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Housetel Jaipur & Step Out Cafe – A Traveler’s Abode

Housetel Jaipur When I travel to various destinations, the main thing I look for is engaging with fellow travelers, and sharing stories along with some good food. Some who travel with me, and some I meet during my journey. One such journey was my motorcycle ride from Mumbai to Spiti Valley via Jaipur. Mumbai to Indore on day 1. Indore …

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Where to Celebrate Holi in India – Holi 2019

Where to Celebrate Holi in India – 2019 Holi is the festival that celebrates spring in India. One among the major festivals of India, it is celebrated all across the country with a great deal of zest and enthusiasm. The air is coloured in different shades of spring as the aroma of burnt wood from the previous night of ‘Holika …

New Zealand – The Perfect Adventure Destination

New Zealand – The Adventure Destination New Zealand had always been in my bucket list, and I had been trying to find ways to get there on a comfortable journey because it included a transit and sometimes two. And when I got an opportunity from Air New Zealand @airnz and Singapore Airlines @singaporeair , I simply couldn’t resist this offer. …

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Boracay Island – Perfect Beach Destination

Boracay Island – Perfect Beach Destination   I have to start this article with an honest confession, the last time I had been to Goa is 2001 on a college trip and yeah it has been 17 years I haven’t been to Goa which is just 500kms from my home in Mumbai. Should I be embarrassed? Yes. A little. Not …

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The Chikmagalur Roadtrip – A Photo Story

The Chikmagalur Road Trip A Photo Story   Being a traveler it has always been fun traveling solo or with a bunch of like-minded souls. This trip was one of those getaways where we had cars, motorcycles, the tar road, hills, highways, chai (no biriyani), rain, waterfalls, photo shoots, sleeping in tents, sweaty helmets, dance performances at 3AM and more. …

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Fratelli Vineyards : Tasting Heaven in a Glass

Fratelli Vineyards : Tasting Heaven in a Glass It was hot outside, the roads were a bit dilapidated for at least half of the total distance from Pune to well-named village Akluj and although I knew that I am a nonchalant drinker satisfied with the kick of beer, whiskey and sometimes rum, I still decided to try what they call …

Driving Amongst Clouds : A Brief Road Trip In Meghalaya

Have you ever been stranded in a jungle on a rainy night? If yes, well I’ve recently joined the club. If no, then do this. Imagine yourself on a jagged staircase; there are trees as tall as the buildings of metro cities around you. Close your eyes, and open it slightly once in a minute. That’s the moon peeping out …

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Roshni Sriranga – 30 Countries before turning 30

30 Countries before turning 30 – By Roshni Sriranga As I sat in a corner of a cafe at McLeodganj, reading “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed, I noticed a young girl excitedly patting the cafe owner’s dog. The innocence and the happiness reminded me of my younger self. My earliest memories are on a train, when I was around 5 years old, …

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Denmark: Meandering Through The Boulevards Of Copenhagen

It seldom happens that you visit a place which is so complete in itself and so comfortable in its own history that it facilitates an intricate blend of its old self and modernity. Copenhagen presents a view to the world that is at once evocative of its past and instills a sense of dernier cri in its spectator. That’s the feeling …

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Bhutan: A Sojourn Through The Magical Kingdom

  Bhutan, I stood there bathing in scanty sunlight, on a fiercely cloudy day, while I couldn’t hear even my thoughts as the winds cleansed every bit off me. The ringing of tiny bells, the wildness of the prayer flags, a lady in a Kira with a basket and her dog, climbing down the trail amidst stupendous mountains, and a …