Government versus Private Hospital … Contrasting experiences.

Experience No:1 To be frank, though I have vaguely heard about "Yellow Fever", I never read up on it. Only when I got to know that I needed to get vaccinated for it did I read up and understand the basics. King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research is a WHO (World Health Organization) authorized center for …

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Train ride from Belgrade to Novi Sad … [Serbia]

The Belgrade Railway Station gives the hint that railways may not be the top priority forย  the Serbian Government. I am making this judgement based on how "Old-School" the station looks and how it is much less crowded than what I had expected. I got myself a beer and roamed around the premises and did …

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One of the best train rides I have done … Split to Zagreb. [Croatia]

As a veteran of the great Trans-Mongolian/Trans-Siberian train adventure, I have pretty high standards for scenic train rides ๐Ÿ™‚ Definitely, the train ride from Split to Zagreb is one of the best! The train itself, run by Croatian Raiways (HZPP), is tiny, with just two coaches. Overall, it is a 6.5hr train ride, through coastal …

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Manila, the Pearl of the Orient … [Philippines]

When I was in Manila, it rained non-stop during the evenings ... So, all my exploring was only during the day-time. Wherever I looked, there were the unique Jeepneys. Each Jeepney has its own "personality", in terms of colors and the extra fittings. One could see the Colonial architecture all around. And souvenirs ... Wow! …

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