Kritika Goel is a female Indian travel vlogger and content creator who roams solo around the world and shares her travel memories with her many fans across Youtube, Instagram, and other social media channels. She has travelled to more than 20 countries and has partnered with the tourism departments of many countries to promote tourism.
Kritika Goel was born on Monday, 26 February 1994 (age 28 years; as of 2022) in Vellore, Tamilnadu, India. She completed her schooling at Shrishti Vidyshram School, Vellore in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, she did BA honours in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi. From 2014 to 2015, she did PG Diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communications from Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai. From June 2012 to July 2012, she worked as a Summer Research Intern at Bharti AXA General Insurance in Bengaluru, India and did an Individual research project on the Motor Insurance Industry in India. In 2013, she worked as a financial analyst at TresVista Financial Services, Mumbai. From November 2013 to May 2014, she worked as an accounts executive and client servicing manager at Lowe Lintas and Partners, Bengaluru and worked on brands like Fastrack, Myntra.com, Vero Moda and Ozone Group. From October 2014 to November 2014, she worked as an account planning intern at Ogilvy & Mather, Mumbai and made challenger brand strategies for Nutrela and did category understanding (biscuits) for Mondelez. From 2015 to 2016, she worked as an account executive at BC Web Wise, Mumbai and worked with reputed brands like Hero Moto Corp, HUL, Pond’s, ICICI Direct, Pidilite and Kokuyo Camlin. From August 2016 to July 2017, she worked as a product marketing manager at Kokuyo Camlin Ltd, Mumbai. In 2017, she quit her job and started her youtube channel ‘Kritika Goel’ and turned into a full-time travel vlogger.
Kritika Goel childhood picture with her father
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 55 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
She belongs to a Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
Her Father’s name is Ramesh Sharad Kumar and her mother’s name is Anupama Goel. Her father is from Vellore and did B.E in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai in 1991. Her father also has a youtube channel ‘Investing with Sharad’. Her mother went to Mater Dei Convent School, New Delhi and completed her graduation from Lady Sri Ram College, Delhi University. Her parents got married on 20 February 1992. She has a younger brother named Vikram Goel. He studied at Shrishti Vidyashram School, Vellore and is currently studying at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts.
Sharad (Father), Anupama (Mother), Kritika and Vikram (Brother) (From Left to Right)
Husband & Children
She is unmarried as of October 2022.
She is single as of October 2022.
She lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and Vellore, Tamilnadu, India.
Life as a Traveller
She has said that she got the love for travelling from her parents and she did not like the jobs she was doing in the corporate world so after working for 4 years, she decided to quit the job and take up travelling as a full-time hobby. She started with budget trips to Indian places like Varanasi, Goa, and Kerala. She also toured foreign countries Thailand and Vietnam.
She says that her favourite road trips across India are a two-week road trip around Ladakh where she covered a lot of offbeat spots (like a village named Tingmosgang where she spent a couple of nights), and a road trip around Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
She has travelled to more than 20+ countries and is one of the earliest women travellers in India. She has more than 400,000 subscribers and 40 million views on her youtube channel.
Kritika Goel on her Newyork trip, USA
- She has worked as a Volunteer in Friendicoes SECA (Society for the Eradication of Cruelty to Animals), which is a registered non-profit charity in India and has done 120 hours of service under the National Service Scheme. Friendicoes SECA is dedicated to the welfare and protection of domestic animals.
- She knows the Tamil language.
- Her favourite influencers are Cody Ko, Dolly Singh from Spill the Sass, Ashley from best-dressed, and Casey Neistat (all-time favourite).
- She was awarded the Award for Academic Excellence by her school, Shrishti Vidyashram School.
- She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society of her college, Lady Shri Ram College For Women. She has been given this membership based on her excellent academic performance.
- She uses the following cameras to record her travel; Canon M50 mark ii, Sony A6500, Sony ZV-1, DJI Spark, GoPro Hero 5 Black, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
- She uses the following softwares to edit her videos; Final Cut Pro X (for videos), Lightroom CC (for photos), and Photoshop CS6 (for thumbnails).
- She was featured in the 2020 Travel Influencer of the Year nominations of the women’s magazine Cosmopolitan.
Hey guys, thanks to all your nominations, I’ve been nominated for the Cosmopolitan Blogger Awards in the travel category! 💕
Would really appreciate it if you could take a minute to click on the link below and vote for me. Thank you so much! 🤗💖https://t.co/lWwCuOrB4e pic.twitter.com/W0nPJi76hA
— Kritika Goel ✨ (@kritika_goel) March 12, 2020
- As a travel vlogger, she has worked with brands like ICICI Bank & Mastercard, American Eagle, SanDisk, Orbit Gum, L’oreal, Honda, Samsung, Canon, Grammarly, Policy Bazaar, LG Mobile, and Titan Watches.
- She has partnered with the tourism departments of Ladakh, Czech Tourism, Kazakhstan, and Hong Kong.
- She has been featured in TED-X, The Times of India, Lonely Planet, Outlook Traveller, Femina, and ET Now.
Kritika Goel feature on ET Now