Sanjay has had a long association with the hospitality and the travel trade. After having completed his Hotel Management with the Taj Group of Hotels, Sanjay had brief stints at the Taj Palace Hotel and the ITC Welcome group's Hotel Maurya Sheraton in New Delhi. It was after this that he switched over to become a freelance travel writer and a photojournalist.
Sanjay has also authored a coffee table book on Rajasthan and been a stringer with the Times of India. He has also worked extensively with Lonely Planet and travel portals such as Outlook Traveller.com, Rediff.com and Traveljini.com. He has been the photographer for 'Beyond the Royal Veil' an Australian television documentary on Indian Royalty.
Although widely traveled throughout the country, Sanjay confesses to a decided passion for his native desert state of Rajasthan.
Sanjay who is Ambika's cousin belongs to the aristocratic family of Badnor in Rajasthan. The Badnor Nobles trace their ancestry back to the Rathore rulers of Marwar and belong to the Sun dynasty.