The Serena Williams US Open Controversy

By Mridula Dwivedi September 11, 2018 9 Comments , , ,

Photo Credit Александр Осипов from Ukraine - Serena Williams Uploaded by Flickrworker ; used under Creative Commons Before I write anything else, let me say I have only respect for the game Serena Williams plays. She won her first Grand Slam title in 1999 and she is still around winning big ...

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You Think You Are Too Old to Travel?

Being in my mid forties, there are times when I question my life choices! I wonder what will happen to me when I get too old to travel. At times I already feel too old, particularly on a fast paced FAM trip.   View this post on Instagram &...

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The Zip Rider at the Bobrovy Log Fun Park, Krasnoyarsk

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I have a love/fear relationship with adventure. Before the adventure begins I fear it a little (OK sometimes a lot) but I love it after I am done with it. But the zip line or the zip rider is one activity I can approach without fear for the simple reason that I have done it many times in the past. I have done in ove...

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Siberia Stereotypes- Don’t Go There Because …

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I visited Krasnoyarsk in Siberia in August 2018 as I won a place in the second batch of the Follow Up Siberia Contest. While my thoughts changed a lot by just taking part in the contest, visiting the place was such a beautiful experience. I tried to shake off the stereotypes about Siberia before visiting and ...

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What Do You Think About Videos?

By Mridula Dwivedi August 14, 2018 22 Comments , , ,
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In the recent months I got a lot more request from sponsors for video content. Truth be told, videos terrify me. I am not comfortable speaking in them, I am not comfortable making them when I am at a destination. But now that blogging and social media is my main source of income I end up paying attention to trend...

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How to Apply for Russian Visa at IFS New Delhi

By Mridula Dwivedi August 9, 2018 12 Comments , ,
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I have been so excited all of August because I won a place in the #FollowUpSiberia contest. I would be visiting Siberia later this month. Siberia to me is an exotic land, I never thought I would get a chance to visit it. This also meant I needed to apply the Russian visa. A I live in NCR, IFS Delhi was the logi...

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Local Experiences with Evolve Back, Kabini

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Evolve Back, Kabini is a delight to visit during the monsoons. I was invited on a blogging trip to Kabini by the resort. I went alone as Chhavi could not afford to miss tennis or school. Delhi, NCR were still sweltering hot when I left. Right after I landed at Bangalore, the weather got pleasant. My heat bake...

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Margaret Island, Budapest

My sister Alka and I visited Budapest in November 2017. I am glad I was able to drag her on a vacation along with me. It was her first trip abroad and our first together as adults! One of the first places we explored there was the Margaret Island, Budapest I am a big fan of local transport. One of our first p...

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Traveling with My Daughter

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The summer vacation is over, Chhavi has just gone back to school. This was the most fun summer vacation we ever had. We both played tennis, we did the quick trip to Thailand and of course we ended up studying as well. My child will never know the joy of playing non stop for two months, like we did, back in the days ...

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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