As much as I travel, there are certain subject I simply cannot speak to authoritatively. As an American, I’m in one of the best positions to travel in terms of getting visas to other countries. Many people in the world are not so fortunate. Getting visas to travel if you live outside of Western Europe or North America can sometimes be a nightmare.
I’ve asked Savi and Vid, two Indian travelers, to tell their story of how they travel as citizens of India and have overcome the problems of getting visas to other countries.
There are lessons to be learned here for citizens of many countries who have difficulty getting visas to travel.
There is no dearth of inspirational travel quotations on the internet. Every once in a while, we stumble on something that reads ‘Pick a bag, book a ticket, and go traveling ’ or ‘Book a ticket and follow your dreams’. We’re pretty sure the said quotations and accompanying photos of faraway lands have tempted many a globetrotter out there. But we’ve learned to toss them aside with a smile.