Author: Elroy

Is the JR Rail Pass worth it?
Asia, Destinations, Japan, Travel Tips

Is the JR Rail Pass worth it?

Planning a trip to Japan? Wondering whether the famed JR Rail Pass is worth it? Well wonder no more, as we take an in-depth look at the JR Rail Pass this week in our complete guide to the JR Rail Pass Back in 2015 when I was planning my trip […]

The narrow tracks pass in between the buildings
Cities, Destinations, Travel, Vietnam

Chasing Hanoi’s Street Train

Twice a day, a train speeds through the heart of Hanoi, narrowly passing between houses !!! Join me as I explore this Urban phenomenon. A loud horn can be heard in the distance. Nearby, people come out and start taking in their motorbikes and belongings into their homes. Children stop […]

The turtles of Velas
Adventure, Destinations, India, Maharashtra, Wildlife

The turtles of Velas

This  week I take a ride down memory lane, as I recall my trip to Velas to see turtles on the beach I am in sleepy Velas, a coastal village in Maharashtra. I’m here to see Olive Ridley turtles take their first baby steps into the sea. And unlike last […]