A conscious choice to support local communities and minimize my environmental impact, not just because it’s the need of the hour, but also because it’s a more immersive way to travel.
See my Work with me page to learn more about my work as a responsible travel consultant.
As travellers, it is upon us to preserve this surreal place on earth. […Read more]
LIVING LIKE THE LOCALS
Living With a Mayan Family in Guatemala
For centuries, they had chosen to live by the lake of deeply forested Peten, preserving the tropical rainforests and relying on it for food, herbs and medicines. […Read more]
In the lower Himalayas of Uttarakhand, I hiked many kilometers through dreamy villages, terraced valleys, deodar forests, secret rhododendron trails, and swaying yellow mustard fields – a journey that gave me a peek into the soul of rural Kumaon, and through it, my own. […Read more]
Townships in South Africa are settlements where non-white people were forcibly segregated to during the Apartheid era, and while they come with some pretty scary labels, many of them became hubs of music, art and standup poetry. […Read more]
Environmentally-conscious places where I’ve let my mind wander in the backdrop of the snow-capped mountains, and experienced that dreamy Himalayan bliss. […Read more]
The constellations above me are their compass, a half-dry stream their source of water, and nomadism the only way of life they know. […Read more]
My guide to affordable, environmentally-conscious hideouts in the Caribbean to help you discover its unique culture and way of life: […Read more]
SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL TALK
As much as I hate to admit it, India is a country with a deep-seated patriarchy, that reveals itself in everyday life almost everywhere you look. But our travel choices can make a difference. […Read more]
Slow travel has changed my travel philosophy; no longer a fleeting crush on a gorgeous place, travelling to me is about a deeper relationship with a place, its people, its food, and the memories it leaves me with. […Read more]
I’m just a small fish in a big sea, but isn’t that what it takes to change the ecosystem of the entire water body? […Read more]
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