The Best Destination for a First Time Solo Traveller

Perhaps one of the most asked questions in my Instagram DMs, as soon as people come to know I am a traveller, and have travelled solo quite a few times, they want me to recommend a place for first time solo travellers. And as much as I love to answer this and list out my…

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Rasol: a peaceful Parvati Valley getaway

| JUNE 2018 | It’s been a few years since another beautiful Indian place in the hills has bitten the dust of mainstream tourism and seen a troubling influx of crowds especially in the summer months of May, June and July. This place is none other than Kasol, joining the list right after Shimla, Manali,…

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Nag Tibba: an honest review of the summer trek

| MAY 2018 | The Nag Tibba trek is a famous trek with beginners. Listed on almost all major adventure websites, I decided that it was time to take a break from Himachal and explore the Himalayas of Garhwal. And so I boarded a bus which took me till Dehradun. Another hour and a half…

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getting around Mussoorie in a day

| MAY 2018 |   Mussoorie is very rightly called the Queen of Hills. Not only is it an extremely popular destination among tourists, it also acts as a rest stop for trekkers going up towards various trails, especially the Nag Tibba trek. Here is how you can make the most of the Shimla of…

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Parashar Lake: short weekend getaway

| APRIL 2018 | Travelling has taught me a lot many things. But the biggest lesson I’ve learnt ever since I started travelling seriously, is that the proper joys of any place will only come to you when you ditch luxury and stretch yourself out of your comfort zone. For me, this has proven to…

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McLeod Ganj: my first solo trip

| MARCH 2018 | To the person reading this, I left home a tearful mama, and made acquaintance with a French filmmaker in a bus headed to Dharamshala. It’s been 30 years since Pierre started visiting India annually. After dropping out of a psychology degree, he became a devout disciple of Krishna Murti, the great…

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Pushkar, Rajasthan: living local

| FEBRUARY 2018 | I have been a picky eater ever since I was a kid. When I grew up and started chasing what I loved the most, my Mom had a new reason to chide me. “You want to roam around the world and see places. How will you survive if you don’t eat?…

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Parvati Valley: Kasol, and the Undiscovered

| JUNE 2017 |   In the lap of the beautiful Parvati Valley, along the banks of the Parvati River in Himachal Pradesh in India, sits the very popular weekend destination- Kasol. While this place is very famous among hippies all around the world, I had to opportunity to discover a place not many people know…

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in&around: Chamoli, Uttarakhand

| DECEMBER 2017 | Those who like to live by the quote, “the journey is better than the destination”, have probably never travelled to the higher parts of Uttarakhand. But little do these people know, they are missing out on a great deal of untouched beauty that the Himalayan mountains and valleys have to offer….

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