Walking, the Essence of My Travels

Ever since I can remember, walking has been my expression for happiness, curiosity and departure. Growing up amidst the beautiful hills of Shillong, in Northeast India, walking wasn’t as therapeutic as it is today. It was the only way of getting around the town; we used to walk to college, to weekend gatherings, to reluctant…

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My Seasonal Job in Turiya Villa and Spa, Goa

In April 2014, I moved to Canacona, Goa from Mumbai as a seasonal worker. I stayed and worked there for six months and saw it as an opportunity to travel across Goa and parts of Karnataka. Turiya Villa and Spa is a delicate and beautifully done up Portuguese villa in a village called Chaudi in…

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Travel Guide: Panaji, Goa

This is my favourite part of Goa. Teeming with things to do, interesting people to meet and great desserts, every time I have visited Panjim, I have grown increasingly fond of it. The cultural presence in this city is significant. Perhaps the reason why it tops my chart of Goan destinations. Unaffected by the tourist…

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Travel Guide: South Goa

If the laziest person were to choose one destination in the country, South Goa would be it. With absolutely nothing to do here, you have all of 24 hours to yourself by some of the best golden beaches in the country. With the sun as bright, the sea as clear and the crowd fewer than…

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My Top 12 Travel Moments From 2015

2015 has been an incredible year. From meeting some of my favourite writers to travelling surreal wonderlands, I really couldn’t have asked for anything better. It has been a steeper learning curve too. Some of the most important things I learnt was to say no to free work, developing a thick skin and accepting the…

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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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