Our Distinguished Speakers

Food Connoisseur – Authenticook
Founder of Authenticook. Authenticook is an opportunity for locals and travellers alike, to experience India one meal at a time. We provide authentic meal experiences at the homes of local home-chefs, thereby providing an avenue to people to experience the local culture of India through the medium of food, at the place they are served best i.e. at the home of a local!
Food Connoisseur – Authenticook
Founder of Authenticook. Authenticook is an opportunity for locals and travellers alike, to experience India one meal at a time. We provide authentic meal experiences at the homes of local home-chefs, thereby providing an avenue to people to experience the local culture of India through the medium of food, at the place they are served best i.e. at the home of a local!
Travel Guru- Hippie in Heels
``Rachel Jones is an American who left a career in nursing to live on the beaches in Goa India over 3 years ago. Her website is one of the top 50 travel blogs in the world based on traffic and gives advice on the 35 countries she's been to and has become the go-to site on India travel. The blog, like it’s name, is a contradiction combining off-beat adventurous places with glamorous and girly travel.``
Travel Guru- Hippie in Heels
``Rachel Jones is an American who left a career in nursing to live on the beaches in Goa India over 3 years ago. Her website is one of the top 50 travel blogs in the world based on traffic and gives advice on the 35 countries she's been to and has become the go-to site on India travel. The blog, like it’s name, is a contradiction combining off-beat adventurous places with glamorous and girly travel.``
Travel Guru- 30ish Blog
30ish and PhotoblogHER combine art and activism to talk about issues that need attention, it is disruptive and challenges stereotypes. We are proud to be the voice of the progressive Indian woman who is willing to bet on herself and feel infinite.
Travel Guru- 30ish Blog
30ish and PhotoblogHER combine art and activism to talk about issues that need attention, it is disruptive and challenges stereotypes. We are proud to be the voice of the progressive Indian woman who is willing to bet on herself and feel infinite.
Travel Gurus- Different Doors
Different Doors is a luxury travel blog by Revati & Charles. Whether unearthing little known things in a favourite destination or discovering incredible new experiences, they feature first hand experiences to inspire others.
Travel Gurus- Different Doors
Different Doors is a luxury travel blog by Revati & Charles. Whether unearthing little known things in a favourite destination or discovering incredible new experiences, they feature first hand experiences to inspire others.
Travel Guru- Be On The Road
``Sankara is your regular Indian who is living his dream of marrying his passion of traveling the world and making it his full time career. He manages three businesses in the travel space, one of them being his travel blog 'Be On The Road' that shares his learnings and experiences from his travels and that aims to help people live their travel dreams.``
Travel Guru- Be On The Road
``Sankara is your regular Indian who is living his dream of marrying his passion of traveling the world and making it his full time career. He manages three businesses in the travel space, one of them being his travel blog 'Be On The Road' that shares his learnings and experiences from his travels and that aims to help people live their travel dreams.``
Travel Expert- Trafalgar
Born in New Zealand and studied European history at Otago University, Graham Smith began travelling in 1994 and started with Contiki in 1995. It was a fantastic way to learn the trade and understand European life. Graham specialises in the discovery Trips for Trafalgar. He has also been involved with the production of a sales DVD, extreme home makeover show and PR photo shoots all highlighting the benefits of travelling with such a professional first class travel company.
Travel Expert- Trafalgar
Born in New Zealand and studied European history at Otago University, Graham Smith began travelling in 1994 and started with Contiki in 1995. It was a fantastic way to learn the trade and understand European life. Graham specialises in the discovery Trips for Trafalgar. He has also been involved with the production of a sales DVD, extreme home makeover show and PR photo shoots all highlighting the benefits of travelling with such a professional first class travel company.
Travel Guru- Polar Travel Extraordinaire
Travel Guru- Polar Travel Extraordinaire
Travel Expert- Kipepeo
Piran is an avid trekker and nature lover who worked with various companies in the IT industry for six years. In 2008 he quit his corporate career to work with the mountain communities of Sikkim. Consequently he volunteered with an NGO in Sikkim, working in the field of environment conservation and alternative livelihood. After that there was no looking back and he has worked with the Bodos in Assam and the Chakmas in Arunachal. In 2010 he started his responsible tourism venture 'Kipepeo' to economically and socially support different communities in the North East, as also to make people more aware about this little know region.
Travel Expert- Kipepeo
Piran is an avid trekker and nature lover who worked with various companies in the IT industry for six years. In 2008 he quit his corporate career to work with the mountain communities of Sikkim. Consequently he volunteered with an NGO in Sikkim, working in the field of environment conservation and alternative livelihood. After that there was no looking back and he has worked with the Bodos in Assam and the Chakmas in Arunachal. In 2010 he started his responsible tourism venture 'Kipepeo' to economically and socially support different communities in the North East, as also to make people more aware about this little know region.
Travel Expert- India Bike week
Travel Enthusiast | Motorcycle Admirer | Avid Biker | Dog Lover | Day Dreamer | Digital Storyteller
Travel Expert- India Bike week
Travel Enthusiast | Motorcycle Admirer | Avid Biker | Dog Lover | Day Dreamer | Digital Storyteller
Food Expert – The Mumbai Foodie
The name says it all. He is the MUMBAI FOODIE!
Food Expert – The Mumbai Foodie
The name says it all. He is the MUMBAI FOODIE!
Harsh Sonawala has been travelling in India for over 15 years and in the travel industry for just under five years. Having co founded India Someday (A company that helps customize trips to India), Chances are if there’s somewhere you want go in India, Harsh has been there, eaten there and has the auto driver’s number. Harsh also spends a lot of time behind the camera that get travelers dreaming about there next trip!
Harsh Sonawala has been travelling in India for over 15 years and in the travel industry for just under five years. Having co founded India Someday (A company that helps customize trips to India), Chances are if there’s somewhere you want go in India, Harsh has been there, eaten there and has the auto driver’s number. Harsh also spends a lot of time behind the camera that get travelers dreaming about there next trip!
Food expert – The Food Trucks Association of India
Food expert – The Food Trucks Association of India
The Vibe Tribe
Mumbai's very own expats.
Kazuma from Japan
Reiko from Japan
Raffa from Brazil
Sarah from Taiwan
Ayako from Japan