India is chaotic and calm. Crazy and peaceful. Wild and free. Third world and developed. The contrast of this country is what makes it so amazing. This is the pinnacle of travel. Most people who travel to India both love it and hate it, but the former keeps them coming back time and time again. We count ourselves in this group as well.

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Guide to Visiting Kerela, India

“You must visit Kerala when you travel to India!” This was what we constantly heard during our plans to visit the Subcontinent. While located in the same country as the likes of Delhi, Kolkatta, and Mumbai, the State of Kerala feels world’s away from the hustle and bustle of those typical Indian destinations.  Known for its warm ...
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From Traveller to Tour Guide: My India Experience

“I’m on a trail-blazing journey!” I kept reminding myself. My hands were shaking with nerves and excitement as I boarded a plane in March of 2013 for a 4-month journey through India. India, a country that was completely foreign to me. In fact, I barely even knew anyone who had travelled there. But it was ...

Vegan Food in India – 5 Dishes That Even Carnivores Will Love

Whether you’re a carnivore, pescetarian, vegetarian or vegan, you’ll find the food you’re looking for in the deliciously diverse cuisine of India. I am personally a meat eater, but because the vegan food in India is so delicious, it’s easy to avoid meat completely when travelling there. To me, the rich vegetable curries, crunchy papadum and soft naan ...
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Incredible India: A Photo Journey Through Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the most interesting and popular states in all of India. From rock-cut forts and dune filled deserts to colourful markets and cities, Rajasthan is a traveller’s dream. We backpacked through India during 2009, 2011 and 2012 and our time spent in this northwestern state was a definite highlight. The word “Rajasthan” evokes ...
Guide To Transportation In India

The Backpacker’s Guide To Transportation In India

Planning a trip to India for the first time can seem like a daunting task. You’ve probably heard stories of dirty streets, culture shock and absolute chaos. While this can be true, India is probably the single most rewarding and awe-inspiring travel destination on Earth. Most travellers to India have a love/hate relationship with the ...
House Boating Through The Backwaters Of India

House Boating Through The Backwaters Of India

Back in 2009, on our first trip, we embarked on one of the most amazing journeys in all of our travels. We based ourselves in the city of Alleppey and from there we went house boating through the stunning Alappuzhan backwaters. Arriving in Alleppey we had absolutely no idea where to start planning our trip. ...
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