If you want to be wise, travel because there is nothing as enrichening as that. While the generation before you is not so pro-traveling, you definitely belong to that group of people who believe in escaping to the woods whenever the heart says so.
Luckily for us, there are many people who not only love to explore the world but also share their experiences online. Here are 5 travel bloggers from India you must follow if you are a travel geek yourself:
1. Siddhartha Joshi:
A product designer by profession, he has undisputed passion for traveling. Nominated for Indian Blogger awards, he loves to trek and click photos and truly believes in the fact that “we all live only once”. His blog “The Wanderer” is an articulate account of his different holidays and experiences. His piece on the streets of Barcelona – which is a mere collection of images from the streets – is quite a treat to the eyes.
2. Neelima Vallangi:
She is an offbeat and adventure travel enthusiast and prefers to discover the lesser known places in the country. Neelima has trekked extensively in the Himalayas and Western Ghats. Her 2008 trip to Ladakh turned her into a super passionate travel addict and she has been travelling ever since. “Travel with Neelima” is a blog about her adventures, a few guides and many photo-essays.
3. Shivya Nath:
She is a young adventurer on a mission to inspire other young women to travel independently. Her award-winning blog called“The Shooting Star” mostly includes pieces on traveling like a local. She also loves to travel to lesser known locales. For someone who quit her corporate job at 23 to travel, her experiences are relatable and interesting.
4. Rajesh Prabhu:
His main mission in life is to make people aware that India is much more than Taj Mahal. His blog is mainly about various tourist attractions in the country which are rich in history and importance. He occasionally writes about culture, festivals and the people he meets while traveling in his blog “My India Travel“.
5. Karthik Reddy:
After completing his MBA in 2012, Karthik Reddy decided to not take a job but travel instead. His blog,Romancing The Planet is an account of various travel stories, valuable advices and photos. The blog pieces mostly revolve around the importance of being happy and his love for world cuisines, discovering new cultures and meeting new people.
These blogs will give you ample information on anything and everything related to traveling. So go ahead: Start reading. We are sure their enthusiasm will rub on you too and will make you travel this year.