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5 Things You Probably Don’t Know (but need to know!) About Travel in India

So you've finally decided to visit the infamous incredible India! Or maybe you're just daydreaming/ curious. Either way, here are some things to know about travel in India (especially if you're not Indian!) Luckily (for you), I endured 10 months of silly mistakes, really scary/crazy experiences, too many close calls, and a huge learning curve … Continue reading 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know (but need to know!) About Travel in India

Clueless Travellers,Train Shenanigans, and Kind Strangers; oh my!

This is the story of that time I was totally alone in a foreign country, got kicked out of my train because of an invalid ticket, ended up in a completely unfamiliar place with no friends and no contacts, had nowhere to go in the middle of the night, and I was running dangerously low … Continue reading Clueless Travellers,Train Shenanigans, and Kind Strangers; oh my!

6 Things You Should Know Before Travelling as a Solo Female in India

Psssssst! -- (If you’re considering traveling to India, whether you are a woman or not, you might also want to read this!) Before I jump into it, I have to first point out that India is HUGE. Every state you pass through is like a whole other country of its own. Each region varies in dialect, … Continue reading 6 Things You Should Know Before Travelling as a Solo Female in India

Floating Foreigners: Kerala’s Backwater Houseboat Experience

If you google "things to do in Kerala", I can guarantee you that the backwater tours on houseboats will be one of the top results you'll get. The backwaters are a series of canals and lakes lined with paddy fields and local villages. The routes were originally used as a means for transporting and trading, … Continue reading Floating Foreigners: Kerala’s Backwater Houseboat Experience

The Temple on the Mountain: Kheerganga Trek

I think spirituality is a beautiful concept. To connect with one’s inner presence, and make peace with the world and our destinies is a powerful skill. Whether it is harnessed by experiences, beliefs and practices, religion, culture or anything else, it creates another dimension of life to explore and it is absolutely marvelous. Not to … Continue reading The Temple on the Mountain: Kheerganga Trek