Best Luxury Hotels in India

India is one of the most popular holiday destinations, partly because it’s cheap and partly because of the rich culture and experience it offers. If you are planning to travel to India in the near future, you might be looking for the best hotels in India to stay in. It’s a country with plenty of Read more about Best Luxury Hotels in India[…]

Backpacking in India: The Golden City of Kanchipuram

   A witness to numerous cultural, historical and religious events, the ancient city of Kanchipuram (or Kanchi) is situated on the banks of the Vegavathy River. It was popular as the capital of the Pallava Empire between the 4th and the 9th century. Located just about an hour and a half away, Kanchipuram is easily accessible by Read more about Backpacking in India: The Golden City of Kanchipuram[…]

Backpacking in India: My Best Five Memories

It took me a while to arrive finally in India. I was 35 years old and it was my 113th country to backpack. I look back fondly on my time there, as right now it feels like the last time I truly enjoyed backpacking. I wasn’t to know that back then. 1.Arrival in Delhi – Read more about Backpacking in India: My Best Five Memories[…]

Backpacking in India: Top Four Places to Visit in New Delhi

India is an absolutely awe inspiring country, a test of your backpacking adrenalin and one of the most beautiful destinations to visit when travelling the world. And an added bonus is that today more than 150 citizens from around the world can apply for their tourist visas online instead of visiting an Indian embassy (like Read more about Backpacking in India: Top Four Places to Visit in New Delhi[…]

How to Get An Indian Visa in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

How to Get An Indian Visa in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

It’s a funny world and I’m surprising myself with this article as I was convinced I would never ever visit India, nor want to. Before, I backpacked through Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China and Myanmar which either border India or have some history/overlap with Indian culture in some way. Possibly due to my love for China, which was Read more about How to Get An Indian Visa in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan[…]

Backpacking in India: How to get From New Delhi International Airport to the City Centre

The reason for this article is to help out fellow travellers and backpackers. I never thought I’d have to write an article so simple but it needs to be done. As a long term traveller, I’m always looking for the cheapest and safest way from an airport to the city centre. When I booked a Read more about Backpacking in India: How to get From New Delhi International Airport to the City Centre[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Mumbai, India

Mumbai was a city made famous to me because of Michael Palin. My entire trip to India featured a load of Palin flashbacks and I simply loved my time in Mumbai based at the Traveller’s Inn. There were so many highlights here. Finding a bar that brews its own beer, watching BBC to see that Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Mumbai, India[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Buying Alcohol at Grand Bugwati Hotel, Ahmedabad, India

Thirsty Thursdays: How to Buy Alcohol at Grand Bugwati Hotel, Ahmedabad, India

After successfully getting my alcohol permit at the office in the Grand Bugwati Hotel, it was time to get purchasing some booze in Indian’s strictest ‘dry state’, Gujarat. I had my permit in my hand having got it in the office directly next door to the alcohol shop. All of this in the crazy city Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: How to Buy Alcohol at Grand Bugwati Hotel, Ahmedabad, India[…]

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