Devesh Joshi

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Devesh Joshi Devesh Joshi

Birth Date March 29, 1990
Birth Place Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Travel influencer
Subscribers 53.2K (as of April 2024)

Devesh Joshi, (born on March 29, 1990), in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, known to his followers as "FOOTLOOSE DEV," is an Indian travel influencer whose adventures and insights have captivated audiences worldwide. Devesh[1] has carved a niche for himself in the travel industry, blending his passion for exploration with a keen eye for storytelling. As of April 2024, he has about 53.2K subscribers.

Early Life and Education

Dev's journey began in India, where he spent his formative years immersed in the vibrant culture and landscapes of his homeland. His thirst for knowledge and a deeper understanding of the world led him to pursue journalism, initially in India and later at Birmingham University in the UK. This cross-cultural experience shaped his perspective and laid the foundation for his future endeavors.


After completing his education, Dev[2] embarked on a diverse career path. Before realizing his true calling lay in travel, he delved into entrepreneurship with a startup venture. In 2016, he made the bold decision to transition into a full-time travel influencer, leveraging his blog website,, and his popular YouTube channel, FOOTLOOSE DEV.

Currently, Devesh is based out of Manali, in Himachal Pradesh, where he runs a couple of properties under his Brand Name FOOTLOOSE CAMPS & RESORT. One of these properties is Manali's biggest resort by land size, featuring a traditional Kathkuni-style Himachali Cottage, three luxury glamping domes, and a jacuzzi.

YouTube career

Dev's YouTube journey mirrors his passion for discovery. His channel serves as a platform for sharing destination guides, personal travel[3] experiences, and insights into the world of wanderlust. What began as a focus on budget travel has evolved into explorations of luxury stays and offbeat destinations, showcasing his growth as a traveler and content creator.

Personal life

Beyond his professional pursuits, Devesh remains rooted in New Delhi, where his journey as a travel writer and photographer took flight. His decision to pursue a career outside the corporate realm stemmed from a desire to live authentically and share his passion for travel with the world.

Awards and recognition

Dev's contributions to the travel industry have not gone unnoticed. His work has been featured in renowned publications such as the Times of India, Economic Times, and The Statesman. Collaborations with tourism boards, including UP Tourism, Goa Tourism, and Incredible India, highlight his impact and reach within the travel community.

Media presence



External links

Devesh Joshi at YouTube

Devesh Joshi at Instagram