Don’t we all love the idea of travel? And cannot wait to hit the road ASAP? But we never know what the future holds – wish someone would tell us so we can look forward to it. So here we are, with the Kunzum Travelscopes – with your sun sign charting the course for you. Every month. Watch this space. Starting now! And if you have some specific queries (travel related only), ping our very own guru Shruti Sharma (yes, Pandit Sharma is a feminine garb) at email@example.com.
Aquarius (21 Jan – Feb 1)
It seems like this is an important time for you to connect with the one most important man in your life – could be your father or your partner. You might feel that you’ve been investing enough in this relationship but it seems its necessary that you put in a little more. And, what better way to do so than to take a short vacation with them. It would be even better if this vacation were a surprise for them. Best place to travel: Quite resort / guesthouse in the hills; Best time: 10 – 18 Nov; Lucky Colours: Earthy greens and browns; Lucky charm: a photo of you and this person—keep it in your wallet at all times, even when you’re travelling together.
Pisces (Feb 20 – Mar 20)
You need an—‘active’ vacation. Yes, that sounds like an oxymoron but while others around you might be letting go of diets and fitness routines this festive season; you need to work on them harder. It is an uphill task, so heading up to the hills and trying to accomplish this task might be a splendid idea. Best place to travel: Hills in North-east India; Best time: 5 – 28 Nov; Lucky colours: pinks; Lucky charm: your favourite workout clothing.
Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 20)
Now is the time to travel far and wide—the timing couldn’t be more right! With your luck you will have a fantastic time, whether you’re travelling for work or for leisure. You can travel with anyone or no one; you will be just fine either way. If you’re travelling for business, you are more than likely to achieve success. So, plan it for this month, plan it well, and set off. Best place to travel: Africa; Best time: all month; Lucky colours – earthy colours; Lucky charm – a black coloured bracelet.
Taurus (Apr 21 – May 21)
You’re a night star—you shine when the sun goes down. This month take a little vacation with a loved one to a tropical place where everything comes alive at night. Don’t pack light; you’re going to need all those clothes and make-up and shoes—basically the works. If you’re single, you might end up meeting someone. If you’re going with your partner then you will be the envy of each party. Best place to travel: Goa, Mumbai, Thailand; Best time: Nov 15 – 25; Lucky colours: vibrant pinks and greens; Lucky charm: your favourite accessory.
Gemini (May 22 – June 21)
It is time for some adventure—in a big, big group. So, gather your friends, family, extended family—all the people you’re close to and head off for some adventure and/or educational pursuits. Make sure you do plenty of research before you head out but at the same time leave some room for spontaneity. As far as stays are concerned—find some quaint, boutique places along the way, you’re bound to enjoy the peace and quite with your loved ones. Best place to travel: Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Europe; Best time: Nov 12 – 30; Lucky colours: whites; Lucky charms: a little Ganesha idol.
Cancer (Jun 22 – Jul 23)
Its time for you to splurge in some well-deserved luxury travel, so, pack your bags and fly to some exotic location – somewhere you can soak in the sun, spend quality time at the Spa, and let your hair down at night. Now is the time—forget about saving money for once and go all out, splurge, you’re not going to regret it. Best place to travel: Lakshadweep Islands, Maldives, France, Seychelles; Best time: 6 – 20 Nov; Lucky colours: blues; Lucky charm: an emerald ring.
Leo (Jul 24 – Aug 23)
Get ready for some romance for it is definitely on the cards for you. If you have a partner then use this time to take a nice, quite vacation with him/her in a quaint spot, away from everyone you know. If you don’t, then go alone or with a friend and romance will follow you wherever you go—you just have to reach out! Best place to travel: Small hill towns, or coastal towns like Gokarna; Lucky colours: reds; Lucky charm: a little cut-piece of cloth in the shape of a heart – keep it in your backpack.
Virgo (Aug 24 – Sep 23)
Have you been away from your family for too long, not been able to spend enough time with them? Now is the time to fix that. This festive season, go all out—you do the planning, so they can have a good time. More than anything else, just make sure you spend some quality time with them. Taking a vacation with your loved ones might be a good idea. Take them to any beautiful place that’s within your budget and watch the magic unfold. Best place to travel: Northeast India, Bali; Best time: Nov 4 – 19; Lucky colours: browns; Lucky charm: a small idol of goddess Parvati.
Libra (Sep 24 – Oct 23)
Your dreams are about to come true—someone close to you is going to soon give you the happy news that they are planning a trip and you are to come with! So its time to relax, kick back and let them do the planning and pamper you. Tell them exactly what you feel like doing and let them come up with some fun plans and then just go with the flow. Best place to travel: Goa, Kerala; Best time: 15 – 28 Nov; Lucky colours: shades of grey; Lucky charm: a black thread tied around a coin.
Scorpio (Oct 24 – Nov 22)
Now is the time to take that trip alone – its time to be with yourself and centre. Leave all your worries behind; don’t carry your gadgets with you, forget about work and just travel for the love of travel. Go someplace you haven’t been before and explore the place as much as possible. You will come back as good as new. Good place to travel: Rajasthan, Gujarat, Hawaii, Peru; Good time to travel: 5 – 30 Nov; Lucky colour: orange; Lucky charm: your favourite t-shirt.
Sagittarius (Nov 23 – Dec 21)
Its time for you to travel for business, so go to a convention, or travel to meet a prospective partner—this is the right time, go for it. Alternatively, you could travel to a place where you make some mind-body-soul connections, do some yoga, some meditation or learn some music. Either way, you will profit. Best place to travel: Kerala, Western Coast of India; Best time: 15 – 30 Nov; Lucky colour: pastels; Lucky charm: your ‘dear diary’.
Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 20)
Its time for you to go do what you like doing best—something for others, something for those less fortunate! Plan a trip to a place where you can go do some charity work. Group travel is the best way to do this so do some research to find one such group and then follow their lead. You’re bound to have a fulfilling trip. Good place to travel: Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Northeast India; Good time to travel: 10 – 25 Nov; Lucky colours: whites; Lucky charm: your favourite string of beads.
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