Manjulika Pramod – PENDOWN

Name Manjulika Pramod

Professional Background – Electronics and Communication Engineer.

Current : A full time blogger, freelance writer and social media influencer.

A little more about me!

I take pride in calling myself a travel and lifestyle blogger. I had a little crush on blogging in 2009 and since then there has been no looking back. The blogger in me is an artist, short-story writer, big time foodie and a compulsive traveler. I  have two published short stories in ‘Chicken soup for the soul- Indian college students’ and ‘Lovelets’ to my credit.  I quit my job of 8 years in 2015 to break the shackles of standard 9 to 6 routine, to travel and to appreciate the finer things of life. Having traveled to 21 countries and 22 states of India, I never fail to mention Oslo in Norway as my favorite city and living in Riyadh as one of the most thrilling experiences of my life. In India, my heart beats for Kashmir.


Brands worked with – Princess Cruises, South Africa Tourism Board, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, Thailand Tourism, Malaysia Tourism, Indonesia Tourism, Selangor Tourism, Oman Tourism, Nepal Tourism Board, Bhutan Bookings, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism, Chhattisgarh Tourism Board, Karnataka Tourism, Goa Tourism, Uttar Pradesh Tourism, Madhya Pradesh Tourism, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Malaysian Airlines, Bangkok Airlines, Outlook Traveller Magazine, Maruti Suzuki, Golden Chariot, Tata Motors, TVS Motors,  ITC Maurya,  Sunway Hotel Penang, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, ITC Grand Bharat, Kyber Resorts and Spa, Goodricke Group, Skyscanner, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Sri Lanka Tourism,  Accor Group, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, OYO Rooms, Radisson Delhi, Radisson Dubai, Patiala Dubai, Yatra Travel, Lonely Planet Magazine India, Asus, Microsoft, PATA Nepal Chapter, Singinawa, Spice Routes and Carmelia Haven, Dubai International Film Festival, IIFA,, Justa Properties, Paytm. 

No. of Countries visited – 21                                                                                 

No. of Indian states visited – 22

Number of Social Media Followers – More than 22 Thousand

Twitter                                                                                                             9100
Facebook                                                                                                        3300
Instagram                                                                                                       8250
LinkedIn                                                                                                        4300


DA and PA of the blog – 33 and 42

Page views –7000 – 11,000 in a month.  (350-600 everyday)


Magazines/Newspapers written for –   Mail Today, Mint Lounge, India Outbound, Airindia (Shubhyatra), Air Asia inflight magazine, Rail Bandhu magazine, SAEVUS magazine, Trujetter inflight magazine, Sakal Times Newspaper, Suburb Magazine, India and You magazine, ICAI Abu Dhabi Chapter Newsletter.

ONLINE – Outlook India, Huffpost, WomensWeb, Idiva, RightStay (Make My Trip), GIO Adventures, WeNomads, Skyscanner, Writersmelon,, Tripoto.


Featured as Top Blogger – NDTV Prime Time channel, Bonus App, Feedspot, Skyscanner, RiseGlobal, Sakal Times, Thrillophillia, HolidayIQ, Treebo, ToursInIndia.

Google Local Guide- Level 8!!

Level 6 as Local Guide on Google maps

Campaign with TVS motors and Srinivasan Services Trust in November 2017

TVS campaign

#AltoWOW, Maruti Suzuki, Outlook Traveller
#AltoWOW Campaign with Maruti Suzuki and Outlook Traveller in January 2018
Published in Suburb Magazine
Published in Rail Bandhu
Published in Rail Bandhu
Saevus, magazine, South Africa article
You must check this article in the ‘Travel Away’ Section of Saevus magazine in the June-August edition.
My 12 days experiences of Nepal
My 12 days experiences of Nepal featured in Sakaal Times
Ooty, Wellington, Coonor, Kothagiri
Do Explore Neelakurinji flowers in the Nilgiris in 2018
Chanapatna toys, Sakal times
Article on Toy land of India in Sakal Times
Kabini, Trujetter
Travel article in Trujetter

Sakaal Times-Sri Lankan Article

Published in Sakal Times

Srinagar, Tulip festival
Tulip Festival of Srinagar have just come to an end

Published Here As Well….

Blogger who travels, Wenomads, HuffPost, How to write for Idiva?



Let us work together!!!



Twitter:  @manjulika5

Instagram: m.pendown

Facebook Page


A video that ITC Hotels shot with me!

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    Best wishes for the new contest at Indiblog.
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    Philip Ariel

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