JOSEPH RANJAN

INDIAN BACKPACKER

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Statue of Unity – Tallest statue in the world

Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world. It is located in the state of Gujarat, India. Though the works were not really completed it is already open for public and there were lot many people visiting it already irrespective of current real hot climate. The statue is not the only attraction here. […]

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Tower Bridge – London

A symbol of the City of the London. I saw this bridge from the bus tour during my onward flight transit and it was stunning beautiful in lights. So i thought of visiting this place again during my return flight transit as well. As flight delayed 1.5 hours from Dallas the transit time in London […]

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Reunion Tower – Dallas USA

Reunion Tower in Dallas is a perfect place to visit during long transit at Dallas-Fort worth Airport. I had 11 hours of transit and had enough time to visit the place from Airport. The tower offers Ariel view of the city and there was a informative person who guides the visitors with lot many information. […]

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Santiago – Chile

Santiago – Capital city of Chile. The city was located little close to mountain ranges so the visual on day times happen to be very nice. Again everyone speak Spanish only as like many other South American country. Very hard to find anyone who speak English. I happen to stay in a apartment with a […]

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Buenos Aires to Santiago by Bus

Traveling on a bus in South America is absolutely awesome experience and for me it becomes even more fun by boarding on the wrong bus. I wanted to travel from Argentina capital ‘Buenos Aires’ to Chile capital ‘Santiago’ by bus. I choose to travel with ‘CATA Internacional’ because of its quality service feedback and stylish […]

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Montevideo – Uruguay

Montevideo – Capital of Uruguay and home for most of the population of the country. The city was unbelievably beautiful. Honestly i didn’t expected it much but it was almost equal to any European city. As a cruise visitor there was no need for a visa to enter the country. But for Indians a visa […]

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Stanley – Falkland Islands

Stanley or popularly known as Port Stanley is the capital of Falkland Islands, a self governing British overseas territory. Cruise passengers do not need a visa to enter Falkland Islands. Sea pass card is enough. But to visit by air, a valid UK visa is needed to enter. It is located so remote that finding […]

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Antarctica – The ICE Continent

The Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship does its maiden voyage into Antarctica so does we. The ICE continent welcome us with fantastic climate. The caption said he came here 6 times and never seen this clear climate. The sun was there full day and freezing temperature alongside made the day wonderful. Surprisingly there was no darkness […]

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Ushuaia – Southernmost city of the world

Ushuaia – Known as the southernmost city of the world this city is home for 65000+ people today. Though people live southern than this those places can not be considered as ‘City’ because of its less population. The Government of Argentina kept official ‘End of the World’ board here in Ushuaia.   [Show slideshow]

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Celebrity Eclipse

Celebrity Eclipse – Stunning cruise ship by Celebrity Cruises. The ship got 16 floors. 14, 15 floors are full of restaurants, ocean view balconies and 16th deck is just open ocean view deck. My room is in 8th floor of the ship. It was very nice to see many Indians in the Cruise. A staff […]

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Buenos Aires – Argentina

Buenos Aires – Capital of Argentina. I happen to stay in ‘Almagro’ region and it was very neat, properly planned and well maintained. Lots of food options all around the city. Plenty of churches all around. Nice to roam around. NO ONE SPEAKS ENGLISH. ONLY SPANISH. Airport to City People who can speak Spanish can […]

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Argentina Tourist Visa for Indians

Argentina visa process is the most difficult visa process i ever been through till date. Tourist visa for Argentina is FREE for Indians. But their documentation process is the most difficult thing i ever gone through. It is tough because even after i got the visa now… still i don’t know what documents were really […]

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Yellow Fever Vaccination in Bangalore

Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required to travel certain countries of Africa & South America. Immigration procedures of certain countries stated that this certificate is must to enter the country. In Bangalore this vaccination is done at Public Health Institute. They provide this service only on Wednesdays. Only one day in a week. If the […]

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Brooklyn Bridge – New York

Brooklyn Bridge connects Brooklyn with Manhattan in New York city. It is a perfect place to visit during long transit in New York airport. I had 8 hours of transit in New York JFK Airport so had enough time to visit this place. To reach this place from JFK Terminal 8, i took Air train […]

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Exploring London with 1GBP – Mega Bus Sightseeing

Mega Bus UK offers a 2 hour sightseeing tour on London for 1 GBP. This is a perfect option for anyone on transit to see all major attractions of London within 2 hours. My transit time in London Heathrow is 21 hours so i had enough time to take this tour. Visitor visa is needed […]

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Hampi – Karnataka

Hampi – One of the most glorious historical city of India located in the banks of Tungabhadra River. This city was part of the capital of Vijayanagara Empire. Though the city was destroyed after the fall of Vijayanagara Empire on 15th Century, it remain ruins till date. It was nice to see some temples hold […]

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New York City- United States of America

New York City – One of the busiest American city today and an Iconic immigration port of United States of America back in history! Great to see too many taller buildings in smaller space all around the city. In fact the New York is the name for the whole province where the New York City […]

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Self trip to Washington DC from New York

Washington DC located about 350kms away from the New York city. The one way travel time takes approximately 4 hours. There are day trip tours available from New York city to Washington DC which costs between 135USD to 160USD depends on season and tour operator. This is pretty costly as there are frequent buses on […]

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Toronto to New York by Megabus

Mega bus – A reliable low cost bus transportation service in North America. They operate both in Canada & United States. I saw the online ratings of Mega Bus service is very poor. But in my trips i found they are very good and professional on their service. I use Mega Bus 4 times during […]

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CN Tower – Toronto

Canadian National Tower popularly known as CN Tower located at the heart of the city of Toronto. It provides a nice Ariel view of Downtown Toronto. Especially during nights it was a super experience to see the glowing Toronto. When it was built on 1976 it was the tallest tower in the World. Buy your […]

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