Foreign Trips

My account of the traveling to foreign lands. Some of the countries I have visited are USA, UK, France, Netherlands, Nepal, Jordan, Switzerland, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia etc. When I visit a foreign land I am like a kid in a candy store trying to see, taste, and bring back as many memories as possible. I try to not only share about the places I visit in the countries I go but also my connect with the people, history, culture and food of the countries visited. Come join desi Traveler around the globe. In the process I share pictures of the countries I visit, with a special focus on the people and culture of the place along with the best places to visit.

Mar 012018
March 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Inle Lake Myanmar

A Magical Sunset At Inle Lake Myanmar For March 2018 Calendar Wallpaper   First, a bit of background about the March 2018 Calendar Wallpaper > We were at the Inle Lake Myanmar and as the fiery ball in heavens mellows to orange, the sky above Inle Lake #Myanmar changes hues with every passing second. We are mesmerized by the psychedelic Sunset. The light is fading fast and the photographers are clicking even faster to make the most of diminishing light. We are loving our pictures but something is missing though we are unable to figure out what is missing [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012018
February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Deer Island Koh Chang Thailand

Koh Kradat aka Deer Island Koh Chang Thailand February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper When I wrote a blog post about ” What To Do in Koh Chang Thailand“ one of the activities I mentioned was a visit to Koh Kradat aka Deer Island. The Deer here were introduced sometime back and as there are no natural predators they are enjoying a blissful life on an abundant supply of juicy greens and an occasional coconut that may drop from one of the thousands of coconut trees on Koh Kradat.  For the February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper, I am sharing with [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 312017
November 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper- Pasir Timbul Magic Beach Raja Ampat Indonesia

Pasir Timbul Beach- Where Magic Happens on November 2017 Calendar Wallpaper   Have you have watched this movie “Pirates of the Caribbean” in one of the sequels, the hero dies but with one wish that he is to meet his beloved once a year on a special occasion when the heavens and earth meet and dawn and dusk hug and fire and ice dance or something similar. Net-net magic types happens once a year on that island and you need to be dead to be there. But as I am not very fond of being dead I decided to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 112017
How To Plan A Honeymoon To Remember With Expedia Honeymoon Planner

How To Choose Best Honeymoon Destinations With Expedia Most countries have four seasons,  Spring, Summer, Rains, and Winter, but our great country of India has the 5th season, it is called the Wedding Season. The main wedding season in most parts of India is from October to February during the winters. There are many reasons for this wedding season, as earlier our ancestors were mainly farmers and the winters after the sowing season was a relatively free time. As the weather is also much pleasant during winters in most parts of India, this makes perfect sense to plan a wedding [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 312017
September 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Surfer on A Bali Beach

A Surfer in Sunset on a Bali Beach –  September 2017 Calendar from Indonesia So September 2017 is here, and so is our September 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper for download. This months picture features a Surfer around Sunset on a Bali Beach. The Kuta Beach in Bali is one of the most happening beaches around and you can find a lot of action happening here from people jogging, surfing on the waves, couples photographing on one hand on the other hand the beach has many quiet places where you can just sit and watch the waves without a worry [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 302017
July 2017 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper Arborek Village Raja Ampat Indonesia

 Tropical Paradise Island of Arborek Raja Ampat Indonesia on July 2017 Calendar by desi Traveler   It is time for the July 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar, and as promised this month we go back to Indonesia. Arborek Village to be precise in Raja Ampat. Half the year is gone, but luckily half the year is ahead of us and what better way to celebrate the month of July by revisiting the little Tropical Paradise Island of Arborek in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.  I still remember every moment I spent in Raja Ampat and especially in Arborek, how I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 172017
How To Spend A Day Island Hopping in Koh Chang Thailand

What To Do in Koh Chang Thailand There are only two things you can do on an island and both are the opposite of each other.  Some people just want to test hammocks hanging on coconut palms and count the waves as they sip on Pina Coladas, Mojitos or if you are in Thailand then Chang.  Then there are others who like to go out and live the famed island life. Now while given a choice I would prefer to test hammocks and count waves, every once in a while your lazy bones desi Traveler also lives the life [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 132017
A Review of Hotel Ibis Singapore On Bencoolen

Hotel Ibis Singapore Bencoolen- A review & what to expect My every visit to Singapore has been more memorable than the last one, from the colorful Chinatown to do some souvenir shopping to explore the various gardens of Changi Airport, there is so much to discover in Singapore that one visit is just not enough. But to explore you need a base and this post is about my hotel during my last visit to Singapore.  During this visit to Singapore to participate in Escapers17, I stayed at Hotel Ibis Singapore Bencoolen, that is part of  Accor Hotels group. I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 052017
Dubai with flydubai Business Class

My experience of flying Delhi To Dubai with flydubai Business Class   Dubai has indeed become a gateway to the Middle East and beyond. The world class infrastructure and excellent connectivity make Dubai first choice for point of entry to the Middle East and even Europe etc. I have passed from Dubai Airport en-route to the USA many times but never been inside the city. So when flydubai, the budget carrier from Dubai invited me to join them for Arabian Travel Market was looking forward to seeing Dubai on the sidelines of Arabian Travel Market.  My flight to Dubai [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 302017
May 2017 Calendar – Download Desktop Wallpaper  from Indonesia

Raja Ampat & Borobudur on the May 2017 Wallpaper Calendar I have been real slow in updating the blog for some time and the only reason I have is my laziness.  So to compensate for that dear reader may I give 2 wallpaper calendars for the month of May 2017. After all, May is the month of record-breaking heat with each year being hotter than the previous one. So for the month of may, I am sharing two images both made in Indonesia but are totally different from each other. But though the two images are very different, there [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]