krish – 起死回生 [Wake up from death & return to life.]

November 5, 2014

Giving up Everything to move forward in Life!

Would you call me crazy if I said I don’t need a house, don’t need the TV, the car, the sofa, the dining table, the Fridge, utensils, cooler, suits, and a ton of stuff that we all keep inside 4 walls and rate our success in life with how much more we can stuff within those walls?

Would you call me mad, a lunatic, if I said life can be lived on a single backpack?

It’s 3:00 am, I’m awake despite being sick and short of breath due to Asthma.
Meditated for a bit, feels better now.

Dark room, silent surroundings with everyone asleep, good for thought process.
Two months, I’ve backpacked Malaysia and Singapore for 2 reasons.

  1. To find investors for my start-up and
  2. To assess if I can survive with one backpack.
A backpack with life's essentials is all I seem to need.

A backpack with life’s essentials is all I seem to need. Pudu Raya Bus Terminal, Malaysia .. waiting for bus to Singapore.

As I reflect on my thoughts and feelings I went through while backpacking,  I do not seem to need my urban luxuries of life to make anything better of it.

My car, the TV, and the seemingly un-ending list of items stuffed in the apartment, I can survive without it.
With the goals I have set for my life, none of this matters.

All I need is a laptop, and few clothes.
Should an Indie game developer need more than that?

Working on my upcoming game while backpacking. One laptop, a drawing tablet and access to Internet - thanks to a host who gave me shelter.

Working on my upcoming game. One laptop, a drawing tablet and access to Internet – thanks to a host who gave me shelter.

I always knew my life isn’t going to be about settling down at a place.
I’ll never fit in a society, a structure or an organisation, or the very nature of people to own more materialistic things of life to climb that social ladder, the society with it’s rules that I can’t find a logic too.
Quit my job 4 years ago to do what I love.
Toured quite a few places in India on my motorbike, but something is still holding me back.

Yes! the Possessions I have. Possession of things in life that needs you to stuff them inside 4 walls and call it home, are holding me back.
I need to let go to experience new things this world has to offer.
I need to make more friends, I need to meet more good people with positive vibes around the globe, see the world and immerse myself in the nature/beauty/history/stories that Earth has to offer.

This is it. I have to do this.
There is no reason to wait any longer.

I need to travel without boundaries,
I NEED to be FREE!

So, here’s a list of stuff that I’m giving up from my current life. (Click to go to the link)
A lot of “Free GiveAways to Friends” yay!, and a few things on sale. 🙂
If you’d like to see videos of my travels, you can subscribe to me on Youtube – click here.

Pantai Tengah beach, Langkawi, Malaysia. Nice place to sit and think of game ideas.

Pantai Tengah beach, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Nice place to sit and think of game ideas.


  1. let me know about the bike Yamaha ?

    Comment by Chetan Chhabra — November 5, 2014 @ 5:37 am

  2. the only two items required for intergalactic travel, are a towel and a toothbrush – Douglas Adams (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy)

    Comment by m0rd3th — November 5, 2014 @ 2:06 pm

  3. Haha ofcourse 🙂
    You someone I know from hitchwiki or couchsurfing?

    Comment by krish — November 6, 2014 @ 5:12 am

  4. During my last international tour, i met few guys who were away from home from last 5 years and just touring the world.. They have 1 backpack and being open to explore new things.. and thats what drives them every day

    Comment by Asif — November 7, 2014 @ 11:57 am

  5. yup 🙂

    Also, while backpacking I met people who have been WALKING for 6 years (no flights taken)

    They’ve done all the way from France to Malaysia as of that time 🙂

    I got a video with them.. will be on my channel soon.

    Comment by krish — November 7, 2014 @ 12:01 pm

  6. Krish.. Always plan to stay at hostels or at dormitories.. and you will have a chance to meet lot of like minded people.. and importantly.. don’t try to have new/shiny accessories, let it look old.. otherwise, you might get into danger

    Comment by Asif — November 7, 2014 @ 12:03 pm

  7. haha ofcourse. It’s either CS hosts or hostels.
    Let’s see how it goes 🙂

    Comment by krish — November 7, 2014 @ 12:07 pm

  8. How old is the tata nano? and which city are you located in?
    PS: it takes guts to do what your doing! Best of luck and I hope u find inner peace(assuming that is what you are looking for 🙂 )

    Comment by Nidhi — November 7, 2014 @ 6:36 pm

  9. Dude is the helmet still up for sale?

    Comment by Asif — May 11, 2015 @ 8:30 pm

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