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“Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn
Are they handing out "traveller not tourist" visas yet? They should.
We're a family of travellers. We love to see new places and we love spending time together. The result is an annual ritual — a family trip which includes a mom, a granddaughter and two daughters...
Planning to visit Europe? Great choice! It's an awesome destination, with some insanely beautiful locales steeped in history and tradition. However, it is also one of the world's most expensive places...
Travelling with kids is often seen as a herculean task. A friend of mine recently told me that she gets exhausted just by thinking of travelling with her toddler. She's certainly not alone in feeling...
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Don't just travel, live there!
The concept of full-time travel has captured the popular imagination for several years now. Recently, I had the privilege of interacting with a bunch of full-time travellers and gleaned some interesting nuggets about their lifestyle and what they’ve learnt along the way.
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So summer is here, and with it come school vacations and family trips. But with the ongoing heat wave, the prospect of a domestic holiday is a little unnerving. These simple tips will help you make the right choices in this scorching weather and still have a rollicking good time.
Sometimes I feel that Mumbai is famous for all the wrong reasons. There's much more to the city than Bollywood or Marine Drive or the overcrowded railway system and the seashore at Marine Drive. Here are five new reasons to visit Mumbai and none of them involve lurking outside Shah Rukh's home for a glimpse.
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After six days there, I was convinced that Bangalore had a certain lazy sensuality to it, one that apparently extended to auto-walas. Using the mirrors on either side of the rickshaw, I glanced at him, imagining meeting him in a different context -- as a cousin's friend or a colleague at my internship in Hyderabad. A context that admittedly stripped him of his khaki uniform and punted him up several classes.
While you might consider your journey a success if no family members went missing between departure and arrival, children might disagree. The loss of a purple crayon or a green Lego block is the kind of things you won't be forgiven for.
I have been including volunteer work in most of my expeditions for a while now, and have encountered certain places that were so enchanting that I completely lost track of time. Week-long visits extended to a month, and leaving was a wrenching experience. Here are some volunteer destinations that you'll want to stay in forever.