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When travel is a way of life

Hello, I am Priyank, based in Toronto, Canada, and I have been travelling the world intermittently for the past eight years, photographing and blogging about my experiences. My life philosophy is guided by the thrill of exploration, and planned attempts to land in unplanned circumstances, something that I think is essential to keep life exciting and encouraging. Thank you for visiting!
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Travel Adventures on the Silk Road in Central Asia

One of my lifelong dreams has been to backpack in Central Asia, on routes that ancient caravans took along the Silk Road, travelling along paths carved through desolate deserts, vast grasslands, and soaring mountains, places where the Western civilizations met the Eastern.

Volunteering to Save Sea Turtles in Costa Rica

Immensely rewarding and spiritual experience watching leatherback and green turtles nest on the beach. You won’t get this on an organised tour.

There’s more to Costa Rican food than rice and beans!

Food post! Pictures and descriptions of mouth watering dishes and specialties from coast to coast!

Discovering Eastern Ontario: Cycling from Ottawa to Toronto

Cycling from Ottawa to Toronto? Let’s do it!

Temple of the Menstruating Goddess

The world is full of wonderful traditions and rituals that often look bizarre to outsiders. Visiting this temple dedicated to the female aspect of fertility, I was in for a shock…

Have you ever crossed a bridge that is alive?

Handmade suspension bridges created by the Khasi tribe of Meghalaya

The Five Peaks of Kangchenjunga: A Dance of Light and Shadow

8-day high altitude Himalayan trek to see awe-inspiring views of the third highest mountain in the world.

A tale of two mosques

A detailed account with stunning pictures from my visit to Istanbul’s two famous mosque – the Blue mosque and the Süleymaniye mosque. Is one of them better than the other? Which one do I recommend? Read on…

In search of an authentic rural market at Saquisili

Contrasting two of Ecuador’s rural weekly markets: A grand market at Otavalo and a smaller market at Saquisili. What’s the test for authenticity? Join me as I examine some clues from Saquisili market that may help answer the question.

Breathtaking display of fall colours at Montreal’s Mount Royal

Mount Royal, the mountain in the middle of Montreal city, looks absolutely stunning during fall.

Sell a cow, buy some sheep, but don’t get depressed

By 7 am an army of tourists descended into the animal market, armed with video and photo cameras. By then, I had seen enough action and started making my way out…

Four sure-fire ways for making best friends while travelling in Russia

Russians are often stereotyped to be a serious, cold and unfriendly bunch. I deployed some tried and tested friend-making-tactics, and the results introduced me to the real warmth and hospitality of the common Russian people.

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When you travel around the world, you go through some fascinating, and unexpected experiences. I enjoy narrating stories from my travels around the world, and hopefully I can take you along on my adventures.

Photo Features

Often times, pictures speak more than words. Articles in this category are written with just that intent - to tell the story through photography rather than narration.

Travel Research

Different travellers have different styles and approaches when it comes to travelling. Some like to plan every minute, others like to go with the flow. I fall somewhere in between.


Stories in this section are standalone destination articles that thoroughly describe particularly interesting places, sights, festivals or phenomena.

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Over the past seven years, I have worked with numerous clients in the travel, tourism, and hospitality sector around the world. My work focuses on developing:

  • A sustainable tourism business plan, mostly with government and NGOs in the travel sector.

  • A digital marketing portfolio with written content and photography for the online exposure you desire.

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