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The Zanskar Valley, Ladakh, India: Treking on the Frozen River

I saw the trail of trekkers ahead of me as they balanced themselves under the rock and between the remaining sheet of solid ice. It was February 2016, deep winter for a Ladakhi frozen river valley. But unfortunately, not all of the river was frozen that year. The mighty river in the deep arid extent […]

The Sagrada Familia: A Lesson in Everyday Courage

On the way home from Barcelona, I read Teju Cole’s essay about trying to photograph the Swiss alps (Far Away From Here). He describes the way each photograph of something so familiar becomes a new doubt. In a place that every master has documented, an attempt to capture it anew risks boring, or betraying a […]

Have You Heard? The Sierra Nevada Is Glorious (No Not the One in the US)

One of the highest coastline mountain ranges in the world, Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is a magical place with astonishing fauna and flora. From cold paramos (moor) to tropical rainforests, the Sierra is diversity at its best – a green lung by the sea untouched by civilization. The koguis, wiwas, arwacos and kankuamos […]

Top Five Motorcycle Rides in the NYC Area

Motorcycles and I don’t have the best history together. The last time I rode one, the road decided to turn – and I didn’t turn with it. AA, on the other-hand, has been riding since he was a teenager. Recently, he decided that the streets of Manhattan didn’t look so bad compared to Delhi, and […]

Turin, Italy: Traveling Around in Comfort

Just like any other Italian city, Turin is an exciting prospect for travelers and culture enthusiasts. Located in the shadow of the Italian Alps, the sophisticated layout of the city and the wondrous architecture provide an alluring setting for those who love to explore. Turin is also a large city, and negotiating its routes on […]

Cabo de la Vela, Colombia: Where to Stay for an Authentic Experience

Having visited Palomino many times, I needed to see some more of Guajira state – so I planned a trip to Cabo de la Vela (the northern part of La Guajira) to see the real spirit of this magical region. To get to Cabo de la Vela, you can take a bus from Palomino or […]

New Zealand: The Bright Lights You’ll Never Forget

It’s not often that travellers make it a priority to find the most beautiful stars possible when deciding on a travel destination. Yet, if you don’t, you could be missing out on one of the most beautiful experiences imaginable. New Zealand is one travelling holiday, where stargazers will be absolutely blown away. It’s a small […]

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 7 Unique and Fun Things

Dubai isn’t big in terms of geography but tourists will never run out of fun things to do here.  Activities in this city range from the usual touristy ones (going to the beach, enjoying a desert safari, eating out, etc.) to more unique ones that you can only experience if you’re on holiday in Dubai. […]

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: 5 Spots You Won’t Want to Miss

Puerto Vallarta, the small resort town in Mexico is known for its beautiful seashore and is the ideal getaway spot for a quick holiday, no matter your budget (after all, there are plenty of ways to find good travel deals). Being a small town, you can cover the entire length and breadth of this picturesque […]

Utila, Honduras: The Perfect Escape Plan

To get to Utila, it takes me about seven hours. I get up early, throw on my backpack and head out to the street to catch a bus going to San Pedro Sula’s bus terminal. From there, I spend four hours on a hot bus to get to Ceiba, which drops me at a dock. […]