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10 Places to Visit in Port Blair for the Perfect Port Blair Itinerary

For most people, Port Blair is the entry point for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Domestic flights arrive from the big cities of India, and with a shiny new international airport, more tourists will soon flood into the city. Before hopping on a ferry to Havelock or another popular island, take some time to enjoy… Continue reading 10 Places to Visit in Port Blair for the Perfect Port Blair Itinerary

Accommodation · Asia · India · Review · Travel

A Bed in Andaman & Nicobar – A Barefoot at Havelock Review

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands in India are undergoing a rapid change. As tourism increases, once secret beaches are being discovered and more guesthouses pop up. If you want a slice of the real Andaman & Nicobar then visit Barefoot at Havelock. They are a truly sustainable property, that has developed organically from their backpacker… Continue reading A Bed in Andaman & Nicobar – A Barefoot at Havelock Review

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A Full Review of the Maharaja’s Afternoon Tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

I have the longest travel bucket list. Experiences and places that I dream of visiting. Enjoying afternoon tea at the most world’s iconic hotels is a whole bucket list of its own and we were so excited to take high tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during our stay. Read on for our full… Continue reading A Full Review of the Maharaja’s Afternoon Tea at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

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A Review of Vistara 787-900 Economy BOM – LHR

At the end of their on board safety video, Vistara announces itself as “India’s Beat Airline”. Having flown with Indigo a few times, Spice Jet and Air India, we were really intrigued to see how they would live up to that moniker. Is Vistara really India’s best airline? Read on for our review of Vistara… Continue reading A Review of Vistara 787-900 Economy BOM – LHR

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25 Amazing Things to Do in Kerala

Kerala is the Indian state that hugs the southeastern coast. However, there is so much more to it than pretty beaches and greenery. God’s Own Country, as Kerala is known, has a rich culture full of colour, dance and incredibly more-ish cuisine. Soak up the scenery, try something tasty, enjoy a traditional performance and have… Continue reading 25 Amazing Things to Do in Kerala

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The Best Luxury Houseboats in Alleppey – A Blue Jelly Cruises Review

On my second trip to Kerala in India, I was lucky enough to spend a wonderful night on board one of the best luxury houseboats in Alleppey. Embarking on this beautiful boat journey through the backwaters of Kerala with Blue Jelly Cruises was a total dream come true. The blend of luxury and nature, the… Continue reading The Best Luxury Houseboats in Alleppey – A Blue Jelly Cruises Review

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Your Complete Guide to Backpacking Delhi

a large Indian flag in Delhi

New Delhi, India’s capital city can be an overwhelming introduction to the country. Well, arriving anywhere in India can be overwhelming, so any research you can do is great. This complete guide is a great starting point for you if you are backpacking Delhi for the first time.

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16 of the Best Things To Do in Varkala, India

When it comes to beach breaks in India, Goa seems to get all the attention, but down the coast, the state of Kerala has some stunning coastline. Kerala’s beach highlight is the clifftop idyll of Varkala Beach. If you have a few days around the area and are wondering what are 16 of the best… Continue reading 16 of the Best Things To Do in Varkala, India

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A 2 Day Jaipur Itinerary – Places to Visit in Jaipur in 2 Days

Just a few hours away from Delhi, is the city of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It sits on one point of “The Golden Triangle” that comprises of Jaipur, Agra and Delhi. This makes a short trip here just perfect. So, how do you make the most of the city if you have just 2… Continue reading A 2 Day Jaipur Itinerary – Places to Visit in Jaipur in 2 Days

Asia · Five Month Trip · India · Trains · Travel

Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country

India is huge. No, really, it is the 7th largest country in the world, you can fit the UK into India 20 times. With all that distance to cover, it may be tempting to jump on a plane and reach your destination quickly, but you will miss out on all the fun. Instead, I am here… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country

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Volunteering in Kolar Gold Fields, India

Welcome to the next instalment of our five month trip around south east Asia. You join us in a rattling second class train bound for volunteering in Kolar Gold Fields, India. The heat is kept manageable by the dusty breeze rushing through the window bars. Mr Fluskey has a small child squeezed between him and… Continue reading Volunteering in Kolar Gold Fields, India

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Mumbai, India – Bombay Dreaming

Mumbai is the capital of Maharastra state, located on India’s western coast. Until 1995, it was also called Bombay; you will still have your airline bag tagged with BOM. Mumbai is India’s richest city, but is also home to Dhavari, one of the world’s biggest slums. It is home to almost 1,000,000 people. You will… Continue reading Mumbai, India – Bombay Dreaming