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Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

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Plug your headphones on, close your eyes and dream escape to faraway lands. Presenting #TNLAudioStories by Travel + Leisure India.
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#TnlAudioStories #Discovertheundiscovered : Andretta, Himachal Pradesh
If you love pottery, a visit to Andretta is your calling. But while you wait to explore the hamlet in person, this week's #TnlAudioStories is here to take you there virtually. In this latest edition of #TnlAudioStories, we will take you to nooks and corners of the world. So, get cosy, get a cuppa' ready, and #DiscoverTheUndiscovered with us. Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
06:40
April 3, 2021
#TnlAudiostories : Festive Edition: Holi
It might seem strange to feel safe in the company of absolute strangers—particularly during Holi. But, in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur, that's just how the colorful day is celebrated. So, plug in your earphones, usher in the festive fervour, and join us as we paint the town red with another Festive Edition of #TnlAudioStories, straight from the hills. Produced by : Japleen Kaur Edited by: Aditya Mehrotra
07:48
March 13, 2021
#TnlAudioStories #Discovertheundiscovered : Aru Valley, Kashmir
Small cottages with slanted roofs scattered all over, sheep happily grazing outside each home and majestic horses strolling along - that’s Aru Valley in Kashmir for you.  Stay tuned to our podcast as Japleen takes us to this picturesque village today.   In this latest edition of #TnlAudioStories, we will take you to nooks and corners of the world. So, get cosy, get a cuppa' ready, and #DiscoverTheUndiscovered with us.   Produced by Japleen Kaur  Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
04:51
February 27, 2021
#TnlAudioStories #DiscoverTheUndiscovered : Dhankar, Himachal Pradesh
Dhankar is a tiny village in the breathtaking Spiti Valley, about an hour and a half away from Kaza. Known for old fort ruins, an ancient Tibetan monastery, and a hike till Dhankar Lake, this village is usually a pitstop for travelers. Tune into our podcast as Japleen takes us there today on a sweet romantic journey! In this latest edition of #TnlAudioStories, we will take you to nooks and corners of the world. So, get cosy, get a cuppa' ready, and #DiscoverTheUndiscovered with us. Produced by Japleen Kaur (@millennialladki ) Edited by Aditya Mehrotra (@aditya_mehrotra_ ) #TnlIndia #HimachalPradesh #Dhankar
06:37
February 13, 2021
#TnlAudioStories #DiscoverTheUndiscovered : Mulki, Karnataka
Mulki is a tiny, coastal village in Karnataka, very close to Mangalore. The backwaters’ proximity to the ocean makes it an ideal destination for water sports. Our contributor visited this place during her 10-day-long caravan trip along the coastline, and she halted at the Mantra Surf Club. What happened next? Listen to the podcast to find out... Tune into our podcast for one such memorable vacation, straight from the surf capital of India. In this latest edition of #TnlAudioStories, we will take you to a hidden gem in Karnataka. So, get cosy, get a cuppa' ready, and #DiscoverTheUndiscovered with us. Produced by Japleen Kaur  Edited by Aditya Mehrotra  #TnlIndia #Mulki #Karnataka
08:12
January 30, 2021
#TnlAudioStories #DiscoverTheUndiscovered : Sharchi, Himachal Pradesh
Away from the loud crowds and gaping tourist gaze lies Sharchi, a small Himachali village where the people are just as beautiful as their surroundings. Complete with Himalayan hill views, quaint little dhabhas, and loving people, Sharchi is sure to gift every visitor happy memories. Tune into our podcast for one such memorable vacation, straight from the Tirthan Valley. In this latest edition of #TnlAudioStories, we will take you to the nooks and corners of the world with a magnifying glass in our hand, exploring hidden gems. So, get cosy, get a cuppa' ready, and #DiscoverTheUndiscovered with us. Produced by Japleen Kaur (@millennialladki  ) Edited by Aditya Mehrotra (@aditya_mehrotra_  ) #TnlIndia #Sharchi #HimachalPradesh
06:10
January 16, 2021
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Christmas Around The World
With Christmas knocking at our doors, we’re all set to spread some much-needed cheer! For this episode of this festive edition, we're embarking on a joyful journey around the world, talking to people from different places, and looking at how the festival is looking for them at their respective countries. Slip into your stockings, and travel along! Produced by Japleen Kaur  Edited by Aditya Mehrotra  #TnlIndia #LetItPass #StepAhead #Christmas
05:29
December 19, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Christmas
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Christmas As the last leg of 2020 begins, we enter the phase of celebrations. For this episode of this festive edition, we're donning our Santa hats, slipping into our festive stockings, and heading straight to Shillong’s grand Christmas celebrations. Fasten the seatbelts of your sleigh, grab your winter woollens, and get ready for a winter-y adventure! Produced by Japleen Kaur  Edited by Aditya Mehrotra  #TnlIndia #LetItPass #StepAhead #Christmas #Shillong #Meghalaya
05:57
December 5, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Dev Deepawali
As the last leg of 2020 begins, we enter the phase of celebrations. For this episode of this festive edition, we're heading to the ghats of Varanasi to witness the serene and spectacular Dev Deepawali. So maybe don't take down our Diwali decorations just yet! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
06:42
November 23, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Diwali
As the last leg of 2020 begins, we enter the phase of celebrations. For this episode of this festive edition, we're recreating the much-loved Diwali parties for you...and we've got it all! Picture twinkling fairy lights, ghee-drenched ladoos, and the ever-playful rounds of cards. Are you ready? Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
05:52
November 9, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Halloween
