“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” ~ Henry David Thoreau (Walden) Someone once told me that smiling and greeting people you encounter is a beautiful way to bond with a place. I have been trying to inculcate […]Read More My “not-so-usual” Friend in Rishikesh who Taught me the importance of Simplicity
“A true pilgrimage requires letting go of the very things most people try to hold onto. In seeking after what the soul desires, we become pilgrims with no home but the path the soul would have us follow.” ~ Michael Meade Treks have always fascinated me. I am not good at trekking and am slow. […]Read More Neelkanth Mahadev Trek: Trail To The Place Where Lord Shiva Consumed the Poison
The first time I came across a German Bakery was in Kasol. The cakes there tasted heavenly. Then, I came across another one in Manali! I thought they were a thing of the hills. However, when I saw a German Bakery in Rishikesh, Udaipur and Pushkar as well, I was intrigued. I had to […]Read More Reasons Why You’ll Find a German Bakery in Every Backpacking Destination of India!
This post is about my first volunteering experience in India. I have written in a story-like format to make it interesting (a little writing experiment). However, I do understand that some of you are too frustrated and anxious right now (just like I was when I was looking to make quick money online for […]Read More How I Managed To Stay in Rishikesh for a Month When I had no Money to Travel
“Now shall I walk or shall I ride? ‘Ride,’ Pleasure said; ‘Walk,’ Joy replied.” ~ W.H. Davies It started because I had no other option and now, walking and exploring the place has become a ritual for spending the first day at any place. This practice has only pros and no cons. I can’t stress enough […]Read More You Won’t Believe What I Experienced by Turning into a “Flaneur”!