The Musafir Stories: Old Delhi with Vishnu Menon

Old Delhi podcast

If you follow travel bloggers and podcasters, you would be familiar with ‘The Musafir Stories’ podcast hosted and run passionately by the very likeable couple Saif Omar and Faiza Khan. Saif graciously invited my son Vishnu, a student at Ashoka University, to do a show about Old Delhi. Their conversation is now available on The …

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Kochi Water Metro Routes, Rates

I made a video about my recent trip on Kochi Water Metro. The link to the video is below: Below is the transcript of the video: I am going to Vyttila in Kochi to explore the innovative Kochi Water Metro, a game-changer in urban transportation. Kochi’s intricate network of backwaters has always been a defining …

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Delhi Street Art

Delhi street art can be found around the city – in places like Connaught Place, Lodhi Art District, Hauz Khaz to name a few. I chanced upon some wall murals while strolling through Connaught Place during my latest visit to Delhi. Here is a couple I saw in CP: After posting these images on my …

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Vipassana experience: I failed!

This passage details my Vipassana experience and how I failed to complete the 10-day vipassana meditation course. “Let’s get out…let’s get out…let’s get out now!” – one of the voices in my head screamed out. “Hold on. Just focus on the imaginary square on top of your head and ignore the agony.” – another calming …

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Chettinad houses: Symbols of a glorious past!

chettinad house

Chettinad houses – those beautiful, huge mansions you must’ve seen in movies. I got a chance to visit a few of them. Hey y’all, howdy. December was an eventful month for me. I tried the 10-day vipassana course in December last year but couldn’t sit through the whole program. So I jumped out midway and …

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How to become a voice-over artist in India

voice over

‘How to become a voice-over artist in India’ is the first of a series of comprehensive articles I plan to publish around various side hustles anyone aspiring to develop themselves skills-wise and money-wise could pursue. (This is a continuation of my previous post on side hustles; please read that here: These guides will be …

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Best side hustle ideas for Indians to earn money online 2024

How to make money from home online

While you may not make quick money, the internet can be a great wealth-building tool in the long run. I have listed twenty-five of the best side hustle ideas for Indians to make money online in 2024 in this post. I have categorized online money-making ideas by passion (or skill) so that you can jump …

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18 Side hustle ideas for students in India (Updated for 2024)

Side hustles india

In this post, I will cover some of the most exciting side hustle ideas for students in India, many of which are gaining popularity in 2023. Side hustles, or side gigs, have become very popular in India. I covered some of the most popular side hustles for Indians (organized by passion/interest) in one of my …

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2 day trip to Mysore from Bangalore

Mysore palace

This post – 2 day trip to Mysore from Bangalore – attempts to capture the splendour of Mysore and the historic town of Srirangapatna. Vishnu (@charitra.sanchari on Instagram), a history buff and I went on a short road trip to Tipu Sultan’s Srirangapatana and Mysuru. I captured glimpses of the trip and put them together …

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A short trip to New York City

New York Bus

I have been posting more videos on my Instagram account and YouTube channel. Please check them out, and follow/subscribe while I work on making the content better. My Instagram handle: My Youtube channel: Here’s a short video of a three-week trip to New York City that I did in July of this year. …

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A Delhi travel blog: Top things to do in Delhi

Delhi travel blog

In this Delhi travel blog, we take you through some of the top things to do in Delhi and some of the top attractions in Delhi. Note: This blog is written by Vishnu Menon, currently near Delhi, pursuing his UG degree. Please follow his exploits on Instagram: The Delhi Experience Delhi is big, it …

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A Fort Kochi cycling experience

Cycling in Kerala can be a refreshing experience, and it is one of the best ways to explore Fort Kochi – an idyllic seaside locality in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India. This post covers my Fort Kochi cycling experience. Fort Kochi is a small area with a glorious past that melds rich colonial history, …

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Is blogging dead in 2022?

The short answer to that question is: No, blogging is not dead. But it has evolved, and to make blogging profitable, you have to adopt newer tactics that are relevant to the present day and age. I have provided a detailed response to the question – ‘is blogging dead in 2022’ – below. But before …

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