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The Himalayan Village, Kasol – Straight out of a fairy tale

The ferocious Parvati River roared as its churning waters flowed alongside the narrow road leading to Kasol. It carried more mud with it, appearing almost like milky coffee, since it had been raining for the last few days. On the opposite side, a discreet looking wall hid behind it a…

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How to get clients as a Digital Nomad

Writing a series about being a ‘digital nomad’ has been on my mind for quite a while. Every day, I wake up to emails and DMs in various social media inboxes asking me the same thing: “How can you afford to travel?” “Are you a full-time blogger?’ “How do you…

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5 Things To Do In Naggar, Kullu

A simple, but comfortable house with a large balcony overlooking cucumber fields is my base-camp in Naggar, Himachal Pradesh. I keep my luggage here and only carry a small bag with a couple of clothes for when I head off to explore a new part of this picturesque state. My…

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Visit this one-of-a-kind luxury getaway in Manali -Shivadya Resort & Spa

ShivAdya in Karjan is just about as far off the beaten path as you can get. Hidden just out of view, this boutique hand-crafted resort is set in a breathtaking landscape, and offers a slice of luxe Himachali living paired with unprecedented comfort. I spent a couple of days in…

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Stay at OffBeat Footprints, Jibhi for a local Himachali experience

I heaved a sigh of relief as my GPS showed 5 minutes to Brajesh’s location. I travelled a long way to get to Jibhi – around 150 kms from Fagu. It wasn’t the distance, but the road, riddled with bumps and potholes that made the journey seem endless. It’s almost…

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Losing Myself in the hills of Jibhi

As someone from a touristy hub like Goa who lives in a quiet little village, away from the cacophony of the beach belt, I can sense why Jibhi would appeal to off-beat travelers. Apart from a winding road running straight through this mountain village, there is almost no sign of…

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NorthMoon Homestay, Fagu – Simple, Cosy Charm

Ever dreamed of waking up in the mountains and opening your curtains every morning to postcard-like views of green pine and spruce trees? Or being completely cut off from the world for just a little while, only to be thousands of miles away, wrapping a shawl closer around your body…

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With love from Shimla!

As Shimla came into view, I gaped at what looked like a vertical city. Buildings appeared as if they were growing behind each other – from where I stood, what was someone’s top floor was the start of someone else’s ground floor. The road went on bending, dipping and climbing…

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5 Toronto Markets Where You Can Enjoy the Best Shopping

Abounding with vintage finds, international eats, and other treasures, Toronto’s vibrant markets are as diverse as the city itself. If you’re visiting Canada’s largest city, you’ll discover a variety of flea markets and food markets within a quick walk or subway ride of your IHG hotel in Toronto. Five of…

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Manas Resort with Petting Zoo – A Pet Friendly Resort close to Mumbai

Hey Guys! As you know, I’ve been in Mumbai for the last two months now and as usual, city life got me wanderlusting again. It’s always work, work, work when I come back to the city and pretty soon, one week starts blending into the next. We all need to…

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The Neglected Essentials for a Perfect Eye Makeup Kit

We all dream of an above par makeup kit, don’t we? From the brightest shade of the lipstick to the lightest tone of the concealer, we want them all! Don’t we lack on significant things while we focus only on the cosmetics? The makeup APPLICATORS! The coolest international brands of…

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