As the last leg of 2020 begins, we enter the phase of celebrations. For this episode of this festive edition, we're paving the way for crooked smiles, broken teeth, scarred faces. Let the screams begin! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra
04:19
November 4, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Navratri
As the last leg of 2020 begins, we enter the phase of celebrations. For the second episode of this festive edition, we're dancing away to garba beats in Gujarat and shimmering away in mirrored clothing for Navratri. Can you hear the dandiya sticks clinking? Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra
07:20
October 23, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Festive Edition: Durga Puja
As the last leg of 2020 begins, we enter the phase of celebrations. For the first episode of this festive edition, we're taking you to Kolkata where the glitz and glamour of Dhaak, Dhunachi, and Durga Puja takes over. Are you ready? Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
08:52
October 12, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow : Nayantara Jain
With all the talks and discussions of saving our waters making rounds, few truly know what can be done to help conserve it. Marine conservationist, professional diver, and—as we call her— a certified mermaid, Nayantara Jain has been involved in saving these treasure troves of flora and fauna for years. She takes us through her journey till date, talks about her organisation ReefWatch Marine Conservation, shares logical tips on making our beach getaways more sustainable, and much more.  #TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow is a new podcast series where we unearth secrets into sustainably trotting around the globe. Stay tuned every week as we bring you stories of some of the most inspiring and interesting travellers across the country! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra
13:55
September 4, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow : Shivya Nath
Author, blogger, and social media influencer Shivya Nath  has been a forerunner in sustainable living for years. Whether it's learning about coral reef conservation in Cuba, or understanding the emotions of locals in the hills, this torchbearer of eco-living has many tips packed in her rucksack, some of which she reveals to us today, taking us another inch towards travelling consciously. #TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow is a new podcast series where we unearth secrets into sustainably trotting around the globe. Stay tuned every week as we bring you stories of some of the most inspiring and interesting travellers across the country! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
18:10
August 22, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow : Shubham Dharmsktu
It’s Independence day and this time we have the zealous pahadi boy, Shubham Dharmsktu from Uttarakhand. Whether it's cycling the entire length of The Himalayas or walking on foot from Kashmir to Kanyakumari – he’s done it all. He shares tales from his crazy, sustainable yet noteworthy life, opens our eyes to the grave environmental issues of today, and gives us tips on the need of the hour: responsible travel. #TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow is a new podcast series where we unearth secrets into sustainably trotting around the globe. Stay tuned every week as we bring you stories of some of the most inspiring and interesting travellers across the country! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
14:00
August 15, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow : Rammohan Paranjape
It's one thing to be India's only surf photographer, and another to promote (and practice!) conscious living. Meet Rammohan Paranjape  who has been doing both for the past 13 years. From fighting tidal waves to embarking on many oceanic adventures—all while saving the waters—his journey opens our eyes to the need of the hour: travelling sustainably. #TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow is a new podcast series where we unearth secrets into sustainably trotting around the globe. Stay tuned every week as we bring you stories of some of the most inspiring and interesting travellers across the country! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
12:57
August 8, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow: Ishita Khanna
The dream of travelling to the mountains is one all of us want to fulfill, but Ishita Khanna of Spiti Ecosphere goes beyond this. Leaving behind the comfortable city life, she has dedicated her life to uplifting the locals of the region, and promoting tourism there. She takes us through this journey, and opens our eyes to a concept and mindset that should become a part of all our vacations: conscious travelling.  #TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow is a new podcast series where we unearth secrets into sustainably trotting around the globe. Stay tuned every week as we bring you stories of some of the most inspiring and interesting travellers across the country! Produced by Japleen Kaur  Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
11:54
August 1, 2020
#TnlAudioStories : Travel For Tomorrow With Kuntal Joisher
Scaling the Mt. Everest is no easy feat. Doing so twice as a vegan climber (including the gear!) is another level. For mountaineer Kuntal Joisher , however, this was a mission itching to be completed. He takes us through his near-death experiences, being a completely plant-based mountaineer, and scaling new heights in a green, sustainable avatar. #TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow is a new podcast series where we unearth secrets into sustainably trotting around the globe. Stay tuned every week as we bring you stories of some of the most inspiring and interesting travellers across the country! Produced by Japleen Kaur Edited by Aditya Mehrotra 
13:47
July 27, 2020
#TnlAudioStories Travel For Tomorrow: Yakuza Solo
We believe slow travel is the way forward, but wouldn't it be better if this same form of vacationing could take the sustainable route as well? Meet Sievituo Solo, fondly known as Yakuza Solo who explores the world in his cycle; a cycle that he made for himself using bamboo!
