Aarthi Venkatesh

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The Most Offbeat Places for Holidaying In India

Every tourist, Indian or otherwise, is given the same list of holiday destinations. A road trip to Ladakh, the beaches of...

Why Should You Travel Solo At least Once In a Lifetime

Travelling, in any form, is a soul tonic. It can cure anything that ails you physically and emotionally. Travelling is not...

Exposed to Outer Space Without a Spacesuit: Myths and Facts

Many of us may have thought in our childhood, “I want to grow up to become an astronaut”. Roaming into outer...

Tiger Spotting in India

Back in 2006 the future for the Tiger population in India was looking bleak. The country is home to 70% of the...

Everything You Need To Know About The Ouija Board

If you believe in ghosts and spirits, then you probably already know the significance of an Ouija Board. But Ouija boards fascinate...

Hair Removal Myths That Need To Be Busted Right Away

Humans are one of the most hairless creatures on planet Earth. However, most of the hair that we do have is...

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The Gun Knows Me Better : Episode 2

One was passing and another terror haunted me. Ammi wants me to join the army. She doesn’t know I am haemophobic and ballistophobic. How will I tell her that and make her understand? Neither was I ready...

THE GUN KNOWS ME BETTER  – Episode 1

Abu (Dad) was a hero. Not just for me but for the nation as well. Yes! He was an army man.  Major General Nazreem Taufiq- one of the highest-ranked army officials of his time. . I can't say...

Accepting Loneliness

When it all happens suddenly... As a 17-year-old  girl from a really conservative family in Chennai, being sent to a city like Bangalore to study was itself a great thing. Accept it or not, I had a lot...