There came a moment, when I wished to attend a conference to be held at Quito. Abstracts accepted and the onus was on me. After all the planning that went to get the cheapest fare, the unbelievable 60 percent off on an airline ticket made it possible. Since, Ecuador was not on the list, I… Read More Five months of scholarship and the trip to Ecuador
While all the rumbling about the strength of Indian Passport is baseless, there are a lot of things optimistic beyond the Passport Index released every year by Henley and Partners. In 2020, Indian Passport holds 85th position (out of 109 nations) with access to 58 destinations without requiring a Visa. A number up or down… Read More Third World Passport with a First World Visa
Brazilian Visa for Indian nationals and other similarly placed nationalities.… Read More Brazilian Visa for Indian nationals (and other similarly placed nationalities)
The blog post is an account of how the mobility has been impacted in India domestically and internationally amid crisis emanating out of Coronavirus (COVID-19).… Read More Is India ‘moving’ amid Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
As reiterated, foreign travel for Indian passport holders are always not that easy. Necessarily and certainly not in case of the United States. I am sharing some suggestions and tips based on my experience related to Visa, Money and Travel modes etc. I hope you find it useful. View this post on Instagram First time… Read More Travel to the United States for Indian nationals: Tips and Suggestions
Over the years, the awareness about Vegetarianism and Veganism has compelled and encouraged airlines to provide such options in the in-flight meal. I will be writing about such experiences on regular basis. This post is intended to give a general overview. I am vegetarian, preferably Vegan or in the process of being so. Since I… Read More In-Flight Vegetarian Meal Review
I come from a country whose people can be found almost everywhere in the world largely as immigrants or a ‘diaspora’. In addition, I come from a state in India, whose population can be seen everywhere in the country either as daily wage earners or on high administrative positions but never as travelers. In both… Read More Do we need to go abroad to pursue our travel interests?
I have been toying with the idea of running a blog for several years- most ended after it started. I could not sustain the frequency of posting, as internet connection was not under my reach nor did I have a laptop or computer or for that matter not even a smart phone to operate a… Read More Travel Sans Blogging – It’s my Blog anniversary
It has only been in recent times that Indian backpackers have been exploring Latin American region and their number continues to be a limited one. That may be primarily not only due to the language barrier but also because of the physical as well as mental space that divides the two region. My purpose to… Read More Visa to Peru for Indian nationals
Indian Railways may be the first love for many people in India until they board a flight to find an equally amazing experience. The first flight that I boarded ever in my life was while I was in my first year of Ph.D., realising the dream ‘Now everyone can fly’ of Air Asia. Probably my… Read More What is so special about Indian Railways?
Many travellers may wonder what would happen if you don’t book in-flight Vegetarian meal in advance? It might be a reason for worry, but not that much.… Read More Did not book the Vegetarian in-flight meal in advance!