Mar 072016
Women Who Travel - Sometimes alone Sometimes with Family

Inspiring Women Travel Bloggers to follow on Women’s Day This month’s desi Travel digest focuses on bloggers and not on blog posts, and to celebrate the International Women’s Day, I am including only Women Travel Bloggers from India. The good thing is we are celebrating Tuesday, March 8 International Women’s Day 2016, or in short Women’s day. The sad thing is we need to celebrate, recognize and push forward Women’s day to highlight that everything is not hunky dory with the way our world looks at Women. Unfortunately like everything else in this selfie-obsessed world, where hashtags are greeted with the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 032015
Women in Leadership of GHAC in Adventure and Travel

Women in Leadership: For Leadership is not gender specific It was not easy being a leader in India of yesterday. Be it politics, big business or various Woods like Bolly, Tolly, Molly you needed the right gene pool to stake your claim to the kingdom your grandpa formed,  making them all  Robin Hood, who took away from talented and distributed the loot among cousins. Things got tougher if you had an abundance of X chromosomes, as  your shot at leadership or breaking the glass ceiling was even tougher with 2X chromosomes.  Time and again we saw parents choosing a moronic [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 062014
Women Entrepreneurs of India: Some Pictures from my travels

Photographs of Women  Entrepreneurs of India Last year on International women’s day I wrote about some of the women travelers I have been fortunate to know and who inspire other women travelers both by the solo travel they do, as well as some of the tough adventure activities they engage in. You can read that post here. Women who travel and lead We all know about the top women executives of India Inc. the women who have broken the glass ceiling and raised the bar for men also. But there are millions of women across India who are CEOs of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 062013
I wish she had Smart Suraksha : Your phone is not just a toy

How to use your Cellphone in Self Defense The old saying goes “Ignorance is bliss”, but I bet to disagree, there is nothing more dangerous than ignorance.  We are living in 21st century surrounded by all kind of gadgets and apps yet we totally chose to ignore them as we all live in a false sense of security. But why let me ask you? You travel in metro or bus or even go to park and you will find people continuously playing games on their mobile phones, chatting and clicking pictures with mobile phones.  The ubiquitous mobile phone has [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 062013
10 tips for safe travels in Delhi

10 Safe Travel Tips and one cool app- Smart Suraksha We have lived in some of the most wonderful cities in India and traveled to more locations than I have written about.  There was a time when Delhi was considered to be unsafe for women while cities like Mumbai and Kolkata were considered to be safe for women. Unfortunately in recent past almost every city has become unsafe for women with incidents of rape, assault and harassment coming from every city. There could be many reasons for the same, one could be that the situation was always bad but [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 082013
4 Women Who Travel and Lead

  A Special Post on Women’s day about 4 Women who travel and lead The Times They Are a-Changin’ sang Bob Dylan in 60s and trust me the times have not stopped changing since. The challenge is we as a society are not willing to accept that the patriarchal rules formed many moons ago unilaterally by men are way beyond their expiry date. There has been a lot of hue and cry in the country about safety of women traveler, and everybody and their uncle coming up with GYAN about the same.  So I thought on Women’s day why [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]