Tag: Solotravel

Pondicherry

Pondicherry- A getaway

Who knows the flower best? The one who has read about it in books, or the one who finds it out in the wild?
And while I sat at the rock beach, it hit me that THIS is the Bay Of Bengal that I kept reading about in my geography and history classes, it was not just a point on a map anymore – I knew it better than just literature and books.

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Cultural triangle sri lanka

Cultural triangle of Sri Lanka

The northern plains of Sri Lanka traditionally referred to as Rajarata, or “The King’s Land”, now known as the Cultural Triangle.

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Responsible Travel

Travel and tourism industry is one of the largest contributors to the global economy with a record of 7.6 trillion USD in 2014 and it is only here to grow. With every travel enthusiast seeking to hop on their next big adventure right from swimming with sharks in South Africa to trekking the highest points […]

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Sri Lanka

Backpacking Sri Lanka

A week after my trip here I am sitting in my Bengaluru apartment sipping some Sri Lankan tea reminiscing the time spent in the land of Serendipity. Sri Lanka at a glimpse: Our neighboring island country is very well known for its tea estates, elephant orphanages, Buddhist ruins, national parks, beaches, hiking trails and a […]

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Contest ~ Walking through Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

There are plenty of ways to explore a city, having tried most of them, my favorite remains touring it on foot. Walking around a city of your interest on your pace- no pushy guides, no fixed plan to abide by, no hassle whatsoever. Erm, except for one! That is chalking out the walk which connects […]

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Six books to fuel your wanderlust

Hello lovely readers! It has been a long time since my last post, well here is what kept me occupied -Books. I have been reading quite a lot lately and every other book that I read took me to a whole new world. That is the beauty of books, isn’t it? They act like time machines, […]

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Budget accommodation in Vietnam

Vietnam like many other South East Asian countries have been a backpacker’s go to place since time immemorial, owing to its budget friendly tag. As it saw the increasing influx of backpackers a number of accommodation cropped up, you can easily find a dorm room as low as $5 for a night including breakfast, all […]

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Vietnam

Better safe than sorry- tourist scams in Vietnam

One should be always cautious when visiting a new country because in the midst of inspiring architecture, tranquil sceneries and delicious cuisines lay scams that could easily ruin your whole trip. The idea behind all these scams is to draw monetary benefits, while some may just be petty nuisance others could prove risky. Here is […]

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The curious case of money and travel

A couple of days back I came across an article on my Facebook news-feed wherein the author focused on how ‘do not worry about money just travel’ is the worst advice of all time and stereotyped travelling to be for the ‘privileged ones.’ My purpose of writing this blog is not to critically evaluate the […]

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Vitenam

Vietnam – A sensory delight

Gracefully resting by the South East Asian coastline this beautiful country called Vietnam is a rhythmic blend of history, culture, modernization and nature. Filled with visual dramatics right from the rustic living in Mekong delta, the magnificent caves system of Phong Nha, the marvelous French architecture at Hanoi, life in the valley of Sapa to […]

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