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Kashyap Bhattacharya
Edinburgh, Scotland
Difficult actually to sum me up in a line. Wait till the book comes out
Interests: travel, writing poetry, food!, blogging about travel on, learning about new cultures and wyas of living, world cinema and a good cup of coffee
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Chester is a beautiful historic city in the north west of England. It’s so easy to get to from all over the UK with trains reaching Chester from London in less than two hours. Chester makes a great place for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2012 at
In Rome key thing to remember is that you cannot buy tickets on public transport. All local public transport is integrated in Rome. Tabaccheria, Rome. (Photo Courtesy of : Tickets for Metro, Bus, Local Trains can be bought from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2012 at
With over 20 million tourists visiting every year, Venice is a city where the demand for good quality accommodation outstrips the supply and it's becomes increasingly difficult to find a decently priced room in the city or eat well on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2012 at
It's the common problem you'll find yourself in any major European city Where can I go to find a decent priced meal which is authentic and good quality? There's nothing more soul destroying that to go on holiday and fall... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at
Opting to holiday within the United Kingdom has become increasingly popular again, particularly since there have been many scares concerning travel agents going bust and holidays simply being incredibly expensive. Opting for holiday cottages UK is a great way to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at
This cracking competition on comes courtesy of Sol Hotels. If you haven't stayed at any of their properties, I urge you to check out their site-some great budget friendly options there with hotels in Berlin starting at just 44... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at
If you like surprises and prizes, HostelBookers have a thing or two in Santa's sack this year, just for you! In the spirit of a traditional advent calendar, HostelBookers will be getting fun and festive giving away fantastic prizes every... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at
Grace Cartwright, Edinburgh based regular contributor to was in Barcelona for her exchange Erasmus year. In this post she shares with us 3 of her favourite budget eats in Barcelona. If you missed, here is her earlier post of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at
On Friday ( 28th October, 2011) I'm off on another epic budget weekend to the trendy city of Rotterdam with the cheap coach travel specialist: Eurolines. Rotterdam by night I have to be honest- I prefer low cost airline and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at
As a local native of Edinburgh, I am always proud to share and help raise the profile of some great local events and the Scottish International Storytelling Festival is one of these events. Lindsey Corr, from the Scottish Storytelling Centre... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2011 at
Recently I was privelieged to be a guest of the Poitou Charentes Tourism board and invited to explore the beautiful city of La Rochelle, Marais Poiteven and the unforgettable island of Ile De Re. Ile De Re is blessed with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2011 at
Known as the Cultural Capital of Switzerland or University City Basel offers a diverse range of cultural, historical and leisure experiences. Here are some top tips to make the most of this city on a budget. 1) Top budget tip... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at
Krakow has been the highlight of my budget travels this year- I stayed for 4 days and soaked in so many unique sights, tastes and glimpses of life-was a life enrichening experience. To finish off my Krakow series, I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at
There is an unofficial review in my head that only those there will know about...haha.Was crazy and such good fun. Good times..I look forward to a trip to Monza soon and both of cooking a curry. I have to start planning!!
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It was a lovely picture. I have a few more to share ;) I wish I had my camera with me more- I am waiting to see everyone's pictures ....its going to be fun. I wanted to say something about my new Italian family in the post.. We meet soon for sure- a Italian travel tweetup maybe?
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I was asked today for a summary of #TBUIBK -so many talking points were covered which you will read about. Here are my observations... I am borrowing and taking inspiration from a post from William Bakker Chief Strategist at Think!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at
Park Inn have launched a fun filled, exciting competition called the ‘Park Inn Rally’ which allow entrants the opportunity to win a week at any of the Park Inn Hotels in Europe plus shorter weekend stays and Rezidor gift cards... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at
Recently a group of bloggers who I am privileged to consider as good friends attended an amazing wedding in Granada of the beautiful, one and only WildJunket -Nellie Huang. We had a great time plus I managed to hang out... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2011 at
Europe Travel Tip: Pizzateca Madrid Cheap Pizza and a book for just 5 euros? This week’s Europe Travel Tip comes from a unique pizzeria in Madrid. Pizzateca: Pizza meets Biblioteca in Madrid Pizzateca is located slightly of the beaten track... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2011 at
This is a follow up to my earlier slice of Krakow's economy gastronomy. If you missed Part 1, here is the link and also check out my review of the moving Jewish Galicia Museum As always, feel free to leave... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at
The world’s biggest arts festival: Edinburgh Fringe kicks off today with an estimated 2 million visitors coming to the city over the next 4 weeks. being an Edinburgh based blog over the last 2 1/2 years has compiled a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at
I'm on a roll! Fast on the heels of my recent Costa Brava article, The Sunday Indian have published my article on St Andrews in their exciting new travel supplement 'Gypsies and Billionaires' It's on the news stands now but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2011 at
'To save a single life is to save a whole world' Talmud Hidden at the back of the myriad labryinthe of Kazimierz is the profoundly moving Jewish Galicia Museum. Whereas in Auschwitz you learn of the brutality of how an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at
Hi!!! Excited news from my side. Just wanted to share with you my article on Costa Brava that has come out in the Life section of this week's (24th July issue ) The Sunday Indian Magazine ' I nearly died... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at
By Andrew Duval France has so much to offer and with it being so close to home it’s really a great destination for a summer holiday. Despite being so near, it can sometimes give the bank balance a bit of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at