About the Workshop
About the Workshop
‘Travel Longer, For Lesser’, a workshop hosted by Eccentrips.com. Sachin Bhandary, editor of Eccentrips, will be conducting the workshop, along with two other prolific bloggers – Namita Kulkarni and Kaushal Karkhanis from Bangalore.
What to expect?
•Tips on how to plan a long term trip with your Indian passport
•Planning your finances, and tools & tips to keep your costs at a minimum
•Generating income while on the road
6:00 to 6:30 PM – Registration
6:30 -8:00 PM
1. How I bootstrapped my way around the world: Sachin Bhandary
• Managing 8 challenges in various countries around the world
• Start up approach to travel
• Building partnerships
• Utilising networks
• How I eventually managed to travel for 18 months through Latin America for almost free
2. Panel discussion on Travel Longer, for Lesser: Namita Kulkarni, Kaushal Karkhanis
3. Q & A to all speakers
4. Networking along with tea & coffee
8:00 to 8:30 PM Networking along with tea & coffee
Sachin is an ex-PR professional who quit his job to travel the world and take challenges. Since he quit his job two years ago, he has travelled to 14 countries and taken eight challenges. His challenges include travelling on 25 trains in 25 days in India, learning rock climbing in Thailand, exploring a mystical religion in Brazil, fighting at a festival in Peru and learning Salsa in Colombia among others. He is also an established travel writer with his work appearing in Mint Lounge, NGT, Roar.lk, Forbes Life and others. He is also a regular writer for Roads & Kingdoms, a celebrated travel journalism website from the US. He also founded Eccentrips, which he intends to build into a platform for travellers interested in taking unique challenges.
Namita Kulkarni is a Yoga teacher and traveller who loves the challenges and thrills of solo travel on small budgets to distant lands. Her travel tips and adventures often inspire others to travel more and travel smarter. She runs a travel and Yoga blog at www.radicallyeverafter.comwhich has been ranked as one of India’s top 5 solo women travel blogs.
Kaushal is a ‘digital nomad’ solopreneur who builds brands, products & communities. He writes about his journeys for publications and his travel blog at ExoticGringo.com
(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm