The 5 Best Accommodations in Honolulu

By Erica Gordon What constitutes as “the best” accommodation choice completely depends on the people traveling. Some travelers are looking for great accommodation on a budget; some travelers are desperate to stay somewhere quiet, serene and beautiful; some want to stay somewhere contemporary and trendy; some seek out the most amazing pool grounds; some travelers…

Tel Aviv Food Porn

By Utrip CEO, Gilad Berenstein @giladb87 Tel Aviv is known for many things—technology, business, beaches, a huge Pride parade, and now we are adding another important one to the list – FOOD. Like its name, Tel (something very old) Aviv (spring, which symbolizes new and rebirth), this busy metropolis brings together old and new in…

Dharavi: Asia's Largest Slum

A Visit to Dharavi, Asia’s Largest Slum

Since I was nine years old, I have been traveling to India to visit family. I vividly remember the moment I first stepped off the 14-hour plane ride to Bangalore and was welcomed with a blast of humidity unlike anything I had felt before. My impression of India as a nine-year-old took a turn for…

In A Dark Time The Eye Begins To See

One evening in late 2010 I was traveling through the Indian state of Uttarakhand and found myself in the city of Rishikesh, waiting for a bus to take me east to Varanasi. Like most buses I had taken over the last 4 months this one was inevitably late, so to pass the time I ended up chatting…