Staying indoors catching up with yourself and dear ones, Zoom dinners, .. and maybe picnics in your backyard are some surprising activities we have come to enjoy during this pandemic. But raise your hands if you’re itching to pack your bags and get out of your house – and out of the city/ town!
To find some solidarity, we reached out to some of our traveler friends to talk about their last trip before COVID, and their next travel destination on their list once this pandemic is over. Scroll down below to see if there are more people planning to travel to the same destination as you!
Riddhi Debh | Entrepreneur, Published Photographer, Award-winning marketer, Bangalore/Kolkata
- Just before COVID pandemic: Nilgiris mountains in Tamil Nadu.
- Post-pandemic travel list: “Hampi in Karnataka or and Tanzania, when international travel opens up!” ~ Ridhi
Sachin Miglani | 27, Interior Designer, New Delhi
- Just before COVID pandemic: Kufri in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
- Post-pandemic travel list: “Planning to travel Meghalaya or Kerela after COVID” ~ Sachin Miglani
Thlengi Zote | Entrepreneur, Delhi
- Before the pandemic: Turkey
- Post-pandemic travel list: ” I would love to visit Australia next once all this is over :)” ~Thlengi
Biplob Gogoi | 28, Graphic Designer/ Visualiser, Delhi “Jodhpur was a memorable trip before COVID”
- Just before COVID pandemic: Jodhpur
- Post-pandemic travel list: “Once all this is over I would like to visit Goa :D” ~ Biplob Gogoi
Shivpriya Bajpai | 33, Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist, Delhi “This was me enjoying the sunset in Jodhpur, Rajasthan in February”
- Just before COVID pandemic: Jodhpur
- Post-pandemic travel list: “When I can finally leave the city again, it has to be a quaint village in the hills somewhere in Himachal Pradesh.” ~Shivpriya Bajpai
Anangsha Alomyan|25, Content Creator, Guwahati
- Just before COVID pandemic: Spiti valley in Himachal Pradesh
- Post-pandemic travel list: “The first place after COVID will be Ladakh ” ~ Anangsha
Shaivi Tyagi | 28, Writer and Editor, Noida “The last place I traveled to was Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand”
- Just before COVID pandemic: Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand
- Post-pandemic travel list: “Next place I desperately wanna go to is Vietnam!” ~ Shaivi Tyagi
Mridusmita Barman | 26, Food Researcher, Tezpur, Assam “The places I last visited before COVID were Jakhama Village in Nagaland, and lesser-known waterfalls in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya.”
- Just before COVID pandemic: Jakhama in Nagaland and Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya
- Post-pandemic travel list: “Post pandemic, I have plans on exploring my own birthplace, that is the West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh.” ~ Mridusmita
Abhilash | 33, Digital Marketer, New Delhi
- Just before COVID pandemic: Nag Tibba trek in the Himalayas
- Post-pandemic travel list: “Once this crisis is over, I would like to go to Nepal and explore the treks around the Annapurna region.” ~ Abhilash
Jazeel Muhammed | 24, Bengaluru, Business Analyst “Two places visited before COVID were Langkawi, Malaysia & Mykonos, Greece“
- Just before COVID pandemic: Langkawi in Malaysia and Mykonos in Greece
- Post-pandemic travel list: ” The two places I’d like to visit post COVID are Norway and Iceland” ~ Jazeel
Angshuman Gogoi | Gurgaon, Haryana, Lead Media Sales “One of the last and memorable trip pre-COVID was to Chopta, Uttrakhand.”
- Just before COVID pandemic: Chopta, Uttarakhand.
- Post-pandemic travel list: “After pandemic is over, I would like to visit Chitkul.” ~ Angshuman Gogoi
So where are you headed next when this whole COVID pandemic is over?
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