14:29
July 20, 2020
#TnlAudioStories: Travel For Tomorrow
As we prepare to kickstart our travels again, we hope to do so a bit more responsibly. But, the question is: how can we be more sustainable for our rebound travels? Presenting to you our next set of #TnlAudioStories where we, along with Japleen Kaur , hope to give you the answers and inspiration for this very question. We get in touch with ecowarriors who bring sustainability in each of their travels, such as cyclist Yakuza Solo who travels in a bamboo-made cycle, vegan mountaineer Kuntal Joisher who has conquered Mt. Everest, and many more. Stay tuned to Travel + Leisure India & South Asia every Saturday as we bring #TnlAudioStories : Travel for Tomorrow.
01:54
July 13, 2020
#TnlAudioStories: A New Year Eve
Ask any traveller, and their New Year's Eve plans includes a remote island, hikes at untrodden paths, and the company of loved ones. For this episode of #TnlAudioStories, Japleen Kaur  recounts one such adventure from her trip to a hidden gem of Maharashtra. So, put on your headphones, get lost in her tale, and dream of your future travels.
05:44
June 27, 2020
#TNLAudioStories : Shimla to Jibhi
It's often said that the journey is more important than the destination, and for this episode of #TnlAudioStories, Japleen Kaur recounts one such enriching adventure from the outskirts of Shimla to Jibhi. So, put on your headphones, get lost in her tale, and rediscover the magic of roadtrips.
06:39
June 20, 2020
#TnlAudioStories: Hội An, Vietnam
For this episode of #TnlAudioStories, Japleen Kaur crosses the seas virtually, and recounts the similarities she noticed between her home base and Hội An, Vietnam. So, put on your headphones, dive into her audio journal, and explore the streets and cafes of the ancient town.
04:49
June 13, 2020
#TnlAudioStories: A Cafe In Bir
For this episode of #TnlAudioStories, Japleen Kaur  leaves her house and heads to her second home: a cafe in Bir. So, put on your headphones, relive the memories of your favourite hangout and dream of the rainbow times coming in the future. After all, in the end, it will all get better.
05:03
June 6, 2020
Across India Through Your Words | Crowdsourced #TnlAudioStories
"What's the view outside your window?" We asked people from around the country and this is what they had to say. Enjoy our crowdsourced audio story and #DreamEscape to all corners of India, straight from your home.
07:07
June 1, 2020
#TnlAudioStories: Stormy, The Mountain Dog
For this episode of #TnlAudioStories, we have Stormy, Japleen Kaur's baby doggo, paint a picture of his home – Bir. So, put on your headphones, meet the pupper's family, and hear the tales of one of the goodest boys in the hills.
05:10
May 30, 2020
#TnlAudioStories: Goa
For this episode of #TnlAudioStories, Japleen Kaur recounts her trip to Goa – a vacation all of us have planned at least once in our lives. So, put on your headphones, enjoy the sounds of the ocean and get lost in the vibes of Goa, straight from your house!
04:49
May 23, 2020
#TnlAudioStories : The Couple In The Train
For this episode of #TnlAudioStories, Japleen Kaur sips on her ginger tea, recounting her happy encounter with an elderly couple in a train. Put on your headphones, tune into her tale, and reminisce of the times you befriended a fellow passenger on one of your vacations.
06:14
May 16, 2020
#TNLAudioStories: Around The World In Words
What’s your view outside? We asked people from around the world and this is what they had to say. Enjoy our first crowdsourced audio story and #dreamescape to far away lands! Produced By: Japleen Kaur
06:10
May 15, 2020