Friday, May 14, 2010

Of new beginnings...

Remember the 'new venture' I mentioned in one of my earlier posts. The one that kept me from blogging for a while. Well, it's finally launched and on it's way.

Ever since I started traveling extensively, and began helping friends and family plan their trips on and off, I had it in my head that one day I would want to own a 'holiday planning' company. One that would make life easy for everyone by helping them at every stage; from the minute they thought of going on a holiday - through their planning - till they were off! 

A couple of months ago, I found myself having a discussion about this with a friend who had the same thought. Wonder of wonders. So we decided, instead of becoming competitors, why not pool in our resources and start this together. After all, we were both equally passionate about it.

And so, after much planning and numerous discussions, came about Broken Compass, Manjari Verma and Avani Patels brainchild. A company very close to our heart. A company we are slowly but steadily building on. Yes, we are new but we know what we do. And we make sure we do it well. 

It's a nice feeling to watch your dream turn into reality. To work for yourself. Every long working day and sleepless night seems worthwhile now. Every penny spent on making this happen seems well worth it. For now, we just hope people like what we do and things only get better. 

Wish us luck.

And yeah, happy tripping all! :)


  1. First of all, wish you all the luck for your venture. Secondly, a bloody B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T idea. Now I just can't wait for my next trip. In spite of having traveled a couple of times in the past few months, this post and your idea makes me want to start packing soon-ish ;) Shall let you know.

    Wish you all the success and hope your clients keep coming back to get tripped over and over again.

    Manish :)

  2. Thank you so much Manish! Such encouragement is exactly what we need. :)

  3. Excellent.........

    I have stumbled upon you when I myself was searching for other travel enthusiasts, this month end we are trekking Cowsmouth (gaumukh)

    Looking forward to your writes on the laddakh trip :D

  4. Brilliant! Have a great trip. If you are on our FB Page, do share your experience there when you return. would love to see the photographs.

    And yes, will post on Ladakh once we are back from it!

  5. Good luck! I know all about the sleepless nights!

  6. thank you Tom! And I guess your sleepless nights turned into something as great as well just like ours did :)

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