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Travelolio 12 – Travel Trivia from Twosome!

Written by Poorna & Brinda

It has been a long time since we published travelolio. We are back and here is another another edition of Travel Trivia. We want to share with you some of the interesting things we have read/seen over the week. Some nice articles inspiring enough for you to start the next vacation. A video of fellow travelers we have loved seeing and want you to experience.

Travel + Olio = Travelolio, this is a potpourri of travel trivia around the world. For your reading on the weekend, every week.

Hope you would love it the way we loved reading/watching them.

365 days bucket list of travel!

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Everyone of us have our own bucket list of travel. Many a time, it is in our mind. What happens when a leading outdoor journal comes up with a bucket list of travel for 365 days? Outside brought out one such list and here is what they say about this list. “This is a packed list, and yes, we know you probably have a day job. But check even a couple of these off and you’ll find the year very well spent. The goal: Get out of your comfort zone, see another corner of the world, and do at least one crazy thing like swimming naked in an Idaho hot spring or chasing the world’s biggest fish.”

Read more here  365 day bucket List

Forget Hotels……Why should you consider Home Stays instead

Travel trivia

We are partial to Home Stays and we love staying in them. It is more homely and comfortable. You always learn a bit or two from the hosts. Candace Rose Rardon writes about the experience of staying in a home stay instead of a hotel. We could not agree more!

Check it out – Why you should choose Home Stays and not hotels.

Inside Titanic II – Set to sail in 2018

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You have seen Titanic, the movie. You dreamed of travelling in a ship like that. Your dream will come true in 2018 when Titanic II is going set sail. Do you want to know how does the interiors look like? Blue Star Line have unveiled its interiors ahead of its maiden voyage.

Check it out here. http://tinyurl.com/hxbg3fn

From Twosome Archives – Siachen War Memorial

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Last week 10 Indian Soldiers died in the highest battle field in the world when an avalanche swept away their camp. We salute the indomitable spirit of these soldiers who join the ranks of their comrades who laid down their lives defending the country.

We spent a poignant moment in Siachen War Memorial in 2014. Check out here http://traveltwosome.com/siachen-war-memorial/

Photograph of the week – A Light in the Dark

What happens when Brett Rylance climbs up on top of an office building in Myanmar and click the famous Shwedagon temple at sunset? He creates a magic like this!

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Hear it in his own words here http://tinyurl.com/jubw2tq

Video of the week – Would you bike the world’s most dangerous road?

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We are not sure whether it is “the most treacherous road” after having driven in Spiti Valley. Nevertheless this seems to be a challenging road indeed! Check out this video – http://tinyurl.com/joe44yj

Happy weekend reading!

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Poorna & Brinda

We are Brinda and Poorna from Bengaluru, the “Silicon city” or “Garden city” of India.

We travel together. We caught the travel bug 20 years back. On our honey moon, we traveled over the sea, in the train, by bus and in an aircraft! Our adventures probably started in that year. It continues, ever since.

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