1. Can you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your Blog?
Born out of passion to find places where people break their shackles and come back with renewed enthusiasm, A Traveller’s Wish List is the brainchild of writer-photographer Ambica Gulati.
2. What did you do before Blogging? What inspired you to start blogging?
Having spent almost two decades in the world of journalism, she has worked with and written for prominent publications such as Swagat, Outlook Traveller, Life Positive and Harmony. She also ran a publishing house for many years, bringing out a magazine Training & Management.
She has edited books and coffee table books too. During this journey, she discovered her storytelling skills (written as well as visual) and that’s the experience she translates into weaving experiential travelogues and stories through the digital medium now.
3. As a blogger, what are the challenges you face? How you overcome it?
Well, blogging is a crowded medium. The lack of professionalism is a core area in this world. In meets, there is lack of attention to information and even the stakeholders seem to take it a crowd activity..
As a journalist, I prefer to have a short time with the stakeholder to understand the needs of the brand.
4. What would you consider to be your biggest achievement in your journey so far as a Blogger?
A trip to South Korea for a peace conference where 80 correspondents from across the world were there.
5. Have you worked/collaborate with brands? If yes, name few brands you worked with
In the travel space, I have worked with brands like Cleartrip, Make My Trip, Reliance General Insurance; In the wellness there have been spas and products; hotels and resorts such as Corbett Wild Iris Spa & Resort and more in the food and hospitality verticals.
6. What is your primary income source?
Writing--content and stories.
7. Top 3 Blogging tools that you would recommend to your readers?
Always carry your phone, stay logged in and pass honest information.
8. One piece of advice that you would like to share with all new bloggers?
Discipline and professionalism will take you far.
9. Finally, what are your thoughts about IndiBlogHub?
It should get in campaigns for everyone and rotate work around more.