Work with Me

If you’re looking for someone to work on rural travel or responsible travel assignment(s) – writing, photo stories, to-do guides, interviews, destination reviews, or anything more creative, please send me an e-mail at and we can take it from there!

Published work:

Indian Express
The Land of Stories

The Better India
MY STORY: How volunteering at a small school in Sikkim changed my life!

Grassroutes Journeys
5 easy ways to minimize your travel foot-print
Why More Urban-ites Need to Visit Rural India
What Not to Expect When Visiting a Village in India

Youth ki Awaaz
I Quit My Job As A Tax Consultant And Chose To Write And Travel Instead
My Experience In An M.P. Village Revealed How Deeply Sexist Our Society Is

Your Story
Poverty : My 1st lesson in the Social Sector

Travel Khana
Konkan, Maharashtra – A practical guide for solo female travelers
Hyderabad – A culinary paradise
Varkala – The tiny quiet beach town
Cafe culture in Pushkar

India Fellow
I’ve got a hidden hand…So do you!
The longest August
How and Why to Empower? A struggle within
10 things I didn’t know about Madhya Pradesh before moving here
Of Disturbing Instances, Gender Disparities And Taking Charge
Explaining relatives “What I do” for a living 
Ethical Ways To Shoot People In Your NGOs
Ladakh : The Land That Was!
Between Hindi & English: A Language Crisis
10 Types Of People I Met In My NGO
Domestic Violence : Pegging The Blame
How India Fellow Happened To Me
How To Identify The New Age Social Worker

The Huffington Post
Throwback 2015: 25 Girl Travel Bloggers & Their Favorite Destinations

5 Reasons to Visit Gangtok
Darjeeling – 10 things to do

Why more Indian women need to travel solo in India.
Hyderabad – From Indifference to Love
Thoughts after a month of leaving the desk job to travel.
Nostalgia with Nainital – A day trip

The Women Team
7 reasons to visit India

She Goes Global
January ’16 Global Girls


F5 Escapes – F5 talks to Swati Saxena
Trodly – Inspiring Travelers: Interview with Swati of Lost In Maps
Stayzilla – Coffee with Stayzilla: A conversation with Swati Saxena
The On Women Project – Interview

Other Mentions:

Holidify – The Ultimate List of the Top Travel Bloggers in India
Tripoto – 13 Most Badass Female Travellers From India
Thrillophilia – India’s Best Travel Bloggers: World Series 2016


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