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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 

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 

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. 

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 

The best backwaters in Kerala India

The best backwaters in Kerala India

This post is about the best backwaters in Kerala. I heard so much about the famous backwaters in Kerala that I was dying to go there. This was only enhanced by the amount of Bollywood movies recorded in the palm fringed canals. For me, the backwaters 

Munroe Island: A homestay in Kerala’s backwaters

Munroe Island: A homestay in Kerala’s backwaters

This post is about Munroe Island and my wonderful homestay experience with Vijeesh and his family. Munroe Island in Kerala was a place I accidentally found out about. Travelling always gives you welcoming surprises, sometimes in the most unexpected remote places in this world.  While 

Things to do in Varkala: Kerala’s beach paradise

Things to do in Varkala: Kerala’s beach paradise

This post is about the best things to do in Varkala. A small beach town in Kerala with a laidback atmosphere that has lots to offer for travellers. Varkala is perched high on a red sandstone cliff with sweeping views over the ocean. I thought