Gautam loves planes and travel. He's had many funny incidents (in hindsight) while on the go. His focus is on Asia & Family travel. You will find humour, history, anecdotes & Top Tips in his blogs.

Amazing Mauritius

Recently I went with my family to Mauritius. Beaches & colonial history in Mauritius, a great airline (including cheap airport & bids for upgrades), and an amazing Oberoi hotel stay in our mind.

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The Lost World of Hovercraft

The Lost World of Hovercraft, strange beasts that can skim over land, water, ice & mud. Relive a journey from Dover to Calais in 1981 through the eyes of a (then) 11 year old on the Princess Anne.

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Seeing Off Parents at Changi Airport Singapore

Departure starts 48 hours before take off . The kind folks at the Royal Plaza on Scotts said it was 125kg, just 5kg above the limit. Then was the critical decision, when we do leave for a 5.10PM flight? As my parents like to leave much in advance,3 hours was it.

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