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]
Bombay to Barcelona: How Travelling Inspired an Indian Street Kid to Chase an Impossible Dream
Why Long Term Travel isMore Like Real Life and Less Like Instagram
Dehna: Slow life, Starry Skies and The Sahyadris… A Perfect Escape From Mumbai!
LIVING LIKE THE LOCALS
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]
Sarmoli, Uttarakhand: A Himalayan Village Where Locals Runs Marathons and Their Own Instagram Channel!
Offbeat Kerala: 11 Travel Experience to Inspire the Artist in You
My Alternative Travel Guide to Goa
The Last Indigenous Cave Dwellers of Sri Lanka
Mauritius is Not Just About the Seas You Sail But Also the People You Meet Ashore
Living With an Italian Artist in Umbria
Heartwarming & Heartbreaking: Living With the Nuns of Ladakh
The Mystical Ways of Arunachal Pradesh’s Galo Tribe
What a WWII Polish Refugee Taught Me About “Hindustan”
You Can Shake The Sand From Your Shoes, But Not From Your Soul
Coffee and Conversations in Coorg
The Silk Men & Women of India
From Punjab With Love
The Secret Lives of Costa Rica’s Chocolate Farmers
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]
10 Incredible Eco Lodges Around the World: Indulge Yourself and Save the Planet
Charming Hideouts to Truly Experience Island Life in Mauritius
In Photos: The Garhwal Himalayas a Year After the Uttarakhand Floods
Sshh… A Secret in the Caribbean
Lakshman Sagar: Add it to Your Bucket List
Te Aroha: Under the Yellow Rooftops
Bhimtal: Forests, Farms and False Impressions
Call of the Wild: Tadoba Tiger Reserve
Jullay from Leh
Awe-Inspiring (yet affordable) Airbnbs in Central America
In Photos: Life in Hampi, Karnataka
Life on the Farm: Prakriti Farm
A Flavor of Rural Rajasthan
Up in a Tree House at The Hermitage
God’s Own “Island” by the Backwaters of Kerala
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]
A Traveller’s Guide to Gujarat’s Best Kept Secrets
Why I Turned Vegan – And What It Means For My Travel Lifestyle
An Experiential Guide to New York City
Auroville: Utopia or Something Like It
Wildlife Tourism: Are We Saving The Tiger?
Romania, You Can Fool The World With Your Smiles, But Not With Your Heart
Travel Tales from Spiti: Kaza’s Garden Lady
A Love-Hate Relationship With The Ganga
The World From The Lens of Ladakhi Nuns
A Cup of Life Over Tea, in Darang Village
What a Fisherman Taught Me About “Paradise”
What Seychelles’ Most Famous Musician Taught Me About Dreams
World Travel and Tourism Council
How social enterprises are changing rural India, and the way travellers experience the country
How do our travel choices impact us?
Interview: Why Shivya Nath sold her possessions to travel the world at 23
Will your travel memories be someone else’s travel disappointments?
5 Ways I’ve Changed to Travel More Responsibly.
Bamboo Village: Above and Beyond a Responsible Tourism Project
“Finding soul connections with locals in a remote corner of the world is perhaps the most gratifying part of travel.”