Staying at the Ibis Seef Manama in Bahrain

After getting my Bahrain Visa on arrival, I headed straight to my home for the next few days – the Hotel Ibis Seef Manama. This is the only Ibis Hotel in Bahrain, and as a fan of Ibis Hotels, I was really excited about this one. I also stayed at Ibis Hotels in Sharq Kuwait Read more about Staying at the Ibis Seef Manama in Bahrain[…]

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11 Travel Accessories Every Adventurer Needs

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 27th August 2015. Suitcase with first-aid kit The number of travel accessories designed to make life easier on the road just keeps growing. From electronic luggage scales to portable Bluetooth speakers, there are so many things that can come in handy while traveling. Take a look Read more about 11 Travel Accessories Every Adventurer Needs[…]

Backpacking in Bangladesh: Top 14 Sights in Chittagong

“A La La La La Long. A La La La La Long Long Li Long Long Long” – Inner Circle. The biggest difference between Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka and the second biggest beast, Chittagong, for me was the sightseeing. Dhaka is more about experience, as the main sights are scattered all over the monstrous city. It’s Read more about Backpacking in Bangladesh: Top 14 Sights in Chittagong[…]

Backpacking in Bangladesh: Staying at the Golden Inn in Chittagong

If I thought Dhaka was manic, then Chittagong topped it. After a crazy night train (which became a 16 hour train and was supposed to be 7/8hours) from Dhaka to Chittagong, I was in need of a decent hotel on arrival in Chittagong. I didn’t bother booking anything in advance – Bangladesh is still off Read more about Backpacking in Bangladesh: Staying at the Golden Inn in Chittagong[…]

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Top Nudist Beaches in Texas, USA

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 26th August 2015 Texas may be known as the epicenter of the conservative movement, but that doesn’t mean you can’t sunbathe in the buff. While Texas law doesn’t prohibit toplessness on any beach, you need to know precisely what the rules are and where to Read more about Top Nudist Beaches in Texas, USA[…]

How to get a Bahrain Visa on Arrival at Muharraq Island International Airport

It was a week of the “BA”s and what a contrast they were: BAngladesh and BAhrain. While I got my Bangladesh Visa in Hong Kong, the Bahrain process for me was on arrival, and a tad smoother. But I thought you’d all like to know how to get a Bahrain Visa on Arrival at the International Read more about How to get a Bahrain Visa on Arrival at Muharraq Island International Airport[…]

Something I Did Eight Years Ago Today That Changed My Life

“Every breath you take, every move you make, every bond you break, every step you take, I’ll be watching you.” – Sting On the 27th August 2007, I did something completely unremarkable that changed my life, over time. I can’t believe it was 8 years ago or that it changed my life, but hey it was Read more about Something I Did Eight Years Ago Today That Changed My Life[…]

Tips on Attending the Burning Man Festival, USA

This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 25th August 2015. Every year thousands of people from around the world converge on the Nevada desert to celebrate the Burning Man Festival. It’s a celebration of art, culture, self-expression and humanity. Tickets Tickets to Burning Man sell out fast because The Bureau of Land Read more about Tips on Attending the Burning Man Festival, USA[…]