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The PERFECT TRIP

To be completely honest, even though planning & execution of a “Perfect Trip” might seem an easy task, I must warn you: it is no joke. Be it Luxury travel, bike rides, road trips or backpacking & hitchhiking journeys, none of that matters as all of it boils down to one simple conclusion: everything ought to be absolutely perfect! Planning and execution of any trip is impervious of the class or profile of travel. The tremendous efforts, the long hours put into building the impeccable itinerary and obviously, the money you thriftily invest, give you THE PERFECT TRIP you wish for.

PLANNING
The laborious work that goes on for more than a month or two seems quite mundane to others, but only you know the true struggle. Adjusting the destinations to cover maximum distance, adjusting the budget multiple times to fit in as many destinations possible, the numerous cost-cuts because you went a little overboard somewhere or the other, applying for leaves, squeezing the entire itinerary  in…

Dare To Ride: Bike Riding and it's challenges

This short blog post is especially for all biking enthusiasts planning to go on adventurous rides on off-road and challenging terrains. This was an experience that changed the way I saw bike rides through rough terrains.  Being a risk taker I consider all the possible outcomes before starting every ride, making sure I’m ready to accept any and all difficulties and face unfavourable situations no matter what. This routine probably saved my life when I got in deep trouble on my ride to Gurudongmar Lake in North Sikkim, India.






“HYPOTHERMIA”, everyone has heard of it. It is a condition of having an abnormally and dangerously low body temperature. A piece of advice to all the riders- While riding in freezing temperatures, NEVER let your feet get wet AT ANY COST. It is extremely dangerous and many a times, Fatal!


Well, a man speaks from his experiences. I almost lost my feet to Frost Bite on the way to Gurudongmar Lake. The bike tyres couldn’t get a grip on the road due to ice, black ice and…

A Glimpse Of The North East

I rode solo to Sikkim, Assam and Nagaland. Yeah! These are places, rather states of India. No they’re not nomadic settlements; they have exciting vibrant cultures that are hidden from the world. The residents are citizens of India with same rights that we have but are so easily neglected by the rest of us. I always wanted to visit the North-Eastern states of India and some incidences that took place and were broadcast on television (which doesn't happen much) urged me more. I don't want to hurt anyone's sentiments or challenge their views, these are just my thoughts as an explorer and a citizen of this country. Many people visit Nepal, Bhutan even Thailand but completely ignore the Indian states that border them. Some do visit but the number is almost negligible as compared to other places in India. I wished to change it Sikkim

Permits, Permits, Permits!               For a rider like me, the centre of attraction in Sikkim are the roads of North Sikkim. All the off-roading st…