India, March 14 -- Under his banner of Travel Durbar, Inder Raj Ahluwalia enthrals you with talks of his visits to Salzburg, which is Mozart's birthplace and was the locale for the filming of the smash-hit Sound of Music (1965). Then he tells you about his experience in the Ice Hotel (200 km north of the Arctic Circle) in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden. Slowly, you begin to realise that the tales too many, and you'd rather pick up one of his travel books to read about not only the exotic locations he visits but also the comic mistakes he ended up making with people in his trips to over 50 countries, many of whom happened to be beautiful women.

In the sea of all the new age travel bloggers crowding our feeds on Instagram, Ahluwalia is a rare breed, ...