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[…]

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: Staying at the Travellers Inn, Mumbai

Backpacking in India: Staying at the Travellers Inn, Mumbai

“Down in a den in Bombay. Slack jaw, not much to say. I said to the man are you trying to tempt me? Because I come from the land of plenty” – Men at Work. Inspiration for my visit to Mumbai (formerly Bombay) came from a few sources. A Michael Palin documentary on BBC, a Read more about Backpacking in India: Staying at the Travellers Inn, Mumbai[…]

Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai

Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai

My first stop in India was New Delhi and I loved it there. I was based in the popular Smyle Inn and Hostel. It seemed to be a perfect first introduction to Indian life. Delhi’s chaotic street life is a backpackers dream, my passion for travel was pumped vivaciously on the streets of this sprawling Read more about Backpacking in India: Getting A Night Train from New Delhi to Mumbai[…]