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An Indian Girl Is Travelling Solo Without Quitting Her Job! Join Her Journey

Embarking on journeys in this beautiful unknown world would require anyone to think twice. Traveling solo?

No, thank you! But that isn’t the case for Koyel Biswas. An engineer by profession and a solo traveler by passion, having covered almost 75% of India, Koyel refuses to give up on her wanderlust.

Her one aim – to travel till eternity!

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So, who is she?

Meet Koyel Biswas-  “Most Viewed Travel Writers” on Quora (Worldwide)!

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Featured as one of the “Most Viewed Travel Writers” on Quora (Worldwide). People look up to her travelogues for first hand previews of their journeys. Her simplicity and first person perspective is relatable to all kinds of travelers.

How did this engineer start exploring the country solo?

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Being a true Himalayan baby, Koyel has been feeling its magic since childhood. The joyous vacations to Himalayas that the family undertook instilled a longing of exploration in her.

But it was the Shodhyatra walk at the age of 19 that cemented her relationship with travel. During this walk, Koyel felt blissful and happy in the whole journey of learning and discovery.

Wanting more of this new found love, she immediately took another trip to IIT Guwahati with 3 of her friends, but decided to do a solo journey eventually.

How the hell does she do it?

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Financing trips is usually an issue but not for our star traveler here. Koyel belonged to a lower middle class family and funded her initial travels by participating in maximum number of sponsored colleges festivals and activities. Clever and ingenious, this trick gave her the best of both worlds – Study & Travel.

Her journey however wasn’t exactly a bed of roses. Encountering language barriers, unknown lands and most importantly the risk of her safety, Koyel never gave up.
In a country where women don’t feel safe even in broad daylight, Koyel traveled to mountains, valleys and what not. Solo!

Time + Experience = Wisdom + Courage
Get it?

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So, how does a WORKING WOMAN manage to get away to awesome locations every month? Well, through a word called Time Management!

‘Every month I add my 1 off Saturday to the weekend and begin my journey on Friday itself. Apart from this, I also work on National Holidays to avail Comp Offs for use in my long duration getaways’. – Koyel Biswas.

Funds, Office, Holidays? Whatever it is, she makes it happen!

Already covered 75% of India and the lust to travel has only increased – Yes that’s our Koyel!

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Having traveled cities, towns, villages and everywhere else, Koyel feels thrilled when she gets to talk to different people. The joy of sharing stories and experiences according to her is the biggest form of entertainment. Real Entertainment!

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She has already covered 75 % of India, and the whole of northeast in 2011, there aren’t many feats left in her bucket list now, however, her desire to travel has increased over the years. Currently trailing Himachal (once almost every month), she expects to triumph it soon.

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