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Lessons in happiness from a Cambodian guide

I was introduced to Mr. D in Cambodia as my tour guide by Borei Angkor (fantastic place to stay btw). For the next three days, Mr. D and I were to tour Siem Reap and temples at the Angkor. What I found was a man in his early thirties, all smiles, jazz hands extended up […]

WANDER ART: LAS VEGAS

Tools used: pencil + 0.7 black gel pen + acrylic colors

WANDER ART: UNITED KINGDOM

Tools used: pencil + 0.7 black gel pen      

WANDER ART: SAN FRANCISCO

Tools used: pencil, 0.7 black gel pen

CHINA, CHOPSTICKS AND ME

As a vegetarian traveling to China, I was prepared for a potential food horror. On my first evening in Shanghai, I was torn between walking into Starbucks for a sandwich or into a small eatery with a smiling man waving people inside. Out of curiosity, I walked into the eatery. After explaining the concept of […]

MAGICAL PATIOS OF CORDOBA

Cordoba is a small city in Andalucia (Southern Spain) with a fascinating history. But my takeaway from this beautiful city is that flowers make everything pretty. This city has many narrow cobbled pathways dotted with homes of different colors. Every home is filled with uniquely shaped planters, vibrant flowers, quirky garden accessories, and fluffy dogs. […]

Chinese Whisper – Deccan Herald

China: 2 week DIY budget guide

China is a land of beautiful contradictions. From the ultra modern skyline in Shanghai to the culturally rooted Beijing, urbanized Xi’an to the ancient Qing-dynasty town of Pingyao, hole-in-the-wall tea houses sharing boundaries with new age karaoke bars, this country is an experience. FACTS: Cost: Approximately  ₹ 2.8 lacs for two people including tickets, stay, food, […]

Terrorism, tourism and life of a Moroccan camel caretaker

Ahmed is a camel caretaker and tour operator in the Sahara Desert, Morocco. He is 16 years old and loves music. Specifically, rock. He has two camels – Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley. He takes pride in knowing that he looks like a mini Jimi Hendrix. The bond he shares with Jimi and Bob is […]

Turkey: 2 week DIY budget guide

The most attractive thing about Turkey are the variety of experiences here. Most countries are known for one strong aspect that overrules others – like art and architecture, or landscapes, or hiking trails or pristine beaches. But Turkey is the perfect mix of all. From hot air balloon rides over caves to ancient history, culture, […]

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