If Budapest was a person, I would describe it as man, lean and fit, who likes his scotch and coffee, regal in stature. He walks a lot, moves a lot, is always going from one place to another. But neither fast, nor slow. Just in the measures pace that makes you take notice of him. In parts flashy, not is a ostentatious way. And in parts an introvert – not in an under-confident manner, just like a man who does not want to attract much attention but cannot help but be different.
While there are countless travel guides, not many cover what you feel when you are travelling to a place. Our perspectives vary depending on our culture, upbringing, individual choices and personalities. A Small Town Girl in – The Travelogue Series is about this missing, yet an important aspect of travel. If the place were a person, […]
Hello Fellow Rovers, Wanderers, Nomads and Read-a-holics, Welcome to the world of never having to run out of books to read, travel inspiration, daydreaming, elsewhereness and yearning to be in a perennial state of wanderlusting forever. This is the first part of the four-part Quest to list 1,000 travel books to read, enlisting 250 of those. […]
No one tells the story of a girl who travels alone, better, than she herself. Here is a read about us, about you and I. This is personal. This is universal. Written exclusively for The Quint, here is a memoir and some suggestions on how does one deal with harassment while travelling as a solo female […]
DID YOU KNOW? The Popol Vuh is one of the most important pieces of indigenous literature in the Americas. The book tells the K’iche’-Mayan version of creation, the adventures of the twin gods, Hunahpú and Xbalanqué, and the history of the K’iche’ Maya until the Spanish conquest. While the author is unknown, the Popol Vuh […]
The quaint backyard of Andes will surprise you, with the things you can do here. Embrace the people and landscape with all your senses and leave with a deep longing in your heart. Read about the 17 things you can do in Ecuador
Why travel? It makes you whole. You need to know your geography well when you travel. You also need to brush up on your history and politics. You need to catch up on your culinary skills and beverage expertise. You become a photographer, a videographer, a writer and a storyteller. It teaches you frugality. You […]
Yes, it is still a big deal in India. The concept of single women travelling alone for leisure (and not for work) is still like swallowing rocks for everyone who has nothing to do anything with it – neighbors, relatives, society ! But we do it anyway. Period. Here is how a badass, single, Indian […]
Still getting used to the routine, the new mattresses, exertion, food, multiple clocks; body, metabolic and alarm, I am woken up a persistent static noise. This feels new, jamais-vu. Like a child pulling at mother’s dress to get her attention. For the child it is the most crucial and center of the whole universe moment. […]
For different people, travel begins at different times. For me it begins when I see the magical lights of the departure airport. It looks like an enchanted urban forest with fire flies, especially if it is a late night flight.
A serial mountain climber Satyabrata Dam is a motivational speaker, leadership coach, and writer. He calls himself a boundless cloud, floating anywhere, anytime he wants. He has travelled close to 150 countries in the world and summited around 400 peaks. He is an inspiration to travel enthusiasts who keep day-dreaming about breaking out someday. You […]
While visiting Avenida Las Américas, in Guatemala City there are some things one can’t help but notice: the spectacular monuments, squares, and sculptures; lush green and shadowy Ceiba and Jacaranda trees in manicured parks with not a leaf out-of-place; fountains and pools and huge plazas. Every Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM, this avenue transforms […]