Kalyan is an avid traveler, photographer, travel writer, product tester and reviewer, gadget freak, movie critic and a die-hard foodie. He has been in the blogging space since 2006, and have written articles in leading magazines and online spaces like The Huffington Post and many others on luxury travel, fine dining, wine and culture.
His reviews has been published in notable magazines like Femina and popular books by leading authors. His articles has also been featured by the World Bank and has worked with leading brands as an influencer like HTC, Godrej, ITC, Asus, Flipkart, Kotak, Dell, Ola, Britannia, Dabur, MakeMyTrip and many others.
Here is one of the recent articles on the World Bank blog: http://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/food-for-thought
Kalyan has ridden elephants through the jungles of Kaziranga, explored the mysteries of Bhutan, sailed to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, sipped his way through the Dal Lake in Srinagar, shared the night under the stars in Shimla, followed footsteps of Shah Jahan though Agra, communed with nature as the sun rose over the Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill, found his center on the summit of the rocky Hill top of Darjeeling, and soaked up an exquisite sunset over the seas of Bay of Bengal. He always looks for WOW moments around the world among the local people, cuisine or across the streets to share with travel freaks everywhere.
Freelance & Contributions
Kalyan is open to FAM trips, travel writing, product reviews, as also Photography work, if it is mutually beneficial to each other for brands, tourism boards, hotels, resorts, restaurants, publications, guide books, travel supplements, coffee table books, websites and blogs. Feel free to drop a word to him in the below mentioned mail id.
Promotion / Reviews
This blog has an average daily visit of 4000-5000 visitors with a good pagerank and is open to reviews, promotions on a varied range of topics from Books to Gadgets to Movies to marketing of your resorts, home stays, spas, destination promotions, social media campaigns, content marketing, contests. It can be in the form of the Product being FEATURED, REVIEWED etc.
If you have any offers just drop them a line with the complete details and we will let you know whether and how we intend to take it up or not. For readers, if we review anything it's an honest review but then we do not guarantee in any form for the product, which is best left to the end user.
Major Brands Featured / Portfolio
World Bank Blog: http://blogs.worldbank.org/team/kalyan-panja
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Voyagers Cruise Service : https://goo.gl/od7OXd
Airtel : https://goo.gl/0C63Pj
Asus Zenfone : https://goo.gl/0joOQ2
Datsun redi-Go : https://goo.gl/MFJWYM
Dell Tablet : https://goo.gl/YXTD6i
Moto X : https://goo.gl/mZdQNN
Flipkart : http://bit.ly/1JQyGeZ
Jabong Fashion Week : https://goo.gl/CRvv0D
Limeroad : https://goo.gl/PCrSxb
Myntra : https://goo.gl/3iV0IM
Ariel Detergent : https://goo.gl/TGl1jW
Pampers Diapers: https://goo.gl/aKTVDd
Tresemme Shampoo: https://goo.gl/WkbHRb
Matcha Green Tea : https://goo.gl/IstM4s
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Pape Boat Drinks : https://goo.gl/mZdQNN
Tata Sampann Spices : https://goo.gl/VNxmjP
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Skyscanner : http://bit.ly/1s2q9uP
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Lenovo Yoga : http://bit.ly/1pbmokL
All other Promotions: http://bit.ly/1iApfP1
Product & App Beta Tester
Kalyan is a paid beta tester for various apps related to travel, lifestyle, tech and food. He is also a hardware tester of smartphones and tablets too and loves providing feedback for improving the products. Get in touch with him, if you are interested in getting one of your apps or products tested.
Advertising / Partnership
This blog is open to advertising as long it is clean and does not contain any banned or prohibited content. Feel free to drop him a line, to work out the modalities for a mutually beneficial arrangement. The blog gets around 4000 to 5000 visitors everyday and in anytime of the day there are around 10-20 visitors online at a time. So don't miss the chance to showcase your product to the entire world.
E-Book Review Policy
To start with, normal paperbacks/hardcover books as always are reviewed for free with honest opinions. As regards e-books, as we receive numerous ebook review requests daily and considering our limited timeframe, ebooks are now reviewed only against consideration through payment either through paypal or it can be through gift vouchers or any other consideration. The same policy also applies for hosting spotlights and giveaways. Feel free to drop a word to get the rates.
Write for Us
Have a flair for writing food, travel, beauty, tech and decor articles and want to have it read by readers who share the same passion and interests? We can help with a great resource to promote what you're doing and some of our contributors have leveraged their posts into book deals and other awesome careers.
We welcome and love new unique and original contributions from our growing community. Drop us a line to get started.
We do not accept posts that have already been published or submitted elsewhere online or that you plan to distribute to other websites and would be more than happy to include a by-line and your brief bio containing links to your website, Facebook, Twitter accounts, which we will promote when your post goes live. Once your posts go live, please share with your friends via email, your website, Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media. The more people who view your post, the better is it for you.
By submitting posts you acknowledge that you accept our disclosure policy in this post, and any form of editing that might occur on behalf of the editorial team.
Social Media Promotions
Kalyan is very active on social media circles with a high social media following. Get in touch with us to promote your brand via his social media channels.
Facebook Profile - 4500 Friends
Facebook page - 6700 fans
Twitter - 4900 Followers
Pinterest - 2800 Fans
Google Plus - 4900 Followers
Blog - 2500 - 3000 Views Per Day
You can Contact us for promotion of your brand in our social media circles.
If you want to be in touch with him to know him more or to say a little hello, feel free to mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org