Visiting Cancun and Chichen Itza over the Labor Day weekend

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

Visiting Hours, Tickets, Entrance Gates: Taj Mahal Travel Guide

Taj Mahal Visiting Hours: Taj Mahal is open everyday of the week EXCEPT Fridays. It is open from sunrise to sunset. Wish they had provided actual hours instead of sunrise to sunset, but usually this translates to 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM everyday, except Fridays. Additionally, Taj Mahal is open for night viewing from 08:30 PM…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 vs Iguazu Falls – Comparing Two Greatest Waterfalls on Earth!

Niagara vs Iguazu 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. Recently, I got chance to visit Niagara Falls in USA and Iguazu…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: Winter 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

Martha Brae River Rafting – Relaxing And Romantic Ride!

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee $60 per raft (2 persons) Credit Card Accepted No Handicapped Accessible No Parking Available Yes Changing Room Yes Lockers Available No Food Available No Recommendations: Make sure that you tell your driver to pick you up downstream once you’re done with the rafting. Keep cash to tip your raft captain. Towards the end of your journey, your…read more

Dunn’s River Falls – Most Popular Attraction In Jamaica!

Fast Facts: Entrance Fee $20 per person Credit Card Accepted Yes Handicapped Accessible Yes Parking Available Yes Changing Room Yes Lockers Available Yes Food Available Yes Recommendations: Don’t forget to keep your GoPro or any other water proof camera. Since it’s a water related activity, don’t forget to keep your swimming trunk, towel and water shoes. I recommend starting…read more

Top Things To Do In Jamaica In March

Planning to go to Jamaica and still wondering what all to see and do there? Well, like most of ‘adventurous’ people visiting Jamaica, how about booking an all inclusive resort and spending all your time in resort’s private beach while drinking free cocktails? If that’s the the idea of vacation for you, stop reading this post and carry…read more