Discover the world through languages, on European Day Of Languages!

Hallo! Oi! Hola! Hej! Did you know that 26th of September is celebrated globally as European Day of Languages?! (Updated on 26th Sep. 2020. First published on 26th Sep. 2014). As a traveler, i’m a big fan of immersing into local cultures – and languages are an integral part of helping in enabling that. Remember, knowing the local language and immersing in cultures is not a must, but it WILL enhance your experience + help you make great...

Goa, India

Riverside Goa 🔊 Podcast with Musafir Stories

Rivers have always been the lifeline of civilizations, from drinking water to trade routes. As someone who’s been exploring Goa since the past 14 years and counting, my fascination and fondness towards Goa’s rivers...

Europe, Italy

Exotic Italy: 2 weeks in Rome, Tuscany, Florence & Bologna

When Deepti Kshirsgar did a guest post for me about her love for Florentine sunsets, i honestly and smugly passed it off as naivety – sunsets happen every day, around the world, right?! Wrong!...

Goa, India

Finding Feni: The Spirit Of Goa

Last month, i was back in my favorite place in the whole wide world – Goa! This time, it was an invitation by Goa Tourism to attend the Spirit Of Goa festival, a unique...

tips, Travel

Travel Questions? Here’s how to find the best answers!

I get a ton of travel related queries across social media, and sometimes they tend to get repetitive. So i’ve been trying to answer them all in one place – on Quora. In case...

Europe, Sweden

Stockholm in 2 Days: Things to Do & See

Although my ‘home’ for the first night in Stockholm was a great find – very close to the central station and complete with a sauna room (and an amazing breakfast), i was looking forward...

Spotlight, tips

How to travel anywhere in the world under ₹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...

Spotlight, tips

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...