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My 10 favorite travel products after taking 12 trips in just one year

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Pixel 6 Pro on table showing Wanderlog travel planning app, with several city magnets next to it from Koln, Brussels, Amsterdam, and more.

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Over the last 12 months, my husband and I have gone on 12 short vacations (three to four days on average) across France and a few neighboring countries. From smaller towns like Amiens and Montreux to cosmopolitan capitals like Madrid and Amsterdam, we’ve tried to keep things fun and varied. On paper, 12 trips in 12 months sound quite excessive, but we had our (many) reasons to go on this bout of tourism. So we let ourselves be seduced by the ease of movement across Europe and the simplicity of the train-hopping and backpacking travel lifestyle.

But what kind of geek would I be if I hadn’t used those travel opportunities to test all kinds of products, devices, apps, services, and features? And what kind of writer would I be if I didn’t report on the ones that made a significant difference in my experience? That’s why I’m now here talking to you about my favorite discoveries of them all — these are the 10 products that have completely changed the way I travel.

Wanderlog

There is no travel planner like Wanderlog. Trust me, I’ve downloaded almost all of them. The app (Android, iOS, web) lets me create trips, share them with others, and we can all edit at the same time — yes, a little bit like Google Docs. I can add accommodations, flights, trains, bus reservations, and car rentals, then create multiple lists (with different colors and icons) of things I’m generally interested in checking out as well as itineraries of places I’ve already decided to visit on a specific day. And it pulls place data from Google Maps, including opening hours, images, websites, and short descriptions.

Wanderlog saves me time at every step of the travel-planning process. It is my second brain before and during trips.

If that isn’t enough, Wanderlog won me over with all of its small but incredibly useful extras. I can add formatted notes to every place or list with my own bullets, bold/italics, and hyperlinks. I can assign budgets to every visited place. The app automatically calculates the distance between any two places in my itinerary and tells me how long it’ll take to get from point A to B while driving, walking, or taking transit. And for most cities in the world, Wanderlog offers an Explore section that brings blog posts and lists of recommended places and activities from all over the internet, puts them on the map, and lets me add them to my lists or itineraries. All without me having to research anything in Google or Maps. How madly cool and utterly frictionless is that?

Basically, Wanderlog replaces Google Maps lists, Chrome bookmarks, Calendar events, email reservations, and separate notes, and it saves me time at every single step. It has become my second brain both while planning trips and while on an actual trip. Now, it’s simply indispensable to me.

Wanderlog used to be available in the Play Store, but was recently removed. I hope it comes back soon, but until then, you can download the APK and install it.

eSIMs (Mobimatter and Airalo)

Airalo USA data SIM tariffs on phone screen in hand

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Back in January of 2015, I landed at midnight on a Sunday in Las Vegas for CES. I took a taxi to a 24/7 Walmart 30 minutes away to buy a SIM card. I needed it to go online during LG’s 8:00 AM press conference without being reliant on the conference hall’s spotty Wi-Fi. Unfortunately, Walmart didn’t have prepaid SIMs, so I found myself in the middle of nowhere-Vegas with no taxi nearby and no phone line at 3:00 AM wondering how the heck I could get back to my hotel.

A prepaid data eSIM is simple, convenient, and an absolute game-changer while traveling.

Stupid jetlagged decisions aside, international travel has long been a challenge for the always-connected among us. I used to research the destination country’s prepaid SIM card plans and operators for hours, then I’d try to find a store that sells them in the airport or near my hotel, wait in line at said store, get the SIM card, navigate foreign-language SMS or websites, and figure out wonky top-up systems, just so I could be reachable in a new land without paying a kidney in roaming fees.

Last year, I discovered Mobimatter and Airalo, two sites that sell prepaid data eSIMs for almost any country in the world. Now, I just browse these two to find the best offer, buy my data eSIM online before leaving, “download” it as a secondary SIM on my Pixel 6 Pro, make sure the access point is set up properly, and switch data to it when I land in the new country. The whole process takes ten minutes tops and I’m good to go. I’ve already used MobiMatter twice in Switzerland and once in Belgium, and I tried Airalo once in Turkey. My colleague Dhruv got an Airalo eSIM in the UAE. We have nothing but good things to say about them. Absolute game-changers.

