Priya Chetty

I graduated with Abhinash from the same college and co-founded Project Guru after quitting my job at a travel and tourism company in New Delhi. It is here I realised how much there is to see and explore the world.

Surviving Philippines as a vegetarian

Survive Philippines as a vegetarian

I have to admit, one of my biggest fears before I left for the Philippines was whether I would find food to survive as a vegetarian during my month-long stay. None of my friends or family had visited the Philippines previously, so I had only blogs and websites to rely upon. Most of them detailed accounts of several ghastly (sorry my Pinoy friends), unthinkable foods like Balut (half-formed embryo of duck) and full roast pigs. Continue reading

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Flights in Indonesia are straight from the worst nightmare

Waiting at the airport

When i created an itinerary to visit 6 regions in Indonesia in October 2015, little did i know of its reputation as the “worst place to fly” on earth. Just last year, The Telegraph published an article explicitly illustrating the dangers of flying in Indonesia, a country which has seen at least 40 air crashes in the past 15 years, highest for any single country. Continue reading

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Extraordinary tropical sunsets of Bali

Bali

If you’re a meticulous planner like me, you’ll know what a nightmare, an unplanned trip can be. That’s exactly how we ended up visiting Bali.

Ever changed your itinerary after landing in a foreign country?

Without any idea to where to stay, what to do, see or eat or how much will it cost, but  convinced about visiting that unplanned destination? If you’re a meticulous planner like me, you’ll know what a nightmare it is. But that’s exactly how we ended up visiting Bali. Continue reading

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3 days in Ketambe: where to go, what to do and what to eat

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West of Sumatra Island is vastly known for two reasons- palm plantations and orang-utans. If Sumatra and seeing orangutans in the wild is on your wishlist, then I’d say head to Ketambe. It is often a battle between Bukit Lawang and Ketambe for orangutan spotting; the difference is that the former is more organized and orangutans are often tamed/bred there. Ketambe on the other hand is wilder. Continue reading

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