Travel Stories 8 : Non-touristing in Belgrade

When you visit a place as a so-called ‘foreigner’, a tourist, if you may, don’t you wish you could just stay there? Typical grass-is-greener-on-the-other-side syndrome. You come across a majestic monument, or a quaint street, and you think, how pretty, imagine if I lived here. If you lived here, would you appreciate the antiquity of... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories 7 : Comfortably Numb at Baku

Usually, the cultural explosion takes place right when the tourist steps out on the streets of the foreign city. But for your beloved narrator, this happens way before that; the moment he enters the airport. Surely, airports aren’t supposed to be that different right? All of the airports at cities in India have that massive... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories 6 : Disconnected in Vibhuti

The sunlight flitted into the room through the windows. Just when we thought the heat could not get any worse, the electricity went off, switching off the sole fan that was working. Like the hot air in the room poorly circulating before settling down on our already sweaty backs; realization dawned on us. With no... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories 5: Beyond the Beaches in Goa

Boasting beautiful beaches, dynamic nightlife, vibrant Portuguese influences, and the buzzing street markets, it is no surprise that Goa is one of the most sought after vacation destinations in India. No matter where you visit, the crowd is inevitable. This is why it is very unusual to say that I had experienced one of the... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories: Exploring London

Exploring London can be condensed into two words—the London Underground and walking. All one has to do to experience the city is hop onto a train, walk around and get onto another train to their next destination. For someone accustomed to chaotic roads and crowded transport, the organisation of the various route lines and their... Continue Reading →

Must Visit Places In and Around Manipal

A significant advantage of studying in Manipal is its prime location. Situated in the hilly hinterlands of the Malabar coast of India, Manipal has easy access to both the sea and the mountains--and the scores of holiday destinations that lie within them. Additionally, being a tropical region, Manipal itself is home to some of the... Continue Reading →

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