Why London is A Perfect Destination for a Solo Trip

It must have been early or mid 1990’s, when I was in my pre-teens. I was growing up reading Enid Blyton, Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, Sidney Sheldon and Rudyard Kipling (sorry google and kindle, you weren’t there then). Unbeknownst to me, the idea of visiting London once in my lifetime, got rooted in … Continue reading Why London is A Perfect Destination for a Solo Trip

How to Select a Travel Agency For First Timers & Amateurs

Did you know that 9.2% of India’s GDP in 2018 was supported by tourism sector, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council? This data makes it evident as to how crucial this sector is for India’s economy. Likewise, it won’t be surprising if this sector is major contributor to many other countries across the … Continue reading How to Select a Travel Agency For First Timers & Amateurs

What it Means for a 30 Something Single Indian Girl to Travel Solo

The buzz around travel and the overall explosion of people wanting to travel is on an all-time high. There are all kinds of travellers with different types of gear and there are new words like glamping being coined. People are traveling solo, in groups – families or women only or globetrotting on a budget and … Continue reading What it Means for a 30 Something Single Indian Girl to Travel Solo

How to Document Your Travel Experience for First-Time Travellers

Let me give a disclaimer before I start. This may sound very clichéd. But I have to say this. If you are a first-time traveller or are looking to travel more than you already are, please do it. Doesn’t matter if you are 18 or 40 or 70 or 80. It is of even less … Continue reading How to Document Your Travel Experience for First-Time Travellers

The Significance of Fort McHenry & The Creation of The Star Spangled Banner

London, Paris, and New York. I think I am one of the privileged few who have got a chance to visit the holy trinity of the must-visit cities for most of the travelling enthusiasts. New York happened just a few days back when I was on a holiday in US. I was almost in a … Continue reading The Significance of Fort McHenry & The Creation of The Star Spangled Banner

Started Traveling recently? Here are A Few Travel Hacks Which Might Help

Circa 2017 – I am waiting to board my flight, comfortably perched on the seats at the boarding gate at Mumbai International Airport. Enter- a smart chic, wearing heels and walking daintily with perfectly manicured nails, colour of the purse coordinating with the attire and the rest of the luggage. Oh yes and the makeup. … Continue reading Started Traveling recently? Here are A Few Travel Hacks Which Might Help

First Time Booking an International Flight? Here’s What You Need to Know

  There are a slew of travel agencies literally breathing down your neck to book a domestic or international tour with them, these days. Everything needs to have a desi (read Indian) touch, from the kind of photographs shot (complimentary by the agency) to the khana arranged on tour (because yaar roti shoti ya chai … Continue reading First Time Booking an International Flight? Here’s What You Need to Know

The Regional Passport Offices & Services in India Are Changing – Here’s How

A decade or so or even until a few years back, going to any kind of government office would seem to be an ordeal. We all know why, I need not elaborate. In the past 5 years or so, however, things have changed for good. The regional passport offices in India and the services they … Continue reading The Regional Passport Offices & Services in India Are Changing – Here’s How