I was discovering the joy of travelling – packing for the trip, taking a train or bus, reaching some place and exploring it, eating local food and mingling with the people of the region – that was the extent of the ‘adventure’ I was comfortable with. But, unbeknownst to me, adventure, in its own way, was seeking me out.
My number one tip to those who want to soak every experience on their travels is – mingle with the locals. Eat/drink with them, talk to them, and most importantly, smile at them.
The buzzword these days is travel, travel, travel. Taking a vacation, going on an exploratory trip or simply taking a weekend off is no longer difficult; there are opportunities and deals galore that make every travel wish or bucket list dreams come true. But there is an underbelly to the travel industry that no one […]
When you travel, do you feel that you are a different person? That all your idiosyncrasies get enhanced a bit? Your craziness touches new heights? You feel a sense of freedom so great that nothing embarrasses you or scares you? It happens to me to the extent that on one of my trips, I had […]
I’ve had a long love affair with the Monsoon that started when I was a child growing up in Kerala.
Apart from physical endurance, it is essential for trekkers to be clothed in the right attire.
Period, a woman’s life long companion (for who else appears every single month, like a steadfast friend, whether you want it to or not) is also one that causes her most heartache when it appears at inopportune times.