Dig deeper: As a frequent traveler, I’ll never buy a phone without an eSIM slot

Osprey Fairview and Farpoint

About a year ago, my husband and I moved from Beirut to Paris, which opened up this whole world of train travel and short weekend trips. Before this, I had never imagined myself as a backpack traveler — too heavy, too uncomfortable — until I started thinking of how easier and more practical a backpack would be for weekend trips. It’s definitely simpler than lugging a roller suitcase behind me all the time.

We started by getting my husband an Osprey Farpoint 40 (starting at $150 on Amazon). He loved it. Thanks to the shoulder straps and hip belt, it’s so comfortable for him to carry across train stations and airports. The design provides stellar support — even when the backpack is full, it feels almost weightless. Plus, it’s made from a resistant material, the zippers are smooth, and there’s space for a laptop, tablet, and some other random small things.

Osprey makes one of the few backpacks with shoulder and chest straps designed for a female body.

After briefly trying his backpack and realizing how good it was, I decided to get the female version for myself. The Osprey Fairview 40 (starting at $130 on Amazon) is basically the same backpack, but the shoulder straps are attached and angled differently to account for a larger chest. Having tried both backpacks, I can tell you the Fairview is much more comfortable and better suited for a female body. I’ve already carried it on trips to Amsterdam, Montreux, Berlin, Turin, and Chantilly, and I wouldn’t trade it for any other backpack.

Bobby Pro backpack and Karry 3.0 drawstring

While our Ospreys are great for carrying clothing and essentials on a train or plane, we still need a day bag to use once we reach our destination.

When we’re only carrying one Osprey, our go-to is the Bobby Pro backpack ($130 on Amazon) from XD-Design. It’s been with us on dozens of trips already since 2019, from the Himalayas to Meteora, passing by Abu Dhabi and Barcelona. The anti-theft design is perfect for busy cities, airports, and public transport. But the sturdy material, comfortable balance, extra zippers and organizers, and pass-through USB-C charging; all of these are useful no matter the destination. City or nature, MWC or tech conferences, it’s done it all and it’s still kicking. If it ever dies, I’m buying another one, no questions asked.

Pick one: an anti-theft day bag for bustling cities or a light drawstring bag for quick trips.

But since we only have four shoulders, we sadly realized we couldn’t bring the Bobby Pro on trips where we’re already carrying our two Osprey backpacks. So we’ve gravitated toward the Karry 3.0+ drawstring from Anvi Original to solve that. I bought the first version of this on Kickstarter and loved it so much that I grabbed the third one too. (They’re now at their fifth iteration.) Why the Karry? Because this drawstring bag is unlike any other. It’s more comfortable to carry for a whole day thanks to its large and fluffy strings. It also has three large zipped pockets and comes with an extra flap to protect your stuff. And it’s made from an extra-resistant material. The best part is that it can lay flat inside the Osprey when empty, so we can easily pack it and then switch to it after dumping our luggage in the hotel.

Zendure Passport II Pro

travel products zendure passport 2 pro

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Like any self-respecting geeks, we carry some tech gadgets while traveling. Phones, power banks, Fitbits, an action cam, and sometimes an iPad or a laptop. To charge all of these, the Zendure Passport ($75.99 on Amazon) is our jack of all trades. It is a universal adapter with 100-240V DC input/output for multiple plug types and it works in the US, UK, rest of EU, and plenty of other countries too. But that’s only half the story. The other half? It’s a multi-port charger too.

It’s a travel adapter and a 61W PD charger. The one power adapter to rule them all.

On one side, there’s a 61W USB-C PD port. On another side, there is a secondary 12W USB-C port and three 12W USB-A ports. Power is divided between all ports when they’re used at the same time, with a total output of 61W. It might not be the most powerful PD charger, but it’s the most convenient one of all.

We just keep this in our Osprey backpack and we know it’ll work everywhere for everything — no questions asked. For more portability, we bought a few short cables to go with it and now we have a setup that is very portable and capable of topping up anything from a Galaxy Watch 4 (check this little USB-C puck) to a laptop. It’s basically the one charger to rule them all.

We recommend: The best multi-port USB chargers you can get

Too Good To Go

A few months ago, I discovered Too Good To Go, the anti-food waste app that lets you reserve baskets of near-expiry items from bakeries, grocery stores, and restaurants. At first, I was only using the app in Paris, but then it occurred to me that I could also benefit from it while traveling. And that has been an amazing idea.

You save food from being thrown away, and you save a few bucks.

Before going on a trip, I check the area around our hotel or some of the activities we’re doing to see what stores and baskets are offered and at approximately what time. Then, depending on our schedule, I’ll reserve some baskets and make sure we pick them up for our dose of fresh fruits and veggies or nice baked goods, all for a few euros.

