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Looking Back and Moving Forward

I entered 2015 with a real bad headache and a harsh bout of throwing up (without a wild drinking party trust me!). I guess it was the hectic travelling over the last couple of weeks, crazy work deadlines before that and exposure to multiple and extreme temperatures. However, I have nothing but thankfulness for how 2014 went for me. I launched this blog (which I had been contemplating for quite some time), with a very simple intent of sharing my travel experiences with friends and family. In fact, when I set out on this, I never thought of metrics like readership, click through, followers etc., hence I am happily overwhelmed at the shape this has taken and the response I have received. And this has just encouraged me to push the boundaries a bit further in 2015! So thank you, all of you, who have read, liked, followed or shared my blog! On a personal note, things have been a bit challenging due to health issues of close ones and the learning that I have walked away with is to not …

Contest Alert – Win the Adventure of a Lifetime with #AirbnbBucketList

I am extremely excited to let you all know (in case you don’t know already) that fellow travel blogger Shivya Nath(of The Shooting Star) and Airbnb have partnered to run an amazing contest, in which 3 lucky winners stand the chance to win grand prizes worth INR 30,000, INR 20,000 and INR 10,000, to book Airbnb stays anywhere across the world. All you need to do is register at Airbnb, browse through the amazing stay options, pick the one that you fancy the most and post it on The Shooting Star Facebook page. or using #AirbnbBucketList on Twitter.For more details on the contest, please see Shivya’s post. Submit your entries fast, the contest is open till Sept 10th, 11:59 pm IST. Below are my three entries, and I really really wish and pray that I am one of the winners, fingers crossed!! Entry 1 My first pick is a luxury California island – private houseboat, pristine waters, fishing, waterskiing and absolute peace… that is the STUFF holidays should be made of.  And a little luxury never hurt anyone! https://www.airbnb.co.in/rooms/686164 Entry 2 My second …