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Travel Essentials

Travel - Anupriya kapur - November 23, 2017

I have been traveling a lot lately, making up for most of the last few years as I hardly got to travel at all during that time. It has been such a great rollercoaster ride!

From budget travel to the hills to supreme luxury in Rajasthan, from traveling long distances in buses and cars to flying at a minute’s notice. I have loved every bit of it and I can safely say that it has changed me in many ways.

Apart from becoming a far more open person, I have also become more patient under unpredictable circumstances. Maybe I can dwell and write a separate article on this, but right now what I want to share are the must-haves I carry while traveling – Continue Reading

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Staycation at Novotel Resorts and Spa

For the soul, Travel - Anupriya kapur - September 15, 2017

Whenever I used tell people that I haven’t ever visited Goa, I got the same reaction as I do when I tell people I haven’t watched Sholay yet! Anyway, finally, the jinx was broken and I got to visit Goa. Better still, I got to visit Goa with my son Kabir. We were invited by Novotel Resorts and Spa for a weekend staycation. And only during the staycation, I realised how much we needed it. It had been two years since we got to travel together and the recent loss of our pet was making staying at home tough. Yet, I was jittery as we were supposed to spend two days together, would Kabir enjoy his little vacation with just me around. Continue Reading

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The city of Bikaner

Travel - Anupriya kapur - July 28, 2017

I never thought that out of all cities Rajasthan has to offer, I will end up going to Bikaner, let alone have a DDLJ moment. The thing is that the train stops at Gurgaon station for exactly 2 minutes and I was standing right opposite the first general compartment, my booking was for tier 2 AC at extreme end. And at 12 in the night, I wasn’t going to take any chances. I ran for my life, there was no Shahrukh Khan to hold my hand but I was greeted by 12 fabulous travelers I would be spending the next 3 days with. Anyhow, Bikaner was never on my list. But as things would have it, I got an opportunity to travel with Inspired Traveller (http://www.inspiredtraveller.in/), I took it up without reading much about the place. Our 3-day trip was curated by Hotel Narendra Bhawan and it was a perfect blend of luxury and culture. Continue Reading

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Trip to McLeodgunj

For the soul, Travel - Anupriya kapur - April 19, 2017

I haven’t slowed down since my mom’s death in October last year. Maybe it was my way of coping with the loss. So, when this project to visit McLeodgunj came my way (yes on good days, bloggers get to do this too), I was apprehensive. Mountains force you to slow down, they make you feel small and remind you of how unimportant you are, I wasn’t sure if I was ready to be with myself yet. What’s worse is that it had been years since I took a bus for a long journey and did a backpacking kind of a trip. But I’m glad I went ahead with it because, even though I didn’t realize it, it was time for me to slow down. I will try to give out all the details of the journey and at the end of it some pointers as well and loads and loads of pictures.

Room with a view

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