I’ve learnt along the way that surviving – nay thriving – as a vegan on the road is an acquired art.
I couldn’t help but wonder whether we humans own things, or our things own us.
Travelling to Denmark & looking for alternative things to do in Copenhagen? Take my list of fun, offbeat things to do in the city and fall in love with it to.
About this post: How to find a good Airbnb? Is Airbnb safe? Is Airbnb reliable? After several years of using and loving Airbnb on my travels, I’ve penned all my Airbnb advice in this post – including how to find a good Airbnb, Airbnb tips for guests and how to determine if your Airbnb will be safe and reliable. You can also read my Airbnb blogs for Europe, Sri Lanka and Central America with my top Airbnb picks in each region. I often wonder what makes a travel experience truly unforgettable. Take my recent trip to Georgia (the country) for instance. When our plans to travel to the remote Tusheti region got snowed on, we decided to visit a forgotten protected reserve near Georgia’s border with Azerbaijan and the Dagestan province of Russia. I was recovering from a flu, and even on a sunny day, wrapped up in layers and a warm hat. “Cold?” Otto, our potbellied, jolly Georgian host asked me. I solemnly nodded. He turned to search for something in the shelves of …
This is all the advice I wish someone had given me when I was sixteen.
Take my tips and tricks to apply for a Schengen visa (Europe visa) on an Indian passport, and make your Europe travel dreams come true.
Frustrating though it is, it is totally worth the chance to experience the world.
I unknowingly adopted ‘nomadic’ financial ways too.
When I travel alone and post an introspective photo of myself gazing into a magnificent horizon beyond, I often get asked if a photographer is shadowing me. The answer is no, but thanks for the compliment!
Exactly one year ago, I was lost amid the dramatic, barren, snow-capped Himalayas of Ladakh. I acclimatized myself to the high altitude at an eco-luxury camp on the shores of the mighty Indus, hitch-hiked along remote villages in western Ladakh, introspected at a nunnery, witnessed a grand traditional welcome for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, hiked through surreal landscapes, met a tight work deadline on the steps of a monastery (the only place I could find 2G internet!), rode in rickety buses, and partook in the wisdom of Buddhist monks. So much has happened since – from discovering the secret lives of chocolate farmers in Costa Rica to hitch-hiking through soulful villages in northern Romania – that I almost forgot why traveling in Ladakh broke my heart. Every time I surf Instagram and see a picture of Ladakh, I can suddenly hear the call of the Trans-Himalayas, and feel myself gripped by a desire to revisit this remote mountain desert. But then I remember, Ladakh might no longer be the place I visited just a year ago. Here’s why: Ladakh’s breathtaking geography masks a very fragile ecology Choose …