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Iran: Why would you go there?

29 October 2011 | By Lavanya | 9 Comments

Iran, Places, Trip Planning

Iran: Why would you go there?

If you thought our decision to quit our jobs and travel for an indefinite period of time in this economy was a bad idea, you’ll probably have more than a mouthful to say when you find out that we’re now in Iran and are planning to travel around the country for a few weeks. Yes, […]

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Pre-Trip Planning and Preparation

4 September 2011 | By Pawel | 0 Comments

Trip Planning

Pre-Trip Planning and Preparation

Why plan anything? As you may expect, there are quite a few things to do before you leave for such a long trip as ours. And especially if you travel on a budget and money is your main priority, you have to prepare yourselves additionally for any unforeseen situations which could cost you unnecessarily when […]

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What to pack for a ‘Round the World’ trip

30 August 2011 | By Lavanya | 30 Comments

Trip Planning

What to pack for a ‘Round the World’ trip

Before you start any backpacking trip, there are always a few important questions you ask yourself. One of them being – what all do you possibly pack for this? Packing has never been my strength. I somehow always manage to successfully over-pack oscillating in a confused state of mind between ‘you never knows’ and ‘what […]

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6 months to go!

23 February 2011 | By Lavanya | 4 Comments

Trip Planning

6 months to go!

Agenda:  Save Money  and play out worst parental nightmare. As I write this, we’re nearing the end of February and are planning our first trip to Syria for 2 weeks next month. It’s also an important element of our Bi annual meeting that Pawel and I plan and stick to- to keep ourselves from going […]

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IcedChai is ours!

14 February 2011 | By Lavanya | 0 Comments

Trip Planning

IcedChai is ours!

Finally! Today marks the day we finally took the much awaited step and bought the domain name for our planned travel blog. And it wasn’t an easy first step at all mind you. Pawel and I had started discussing the idea of a travel blog quite seriously around September of 2010. And as most things […]

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