Thanks to her job as an energy consultant — which requires her to make as many as 18 international trips a year — Sudha Mahalingam has had the good fortune of being able to travel to some of the most interesting parts of the world.
"As mothers, we go through each day with a suitcase full of guilt for every little thing we choose to do without the child. Whether it's a meal with friends at a restaurant or a parlour appointment, we are always thinking about our children and how they would be managing in our absence."
Slowly and steady, Southeast Asian countries seem to be dominating travel lists across the world. Here are the Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice awards' top 10 cities as voted by travellers across the globe for 2016.
For the Western world, and Japan in the East, the blooming of cherry blossoms usually means Spring is here. Especially in Washington, where people step out to admire the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin.