the world like no other!

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee 12 Euros (High season) 6 Euros (Low season) Credit Card Accepted Yes Handicapped Accessible No Parking Available Parking available in Plaka. It’s hard to find though. Changing Room N/A Lockers Available No Food Available No (Food available only after you exit the ticket restricted area) Recommendations: There is no drinks or food available once…read more

Antelope Canyon in December: Cold Weather Can’t Take Shine Off This Breathtaking Sight

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee Tour guides are mandatory to visit Upper & Lower Antelope Canyon. Please check Navajo Nation Parks site for the list of licensed guided tours. We booked Antelope Slop Canyon tours. Credit Card Accepted Depends on the tour operator Handicapped Accessible No Parking Available Yes, at the guided tour operator office. Changing Room No…read more

Best Way To Visit Christ The Redeemer – Tram, Tickets, Costs And More!

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee/Tram Tickets Cost (Includes round trip tram ride and entrance) R$ 61 (Low Season, Adult) R$ 74 (High Season, Adult) R$ 48 (Child, 6-11 years) Credit Card Accepted Yes Handicapped Accessible Yes Parking Available N/A Changing Room N/A Lockers Available No Food Available Yes Recommendations: Tram is the most convenient and the best way…read more

How Santorini Differs From Mykonos

1. Santorini is known for its beauty. The sight of white washed buildings and blue domed churches overlooking the turquoise water of Aegean sea is incomparable by Mykonos or any other Greek island. On the other hand, Mykonos is known for it’s vibrant nightlife and crazy beach parties. For this reason, it’s also called ‘Party Capital of…read more

Athens to Meteora (Kalambaka) By Train

Fast Facts/Recommendations: Keep cash (in Euros of course) because cafe inside the train doesn’t accept credit cards The train tickets can be booked in advance online at Train OSE website Tickets are sold at train station too. However, I highly recommend buying train tickets online in advance because it’s cheaper, faster and hassle free. In Athens, the…read more

Where To Stay In Santorini, Greece

Traveling to Santorini, Greece, and wondering what’s the best area to stay on the island? Well, the first and foremost consideration you need make is whether you want to stay on the beach or someplace with caldera/volcano view? If you want to stay on the beach, Kamari and Perissa are the most popular choices. If you…read more

Seven Mile Beach, Negril – Miles and Miles of White Sand with Turquoise Water

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee No Credit Card Accepted N/A Handicapped Accessible Yes Parking Available Yes Changing Room Yes Lockers Available N/A Food Available Yes Recommendations: You can rent chair and umbrella on the beach for $6 each. Make sure you have cash available. Local vendors at the beach can be annoying sometimes. Just say no politely and they…read more

Ricks Cafe, Negril – Sunset, Reggae, Cliff jumping And Much More!

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee N/A Credit Card Accepted Yes Handicapped Accessible Yes Parking Available Yes Changing Room Yes Lockers Available N/A Food Available Yes Recommendations: If you’re not staying on the cliffs, the sunset is MUST WATCH from Rick’s Cafe. I recommend going there at least an hour before the sunset. This way you can have best of…read more

Doctor’s Cave Beach – Worth Visiting Only If You’re Staying Nearby

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee $6 per person Credit Card Accepted No Handicapped Accessible No Parking Available No Changing Room Yes Lockers Available No Food Available Yes Recommendations: It is NOT a free beach. So be prepared to shell out $6 per person for the entry. You can rent chair and umbrella at the beach for $6 each. If you’re planning…read more