Lets Intern

February 5, 2015 - Lets Intern

Travel today has become all about experiences. The new generation is no longer content with conventional sightseeing and looking for the closest Indian restaurant. The quest o explore and understand diverse cultures, sample local flavors, dance to eclectic music and met like- minded fellow travelers is becoming more and more popular. From off-beat locations to festivals... Read more

January 22, 2015 – The New Indian Express

Light on Baggage and Big on Cheer

One of my favourite science fiction writers, Ray Bradbury wrote in his dystopian novel, Fahrenheit 451, “See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” This was imprinted tattoo-like on my mind, teaching me to learn how to travel without an itinerary, experience places.... Read more

The New Indian express

December 2015 – Golden Sparrow

Holiday Packages with a difference

For Sanaya Ghandy, travel is an intrinsic part of her life. She loves to explore new places with close friends. The idea to name her travel firm came when she noticed that her friends use to carry loads of theplas and....

Homegrown

November 10, 2014 – Homegrown

On The Road: 10 Offbeat Indian Travel Companies You Should Know

A Pune-based start-up in love with the idea of ‘taking a break’, No Thepla Holidays has no qualms about their wanderlust, and the company was founded to thwart the usual Indian travel routine. Run by serial travellers Arjun Malhotra, and sisters Sanaya and Ayesha Ghandy, the aim is to offer the kind of holiday packages that are not just about the destination, but also indulge in... Read more

May 7, 2014 - Mumbai Boss

A New Travel Company Aims To Get Tourists To Embrace Foreign Cultures

Despite their name, No Thepla Holidays doesn’t actually ban the popular Gujarati snack on its tours. It’s just reflective of how they view the ideal summer holiday – that is to experience local culture away from the beaten track. “Our target is to do offbeat events or offbeat destinations,” says co-founder ... Read more

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April 27, 2014 The New Indian Express

Musical Sojourn: Ditch conventional itineraries for this curated experience being offered by No Thepla Holidays, a company that believes in having a no-plan. If they take you to Paris, for instance, forget about visiting the Eiffel Tower. They won’t do anything the rest of the world is already doing. Maybe that’s why it’s a good idea to give them a buzz. Their upcoming holiday is Fete De La Musique, Paris and San Vino (Wine Fight), Spain, from June 19 to July 1, wherein you experience the annual music festival where professionals and amateurs come together to produce music of all kinds. It will acquaint you with wine country, Rioja, in northern Spain. Here you can experience the lesser known but thoroughly thrilling festival—San Vino Wine Fight ... Read more

April 21, 2014 – City Shor Pune

12 Days of Holiday with Wine Fight in Spain & Music Fest in Paris by No Thepla Holidays!

Experience the Spanish tradition in the town of Haro in Spain where you play Holi with the finest of red wine produced in Spain itself! Also this unique trip to Paris and Spain includes Fete De La Musique where the entire Paris comes on the streets singing and dancing! ... Read more

April 10, 2014 - brown paper bag

No Thepla Holidays: All Packed!

“As long as we can name this company No Thepla Holidays, I’m in.”
They say most startups stem from random conversations with friends. Taking a cue from this ‘entrepreneurial handbook’, No Thepla Holidays began in a similar way. Tired of backpacking through Europe with a sweet Gujju friend, several heavy bags and a separate one just for theplas, Sanaya Ghandy, along with sister Ayesha and close friend Arjun, came up with the idea of starting their own bespoke travel company... Read more

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