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What to Wear in India on different ocasions

Last updated on May 15th, 2018 Wondering how to dress in India to fit into the local culture and respect the social norms? Well, then this post is for you. Though there are numerous questions to consider before coming to India, one of the biggest challenges for me was defining what to pack. Since I was going to work in India, …

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Discover India on a bicycle in these breathtaking routes

Last updated on December 28th, 2017 Whenever I think of a bicycle trip, a scene with a smooth road, mountains on one side and a big lake on the other comes to my mind. I have to confess that the described scene above comes from my real experience, though I’ve driven bicycle only once in India. I’ve met several people …

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Shopping in India: where to shop and what to buy?

Last updated on January 28th, 2017 Shopping is one of the most exciting and learning experiences in India. Although I’m a girl I have to confess I don’t like shopping. It’s a torture for me to spend the whole day trying out and looking for different stuff that matches three most important criteria for a girl: it looks great, it’s …

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12 Traditional Indian Markets to Explore

Last updated on December 19th, 2017 Local markets are one of the authentic Indian experiences. The sounds, crowds, materials, artisans and fine stories are combined in one place giving the local feel of the country. I have attended several sales workshops in Europe, though I keep recommending Indian markets for a practical experience. You will learn the finest moves of …

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8 Train Apps that make your travel in India better

Last updated on April 22nd, 2018 Indian Railways is the lifeline of this country. It has an expansive network which carries over 23 million people daily – more than the population of Netherlands and Denmark combined. If that’s not enough for you, then just imagine if Indian railway tracks could be laid out in one straight path, they would circle …

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7 Famous Food Festivals in India

Last updated on August 29th, 2016 India and food are synonymous for me. I’ve met many Indians abroad, who were missing Indian food more than anything else. It works as well for a Delhite living in Mumbai, or a Mumbaikar living in Delhi. This is one of the reasons Indian cuisine is one of the most accessible cuisines across the …

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Transport in India that makes sense of the street chaos

Last updated on December 28th, 2017 India can be very confusing at times especially when it comes to a situation involving crowds. It’s quite challenging to get out from the station in a big city in peak hours. There are different means of transport in India: taxis, autos, cycle rickshaws. Everyone will try selling the service to you. If it is …

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Things I wish someone told me before coming to India

Last updated on December 19th, 2017 When I was preparing for my first Indian experience, I was confused between media news “how bad your life in India might get” and my future team advice that “everything you might ever need is available on the spot”. India is the most diverse and mind-blowing country I’ve been living in till date. The …

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How to find nice and budget accommodation in India?

Last updated on December 28th, 2017 Accommodation is one of the biggest expenses in the traveling budget. Though hotels are still a popular choice for travelers, there are many other interesting budget types of accommodation in India. Just a few years back staying in some budget hotels in India was a scary experience. You could expect water cuts, spotty bed …