Nepalese government has recently announced to increase the visitor VISA fee for foreigners visiting Nepal. A meeting of the Cabinet last week decided immigration regulation to increase multiple-entry tourist visa fee. As per the provision, foreigners visiting Nepal on a 15-day multiple-entry tourist visa will have to pay US$ 30.00 per person by cash. Those […]
Road-tripping through the diverse state of Karnataka in the south of India is an experience I’ll never forget. I was, and still am in awe, with the natural beauty Karnataka has to offer – from Bangalore to Mysore – from Mysore to Kabini – from Kabini to Coorg. Just driving from city to city was
Abu Dhabi absolutely stole my heart! If you’re a fan of adventure travel with a tad of luxury, then I highly recommend you spend some time in Abu Dhabi, the political and administrative capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With its renowned flashy neighbour, Dubai, just 105 km to the north east, this vibrant
Whether you travel for business, or travel for the sake of travel, you are bound to become a better freelancer. Here’s what I have learned from freelancing and travelling with the Obvious Choice on their travel and incentive programmes: 1.Travel improves your planning and time management skills. Travel involves a lot of planning – from
Planning a trip to India very soon? We are delighted to inform you that India’s e-Visa process is now more tourist-friendly. India’s E-Tourist Visa, which was introduced in September 2014 with 46 countries, has now been made applicable for 166 countries. The government recently made a series of amendments in the e-visa regime. 1. Duration
They’re all over our social media feeds – the bikini clad girls – claiming to be entrepreneurs, while posing on a yacht with a coconut cocktail in the hand. “How do they do it?” you ask yourself. “Is it even possible to travel and run a full-time business, unless you are a digital nomad or
As part of its commitment to preserve Peru’s national heritage, the Ministry of Culture has established a schedule for visits to the Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, which will enter into effect from January 1st, 2019. The new schedule composes of nine entry times, at one-hour intervals, beginning at 06:00 hours and ending at 15:00 hours.
Feeling tired, stressed out and always focused on pleasing your family, friends and employers? You deserve a treat once in awhile too and why not go about it the authentic way – feeling more revived, rejuvenated and restored? We suggest you treat yourself to a breakaway at Neelambari Resort in the heart of India’s Kerala.
On Monday, the 24th of September, South Africans will once again be celebrating Heritage Day. Whether you refer to it as Braai Day or Shaka Day, Heritage Day is a day where all South Africans are encouraged to celebrate their cultural heritage, different traditions and diversity of beliefs -exactly what we stand for at The
“IT’S LIKE A GIANT SANDCASTLE IN THE HEART OF THE THAR DESERT.” – ZARITHA VAN WYNGAARDT In the heart of the Thar Desert in India’s Rajasthan, lies a princely state distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture, Jaisalmer (The Golden City). The Jaisalmer Fort which dominates the city’s skyline was built in 1156AD by Rawal Jaisal, the Rajput ruler.
BEAUTY FOR ASHES. Once again, the Obvious Choice not only brings you beauty for ashes, but happiness and highlights from the recent Holi Festival in Hampi, India. Hampi, once ruined for its beauty, is now an official beautiful ruined city declared as a UNESCO world heritage site. Hampi is situated on the banks of the
THE FUTURE IS NOW. Set in the UAE, 17 km south-east from Abu Dhabi, is the world’s finest functioning eco-city, Masdar City. Initiated in 2006, construction for this planned city project began in 2008 by Masdar, a subsidiary of the Mubadala Development Company. Masdar City was designed by Foster and Partners with a view to
Spain is sexy. End of discussion. Spain is renowned for producing the world’s most attractive sports’ stars – on and off the field (Rafa Nadal and the Spanish Football Team), however, this is not where the “sexy” stops. Nope, it gets served to you – on a plate, a platter, a table, a glass and