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Monica Bansal

startup junkie, compulsive traveler, impulsive writer.

A confused 21st century hippie trying to make the corporate life work. Travels and blogs at works in an office and blogs at

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People Are Dying So Why Are We Crowdfunding Foreign Trips And Fancy Bikes?

In a world where millions are dying of hunger and disease, where floods and cyclones are ravaging villages, where refugees have nowhere to go, the biggest fund-raising worthy cause you've decided to go with is... travelling? If you think that a 15-day package trip to see glaciers and penguins will help deal with global warming, well done, you've managed to kid yourself. By all means do that trip. The trouble begins when you make generous, if gullible, people buy into the idea of needing to fund you for it.
03/11/2015 8:22 AM IST