Hippies in Hampi

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‘Hippie’ in the urban dictionary is defined as a person who is typically young, believes in peace, is opposed to many of the accepted ideas about how to live, has long hair, and often lives in groups and does nothing. Have you ever been on a holiday and done nothing? If you haven’t, Hampi is the place to be. Hop onto a boat for Rs.20 at Hampi and reach […]

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Freedom at Seas – Commander Abhilash Tomy

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An Independence Day Story. “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” Henry David Thoreau Most of us, at some point in life have wanted to be Tintin, or Gulliver or some character from a fiction novel exploring unchartered worlds, lost in […]

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The rapidly growing motor biking culture in India

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THE FINAL STORY For the most part in India, bikes are the cheapest form of fuel-driven transport one can own. It’s the force of sustenance, the two-wheeled approach to the mundane. The roads glisten with families piled one on top of each other, making their way through the grind, giving the world direct access to […]

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The Rider within

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He quite articulately describes the difference between a Sports Bike and a Cruiser – while a sports-bike is a bit of a “crotch-rocket”, a cruiser is more up his alley. He’s the kind of a guy who when travels, absorbs experiences and adventures along with the wind that blows through his Robinson Crusoe beard. Who […]

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The Friendliest Foes

When Siblings join hands to Passion and Adventure. They’re often our first partners in crime. The first ones to land us in trouble, also the first ones to cover up after us. If you’ve had an older sibling, they were probably the ones who first took you to the serene, less visited Narnia of your […]

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Meet The Man Who Sold Everything He Owned To Ride Around The World

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Everyone has that one moment of reckoning – a moment that sets the course for life as you know it, and nothing is ever the same after it. For Atul Warrier, that moment was when he saw his brother lying in the ICU on a ventilator, his life flashing before his eyes. The uncertainty and […]

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Recall of Instincts

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“It was June 2012 and we were on our way back from Madikeri, Coorg. It was pouring and the curves were weaving a tempestuous dance out of me. I leaned into another turn and everything blanked out. Everything was in flashes after that. Open eyes… faces around me. Open them again… Doctors talking. Open again… […]

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Adeiu Freerider!

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Ajay Padval, the daredevil downhill rider left for his heavenly abode yesterday. There are adventure lovers and then there was one who was hungry for it. The one who defined pushing limits. The one who exhaled stories of courage. For whom it was never enough. The one who was destined to rule the mountains! A […]

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TheVibe from Everest Base Camp

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From the high summit of Kala Patthar at 18,450ft where you will stand face to face with Sagarmatha or Chomolungma – the Goddess of Mother Earth, to the Journey into the famed and spectacular Gokyo Valley. You’ll explore the source of the grand Dudh Koshi River, Gokyo Peak, the sparkling lakes, and the 360 panoramic […]

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The 23-year old who is riding around the world

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Anyone with gasoline  racing through their veins knows this to be a verified fact of life – there is nothing that compares to the feeling of hearing your engine rev to life opening up endless possibility of adventure waiting just on the other side of the bend. And so it was with Rohith Subramanian, the 23-year […]

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