Category: Maldives

13 Aug

Planning a budget trip to Maldives

In this blog we talk about step by step process of planning a budget trip to Maldives. Before we start, there are two things I need to tell you. One, this may not be ideal for a honeymoon trip. Second, it is recommended that you read my other post on things to keep in mind […]

09 Aug

A budget trip to Maldives. Possible?

If there is one tourist destination in Asia that is considered “expensive” even by the western world standards, it is Maldives! Keeping that in mind, how would you plan for a “budget” trip to this country, if it all you can? That was a challenge that I was ready for when I travelled to Maldives […]

04 May

Day 5: From Maafushi to Male airport, Maldives

Our final day in Maafushi-today, we are to return to Male to catch the flight back home. There are two ways to get to Male from Maafushi island. One is by spending around 180$ for a speedboat ride to Male. Another is by just spending 2$ on the early morning ferry from Maafushi(Note: This ferry […]

03 May

Day 4: Enjoying the dolphin cruise and Sand bank trip in Maldives

We woke up to a bright and sunny day here in Maafushi, Maldives. Even at around 8am in the morning, the sun was so bright that I was a bit worried whether we had actually overslept. But a quick double check on the cellphone and watch confirmed that we hadn’t. So we got ready for […]

02 May

Day 3: A picnic on “Picnic Island” (Maadhoo) in Maldives

We started our wonderful day in Maafushi, Maldives with a good breakfast and were ready for our trip for the day – a day trip to the “Picnic Island” which is locally called Madhoo. Joining us in this day trip was the same couple from Singapore and couple of their hotel mates. So we started […]

01 May

Day 2: Night fishing in Maafushi, Maldives

After a good night’s sleep at the hotel, we woke up, got fresh, had our breakfast and immediately set out to again explore Male island. The hotel guy had given us the map and marked the main areas in the island for sightseeing and for souvenir hunting. We walked through the Maldives port area, local […]

30 Apr

Day 1: Flying in to Male, Maldives

An alarm going off early morning on a weekday is never a pleasant thing. But today, is not any other weekday. Today, we are to travel to a new country. The country of Maldives! Going to Maldives was always on the back of my mind and I used to constantly monitor the airfares in the […]