Backpacking in India: Touring Agra Fort with Delhi Magic Tours

So I arrived off a train into the city of Agra. This was no ordinary journey. A quick check at my cities, towns and villages list informed me that this was my 800th town on my journey. To celebrate, I had a night on the beer with some friends and set up two cool tours Read more about Backpacking in India: Touring Agra Fort with Delhi Magic Tours[…]

Staying at the Closest Hostel to the Taj Mahal: Big Brother Hostel, Agra, India

Staying at the Closest Hostel to the Taj Mahal: Big Brother Hostel, Agra, India

When I finally reached city 800 on this long journey around the world, I arrived by train into the city of Agra. Agra boasts two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and more hotels than you can count. So it means, there’s always somewhere to stay, but how do you choose which hotel or hostel to book? Read more about Staying at the Closest Hostel to the Taj Mahal: Big Brother Hostel, Agra, India[…]

Relaxing at Nidhivan Sarovar Portico Hotel in Vrindavan

My Luxury Stay for Holifest at the Nidhavan Sarovar Portico Hotel, Vrindivan, India

When I decided I would be in the holy city of Vrindavan for the famous Holifest, I had to sort out somewhere to stay quite sharpish. Hotels and hostels fill up and though I normally wing it, this time I set in stone my dates to ensure I could enjoy some luxury amongst the madness Read more about My Luxury Stay for Holifest at the Nidhavan Sarovar Portico Hotel, Vrindivan, India[…]

India’s Craziest Festival: Experiencing Holifest in Vrindavan

India’s Craziest Festival: Experiencing Holifest in Vrindavan

The plan to backpack through India was totally spontaneous but when I realised the dates matched up with the famous Holifest, I knew I would be there for this crazy festival. Festivals have nonchalantly become a part of my travels. In the past I have witnessed the crazy Bolas del Fuego in El Salvador, the Read more about India’s Craziest Festival: Experiencing Holifest in Vrindavan[…]

Touring The Splendid Taj Mahal in Agra, India with Delhi Magic

“One more step along the world I go” – Sydney Carter. Like a kid dreaming of backpacking the world for just a short while. All these amazing places to check out. Some over-hyped, some over-backpacked for sure and then as if by complete chance, I ended up in the city of Agra to celebrate my Read more about Touring The Splendid Taj Mahal in Agra, India with Delhi Magic[…]

Backpacking in India: Top 4 Sights in Harvali, North Goa

Backpacking in India: Top 4 Sights in Harvali, North Goa

Most tourists go whackpacking in Goa to get stoned, party all night and lie on beaches. And yeah that’s all top notch and I did it too, but inland there are some minor paradises to be found in Goa’s marvellous valleys and tranquil villages. Nobody even goes backpacking in Harvali but it seemed the best Read more about Backpacking in India: Top 4 Sights in Harvali, North Goa[…]

Backpacking in India: Touring the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Elephanta Island

Backpacking in India: Touring the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Elephanta Island

In my first week in India, I left the mainland for a few hours by boat to visit the famous Elephanta Island. Not only is this a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, but the journey there and back is somewhat a bonus and a backpackers dream. Encore une fois. As the Mumbai skyline rises into Read more about Backpacking in India: Touring the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Elephanta Island[…]

Backpacking in India: My Stay at Moustache Hostel in Kailash, New Delhi

** Apparently as of August 2016, this hostel is no longer running, so get yourself booked into the fantastic Smyle Inn in New Delhi please! New Delhi was my first stop on my surprise India trip in February 2016 and I firstly headed to the backpacker zone, homing in on the Main Bazaar Road district. Read more about Backpacking in India: My Stay at Moustache Hostel in Kailash, New Delhi[…]

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