Patriarchy And The Perils Of Solo Travel: Notes From An 'Older' Woman

Patriarchy And The Perils Of Solo Travel: Notes From An ‘Older’ Woman

My decision to travel literally saved my life and helped me escape the shackles of Brahmanical patriarchy. I will to solo travel until I die.
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Follow This Handy Checklist For When You Are Travelling Next

Travelling makes us forget things. Our travelling experiences makes us enlist what to do and what not to do for our next trip.
For the women who want to travel in India

For The Women Who Want To Travel In India

To the women who want to travel in India ― life is greater than a house; greater that your overprotective parents, the mean people, sexism and the bounds they have constructed around you. You deserve a big world. Just GO!
Traveling To North India: To Travel Is To Smash The Patriarchy?

Traveling To North India: To Travel Is To Smash The Patriarchy?

"North India is not safe for two girls to travel alone" were words we often heard from almost everyone.
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Can Women Have A ‘Spirit’ for Adventure?: Problems Women Travellers Face

Maybe we’re not entitled to adventure because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to travel because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to be masters of our own lives because we’re women.
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My Experiences of Solo Travelling: Why I Travel Solo And Why Should You Too

Personally, I find solo travelling very empowering. However, one should also be prepared for the low points.
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Harrowing Sexist Experience at Charminar Hyderabad

Apparently, single women can't climb up the Charminar on their own and need to be accompanied by male company.

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