My favorite hack? Some hotels offer baskets on their breakfast spread. If you’re already staying at that hotel (or near that hotel) and you don’t want a very heavy breakfast, just reserve a $4-5 basket instead of a $10-20 breakfast. Go there around 10:00 AM, pick up some items from their spread, and you’re good. You’ve saved food from being thrown away, and you’ve saved a few bucks too. Win-win.

Citymapper

No matter how much I appreciate Google Maps in a foreign city or town, I have to admit that it’s not the absolute best solution for walking or public transit. For that, I’ve gravitated to Citymapper wherever it’s available. Sometimes Citymapper even supports towns where Google Maps doesn’t have any data — this was the case when I went to Montreux in Switzerland a while ago, but it seems that Google has caught up now.

Having used both apps side by side, I’ve also found Citymapper to have more accurate timings in some cities, easier-to-read instructions (especially entrances and exits, whether to ride in the front or middle or back, and sometimes even clearer names for trains and directions). It also adds up sidewalk crossing times while walking, and time inside the station (to enter, switch, or leave) — two features Google Maps just completely ignores. And it integrates with Calendar, pulling up all my events and offering a list of all their locations for quick directions.

Google Maps wanted me to wait for a bus in a street with roadworks. Citymapper had the new temporary bus stop location.

Fun story: Citymapper completely won me over one night in Berlin. We were heading back to our hotel around 11:00 PM and Google Maps suggested we walk a few minutes to take the bus. As we did, we realized the supposed stop was on a street closed by roadworks. Surely no bus could get there, but Google Maps was adamant. Citymapper, on the other hand, suggested we go back and wait at another stop (a deviation from that bus’ route). We followed it and, sure enough, there was a temporary stop right where it indicated, and the bus came on time. Because of that single incident, Citymapper has gained a permanent place on my phone.

Want to know more? When Google Maps struggles, Citymapper comes to my rescue

Trekology inflatable pillow

Two Trekology inflatable travel pillows, one is inflated, the other is deflated and in a carry bag

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Look, if you’re traveling an average of once a month on a writer’s salary, you’re not booking five-star hotels with all the luxury and comfort. Affordable three stars are more like it. And if you’re in your late thirties to early forties like we both are, then you can’t sleep on any random surface and get up the next morning without back or neck ache.

Since we can’t carry our own mattresses, we’ve resorted to solving the next problem we encounter in cheaper hotels: impossibly thin pillows. You know the kind, it’s fluffy but flattens to a thin paper when you lay your head on it. One pillow is too thin, two are too high; there’s no middle ground.

An inflatable pillow makes all the difference between a thin hotel pillow and a supportive one.

Our solution to that is frankly genius. We have two Trekology Aluft 2.0 inflatable pillows ($17.99 on Amazon), which we inflate as needed and place inside the pillow cover below the hotel’s provided mediocrity. This provides extra support and height while removing the annoying feeling of a hard inflatable pillow. It (almost) fools us into thinking we’re sleeping on a normal compressible pillow. And when it’s not in use, it just goes back to a small, portable size.

Travel-friendly cutlery, straws, and bottle

Quechua water bottle, packable cutlery set, and GIR silicone straws on a table

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Another way to save some dinero while traveling is to grab breakfast and other food essentials from nearby grocery stores or bodegas instead of eating out for every meal. The first time we did that, we realized that while precut mango is easy to grab with your fingers, yogurt isn’t.

So we looked for travel-friendly cutlery and found this white-label stainless steel set on AliExpress for a few bucks; you can also get it on Amazon for $16.99. It contains a fork, a spoon, a knife, and two chopsticks, all divided into three pieces. Everything can be taken apart or put together in a few seconds. They’re washable, easy to transport, and perfect for store-bought yogurt, fruit, and salads.

You can’t eat yogurt with your fingers and you shouldn’t carry a water bottle that spills.

Taking the idea to the next level, we also got these bendable and washable silicone straws from GIR ($8.95 on Amazon). No more ocean-polluting plastic straws or quickly-melting paper straws. (Side note: GIR makes some of my favorite kitchen tools, I recommend you check them out. I’m in love with the Spoonula.)

Our last item is this insulated 13oz / 400ml Quechua water bottle from Decathlon ($12.99). It’s bulky, heavy, inconvenient, and time-consuming to open and close, but we bought it because it has two screw caps, making any spills near impossible. We’ve had it in our backpack for a year, and, as expected, it has never let a single drop out no matter how much we tossed, dropped, or flipped the backpack. This no-spill feature makes it an absolute winner.

