IN CONVERSATION WITH ‘The Mountain Boy’

A blockbuster Bollywood film ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ introduced the Indian youth or rather popularized the concept of trekking in the Himalayas. Thanks to the film, adventure tourism continues to grow in Uttarakhand. To be honest, there is nothing quite as magical as a trek in Uttarakhand. The industry has provided a number of employment … Continue reading IN CONVERSATION WITH ‘The Mountain Boy’

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HIMALAYAN ECO-CAMPUS FOR COMPASSIONATE AND SUSTAINABLE LIVING

It was a sunny winter morning. Sitting at the porch of cozy café in Chougan (Bir, Himachal Pradesh), sipping their trademark lemonade, I was watching paragliders land. A fellow traveler whom I had met just 2 days prior to this day was deeply engrossed in reading a book. She had undertaken a challenge to finish … Continue reading HIMALAYAN ECO-CAMPUS FOR COMPASSIONATE AND SUSTAINABLE LIVING

LIEBSTER AWARD

Award, in the form of recognition, is the best-cherished memory that someone can present you. I would like to thank SREEJITH for nominating me and wish him great success for his blog shipswake.wordpress.com May he produce great content. What’s Liebster Award? It’s an award in which bloggers nominate other bloggers for showing respect to their works and their dedication. It’s … Continue reading LIEBSTER AWARD

15 Quotes by Dalai Lama to Live By

Recently, on my trip to a northern state of India, I visited a number of monasteries and schools which introduced me to Buddhism. I had heard and read about Buddhism before but never got an opportunity to come face to face with it. While I was trying to go deeper into it, I stumbled upon … Continue reading 15 Quotes by Dalai Lama to Live By

Walking Through the Streets of Amsterdam — Ships Wake

Awe amongst us hit critical levels during Rotterdam approaches. Not explicitly for Rotterdam to be honest, but for Amsterdam too! It’s really sad when a choice between two awesome is to be made due to time constraints, but we all have a thing for the badass, don’t we? Amsterdam was at arm’s reach and we … Continue reading Walking Through the Streets of Amsterdam — Ships Wake

Things Not To Do When You Miss A Train / Flight To Your Next Holiday Destination

Last year during his very first Himalayan expedition, Ankit Masrani missed the train to Delhi from Mumbai. The expedition was planned months in advanced and Ankit missing the train could have tossed their entire itinerary. The group he was traveling with had already reached mid-way to Delhi and now Ankit being left behind, they were … Continue reading Things Not To Do When You Miss A Train / Flight To Your Next Holiday Destination

Sanah’s Guide to Copenhagen

What comes to your mind when you think of Copenhagen? Of course you think of the colourful houses, the cycling crowds, Danish beer and Scandinavian architecture. Copenhagen is that and much more! Earlier this year, I came across a splendid opportunity to travel to the beautiful city of Copenhagen and got to explore the city … Continue reading Sanah’s Guide to Copenhagen