JOSEPH RANJAN

INDIAN BACKPACKER

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Cairo – Egypt

Cairo – a city with lot of historical iconic places to see. The best of all is the pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Museum. I couldn’t believe that i was standing next to the body(Mummy) of the greatest king of Egyptian empire ‘Ramesses II’. I wrote articles about him in the past and now i […]

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Exploring Hiroshima, Kyoto and Tokyo with JR Pass

JR Pass is useful not only to travel between big cities but also to explore around a city. Every city has ‘JR Line Railways’ covering nearby small towns in which we can use JR Pass to travel unlimited rides. In Hiroshima, 2 loop buses named ‘Orange Route’ and ‘Green Route’ operates in 30 mins gap […]

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Day trip to Nagasaki from Hakata using JR Pass

Nagasaki – the city which lost one fourth of its population to atomic bomb in the year 1945. After this horror incident the city is well known throughout the world and being visited by many tourists every year. This article will give you some information if you are looking to take a day trip to […]

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Japan Rail Pass

Japan Rail Pass (Commonly known as JR Pass) is the best option for anyone who wants to travel throughout Japan in budget. This pass is available only for Tourists who enter japan with ‘Temporary Visitor’ stamp on passport. This pass is valid on all ‘Japan Railways’ (JR) group of company operated transports (Train, Bus, Ferry) […]

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Perth – Australia

Perth is one on the best city i have seen ever. Very neat, Happy people, Free Buses inside city zone, Free internet on many public places, Public Parks in every corner, Enjoyable climate, etc… makes perth one of the best in the world. The only issue i see here is the cost of living. Probably […]

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Mumbai

Mumbai – A must visit Indian city with plenty of places to see. Heavily crowded everywhere and driving is really hard in its traffic.

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Mauritius

Mauritius – One of the most beautiful country with beautiful people. The immigration officer i met was very nice and he keeps talk funny till the immigration is over. He gave the first impression of the island and it was the same throughout the country. People i met here were extremely good. One of the […]

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Backpacking Moscow

Moscow – One of the cheapest destination in European continent. Being capital of world’s largest country, “Moscow” is being maintained well by Russian Government. Metro makes transportation easier towards many destinations in the city. Though all is well here language is a biggest problem for any out comers. NO ONE SPEAKS / UNDERSTANDS¬†ENGLISH… Will be […]

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Paro Valley – Bhutan

Paro is a must see lovely place located in Bhutan. It is the only place in Bhutan where international flights land. I have recorded this video when i exit this beautiful valley. Especially the video sections around 3:30 are very beautiful.

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Traveling from bagdogra to kathmandu by bus

This post may be useful for anyone who looks for how to reach kathmandu from bagdogra and vice versa by bus.  This is a little long journey so may not suitable for any one expects high comfortness on travel.

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Maldives – Heaven on Earth

Maldives – most beautiful place in earth with stunning beaches. Male City Male city, the capital of this beautiful nation is bit dirty because of lack of maintenance. We can round the whole city by foot itself if we can spend a day here to explore. Also taxi available from any corner to any corner […]

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Long transit in colombo with Sri Lankan Airlines ?

This post is useful for anyone looking for what to do in transit time at Colombo airport. And if you are using SriLankan airlines you are lucky to take a free ride inside SriLanka at no cost.

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Angkor Wat – Largest religious monument in the world

Angkor wat is the worlds largest religious monument in the world. No wonder that Cambodian flag holds it as its architecture was impressive. It was almost destroyed by Thailand (as told by my guide… Thailand occupied that region for about 100+ years in war and they destroyed the temple to destroy the pride of Cambodians)

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Traveling to cambodia from bangkok by bus

Bus is the cheapest way to reach Cambodia from bangkok. From Mochit 2 bus terminal bus departs towards Siem Reap, Phnom Penh locations of cambodia. Not only that also there are direct buses to LAOS and VIETNAM from here. How to book bus tickets ? Booking tickets in advance is the best option as there […]

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Cheapest way to reach pattaya from bangkok airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport has very good transportation facilities. You can take Bus or Metro to reach city in minutes. The most beautiful stuff is you can take bus to various parts of thailand from this Airport itself. You do not need to reach city bus terminal for this. From here you can reach pattaya for just […]

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Bali – Indonesian Island with culture and fun

Bali – a must see lovely place in Indonesia. Filled with temples and so much fun activities. Lovely home architectures which almost gets you feel that you are entering temples. Temples in every homes, common temples in every villages, and special types of temples near cemetery are highlights of different type of temples in bali. […]

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Putrajaya – Perfect place to visit in malaysia during transit

Putrajaya – a lovely city located between airport and beautiful Kula Lampur. Perfect location to be visited if you are transiting in Malaysia and your connecting time is more than 5 hours. My transit time in Kula Lampur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) is about 5 hours 30 minutes. So i have decided to take a […]

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Macau Tower

Its simply WOW. The gambling city got a tower offers excellent view of Macau – China border. We can see china from this tower. There is a mall down there for dining. To get to the observation deck they charge 135HKD. But worthy. They have glass floor on some part of the observation deck. its […]

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Avenue of Stars – Hong Kong

I felt spending evenings in “Avenue of Stars” is the best i did in Hong Kong. Most of the evenings i spent there and enjoyed every second. Beauty of Victoria Harbour, the cruises, taller buildings and a chill climate., that will make you forget yourself for sometime. Don’t miss it if you go Hong Kong. […]

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Burj Khalifa – Dubai

It is the day of my life. I considered it to be the best i did in my backpacking life till now. the tallest building in the world… ‘burj khalifa‘ on top of the grand ‘Dubai Mall‘. I was tempted about my visit to Burj Khalifa and booked ticket to observation deck in very advance. […]

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