Unplugged Moments: Travel company that aims to provide unique experience to its clients.

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Unplugged Moments is a Mumbai based travel company which aims to provide amazing opportunities and unexpected travel experience to its clients. Kunjal  is the founder of Unplugged Moments. We got an opportunity to talk with her. Read her story as a founder of startup.

 

Problems : Same old travel destinations suggested and there is so much more to explore and experience.

Solved : As I myself travel and explore, I put to use my experiences in designing a clients travel plan, says Kunjal.

 

 

 

Give a brief info about your startup?

Unplugged Moments is a Mumbai based travel company which aims to offer unique experiences in travel to people from all over the world. At Unplugged Moments, we handcraft travels to destinations all over the world. Our major goal is to provide off-beat experiences and hand-crafted trips.

 

What made you start your startup and what problem does it solve?

Let me introduce myself first, my name is Kunjal and I am the founder of a travel start-up company called Unplugged Moments based in Mumbai. Being a traveler, travel blogger and photographer myself, I finally decided to venture out in this industry with my travel experiences.

 

Problems : Same old travel destinations suggested and there is so much more to explore and experience.

 

Solved : As I myself travel and explore, I put to use my experiences in designing a clients travel plan.

 

Tell us about yourself, your previous jobs/ventures? What were you doing before this startup?

I worked as a journalist for 10 years with print and magazines both. My last job was Features Editor with a reputed b2b Diamond magazine.

 

Where is your startup based out of? Why do you think that is the best place for you?

Mumbai. Place realy doesn’t matter much as often everything is virtualy connected.

But there is much awarness about experiential travel in cities than elsewhere.

 

 

As a startup founder, what are you paranoid about? What keeps you awake at night?

Whenever my clients are off to their trips, managing and coordinating to make sure they have a beautiful trip.

 

Who are your competitions and how are you better than them?

There are many young startups and companies trying to create presence in experiential travels.

The only thing which is my USP is my personal touch and personal experiences.

 

 

How hard is it to have a work-life balance as a startup founder and how do you manage it?

Its difficult at the moment,as starting from scratch in an unknown territory needs lot of hardwork , failures and sleepless nights.

 

 

Have you raised funding? If yes, then we would like to know the details. If no then please tell us if you are looking to raise.

No. I plan to self fund.

 

 

What’s the biggest misconception people have about you? Why do they have that? What’s the reality?

That Unplugged  Moments is just another travel company with same old destinations. Reality is, it is not at all the same, you need to give us a chance to explore.

 

 

What gets you excited about this company?

That hard work is paying off when I can see the happiness on my clients face when they are back from their travels. Most importantly, who wouldn’t love Passion turned into Business. Also its exciting to see people are so much interested to explore new destinations and experiences.

 

 

Tell us how a day in your life looks like? Your schedule for a day right from the time you get up till you hit the bed at night.

I am not at all a morning person. Late mornings goes untill late nights. Wake up late, and work starts as soon as I held my mobile in hand. Half an hour walk and straight to breakfast. Post breakfast till evening ,date with my laptop and planning travels. Around 8 pm, dinner time and time to relax before time to hit the bed.

 

 

Tell us about your team and how did you meet each other?

I am the whole and sole when it comes to everything except accounting which is handled by my CA husband.

 

 

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