Category Archives: Advice

10 Reasons You Need To Drop Everything And Travel To Meghalaya Now



“The earth has music for those who listen.” — William Shakespeare

And Meghalaya is a symphony like no other. It invigorates. It entices. And it gives you a high that lingers for longer than expected. In the sweaty chaos that is India, Meghalaya is a cool, soothing breeze. Never missed, but always needed. Often called the ‘Scotland of the East’, this state, tucked in the bespoke regions of Northeast India, is the place where nature is at its loudest. The thundering waterfalls, the ambling lakes, and the ethnic tribes all create a crescendo that washes over you and makes you fall in love. Continue reading

2.5 years, 33 countries, 209 beds: 2 Inspiring Women who dropped everything to travel the world

We, at Tripoto, are suckers for stories from the road. There is a certain joy we get while chatting with people who passionately share their travel experiences. This week we sit down for some travel talk with two amazing women, Aga and Iza (a.k.a The Hot Toddies). The Toddies, originally from Poland, met in the US and decided to take a whirlwind journey trying to cover every continent in one fearless shot. 2.5 years, 33 countries and 209 different beds later they had set foot on all seven continents. But the journey didn’t stop there. “Once you are a nomad, you will remain a nomad for life,” the Hot Toddies. Continue reading

18 Amazing Historical Places In India You Never Heard About!

These historical places in India have a story of their own and a visit to them can prove to be a life changing experience.The historical places and beautiful monuments spread across India are a delight for any traveler.  Some monuments like the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Golconda fort, and the Golden Temple are intensely researched but there are others places with precious little information. These locations can enthrall you if only you knew how to find them. At Tripoto we have mapped seven historical Places In India.  Continue reading

How 2015 Can Be Your Year Of Holidays

Here is the good news: There are 4 three-day weekends (Fri-Sat-Sun), 9 four-day holidays (Thu-Fri-Sat-Sun) and two bumper 9-day holidays in 2015, with a few cheeky sick leaves of course. They present the perfect excuse to jump, skip and hop to your favourite destinations in India and abroad. At Tripoto, we  are eyeing the holidays with glee and have listed down some of our favourite getaway spots for your 2015 travel calendar. Bookmark this now and let the travel begin :)

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”Travel Is All About Person-to-person Connections” States The World’s First Travel Blogger

Isn’t it amazing to have discovered a place that stays like a beauty spot in your life and generates a sense of personal belonging. Traveling demonstrates the beautiful paradox of stillness and motion where one is believed to get lost, following a story that is written to be read and inspire others.
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”I’m a digital nomad with no fixed address.” Insights from a Tech-savvy Globetrotter

In the midst of the crowd as you take a touristy walk around the city, you may notice someone with a heavy rucksack, curiously gazing eyes and a thirst to explore something new, a place or an idea that may not even be located on the map. A strange land triggers anxiety, which demands to be conquered and consequently procreates an amazing transition from moving around to be able to take root in a new place with like-minded people. Continue reading

Women push 8-pound babies out of their body. How’s that for toughness? says travel blogger, Annette

Rappelling to the depths of a cavern in Costa Rica, feeding stingrays in Caribbean, getting her hair pulled by monkeys in Honduras and swimming with whale sharks in Mexico, travel blogger, Annette, has undertaken some spine chilling adventure activities, and returned with a smile and plentiful stories.  Her blog, Bucket List Journey, has won numerous awards including the Independent Travel Blog Gold Medal Award by the North American Travel Journalists Association.  It is Annette’s fearlessness that makes her blog a must read for any travel enthusiast. Continue reading

How To Live A Life Of Travel – Travel Lessons By Dustin Main

‘’I think of travel like being a kid again.’’ Dustin Main’s skinny escape started as a young child, ricocheting from one insane adventure to another. Never realizing that soon the world he had definitely hoped to gollop will become a subset of his larger than life travel plans. As a serial entrepreneur and an extreme hiker, his love for high altitude is just as feisty and unique. Continue reading