Jaipur was so much more for me than just a collection of sights. Both times I visited, I experienced some pretty intense stuff. Here is a more personal look at my time in the pink city.
Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel
In the Old Delhi district of Chandni Chowk stands a vast red wall surrounding one of Delhi’s most popular tourist hot spots, Delhi’s Red Fort. We decided to visit on our first full day in India, part of our five month trip.
If you are visiting India, as nice as Delhi is, I am sure you will want to move on at some point as there is so much more to see. We spend a few intensely frustrating days dodging touts, following touts and going around in circles trying to do just that as part of our… Continue reading How to Escape Delhi in Five Days
The start of our five month trip was a disaster, we both messed up our packing and I had a mini meltdown when we boarded the plane (read about How NOT to Start Your Adventure Round the World). I thought things might improve. However, when we landed the fun continued and we were feeling hot and… Continue reading Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot – Our First Day in Delhi, India
This Valentine’s forget Venice, shun Paris, chop up the roses and don’t even think about mentioning sunsets. This year, I am the Valentine’s Grinch! 14/02/2017 was the most unromantic Valentine’s day for my new hubby and I, as we were both on shift at our respective jobs all afternoon and evening. This was, obviously, less… Continue reading Valentine’s Special – Top 5 moments that shouldn’t have been romantic
My hubby, Mr Fluskey, has a travel quirk that most people don’t understand. He likes to eat a McDonald’s Big Mac in every new country he visits. After a long debate about this, I bent to his will. To try and alleviate my slight corporation guilt, I try to eat something from the menu that… Continue reading Backpacking with Burgers – Munching on McDonald’s