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Little Lhasa in India

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Travel has always surprised me. To an extent where I have always seen myself left in awe. That expression where your brain concentrates on just syncing the view, your mouth speaks no word, and your eyes are twinkling with the sweet rush of emotions. One such beautiful destination was Mcleodganj. I had heard innumerable stories around this place via my childhood friends. Most of their first travel destination was Mcleodganj and Dharmashala. Whereas mine began with discovering South India - and that's a different story after all. But when you constantly hear stories from people about a prominent destination, it itches you to visit it as soon as possible. Oh, God! What is it with the place? Why have I yet not discovered it? Yet you keep traveling and unraveling destinations left, right, and center. But that place, but Mcleodganj. And the itch always lives in your unconscious mind. I had completely forgotten about this, but when I did reach the place, every story I heard, every sigh ac

Up Up And Away : My Paragliding Experience in Bir

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Adventure travel is yet another categorization for some travel enthusiasts. I say some because it isn't a priority for me. I definitely love to try and explore new things never the main motive. Until...I did my first ever Paragliding in Bir beginning this year. 2021 had to be a new start we were all inside our houses in 2020 so since things were opening up, I decided to the least have a week-long vacation in the mountains. And it did happen. Also, there were many firsts on this trip. When I say, "MANY" I mean it.  Each and everything will unfold, with the unwrapping of each destination on this blog. So, you will have to be constant with the blogs that I have published regarding this trip. Speaking about the initial firsts, I had not planned the destination. Of course, I knew Himachal to be the destination but where in Himachal, what is the journey we are going ahead with. Are we going the Shimla, Manali path or is it going to be the Manali to Dharmashala one? We left ever

This Hill Station could Possibly be my Retirement Home!

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Retirement plans! Woah....sounds so mature and serious matter, right? A 26year old girl, who has somewhere started her career in the media industry, writes her blogs, shares her experiences in the form of storytelling - thinks of retirement? Or rather has  retirement plans ? huh, strange! Of course, it isn't about retiring now or that I am taking life too seriously. My OG blog readers know that I travel with the utmost interest to explore places, create memories, share those in the form of stories. And what could possibly be my ultimate goal? Well, travel the globe and ultimately share stories. What better than writing with a view? A beautiful view of Mussoorie from the Gun Hill point A  glimpse of the Snow covered mountains from some point at Mussoorie A picturesque view of the Sunset in Mussoorie I am aware that many people might mock it saying, "You cannot work or write when you have a pretty view!" That is why I say this place is going to my retirement home and not ju

Traveling and Living in the Moment!

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I have been blogging for 4 years now, but never have been this enthusiastic to create content and free to live the moment. However, I have always been that girl. What happened? Did my parents change? No! I have the best of parents anyone could ask for. Some toxic people enter your life and ruin it like no one's business! Yes, we all deal with it. Not each one's life's as smooth as Vanilla. Truth be told none of our life's as smooth as Vanilla. We all have our share of downfalls/struggles. So, things have been bitter but now that it's back to being sweet 'n' salty - just like I want it to be, I do not complain here.  Speaking about traveling and being able to travel back to back for two months, I was not feeling tired at all. And all of a sudden when I came back from the trips and had all the world's time to think about my content - and just started editing vlogs, Instagram content, and blogs - I felt the emotions yet again - I love traveling. That is one

Tired of the tiredness and fatigue? Here are some Hea Energy Booster gummies for you!

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With the country going through the second wave of Covid-19, we are back to square one, as we were in the year 2020. We are back at our home, working from home, doing the household chores with no house helps - all by ourselves. All these situations amidst these horrific and negative atmospheres make all of us lethargic. Doesn't it? I wish there was some magical energy booster somehow! However, I have been going through a situation where I am working on my laptop from my couch or bed and not moving for hours. Quite literally! I do get hit by self-realization of not being able to do any physical activity. One of the major reasons is the laziness that has hit me so bad. At one point in time, I increased my caffeine intake to let that haze disappear from my eyes. My constant mood swung between: - Unwillingness to move for small tasks - Sleeping at an odd time - Body pain/sore body parts - Feeling heavy These four conditions all were related because I had no energy left in me. And there

This is How A Wholesome Trip Looks Like!

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The universe speaks for balance. Well, let us just not go that far - even a good wholesome dish required balance in each of its ingredients. Why am I all of a sudden talking of balance and cooking..??? As I might just have hit that spot - where I call my trip "wholesome". Now, there are a lot of repercussions to it. My trip to Himachal was a break I needed post-Covid-19 situation. And it was with people I would trust until my last breath (I suppose! I should.) And it was not less than a roller-coaster either. This trip to Himachal was full of being a part of a story than just creating one. You get that right? Additionally, I have been very finicky in terms of my budget. And this trip made me believe in one of the most important aspects "Aanya! Girl you have earned it. You need to be free when you travel, use a mix of your heart and brain and not just the latter!" An illustration by me - on the Chunar Fort A wholesome trip to Rishikesh - Jai Maa Gange! This picture w