Author: Ellis Veen

The Most Beautiful self-guided Varanasi Walking tour

The Most Beautiful self-guided Varanasi Walking tour

Varanasi can be overwhelming for the first time visitor. There are so many places to see in Varanasi and the city is always buzzing with activities. Whether it is one of the numerous festivals in Varanasi, the thousands of pilgrims or the daily morning and 

The Best Places to See in Varanasi, India

The Best Places to See in Varanasi, India

Varanasi is a city that is hard to describe in words. There are actually not a lot of places to see in Varanasi if it comes to tourist attractions. Varanasi is a typical dirty Indian city with a lot of temples, but not one of 

The Most Beautiful Festivals in Varanasi: a tourist guide

The Most Beautiful Festivals in Varanasi: a tourist guide

There is no place in India that celebrates its festivals with such passion than Varanasi. Festivals in Varanasi are really something special and the city brings celebrating them to a whole different level. India’s holiest city and the city of Lord Shiva is a city 

Rajasthan itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Rajasthan

Rajasthan itinerary: how to spend 3 weeks in Rajasthan

Rajasthan with its rich cultural heritage is one of the most popular states in India. And for good reasons, because there are a lot of things to see and do. So much so, that planning your Rajasthan itinerary may seem like a daunting task. Therefore, 

The Best Places to Visit in Agra in One Day

The Best Places to Visit in Agra in One Day

This post is a travel guide about the best places to visit in Agra in one day. Agra is a city that I still have a love hate relationship with. It’s home to some of the most beautiful historical sights in India, but it is 

Delhi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Delhi

Delhi Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Delhi

This post is a 3 day Delhi itinerary that will help you overcome the overwhelming experience that Delhi can be.  For most people Delhi will be their introduction to India. It is not always a gentle introduction. Absolutely nothing can prepare you for the culture 

The Beautiful Nizamuddin Basti Walk in Delhi: a hidden gem

The Beautiful Nizamuddin Basti Walk in Delhi: a hidden gem

This post is about Nizamuddin Basti and the Nizamuddin Basti heritage walk organized by the Hope project in Delhi. The Hope project is an excellent NGO providing social welfare services for the people in Nizamuddin Basti. They have also developed the Nizamuddin Basti walk for 

Jaipur Itinerary: how to spend 2 days in Jaipur

Jaipur Itinerary: how to spend 2 days in Jaipur

This post is the ultimate 2 day Jaipur itinerary. Jaipur is the biggest city in Rajasthan and part of the so-called Golden triangle. The Golden Triangle in India is a popular tourist circuit that includes the cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. It is called 

Animal Aid Unlimited Udaipur: a great day trip from Udaipur

Animal Aid Unlimited Udaipur: a great day trip from Udaipur

This post is about Animal Aid Unlimited Udaipur and my visit to this animal rescue center in Rajasthan, India. Animal Aid Unlimited is an incredible NGO that is doing a great job for sick and injured animals. I love animals and travelling in India can 

Delwara: a beautiful heritage walk by Seva Mandir

Delwara: a beautiful heritage walk by Seva Mandir

This post is about Delwara and the Delwara Heritage walk that is run by Seva Mandir. Delwara is a small town in the Aravalli Hills near Udaipur in the state of Rajasthan. The town is known for its magnificent Jain temples and scenic surroundings. It’s 

Udaipur Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Udaipur

Udaipur Itinerary: how to spend 3 days in Udaipur

This post is a travelguide with a 3 day Udaipur itinerary. Udaipur, also known as the “City of Lakes” and the “Venice of the East”, is a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan known for its stunning architecture, beautiful lakes, rich history, vibrant culture, and picturesque 

Backpacking Rajasthan: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Rajasthan: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Rajasthan in India. Since I was a child I always wanted to go there. I still don’t know what it was exactly that drew me to this country. But when I was finally old and brave enough