Being a Solo Traveller

Travelling by ourselves doesn’t come naturally to most of us. And now and then I get mails from readers who share their apprehensions on this subject or who are looking for tips while planning one. This post is for those who think that travelling alone is somewhat like a superpower (sadly, it’s not) and for…

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Photo Story: Street Art on Chapel Road, Mumbai

One of my many homes was the beautiful and different Chapel Road in Bandra West, Mumbai. I still remember the warm vibe of the twisted lanes and the noise of the rickshaws zooming pass my home. Once I had settled in, I would always look for excuses to walk around the locality. Thankfully on Chapel…

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The Envious Life of a Travel Writer

Since April last year, I have moved three homes, travelled 17 destinations (and counting) and have had numerous once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Amidst all of this, I have lost a number of assignments, missed birthdays and have delayed work on my website. Sometimes, I wish I were in one place, with steady Internet to make up for…

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The Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai

When visiting Bombay, I am naturally playing safe and sticking by my favourite bars and dine-ins. However, this time, I decided to visit the very intriguing The Bar Stock Exchange in Bandra Kurla Complex and I am definitely glad I did. Applying the simple concept of a stock exchange, here the prices of the liquor…

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Why Chhattisgarh Has a Bright Way Ahead

Travel has taught me very many things. One of which is not to judge a place before experiencing it. The first time I visited Chhattisgarh was in January 2006 for a short period of time to Bilaspur. I was dismayed by the roads though it was considered to be a well-developed city, even then. Besides…

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