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18 Nov

Jobs that travel the world

A question that is always asked is 'how can I travel the world as I earn along the way' and if it is possible to do so. My answer is a loud 'yes!'. Though not the cosy office with fancy suits and coats, you have the luxury of fresh air, on a beach or a mountain, in another part of the world, making every day and penny you earn, count with experiences! Here's how I have learnt to earn my life of travel! If you've got any of these questions -...

23 Oct

Dhobi ghat – A lesson of harmony

This place has taken ‘washing your dirty laundry outside’ quite literally. In the fancy upscale bustling city of Mumbai, little does one notice the extensive open laundromat with thousands of dhobis (washers) making our lives cleaner. Close to the fancy Mahalaxmi Racecourse frequented by Mumbai elite, and flanked by tall skyscrapers, a typical day in Dhobi Ghat is, waking up, collecting clothes, washing, drying, washing, drying, and it goes on in a loop all day! Right from 1890, clothes and linen pour in all day from the fancy hotels and...

21 Oct

Top tips to be a vegetarian backpacker

Food is an integral part of travel. And for backpackers, trying out as local food as you can is a part of their life. However good or bad it looks, if it is a local cuisine, you’ve got to try it – be it traditional tacos in Mexico, steaming-hot street food in Southeast Asia, or a bowl of fresh spaghetti or pizza in Italy. But well, what if you don’t eat meat or fish or anything that kinda moves?! Though vegan food and vegetarianism are becoming popular across the world, many...

10 Aug

Top vegan and vegetarian-friendly countries

These countries ensure that being vegan or vegetarian isn’t a crime – they ensure you get options and even mouth-watering delicious local dishes that will surely make you fat! It is of course ideal to read up a bit about the local cuisine depending on the regions before-hand. Check out this list of seven vegan and vegetarian-friendly countries for backpackers.   India This has to be the first one on the list – and if you have visited India, you would surely vouch for it! This is the best place for vegans and...