2014 through my travel looking glass

This year has been unpredictable, frightening and very emotional for me. There were times when I didn’t want to open my eyes to a new day and there were nights when I didn’t want the morning lights to interfere. In all honesty, when I look back in time, I did not preempt any of this….

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10 things to do in Havelock, Andaman Islands

If you have ever dreamt of a tropical idyllic island, it would be the Andaman Islands. The breath-taking white sand beaches and the clear blue sea is the primary reason behind its popularity. My 10-day solo sojourn to the Andaman Islands ended an everlasting desire to travel the place. Even though the main highlight was…

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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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The pristine beach of Havelock, Andaman Islands

The white sand beaches of Andaman Islands are the quintessential tropical islands I had dreamt of. My last day in Havelock, I found the light just perfect to discover the many shades of the sea. Amrita DasAmrita is a freelance travel writer and professional travel blogger. She has been contributing to some of the top…

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Solo in Panjim and challenging self

When we embark on a journey, no one ever tells us what it will bring along. There are only questions, too many questions, in our heads. And when one such journey is by yourself, the experiences maximise outgrowing the questions! Three months after my first solo trip to Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, I find myself drawn…

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