Kindle Paperwhite (2021)

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2021 with the screen showing a book cover, on a table, next to a cup of coffee

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Traveling for me used to be all about music and sleep, but when I got the Kindle Paperwhite, I decided to try reading on a train ride, and I’m a convert. For anything from a short trip of an hour or two to longer five to six-hour trips, reading is an excellent way to dissociate until I reach my destination.

Books can carry you to another world and make any multi-hour trip feel like a snap.

What I realized was that while music is fun and immersive, I still get bored every now and then, check the time, and get annoyed that we’ve still not reached the destination. A good book, on the other hand, takes my mind completely away from reality. Passengers, time, distance, everything dissolves, and I get sucked into another world. I’ve been on a six-hour train ride from Turin to Paris where I didn’t look at the time until half an hour before arrival.

The Kindle Paperwhite is crucial to that experience. It’s light, easy to pack, lasts weeks on a charge, provides a readable screen no matter the light situation (dim night trains or sunny bus rides), and can carry thousands of books. I’m currently reigniting my teenage passion for older French adventure book series — Maurice Leblanc’s Arsene Lupin and Henri Verne’s Bob Morane.

Our verdict: Kindle Paperwhite (2021) review

Notable mentions

woman preparing for a journey with a map, pen, travel tickets, passport, hat, camera, and various other items.

I realize I already cheated by combining some products together and mentioning more than 10 total, but when I find something that works and works well, I absolutely love talking about it and sharing it with the world. So I’m going to cheat a bit more and add some extra products worthy of being on this list.

  • Get Your Guide: A site where you can book tours but also entrances, transit tickets, and other random activities in most cities across the world. Prices are relatively the same as the official source, but you can use the code GET10 in the mobile app for a 10% discount on anything. The code changes every so often, but there always seems to be a 10% off promo. And just like that, I saved you a few bucks.
  • Tiqets: Instead of creating an account for every museum or attraction you want to buy entrance tickets for, you can use Tiqets. It doesn’t have everything, but it fills a few gaps from Get Your Guide. There’s no permanent discount code, but if you look, you should find a 5-10% promo code at any point in time.
  • Fever: It offers a mix of unique activities and events but also some restaurants, museums, and other random things — but it’s limited to select cities worldwide. The reason I’m recommending it is you can get up to 20% cashback with Fever Club rewards, which is nothing to sneeze at when you’re trying to do cool things on a budget.
  • Groupon: In countries where it’s available, Groupon is the simplest way to save money on activities and restaurants. In my experience, the activity section is pretty mediocre with limited choices, but you can find some excellent two- to three-course meals for two at extremely affordable prices. My two extra tips: check Google Maps ratings to make sure a place is really good, and opt for places with reservations on Groupon instead of by phone to avoid calling internationally.
  • Atlas Obscura: Wanderlog is awesome for finding all kinds of things to do, but if you want to walk a little bit off the beaten path, Atlas Obscura is a great way to explore the most peculiar and less touristic places to visit.
  • Location Scout: If you like taking unique photos from special angles, this site lets you see all the cool spots in any city or town, as submitted by other photographers. The exact location is behind a paywall, but if you know your way around Google Maps and Street View, you may be able to guess these on your own. (Alternatives include Flickr, 500px, Shot Hotspot, and many more.)

And there you have it. While this list is nowhere near exhaustive, it’s a collection of the products that have positively influenced my travel experience over the last year. However, as you must have guessed by now, I don’t take my travel lightly, and I’m sure this list will evolve with time.



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Beyond the hype, a dirty side of Da Lat

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Most of this is true, but that’s not the only local reality where things get pretty ugly, too. Unless this reality is recognized and seriously addressed, Da Lat will lose its charm and become a shadow of itself.

Here’s an unflattering picture of the other side.

When walking or running on a sidewalk around Xuan Huong Lake in Da Lat in the early morning, at a certain point you can no longer stay on the sidewalk. One is forced to walk or run into the street as there can be up to ten street kitchens completely blocking sidewalk access. Going out on a street at night can be a bit dangerous as there are quite a number of drunk drivers on the road at night, some driving at speeds well in excess of 120km/h.

These street vendors sell food and drink in plastic bowls and cups. Plastic waste is scattered about a hundred meters in front of and behind their stands. Food and drink thrown away or spilled on sidewalks and streets is a common sight.

