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Mohit Manocha Mohit Manocha

Birth Date August 16, 1986
Birth Place Faridabad, Haryana, India
Nationality Indian
Education Bachelor's of Science - Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University
Occupation Travel Blogger, IT Entrepreneur
Known For Travelling Desi YouTube Channel
Spouse Sandra Beauchamp (engaged)

Mohit Manocha (born on August 16, 1986) in the Faridabad district of Haryana, India, is a renowned Indian travel vlogger, YouTuber, and social media influencer He is known for his YouTube channel "Travelling Desi" As of April 2024, he has about 3.14 million subscribers.

Early life and education

Mohit Manocha[1], raised in Haryana, India, attended a local school during his early years. His family, rooted in Hindu traditions, consisted of his father, Anil Kumar Manocha, a lawyer, and his mother, a retired school teacher. The family faced a challenging period when Mohit[2] lost his father to cancer in 2016. [3]Throughout the highs and lows, Mohit found support in his elder brother, Sunny Manocha, who currently resides in Ottawa, Canada. Their shared experiences shaped Mohit's journey, reflecting the essence of human connection and resilience.


Before attaining YouTube stardom, Mohit[4] navigated the realms of the corporate world. Working in a software development company owned by his uncle, Mohit's diligence and expertise earned him a partnership. Despite the initial success, the company eventually faced challenges, leading to its closure. Undeterred, Mohit[5] utilized his savings to fuel his passion for travel, becoming an inspiration not only for his family members but also for his brother and sister-in-law, who ventured into the YouTube sphere with their channel, "Chatty and Scatty."

YouTube career

In 2018, Mohit embarked on a captivating journey into the world of YouTube, unveiling his first video titled "Cheap International Travel - An Indian Backpacker Explains - Cheap Flights, Hotels, Visas, and more." Specializing in budget-friendly travel tips, his channel, "Travelling Desi," gained rapid popularity, amassing over 1.3 million subscribers within a mere two years. This marked the inception of Mohit's significant presence in the digital landscape, further expanding into daily vlogs that offered a glimpse into his unique adventures.

Personal life

Mohit Manocha's personal life reflects the highs and lows that shape an individual's journey. His first marriage, details of which remain private, ended in 2016, leading to an official divorce in 2020. In 2021, a new chapter unfolded as Mohit got engaged to Sandra Beauchamp, a French Canadian entrepreneur. Together, they ventured into creating content on their joint YouTube channel, "The Manochas," offering a window into the everyday life of a multicultural couple.

Media presence



External links

Travelling Desi at YouTube

Travelling Desi at Instagram