Begpacking in Asia

Begpackers – Begging tourists giving budget travellers a bad name?

Let me introduce you to two terms – begpacking and busking. How many of you have heard of these terms? Begpacking Vs Busking Begpackers are tourists, mostly westerners (in fact, we’ve never heard of an Asian begpacker) who beg on the roads (mostly in Asia) to fund their travels. It is sometimes written as beg …

Achievers’ Retreat Unconference at Sterling Ooty Fern Hill Resort

I recently had the honour of being invited to an Achievers’ Retreat by Sterling Holidays along with nine other travel-minded folks from various industries. This retreat followed an unconference format, conducted by my friend Kiruba Shankar where each of us spoke about different facets of travel that turned out to be a super interesting two …