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Places to visit in Agra in one day

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 attractions in India, but it is also one of the most hectic and dirty cities on India’s Golden triangle. Luckily it is possible 

The Nizamuddin basti walk with the Hope project in Delhi

The Nizamuddin basti walk with the Hope project in Delhi

This post is about the Nizamuddin Basti walk organized by the Hope project in Delhi. The Hope project is an excellent NGO that besides social welfare services for the people in Nizamuddin Basti has also developed the Nizamuddin Basti walk for tourists. Why visit Nizamuddin 

Delhi itinerary: 3 days in Delhi

Delhi itinerary: 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 and it is not a gentle introduction. Absolutely nothing can prepare you for the culture 

The best places to see in Varanasi: a travel guide

The best places to see in Varanasi: a travel guide

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 

A self-guided Varanasi Walking tour for the first time visitor

A self-guided Varanasi Walking tour for the first time visitor

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 

Festivals in Varanasi India: a tourist guide

Festivals in Varanasi India: 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 

Sami food: what to eat in Lapland

Sami food: what to eat in Lapland

Food, for me, is always an important part of my travel journeys. On my recent Swedish Lapland road trip I was looking forward to getting to know a new cuisine. When I think of Sweden, I think of Ikea and its iconic meatballs. Little did 

Swedish Lapland itinerary: a 2 week road trip

Swedish Lapland itinerary: a 2 week road trip

In this post I will share with you my Swedish Lapland itinerary. Lapland is one of the last remaining wilderness areas in Europe. Sweden’s northernmost and largest province is also the most remote and sparsely populated. To put things in perspective, it’s about the size 

Free things to do in Kiruna Sweden

Free things to do in Kiruna Sweden

This post is about things to do in Kiruna. The northernmost city in Sweden that is famous for its long winters, tundra landscapes, Saami culture, the largest iron ore mines in the world and space technology.  Kiruna is a popular destination for those who want 

Muddus National Park: a travel guide

Muddus National Park: a travel guide

Muddus National Park is a land of old growth forests, boggy marshes, deep ravines and raging rivers in the heart of Swedish Lapland near Jokkmokk. It is part of the Laponia heritage site and is one of the largest areas in the world where the 

Jokkmokk Sweden: Laplands cultural capital

Jokkmokk Sweden: Laplands cultural capital

Jokkmokk in Sweden is a small town just north of the polar circle. Despite the increasing popularity of arctic tourism, Jokkmokk, like Lulea, is often overlooked by visitors to Swedish Lapland. A pity, because there are many reasons to include a visit to Jokkmokk in 

Gammelstad church town: a travel guide

Gammelstad church town: a travel guide

Gammelstad church town easily competes for the most scenic village in Sweden and it was one of the highlights on my trip to Swedish Lapland in October. The cute red cottages and large medieval church attract its fair share of visitors, but its location far