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How to travel anywhere in the world under Rs.1 Lakh

This is a longer version of my answer for a travel question on Quora. Travelling doesn’t have to be a super expensive proposition if you’re smart and lean about your choices and know where to cut your expenses. Here’s how you can travel to literally any corner of the earth under Rs.1 Lakh (or about $1,500). The example here is for a 7 days (6 nights) trip and the only place where you’ll possibly need a slightly higher budget is South America,...

My travel gear & the best budget backpack for packing light

From carrying only my laptop bag to Thailand for 10 days to carrying a slightly larger cabin bag for 2 weeks in Europe (with NO check-in bags)… i’ve managed brilliantly well on my travels...

Deal Alert!! Budget Maldives trip under Rs.25K (all-in)

As i write this post, i’m almost tempted to book this sweet deal myself – i just stumbled upon a great flight route to Gan, Maldives for just Rs.15K via Colombo. If you combine...

First time Australia: Discovering Canberra (and how to win a trip)!

Honestly, besides knowing that it is the capital of Australia as a geeky Geography kid, i knew nothing about Canberra until last month, when i was invited to visit Canberra onboard Singapore Airlines’ new...

Opening the ‘doors of India’ – a unique mission!

Travel blogging doesn’t always pay monetarily – it’s more about expression, a way to journal one’s experiences and stories and often fulfilling because it helps others with their own planning and inspiration. But every...

The Business Traveler’s Guide To Delhi

New Delhi has so much to offer to travellers. It’s not only India’s political capital, it’s also the economic and financial centre of Northern India. Naturally, this brings in a huge influx of business...

2 Weeks in Italy, San Marino & Vatican City

Earlier this year, i booked a spur-of-the-moment trip to Italy as a birthday gift to myself! Why did i choose Italy? The first reason was a great deal i found on Kayak – return...

24 Hours in Mysuru: Why it’s my new favorite city in India!

My love for the majestic city of Mysuru was seeded by an unlikely evangelist: my favorite chocolate maker in India…