The Paradox of Solo Travel

There are some moments in our life when it is always better to have some company. For me, travelling isn’t one of those. Call me selective, but I tend to be careful who I travel with. I feel the best way to test any friendship is to travel with that person. I know a lot of…

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Exploring Kolkata Through a Different Perspective

Have you ever explored a place looking at it through someone else’s eyes? It could be any place—perhaps the city you live in or a destination you’re visiting for the first time. The perspective changes. I call this the ‘magical perspective’. It doesn’t permanently change the way I look at things, it helps me identify…

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Best Travel Apps: A Collaborative Post

A few weeks ago, I asked a few of my Twitter friends what were their favourite travel apps and why. I love the responses I got. Some apps were a unanimous favourite while some of my fellow travellers introduced me to newer and better apps. Here is what they had to say: ABHINAV SINGH @abhinav2111…

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Photo Story: Reis Magos Fort, Goa

Sometimes taking second chances becomes necessary. The first time I visited Reis Magos Fort, it was on a Monday and only met a closed door. However, determined to see this historic Fort, I revisited when it was open to public. My main purpose of visiting the fort was witnessing another one of the renowned architect,…

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