6 things travelling solo taught me

Travelling solo is never easy. Firstly, meticulous planning is key. I like to pre-plan my travels so that I can leave enough room for spontaneity and pitfalls.  Secondly, since I am intrepid traveller, I would like to add some form of adventure to it. Thanks to the three solo trips I completed in the last 7…

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That afternoon in Havelock, Andaman Islands

It was a very hot day when I visited Radhanagar Beach (nicknamed Beach #7) in Havelock for the first time. Luckily, this tourist attraction was sparsely populated that afternoon. While I sat there, I recalled a quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: “Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon…

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Turning Over a New Leaf

Today I spent ten minutes or more looking at a honeybee in the patio. Honeybee, remember one of those? I recently quit my hectic 9-5 job to travel and write. I loved my job but I felt like it was time I made travel my priority. Once I reassessed my life, I realised I was…

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Best Cafes in Old Manali

I’m a lover of all things Manali. Even though the beautiful town is teeming with tourists throughout the year, it is undoubtedly one of the happiest places in India. In August last year, when I travelled through Manali, I was pleasantly surprised to see the number of cafes that had opened up in the town….

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Biking in Bidar

Cycling has become rather addictive. Whenever I see a bike these days, I want to be on it. The Blackbuck Resort in Bidar, Karnataka lets us hire bicycles on per hour basis. The terrain is interesting though challenging. After my quick ride around the lake I realised how happy the exercise left me.

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