Nothing gives Priyanka Jena, who started The Holiday Studio, a bigger rush than exploring hidden and untouched places. A brand communications specialist with a Masters' in Luxury Brand Management from London, Priyanka has worked with a host of national and international brands, quitting it all to please her gypsy soul. An avid traveller and adventure seeker, she has travelled extensively within India and abroad, and thrives on exploring gorgeous unexplored locations. And that's exactly what THS lets you do.
We asked Priyanka to give us the must-visit destinations this summer. Get ready to pack your backs, 'coz we can hear decadence calling!
1) Little Andaman, Andaman Islands: "Head to this untouched little paradise to get a great tan and enjoy great crystal blue waters and white powder sands. If you want to escape the crowds from the usual Havelock Island, Little Andaman is the place. You can also experience fun activities like surfing, trekking, and lagoon swimming here."
2) Chellarkovil, Kerala: "Chellarkovil is famous for its greenish mountains, cascading waterfalls, and picturesque beauty. The destination is placed around 1200m above the sea level. When you reach Chellarkovil, you will feel like this is the place that you were longing to visit for a long time. It is a hiker's paradise and there are quite a few quaint resorts you can stay in here."
3) Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu: "This is the place where you go to snorkel and kayak in mesmerizing blue waters. If you want to laze around in solitude and enjoy great seafood and some relaxing ocean activities, head straight to Rameshwaram. A paradise hidden from main stream tourism, it is must visit for every beach loving girl."
4) Kabini, Karnataka: "If wildlife and forests are where your interest lies, head to gorgeous Kabini in Karnataka. This forest destination is great for spotting leopards. Also there are a numerous fun activities you can do here like hiking in the woods, wild life safaris, boat cruises in the river, cycling tours and much more."