Because food safety isn’t monitored regularly, or because people might be very drunk, it’s also not uncommon to see vomit on sidewalks. Open stool and urination is a regular occurrence in the early hours of the morning.

There are many signs along the lake advising that making fires is forbidden, but the street vendors completely ignore them. Many tourists from warmer parts of Vietnam easily come to Da Lat in shorts and T-shirts, despite the colder weather. Street vendors want these visitors to stay warm so they stay longer and buy more food and drink. Sidewalks are often blackened with ash from these staying-warm fires.

When I was photographing these fires, a street vendor threatened to stab me with scissors several times. Some vendors started throwing rocks. A man tried to grab my walking stick and the cell phone I use to take pictures. I reported these incidents to the police but they took no action.

These charcoal fires release many deadly toxins such as PM2.5, carbon monoxide and benzene. When street vendors run out of charcoal, some start burning plastic waste. Burning plastic waste releases dioxins and other highly toxic substances. A piece of dioxin the size of a grain of rice is enough to poison a million people.

To keep their customers happy, some street vendors sell beer and other alcoholic beverages. Some install large speakers so their customers can sing and make lots of noise when they get totally drunk. Not infrequently, the karaoke singing continues until 4 a.m. and can be heard up to two miles away. Although the law prohibits singing karaoke after 10:30 p.m., this law is not enforced around Xuan Huong Lake. Once I heard karaoke singing in three different places around the lake, all blaring at the same time.

Almost everything I have described so far represents laws that are constantly being broken. But why don’t street vendors and their customers obey the law when it’s clearly stated on signs in the area?

The answer is simple.

Laws are not enforced. I have more than 12,000 pictures on my files of breaking the law in this city that gets dirty and ugly quite often, but I didn’t see a fine being issued when I called the police to intervene — not once.

A policeman explained it to me in a somewhat pompous way. If the police consistently enforce laws, it would infuriate many people, and with many angry people out and about, the country’s stability would be undermined and civil unrest could ensue.

The same officer went on to explain that if the police strictly enforce the law, things could get out of hand very quickly. People could become violent, and if the police hit back to defend themselves, controversy would ensue.

Police Policing

With a huge police force and militia, Vietnam has everything it needs to counter the violence and maintain political stability. So what’s the problem?

For many years, the police in Division 8 themselves have blatantly flouted the laws about dumping trash, throwing cigarette butts on the ground, and burning garbage. They even ran a fire pit on police property.

How can the police enforce laws when they themselves break them all the time?

On October 31, I informed a senior police officer in Da Lat that I have over 12,000 pictures of people breaking laws – laws related to setting fires on sidewalks, burning trash, dumping trash, dumping of waste and fishing in the filthy waters of Da Lat Xuan Huong Lake and its stinking lagoons, singing karaoke until 4 a.m., binge drinking, drunk driving, high speed motorcycle racing and so on.

I was surprised when he explained that I should not photograph people breaking the law unless their lawlessness directly impacted my safety and well-being.

Surely it is every citizen’s duty to record violations of the law and report them to law enforcement?

Even when someone threatened me with violence, he advised me not to take photos and to report the person to the police unless I had stab wounds or other injuries.

I was stunned.

I think the government needs to be much more serious about enforcing its most basic safety and environmental laws. If it doesn’t, it won’t be able to tackle far bigger things like the impact of global warming, carbon neutrality and sustainable development.

Photos by Paul A. Olivier of public waste in Da Lat:

*Paul A. Olivier is an American expat living and working in Da Lat.



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How two Hyderabadi 3D artists are popularizing city’s flyovers, roads, buildings at global level

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Kodak Moment: How two 3D artists from Hyderabadi are popularizing overpasses, roads and city buildings on a global scale

Hyderabad: For most of us, photography means clicking photos of a beautiful sunset, landscape or people. But Laxman Pithani and Nikhil Chakravarthy from Hyderabad are crazy about new buildings, roads, highways, flyovers and other infrastructure projects in the city.

“When you’re driving on a newly constructed freeway, with not many vehicles and hardly anyone to stop you or ask you anything, you have a kind of absolute freedom. We both enjoy it,” says Nikhil.

Laxman and Nikhil jointly run a Twitter and YouTube page, Traveling with Laxman, where they post videos and photos of newly constructed or inaugurated flyovers, roads and buildings. They have released drone footage of the Uppal SkyWalk project, the renovated Yadagirigutta Temple, Gandipet Park, the Biodiversity Flyover and more.

