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10 Local Things to Do in Pondicherry

10 Local Things to Do in Pondicherry

My time in Pondicherry has come to an abrupt end [Read: Pondicherry – First Impressions]. Like always, chaos deemed superior and I had to return to Bombay after only five and a half very eventful months. The how and why isn’t very important and the details are borderline boring. Since I’ve always been told that my writing is graphically entertaining ... Read More »

The Best Backpacker Hostel in India — Madpacker’s, Delhi

The Best Backpacker Hostel in India — Madpacker’s, Delhi

If there’s one major hang-up I have about traveling in India, it is the lack of quality backpacker hostels that cater to solo travelers, but thankfully the hostel landscape is changing a wee-bit in recent years. Things are speeding up further with the arrival of hostel chain Zostel, looking to establish itself in some of the backpacker circuits. A lot of ... Read More »

FLY – Learn Paragliding Near Mumbai

FLY – Learn Paragliding Near Mumbai

To fly is a dream we all have fostered since childhood. Be it looking at the birds soar up in sky or watching superman on telly, saving people, flying by. Sadly my decision to go paragliding wasn’t nestled in something so poetic but in the fact that heights scared the living daylights out of me! As someone who thrives on wanderlust, ... Read More »

Pondicherry – First Impressions

Pondicherry – First Impressions

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. I couldn’t think of a better one-liner to introduce this post. The day I started writing this post, was an exact month from the day I left behind everything I knew and moved to the wonderful little town of Pondicherry ... Read More »

A Local’s Guide to Mumbai (Bombay)

A Local’s Guide to Mumbai (Bombay)

“What strange phenomena we find in a great city, all we need do is stroll about with our eyes open. Life swarms with innocent monsters.” – Charles Baudelaire Honestly, when Mr. Baudelaire pronounced these famous words, he probably attached a lot of aesthetic meaning to it, however, when you think of Mumbai in this context, you can take that quote ... Read More »

Ireland – 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer

Ireland – 50 Shades of Green, Blue & Beer

As I sit down to write this amidst the tranquil beauty of Europe’s largest green park right in the heart of Dublin, Ireland’s capital, I find it difficult to fathom that by this time tomorrow my time in this wonderful land will have come to an end. I have this burning feeling that I needed more time, that I should ... Read More »

5 Visa Friendly Destinations for Indians

5 Visa Friendly Destinations for Indians

I’m superbly excited about my upcoming Anglo-Irish vacation, that will cover a largely enchanting landscape. Starting from the modern wonder of a city adorning the banks of Thames, chasing feathers down the Clyde in Glasgow and finally embarking upon a wild eachtraíochta along the West Atlantic coast of boisterous Ireland. As rosy as it sounds, the planning process in itself wasn’t ... Read More »

Simple Guide for a Tourist UK Visa

Simple Guide for a Tourist UK Visa

After months of planning and speculation, I will finally embark upon the very first of my international escapades in June 2014; I’m scheduled to fly out from Mumbai, India on the 3rd of June, to begin what I’m sure will be my greatest experience as a Nomad till date. I will be traveling through the United Kingdom including London, Birmingham, ... Read More »

3 Exotic Summer Destinations in India

3 Exotic Summer Destinations in India

We’ve had a decent winter this time round – chilly, breezy, even rained on a couple of occasions; for a country used to soaring temperatures, moderate climate like this is a bit of a novelty. As we march through April though, the sun is beginning to recover some of its lost ferocity and depending upon where you live, you will ... Read More »

Demystification of The Future King – BJP

Demystification of The Future King – BJP

Let me just begin by clarifying one simple thing: the purpose of this post is in no way to influence your view. BJP is going to form the next government no matter how much we hate it or like it. By hook or by crook, BJP will  influence our future, for at least the next 5 years. I am simply ... Read More »

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