Western Ghats further Down South : Pallaruvi Waterfalls, Pathimoonu Kunnara Palam & Gavi

Western Ghats further Down South : Pallaruvi Waterfalls, Pathimoonu Kunnara Palam & Gavi

Its not often that you wake up in the morning looking forward to showering under a huge waterfall. After spending the night in a lodge in village of Pallakal that lies on the Kerala side of the Kerala – TN border, we started early. The  village of Gavi, located inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve, was […]

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Western Ghats Further Down South: Shenbhaga Devi Waterfalls, Courtrallam

Western Ghats Further Down South: Shenbhaga Devi Waterfalls, Courtrallam

The last trip to Western Ghats though fantastic, left us wanting more. No longer had we reached our respective homes after the trip, the discussions for the next road trip had already begun on Whatsapp. I invited my friends to come over to explore the Konkan Coast. The way I had never been to the […]

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Exploring Goa with YHAI

Exploring Goa with YHAI

After more than a 3 month hiatus from blogging about my travels I am back. Why was away from it for so long you ask? Reasons – some personal, some otherwise. However all that is now over and what matters is am back. Those of you who have been following me on Facebook might have […]

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5 Practical Tips to Save money for Travelling.

Previously we talked about how to go about saving money to travel more often. As you might have realized it’s a bit of both – science and art. And it requires a whole load of commitment as well. And I ended that post with an assurance to give your practical advice on where all can […]

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Experiences from an Year of Travel Blogging

What! Its a year already??? Seems like it was just a few weeks back that I clicked that button and took it live.Whoa! Ladies and gentlemen! India Backpack Motorbike is officially One year old!! Whoo!! ( Hoots, Whistles, Claps.) To tell you the truth I hardly believed that I would in the game for this […]

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My First ‘Quit-My-Job-versary’! And How a Year of Travel Has Changed Me and How it Has Not.

By the time this post gets published I would have ended the first day of my trekking expedition in Goa. Making new friends and getting to know my trek mates better. A total contrast to what happens in Goa at this time of the year. As everybody in Goa prepares to welcome a new year […]

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5 Step Formula to a Clutter-free Life that Allows You to Travel More (Or do more of whatever you love doing)

I cannot focus on following my passions or dreams because – I cannot find time from my daily routine – I have some much more else to do – I am not confident that I will succeed – I am too lazy Last time we spoke about Overcoming Personal Barriers to Achieving your Travel Dreams. I started […]

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Indian Travel Bloggers – My Favourite Five

By the time you read this post it’d be a Monday morning & you’d dreading and grudging about the week ahead. It reminds me of the time I spent in that cubicle. Back then my favourite things to do was to read travel blogs and thats where the inspiration to quit my job and go travelling came from. Now […]

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Overcoming Personal Barriers To Fulfill Your Travel Dreams

Overcoming Personal Barriers To Fulfill Your Travel Dreams

“Oh I wish I could Travel as much as you but I cannot because  I do not have enough money I have kids to take care of  It will impact my resume I am not sure how safe it is to go travelling My parents will never allow me “ Reasons that I often hear […]

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Photo of the Week : Life on the Beach

Photo of the Week : Life on the Beach

Life on the beach for us travelers might mean sun, sand, tan and a chilled beer. But for the people living on the shore most of whom are fishermen it means a hard back breaking work. Seen here is a fisherman in one of the beach villages along the coast in Goa mending his nets […]

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Photo of the Week : Climbing the peak of Saar Pass

Photo of the Week : Climbing the peak of Saar Pass

As I begin my second hike to Sar Pass in a year, this picture brings back the memories which was a culmination of all the fun, camaraderie and friendship  that resulted in not only scaling it successfully but also making friends for life with my trek mates in this hike!

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4 Reasons a YHAI Expedition Should Make It To Your ‘To Do Travel Things in India’

If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’d know that I’ve participated in quite a few group treks organized by YHAI.  Although not a huge fan of group tours/trek, YHAI is a sweet exception to the rule. In fact I’d go to the extent of recommending people to go on YHAI treks or […]

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