Travel Stories

Explore travel through lived and tested experiences. This place is for everyone who has a story to share from their personal travel experiences.

An Ode To Incomplete Experiences: Mumbai

“Maybe Mumbai is not so bad.” Before I could finish the  thought, it was  interrupted by howling wind and pouring rain, which drenched my thoughts as well. I moved to Mumbai in June 2019 to pursue higher...

I Travelled For Adventure And Fell In Love With This Kingdom

For the love of mountains and hiking, planning a trip to the land of thunder dragons was a no-brainer. No second thoughts and no budget constraints—this was the smooth decision, as I had saved up for this...

Travelling With Friends: Bunk Beds, Bonfires And Chaos

I am a South Indian girl from a middle-class family. I come from a modern city called Hyderabad, but my family holds religion and cultural norms in high esteem, while also being very aware of the value...

Why Mcleodganj Should Be Every Traveller’s Winter Escape

Mcleodganj is a paradise for trekkers and mountain lovers. Like many, I have visited Mcleodganj, Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh twice. It’s the residence of the respected Dalai Lama, a place of refuge for persecuted Tibetans, and the...

Top 5 Places To Visit In Sri Lanka: Traveller’s Opinion

Growing up, all I heard about getting passports was that it was a tedious process. Like most people around me, I got my passport only when I decided to make a trip abroad in March 2018. The...

A Letter To My Past Self In The Time Of Coronavirus

To my dear past self, I’m writing to you in the month of June 2020, addressing you who sit unaware of the future following March 2020. Why? Because the world turned upside down...

How This Trip To Goa Transformed Me Into A Resident

I took a Goa trip with a friend in November 2019 to attend a former colleague’s wedding. Since we already knew someone who lived there with her family, we decided to stay with them instead of checking into...

Travelling To Grandmother’s House: An Unforgettable Journey

Blaring train horns never sounded this beautiful. Whenever I woke up to this sound I felt happy, even if I had gone to sleep in a different frame of mind.  It meant I wasn’t alone. It meant...

Spend A Day At An Offbeat Place In Belgium: Blankenberge

The concept of pleasure piers is an English invention. The thrill of walking over water and apparently into the sea with an unmediated and expansive view of the ocean and the beach-inspired the building of piers on...

Top Buddhist Sites To Visit In Odisha

“Nirvana” in Buddhism refers to a condition of detachment, an aura of blissful existence, which liberates the soul from the cycle of rebirth. My visit to the excavated Buddhist sites from 7th century AD in Odisha would not promise...

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A Fascinating Guide To The Kodava People Of Coorg

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