Travel Blogging is definitely not new. A particular set of travel bloggers have had the courage to leave their stable and secure jobs to pursue what they love and not be a corporate slave and these bloggers are now ruling the travel blogging space. Give us the opportunity to take you through the journey of the travel bloggers who give us major #travelgoals. These travel bloggers top the list of the best travel bloggers in India to follow.
1. Shivya Nath
WHAT SHE SAYS - "I like to go slow, get under the skin of a place, talk to locals and experiment with the local cuisine"
A solo traveler who had the guts to leave her 9 to 5 stable job to pursue something that no one else was doing. The only thing that came to her head was that she does not have to do what others are doing, it doesn't matter if you have something to come home to, what matters is where you're headed and this has been her motivation ever since. She has traveled over 30 countries. Traveling has taught her what even a properly lived life would have taught us. She claims to have expanded her comfort zone, thinking on new horizons, stopped judging people on the basis of how they look and has also challenged societal norms for her. She looks like a dream for any traveler buff. Her stories have been featured in BBC travel, TEDx, The Huffington Post, Your Story, NDTV, The Times Of India and Wordpress.
WHAT HE SAYS - "Often its the unexpectedness of the moment which makes it so memorable..."
Siddhartha Joshi is an India based Designer, Blogger, Photographer and Travel writer. He enjoys traveling as much as sharing stories and photographs from around the world with people to inspire them to make even more wonderful journeys themselves. He calls himself 'The Wanderer' as he often loves to just wander about in the places he visits - to meet new people, see new places and to just soak in new experiences. He's been featured in | Traveller | Blogger | TEDx speaker | Designer| Featured: Discovery, CNN, NDTV Goodtimes, Shutterstock, Buzzfeed, HuffPost, TOI, Hindustan Times, DNA.
WHAT SHE SAYS - " I am passionate about travel and photography. I am happiest when I can walk! I love undergrounds too!"
Travel Tales from India started in 2005 which has now turned to travel tales from India and Abroad. She has been featured in a National Geographic/ Skoda Yeti Video. Her blog also got featured both on the BBC and the Guardian within a few months. Mridula Dwidevi is an ex-Professor, she quit her job in 2015. She also did her Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur ages ago and has traveled to 26 countries.
4. Ankita Sinha
WHAT SHE SAID - " I love every day of my life more now and all that came with a realization “Life is more than a job and a salary"
A computer science college graduate, a software engineer with 4.5 years of experience, a marketer in an adventure firm and now a full-time travel and adventure blogger, it took her a while to realize that this is what she's meant to do. Even though the world saw her happy in her "settled" life, she craved for a nomadic one. She decided to quit her lucrative and high-paying job after she went on an all-India road trip with her brother. India's Award-winning Travel Adventure Fashion VBlogger who has traveled to 18 Countries, done 380+ travel stories, played 15+ sports, recorded 100+ videos and more.
WHAT SHE SAID- "I believe that a rolling stone actually gathers moss"
After working in a few media houses over a span of 15 years, she decided to explore the world. There are only a few things a person can do but Lakshmi is A storyteller, a traveler, travel blogger, writer, digital influencer, content specialist, media professional, and photographer. Covered 5 continents and over 25 countries. She started her blog in 2005 and she believes in exploring every nook and corner of India. The blog has won several accolades including winning the Indibloggies - India’s best travel blog of the year. It has been rated on several lists among the Top Travel Bloggers in India and digital media influencers in the country. She has worked with over fifty clients including tourism boards, airlines and hospitality partners, travel sites, technology and mobile clients, auto, and lifestyle brands.
WHAT SHE SAID- "I hope my blog will help you in planning your trips more enthusiastically. "
Vandana started this blog to share with you her travel experience. She loves to travel because it gives her the freedom to be herself. She tried a number of things before, but nothing seemed to be interesting. A few months back, she got this idea to start a travel blog. She started writing about my travel experiences and she enjoys it thoroughly. Not only does she write about travel, but she is also a lifestyle, food and adventure blogger who also pens down her thoughts on her blog sometimes.
7. Savi And Vid
WHAT THEY SAID - "Bruised Passports is 5 years old and right now, believe it or not, we work longer hours than we used to in our jobs. But if you work is your passion, it doesn’t feel like work at all"
A not-so-cliche married couple who've been traveling for over 12 years and explored more than 80 countries. Bruised Passports has all the details you would need to plan a trip to a new country – itineraries, accommodation suggestions, packing guides, and tips for budgeting. But Bruised Passports isn’t just about travel. It’s about love and looking at the world through rose-tinted glasses. They’re both hellbent on questioning convention, chasing true happiness, and phasing out the negativity and clutter that define modern life. High school lovers and now diagnosed with incurable wanderlust, they have quit their jobs to travel the world without stopping and doing on the move jobs to sustain themselves. They are breaking all conventions and encouraging us to do the same!
8. Ajay Sood
WHAT HE SAID - "My passion is to capture the sights, sounds, and stories of the places I visit"
A photographer with Getty Images, a pro travel photographer, a Canon photo mentor, a photo tour leader, a photo educator, a photo tourist. He's been making travel destinations desirable through his camera. He has won many awards for his travel photography and writings - notable amongst those being #GrabYourDream (Season 2) Winner, #NGTGetOutThere Grand Winner, and #LPInstafame Winner. He has visited over 20 countries and also been recognized as the Mastercraftsman in Smart Photography.
WHAT SHE SAID - "A chocolate lover, she believes in the real kind of travel i.e. to see the place, not as a tourist but through the eyes of a local"
This upcoming travel blogger is definitely the one to look for. A chocolate lover, she believes in the real kind of travel i.e. to see the place not as a tourist but through the eyes of a local. Her blog is called the 'Peppy Travel Girl'. Indonesia, Bali to Melbourne, at such a young age she has seen it all. She focuses on keeping an open mind and open to all kinds of experiences she can gather on her way. After all, no rigid schedule is the best kind of schedule!
10. Nivi Selvaraj
WHAT SHE SAID - "She believes in traveling one place at a time to get acquainted with a place"
Not your average travel blogger, this girl is as unique as her name. A backpacker, Dreamer, Storyteller & apparently a Soup-eater, Nivi started in 2016 and has been unstoppable since then. She believes in traveling one place at a time to get acquainted with a place which can be seen through intricate pictures of each traveling experience on her Instagram feed. Nivi continues to live a life full of travel and all its variations of a lifestyle.