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About thebombaynomad

avid traveler, budding photographer, flawed.

Vienna: Hanging with the Hapsburgs! (II)

I am back. And I am picking you up from exactly where we left last time. In the by-lanes of Vienna, Hanging with the Hapsburgs, enjoying the architectural sights and stories (click here for a recap).. After the sights of … Continue reading

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Vienna: Hanging with the Habsburgs!

After the end of a long semester and a never ending masters’ thesis, My Central European Capital Hopping Tour was next up. Its time to hang out with the Habsburgs in Vienna. Continue reading

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Barcelona – See you in 2026!

The pose is traveling again. This time in Barcelona! Continue reading

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Segovia: Aqueduct, Cathedral and more

Our love for medieval cities was on the rise after out day trips to Bruges, Ghent and Toledo. We decided to go for one more, even though we were supposed to travel at 10pm the same day. Our destination for the day was Segovia – a Spanish town which played a key role in the country’s history… Continue reading

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Toledo, The Magic!

well preserved town which was once the capital of Spain. Toledo was magical! The city, both the life and architecture, has been shaped by three distinct cultures of Christians, Jews and Muslims who lived in harmony centuries ago. Another thing we could learn from the past. ‪#‎Toledo‬ ‪#‎Spain‬ ‪#‎Europe‬ ‪#‎Daytrip‬ ‪#‎Madrid‬ ‪#‎travel‬ ‪#‎traveldiaries‬ ‪#‎blogpost‬ ‪#‎paragontheway‬ Continue reading

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Madrid! Te Amo!

Standing near the Prado museum at midnight, with no internet, no maps and absolutely zero knowledge of the Spanish language we were trying to find a certain famous ‘Calle de la Huertos’. Armed with a few directions scratched on the pad and … Continue reading

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Brussels: The Heart of Belgium!!

Brussels was home for 4 days, base for wonderful day trips to Bruges (read here) and Ghent (read here), and a great start to our winter holiday. Two evenings and a full day in Belgium’s capital, Brussels treated us to … Continue reading

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Ghent – Tryst with FOMO

We did a mistake. High on a successful trip to Bruges (read here), we set out for Ghent on Christmas day! And with all the Christmas spirit, we even left earlier and caught the previous train to reach our destination for … Continue reading

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Bruges – The Best Medieval Town!

The December break did take me to a few medieval towns. All of them were beautiful. But none like this one. So here it is, a day in Bruges. I am one of the laziest bunch of travelers. I never start a travel … Continue reading

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Geneva: The World is here..

An eventful flight took me to Geneva. Eventful because.. One was the Mont Blanc moment (read here). Second was the landing. The departure from Nice was delayed by an hour due to heavy fog in Geneva. Later, as the captain prepared … Continue reading

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