Hikes can turn into ‘yikes’ if you’re not careful on where to spend your dollars. Here’s the 10 essentials of hiking gear for the no-fuss outdoorsy person.


Travel is such a personal and individualistic experience that I have no right to tell you on the best places ‘you should’ travel in December and January. The magic is in finding the little stuff, and moving away from overtourism which kills your spirit and experience of magical encounters.

Hiking in Europe - The Best Day Hikes in Slovenia

Slovenia has some of the best day-hikes and best hiking in Europe that you can’t miss. Afterall, hiking is a national past time for most Slovenians and something you might want to indulge in if you visit the greenest country in Europe.


Breathless at 5600m: Cycling the Khardung La stretch

In stretches as barren as this, the only reminder that this was not that remote and perhaps the 21st century was when we had tourist jeeps and bullets revving up their engines every now and then.


In the summer of 2018 and the peak of the European heatwave, me and my friends cycled along the Danube - Eurovelo 6 route from Vienna to Budapest.

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Torn Between Tradition & Modernity in Yunnan

Travelling in China

Visiting China's Yunnan province to explore the back-country roads, and understand the underrepresented ethnic minorities.

What's It Like To Ride The Coastal Highways


Taiwan's coastal roads reminded me of why I love to cycle. A journey tracing the coastlines of Taiwan from Kaohsiung to Hualien.

10 Reasons Why I Travelled to Iran

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With curious people, unending landscapes and the oldest civilizations to ever exist in the world.

From Zero to Hero: Wearing a Wetsuit for the First Time

Swimming in the open waters can be quite intimidating if you have little to no experience. Read what Risny has to say about her experience in a swimathon.

Cycling in Laos: Doing It in 5 Days


With zero preparation, we stepped foot into Laos to bicycle tour from North to South for 5 days. 

The Chadar Trek: Life at -30 degrees

-30 and freezing cold temperatures. Ever wondered what's it like to experience India's most famous trek in Ladakh? 

A Photo-Story:Tungnath & Chandrashila Trek

If you can't make it to the vistas in Europe, skip that and do yourself a favour - head to the highest Shiv temple in the world at 4,000 metres above sea-level

From musicians to astrologers and young old souls, this social project enabled me to meet 30 strangers over the course of 30 days. 

From Iran To Europe: 6 Countries in $1,800


How did I do it? A detailed breakdown and budget report about how much it costs to travel from Iran to Europe. 

Tracing The Old Silk Route 

The journey in -30 temperatures continues as I head to Nubra Valley and the highest motorable pass in the world, Khardung La.

What Trekking in the Himalayas Taught Me?

90 days and 4 mountainous states afforded many moments to think, reflect and wonder about a lot of things. Here's what I learned.

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