Laxman (left) and Nikhil (right) at the recently inaugurated Shilpa layout transition

Her most recent work was the transition of the Shilpa layout. When the city witnessed their first Formula E racing event, they were there to capture the track on which the race took place. On their Twitter Page Travel with Laxman, they have around 2,806 followers and on their youtube Page they have around 57,000 subscribers.

Transition of the Shilpa layout

It’s not about the end product. But Laxman and Nikhil began pursuing infrastructure projects in the city from the start. “If there are upcoming projects, we consult the person concerned and get detailed information about it. We shoot it from start to finish,” says Laxman.

In this way, it helps the audience to keep up to date with the progress of these projects.

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When Laxman met Nikhil

Laxman is originally from Hyderabad but Nikhil is from Tenali in Andhra Pradesh. He moved to Hyderabad in 2002. Both met in 2007 in an animation institute `Arena; where they served as 3D training faculty. Here they taught the students how to use animation techniques in films and character forms. They later moved on to teach interior design at the same institute. In 2015 they both joined Custom Furnish, a company specializing in interior design, where they worked as 3D artists. In 2019, Nikhil left and Laxman continued for another year and a half before retiring in 2021.

Durgam Cheruvu Bridge

Ever since they met, they have discovered their shared passion for travel. Your definition of travel sounds very unique and interesting. “We both love to explore unknown roads. I can drive straight for 10 hours without thinking about the destination. We used to always discover new roads, overpasses, buildings, etc. on such trips, which fascinated us a lot. Each specific destination where nobody bothered us gave us a different kind of freedom,” explains Nikhil.

Until December 2021, Laxman and Nikhil were doing this as a part-time job. But in December 2021 both resigned and started doing so full-time.

Her work is now also being recognized by the Telangana government, which is asking for her help in getting photos of some of the infrastructure projects in the city.

Command and Control Center, Banjara Hills

Development in Hyderabad

Both Laxman and Nikhil say the pace of development in Hyderabad has been very fast compared to other cities. “I was born here, so I’m really excited to see the city developing at this pace,” says Laxman. Nikhil adds: “Something happens every week that it just can’t keep up with this speed. For example, the other day when the Shilpa layout flyover was inaugurated, on the same day Skyroot Aerospace’s private rocket was launched from Sriharikota.”

transfer of biodiversity

In addition to updating townspeople on the development, Travel with Laxman now allows many expatriate Hyderabadis to regain their lost connection with the city. “We have people calling from places like the United States and telling us they’re excited about how their city is doing,” says Laxman.

Renovated Yadadrigutta Temple

The duo are happy to be able to fill this gap faced by Hyderabadis living elsewhere.



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Wedding of the week: Lovebirds elope on a Balinese beach following three months of top secret planning

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Jamie Hart, 36, and Daniel Sutton, 44

Western Australian senior graphic designer Jamie and welder Daniel always knew their wedding should be small and intimate, but they also wanted an element of surprise.

The couple, who met online in March 2021, had planned a trip to Indonesia and made the spur of the moment decision to elope because why not? They were too excited to wait a year to tie the knot, so they turned their engagement party into a secret wedding celebration.

After legally signing the papers at The Old Tower House in Perth a week earlier, Jamie and Daniel said ‘yes, I do’ in Bali, with Daniel honorably taking Jamie’s maiden name, Hart.

Jamie Hart and Daniel Sutton get married on the beach in Bali.
camera iconJamie Hart and Daniel Sutton get married on the beach in Bali. Recognition: Srivijaya Stories

When and where

The big day took place on October 22, 2022 on the white sandy beaches of the Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa.

Jamie and Daniel's big day in Nusa Dua, Bali.
camera iconJamie and Daniel’s big day in Nusa Dua, Bali. Recognition: Srivijaya Stories

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Jamie’s dress of choice, Morilee, was by New York bridal designer Madeline Gardner.

Jamie's dress was a stunning Madeline Gardner piece.
camera iconJamie’s dress was a stunning Madeline Gardner piece. Recognition: Srivijaya Stories

honeymoon

There was no need to travel to their honeymoon destination as the newlyweds were already there! They celebrated in Nusa Dua, Ubud, Seminyak and Canggu.

Jamie and Daniel started their honeymoon in Bali.
camera iconJamie and Daniel started their honeymoon in Bali. Recognition: Srivijaya Stories

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