About Us

A well-dressed, ultra glamorous, luxury obsessed couple who quit their boring ‘9 to 5s’ to travel the world – that’s everything we are NOT. We are Divya and Vikas, a (married) couple from India who have molded their professional and personal lives to squeeze in loads of travel. 

As we started to travel more often, we struggled to find crude, practical information on places, specifically with respect to budgets. The world of travel writing was (and unfortunately, still is) awash with articles romanticising about places rather than real-world information that could be useful to a traveler. When it came to talking about expenses, everyone seemed to have a veil on. This is primarily what motivated us to start our blog (for lack of a better word), Beyond The Wall – to share about places we actually travelled to, about expenses we really incurred and challenges we faced as we did all of that.

The name Beyond The Wall takes its reference from the obvious(GOT!) but more importantly signifies the sheer joy of looking at the world as if there were no political, geographical or religious walls to separate us. Maybe our tiny efforts will somehow contribute in a ‘wall-free’ world that is able to finally understand that humans are humans, black or white, rich or poor, male or female.  

To be honest, fifty years from now, when we are old and wrinkly, we’d like to look at the blog as our attempt to share the right things. If nothing else, our children will have a story to laugh about. Join us in making our imaginary kids giggle, a little more.

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Wondering ‘why’ we travel? We’ve poured it all out here