Places to Visit in Maldives and Andaman & Nicobar Island

Maldives and Andaman & Nicobar Island

Maldives and Andaman & Nicobar Islands are two of the most popular travel destinations in the world, known for their stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and exotic marine life. In the Maldives, you can explore the vibrant capital city of Male, relax on the pristine beaches of Maafushi. With your Maldives tour packages dive into the crystal-clear waters of Addu Atoll, and indulge in a range of water activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving. Andaman & Nicobar Islands offer a unique blend of adventure, history, and natural beauty, with must-visit destinations like Port Blair, Baratang Island, and the picturesque Havelock Island. From exploring historic landmarks and natural wonders to indulging in water activities and relaxing on stunning beaches, Maldives and Andaman & Nicobar Islands have something to offer for everyone

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The Splendor of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Looking at my photos of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque made me realize that they don’t deserve to be in a post on a day in Abu Dhabi; they deserve to be in a dedicated one to properly showcase the mosque’s splendor and beauty. Big words, especially that I actually had no intention of going to the capital of the United Arab Emirates until it was brought up by the Korean and Chinese I met at the hostel. So, shall we?

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Solo Travel and the Brooklyn Bridge at Night

Solo travel: Brooklyn Bridge

It was a little more than a quarter to 1:00 AM when I descended to one of the platforms in 5th Avenue/53rd Street Station and started waiting for a train. I was capping off my fourth day of solo travel with a wide grin after the person I asked to take a photo of me at the Top of the Rock (tripods were prohibited!) *insert adverb of your choice* nailed it. The only problem? I wanted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge that late but needed to take a dump. And as you ought to know, New York is not a place for public toilets.

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Bungee Jumping in Costa Rica: Monteverde Extremo Park

Bungee jumping in Costa Rica

Prior to bungee jumping in Costa Rica I only had one such experience which was in Gunma alongside a Japan-based postgraduate classmate. It wasn’t what I hoped for for the reason that the elastic cord was attached to the waist and not to the ankles. (Choosy pa?) Nonetheless, it was still as fun and exhilarating. And oh, did I mention that on a cable car 143 meters high, at the time of writing jumping Monteverde Extremo Park’s is the highest bungee jump in all of Central America?

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Climbing the Ficus Tree / Strangler Fig in Monteverde

Ficus tree in Monteverde

It was my penultimate day in town and after taking things to greater heights at Monteverde Extremo Park, joining a night walk, and getting a visit from white-faced monkeys at Que Tuanis, I could’ve just stayed at the hostel and lazed around. But then, the front desk attendant, who ended up calling me Josh during my stay (and I just let her because who knows if I was a Josh in another life), told me to visit the Ficus tree in Monteverde.

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