How to Travel as a College Student

A few months back I posted a blog about a college student who wanted to quit his studies to travel. After a friend, Tanisha Guin read it, she asked if she could contribute a blog on the same topic. I will admit, I was hesitant but I really liked what she has written! So enjoy … Read more

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Planning for the Summer Vacation with Chhavi

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Summer vacations are just around the corner. I am usually quick off the block to plan a trip with my daughter, Chhavi. Last year we visited Koh Samui together and we had amazing fun.  Before that my niece, daughter and I went to Prague. My sister and I have travelled to Budapest and Paris on … Read more

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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 … Read more

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Soap for Hope- Meeting Stefan Phang Again

I came across Soap for Hope for the first time at Escapers17 in Singapore. That is when I met Stefan Phang, the man behind the project. It was my pleasure to meet him once more but this time in Delhi. If you have to watch only one thing today, I would say watch this video! … Read more

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Talking about Travel with RJ Annie on Radio One 94.3 FM

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For me most of the opportunities come via email, be it a FAM trip, an opportunity to contribute to a magazine, or a radio interview! Recently I got a chance of talking about travel with RJ Annie on Radio One 94.3 FM.  It was featured on #MumbaiOnDeman #traveljunkie, we did the conversation via phone. The show was … Read more

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Here’s Why I got Back to Airtel after Switching My Network

In my last employment, I was a professor but I was already an established blogger too. It was difficult to juggle the two roles, my travels would take me all over the country whereas my students wished to stay connected. Given the techonological advances how tough that could be? It turned out to be pretty … Read more

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Plandid Travel Photos- Will We Ever Get Tired?

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On a recent trip, a young PR professional introduced me to the term, plandid and it refuses to fade from my mind. You might turn back and ask “but what is a plandid or pladid travel photos?” I will come back to it in a minute. But before going any further let me clarify, I … Read more

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Going Live from Facebook Bandstand- Mumbai Office

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Blogging has given me many highs, going live from Facebook Mumbai Office recently was one such experience. I was coming to Mumbai to attend OTM, which is a trade show. So, when Tanvi from Facebook asked if I would be interested in visiting their office and going live from there, I was thrilled. I boarded … Read more

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The Life of an Indian Travel Blogger

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The life of an Indian travel blogger looks glamorous from the outside. After all, I get to travel to exotic places and the bill is footed by someone else! I am immensely grateful for the opportunities too. But travel alone does not pays my bills and therein lies the rub. There is another aspect of … Read more

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How to Apply for Schengen Visa at VFS Delhi

Hungary is the third Schengen Visa I applied this year. My first one of the year was for Czech Republic. It was for a personal trip with my daughter and niece. The second one was for a blogging trip to Spain where it was easy to get the visa as I was assisted by the … Read more

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