Memorial Weekend 2021

This long weekend, we didn’t plan anything. Actually we forgot about the holiday so decided to just go with the flow 🙂 We recently joined a local group for Omaha Hikers where members share their experience and information about the various hikes of Omaha. We met an Indian couple (Manish & Sonam) through the group…

10 Points To Consider Before Your Trip To Maldives

In March, last year when COVID was not a threat like it is now, we visited Maldives. We spent 5 days in luxury and comfort in one of the most beautiful, exotic place in the world. We had booked this trip in advance for our marriage anniversary celebration, so when the time came, our relatives…

Falls Park – Nature’s Wonder

Though we were done with our camping in Lewis & Clark, trip wasn’t over yet. Sioux Falls was just 2 hours away from our campground. Who would want to miss the opportunity to visit the famous place ? It was Sunday and our aim was to return Omaha till 6 in evening . So we…

First Road Trip Of 2021

First day of year 2021 must be celebrated in some remote, secluded and quiet place, that was the plan. We wanted to enjoy the time in outdoors while avoiding crowd. Just 3 days before the new year’s day, we decided to go for cabin-camping. We searched the state parks near Omaha first, but all were…

100 Followers – Big Thanks

Sometimes words are not enough to describe our feelings and today situation is similar. We started Harpiytravel in December 2019 and it took us nearly 1 year 1 month and 69 posts for the achievement of 100 followers. All this is possible due to your love and support. Thanks for making this possible in such…

Ten Things We Have Learnt From Our Travels

We have been travelling together for over twenty years. Over the course of those years, we have learnt a thing or two. Some of our lessons have been … Ten Things We Have Learnt From Our Travels

2 Day Road Trip From Omaha To New Jersey

I just love road trips and especially these days, they are most convenient. After our last Colorado road trip, we got some confidence to travel. I met my elder sister, who lives in NJ, in February this year and since then waiting for conditions to improve. In a normal year, we could have met 3…

Colorful Memories

As I mentioned in previous blog, we have been to Colorado this month, just to take a break from daily routine. Plan was to be in nature, especially when leaves are turning into an array of beautiful colors and what’s better than Colorado. Rocky Mountain National Park was temporarily closed due to ongoing wildfires in…

Away For 5 months, This Is What Happened

Being away from home for close to 5 months was not that bad actually. I went to India (Native country) in Feb end for 3 weeks, my return was on 21st March but plans don’t always work. Due to COVID-19, Indian government announced public curfew on 22nd March and nationwide lock-down on 24th March which…

Domestic Travel In U.S. During COVID-19

I left previous post Travel to U.S. in COVID-19 till baggage claim at Newark Airport. Just to give context, I traveled from India to US (BOM-EWR) on Aug 8 with Air India, my final destination being Omaha, Nebraska. I had earlier booked domestic flight through Expedia from EWR to OMA with nearly 4.5 hours of…