Karthik Ravindran

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Maxx vs Serenity...

The roads might be windy or my stomach might get a bit queasy, but there is nothing more peaceful that putting my head out of the moving car, feeling …

Maxx vs The New Bed

When I was a puppy, hey wait, I am still a puppy. Okay, when I was little puppy, I used to love my toy box, for obvious reasons. I used to love it so …

Nostalgia!

It was a nice sunny yet a bit chilly from the ocean kinda day. A day when sun didn’t seem bother much, other a few squints once in a while. The beach …

Maxx vs The Car Ride

I love car rides. Well not most of the time. The winding roads and sudden breaks, not my bowl of kibbles!<br>But once in a while, dad holds my leash and …

A quick silver fox and the San Juan Islands

A short ferry ride later, we reached this small quaint strip of an Island, floating a bit away from Seattle, Washington. A one day trip in and around …

Why do we Travel? (And why we want to keep traveling)

1. Sometimes, the most amazing things truly take your breath away. No 4K TV or the pictures taken by the best of best photographers can actually …

Maxx vs Searching for my Toy

When my Mom and Dad got me to my new home, I got many toys and a bag to store them.<p>I couldn’t find my (then) favorite toy. So naturally, I searched …

Kids

Our favorite restaurants in Banff, Canada

Here’s a snapshot of our favorite foodie spots in Banff and Jasper.<p>After reading all the rave reviews on Yelp, we came to Communitea Café for …

10 Things to do in Rome!

<b>Note</b>: These are some things that <b>we</b> really enjoyed while in Rome. This is by no means the “top” 10 things to do or the best things to do, the top …

Hiker’s Paradise in the Canadian Rockies

Wow, what a hike! Non-stop hiking for over 5 hours!<p>The Sunshine Meadows, a world-renowned skiing destination during winter makes a 180 degree shift …

Roman Forum

What<p>Ruins of several buildings that were once the center of Rome<p>More Info<p>Supported by Roma Pass<br>• Water Fountain inside the forum<br>• Restrooms inside the …

Why waterfalls hikes can suck?

Maxx’s first birthday was coming up on a Saturday. He’s been to the beaches several times, but never really into the woods. So I really wanted to …

Hiking

Our favorite eat out restaurants in Jasper

Here’s a snapshot of our favorite eat out restaurants in Jasper.<p>Downstream came out as highly recommended not only by Yelp, but also by a Jasper …

We Love Lake Moraine! (You will too!)

Lake Moraine is beautiful! In fact, it is so beautiful that no words in the English dictionary can do any justice to best describe its beauty.<p>I’ve …

Sunset at Sutros Bath

The pictures posted are copyrighted to us, Our Escapades (check the licensing page for more details). Feel free to share them, but provide us the …

Colosseo

<b>What</b><p>Amphitheatre that was once used for gladiator contests<p><b>More Info</b><p>Supported by Roma Pass<p>Restrooms available<p>Make advance reservations if you don’t …

Postcards from Venice

One just can’t miss the pigeons when visiting St.Mark Square. This pigeon was really curious to know what Anu was what up to.<p>St. Mark’s Basilica is …

Roma Day 1

While our flight was over the European continent, I became uber-excited and couldn’t wait to begin our first European vacation. When the pilot …

Vatican City Day 2

On the second day in Italy, this was our original plan,<p>3 hours in Vatican Museum<br>• 2 hours in St. Peter’s Basilica<br>• visit a few other churches nearby<p>But …

Heart of Rome Walk - Day 3

As we did during the previous day, we arrived at the Frascati train station by 7.15am to take the 7.30am train to <i>Roma</i>. Normally, the train is parked …

Vatican City - Day 4

Last day of our trip in Rome! We checked out our bags from our hotel in Frascati and took the local train to Roma Termini. After checking in the bags …

Cinque Terre - Day 5

After looking at the pictures of the beautiful, flamboyant Cinque Terre villages built on rugged and steep terrain, this place ranked high on our …

Firenze - Day 6

After a long day in Cinque Terre the previous day, we woke up a bit late, went to Deanna – Terravision for our standard breakfast – croissants and …

Pisa - Day 7

Believe it or not, Pisa was not on our wish list while planning our trip to Italy. While researching about places to see in Italy, several people …

Firenze - Day 7

After spending the first half of the day in Pisa, we reached Florence by 2pm and were so ready for lunch. With our hungry stomachs, we searched high …

Milan - Day 8

On our eighth day in Italia, we bid Ciao to Firenze and took the train to Venezia. However, we decided to make a pit stop at Milan. Who could leave …

Venezia - Day 9

After an intense sight-seeing in Italia for 8 days, I was looking forward to spend a mellowed out time in Venezia for 2 days before heading back to …

Venezia – Day 10

This was our last day of our much awaited Italian vacation in 2013!<p>As soon as we arrived in Venezia, we purchased an unlimited one-day ticket for the …

A day in Jasper

I know, I know! One day is never enough time to spend in Jasper. But with limited vacation, we had to make best use of the available time.<p>Jasper …

Machu Picchu, the Lost city of the Incas

Who am I kidding, Machu Picchu is certainly one of the main reasons of our trip to Peru. The story starts a little over 4 years ago, when my husband …

South America