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About nehadara

Neha Dara wishes she was footloose (– adjective, free to go or travel about; not confined by responsibilities). But she constantly complains that she’s a travel editor who spends more time reading about other people’s travels than doing any of her own. Still, she manages to find enough time for extracurricular activities like floating down rivers on truck tyres, falling off a scooty in Diu’s bylanes, and a mad dash across India and Nepal in an autorickshaw, racing against the monsoon.

No more a rafting rookie

The sun beats down on 13 blue and orange rafts as they float down the Kundalika, gently bobbing around a bend in the river. Yellow-tipped paddles rest idly off the edges, some dipping in the water, creating tiny eddies. White … Continue reading

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On a wine trail in Switzerland

Being sticklers for punctuality doesn’t stop the Swiss from having fun. It just makes sure they start on time. Continue reading

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Hello readers

If you’ve made your way here from my blog on the Hindustan Times website, you already know that this is the start of something new. The fun and games will begin shortly. If you’d like to be informed when they … Continue reading

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