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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 

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

Rajasthan itinerary: the highlights in 3 weeks

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, 

Places to visit in Agra in one day

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 attractions in India, but it is 

The Nizamuddin basti walk with the Hope project in Delhi

The Nizamuddin basti walk with the Hope project in Delhi

This post is about Nizamuddin Basti and the Nizamuddin Basti 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 tourists. 

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 always a gentle introduction. Absolutely nothing can prepare you for the 

Jaipur itinerary: 2 days in Jaipur India

Jaipur itinerary: 2 days in Jaipur India

This post is the ultimate 2 day Jaipur itinerary. Jaipur is the biggest city in Rajasthan and part of the so-called Golden triangle with Delhi and Agra. These cities are among the most popular tourist destinations in the country, because of the number of historical 

Udaipur Itinerary: 3 days in Udaipur India

Udaipur Itinerary: 3 days in Udaipur India

This post is a travelguide with a 3 day Udaipur itinerary. Udaipur is one of my favourite cities in Rajasthan. Both times I visited, it was a welcome respite from the overwhelming experiences elsewhere in India. Udaipur is less hectic and the relaxed atmosphere enticed 

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 

Kerala itinerary: 3 weeks in Kerala India

Kerala itinerary: 3 weeks in Kerala India

In this post I will share with you a 3 week Kerala itinerary. Kerala is a small state in South India that promotes itself as God’s own country. With its palm-fringed backwaters, pristine beaches, spectacular nature and delicious food it indeed comes pretty close to 

Places to visit in Fort Kochi, India

Places to visit in Fort Kochi, India

This post is about the best places to visit in Fort Kochi. Fort Kochi, or Cochin, is an important port city on the South Indian Coast and the cultural capital of Kerala. Most places to visit in Fort Kochi are closely linked to the colonial