Soul Search

If you travel far enough, you’ll meet yourself

With SoulSearch we provide you personal stories shared by our travellers. How a journey changed their perspective, self-discovery through travel, or simply why a particular souvenir means so much to them. Join them on their soul-searching journey.

Umiam Lake, Shillong, East Khasi hills, Meghalaya
Shillong is a perennially overcast city tucked away in the hills of the North-East. If you are looking for a destination where you can be truly invisible, this just the place for you. This is an ideal spot for the ones looking to escape the banalities of everyday life....
Paintings on the wall at the Veerabhadra Temple - spiritual exploration
This is the second instalment of my series 'The Destination is You' - a journey into spiritual travel (link to the first article at the bottom.) In this instalment, I embark on a spiritual exploration close to home - at the Veerabhadra Temple, Lepakshi; 2 hours from Bangalore.  We depart early to...
People seated on a rock
We travel for positive vibes, to meet people that we have never met anywhere else, to learn something new, and come back inspired. 'Malanad Calling' gave us all of that and much more! When 4 of us left for the festival Malanad Calling, we seriously didn't know what to expect....
Trying to get 10 people to find a weekend together is probably one of the most demanding holidays I have planned. That sounds wrong on so many levels... Having the word demanding and holiday in the same sentence. But I kid you not, it was. Persistence, a WhatsApp group...
There are some places that you like to explore with a calm spirit, the places that can offer comfort and peace. Nourish your mind and soul by contemplating the serene beauty of nature. Here are some peaceful places where you can seek solitude to connect with yourself. The Himalayas The journey...
woman meditating in the tea plantations of Kerala
Spiritual travel is a journey, but the destination is you. When embarking on spiritual travel, you must know where to start. Start at the Beginning: Grounding India, the land of spiritual travel Gurus, chakra healing, yoga ashrams, ganja-induced trances, cave meditation, tantra masters and the Vipassana phenomenon. We come to India hoping...
Periyar lake in Kerala - relax through travel
“Sir, the connectivity here is poor, it will take some time” “It doesn’t matter, figure it out and send it to me” “Alright Sir, I’ll send it to you in 10 minutes” Have you ever been in this situation? Where you are on vacation but you are bound to do some amount...
Prayer and Temple Tibet spiritual retreat
These destinations for a Tibet spiritual retreat take you through the meditative calm of the Himalayan lakes, beautiful Buddhist monasteries, palaces and temples. Their serenity, and scenic beauty are sure awake spirituality in anyone exploring Tibet, the culture that upholds peace and tolerance. Note that there are no direct long-haul flights...
Winter in Switzerland - the dream Having grown up on a staple of Bollywood leading pairs frolicking in idyllic alpine landscapes, I’d be lying if I say Europe in general and Switzerland, in particular, wasn’t high on my travel wish list. I’m sure for most of us 80s kids, our...
Curvy mountain roads on the Silk trading route between China and India
'Soul Searching' - this term has been often overused in those countless number of articles, blogs, write-ups, Instagram posts, Facebook statuses and we all bear witness to it. But how about finding yourself through travel?  The whole definition of ‘Soul Searching’ is to find yourself. But do you really? Find...