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Himalayan Writings to conspire with the traveler in you!

This mountain of books has shaped the mountain girl in me in all these years ..

ट्रैकिंग या पर्वतारोहण के असली शौकीनों को मालूम है कि उनके शौकीन की कीमत क्या होती है! 141 more words

Wandering Souls

My Beef with Mr. Kerouac

“But why think about that when all the golden lands ahead of you and all kinds of unforeseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you’re alive to see?” – Jack Kerouac, On The Road… 920 more words

Solo Adventure

My first day at Université Paris IV - La Sorbonne

OH. MY. GOD. I thought I spoke French. I thought I understood French. I was so, so wrong. Today was my first day of class at a real French university, La Sorbonne – Paris IV, and it took all of two seconds of the professor talking for me to feel like I had no freaking clue what was going on. 320 more words

New Things

Freya Stark's Worst Journey

Happy Birthday to Freya Stark, born on January 31, 1893. In this extract taken from her book The Zodiac Arch, she recounts a trip across the Atlantic Ocean, 1943, November, during World War II. 2,365 more words

Blogs and Vlogs I follow

Whenever I can’t travel, because I lack the money or the time (isn’t it always the way?), I get my travel fix through reading blogs or through watching vlogs. 511 more words

South America

The best travel books that I read in 2014

Although the last week of January is perhaps a little late for a ‘Best of 2014’ article, I nevertheless thought I’d share a selection of the best travel books that I read last year… 555 more words


Almost French - Sarah Turnbull

Happy New Year!

I can’t believe I haven’t done a post in 2 months. The holiday season is definitely not the relaxing break for me as it is for some people. 262 more words

Book Reviews