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What is this Pink City about? Jaipur – Golden triangle tour series.

Rajasthan happened to become one of my favorite states in India. There are so many interesting destinations there and all of them are one of a kind. Take Udaipur lakes, blue streets of Jodhpur, the golden city Jaisalmer, Thar desert and many others. This post will be about a colorful city – Jaipur, otherwise known as a Pink City and …

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What you can do in Agra beyond Taj Mahal – Golden Triangle series

There are many travelers coming to India with a purpose to visit Taj Mahal and Goa. If you have spent somewhat six months in India and haven’t covered these places, you start getting some serious looks and questions. There are many great places to visit in India and I recommend choosing your itinerary according to your interests, not global patterns. …

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7 Amazing Budget Hostels in Rajasthan

Hostels started making their way to India just a few years back. That’s still quite a fresh concept on the local market and there are hostels who decorate themselves differently or market themselves in an interesting way to stand out. As a person who has worked in a residential interiors field for a while in India, I’m genuinely interested in …

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21 Offbeat Things You Need to Try in Delhi

When you visit Delhi for the first time you either take a tour or google “top places to visit” to make up your plan.  Most probably you will get advice for Red fort, Dili Haat, Akshardham and Lotus Temples, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Hauz Khas Complex and maybe Lodhi gardens. All mentioned places are truly amazing, I visited some of …

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4 Reasons to Love Solo Travel

There is this special feeling in solo travel: you start noticing and appreciating small details of the journey. Looking back to most of my life changing adventures, I realise they have often started alone. I booked a ticket to a new destination, packed my life in 20 kg and hopped into the plane. I met many people travelling solo on my …

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What to Wear in India: 5 Simple Tips

Though there are many things to consider before coming to India, one of the biggest challenges for me was defining how to pack properly. Since I was going to work in India for at least one year, I needed to consider both business and casual attire. Despite I’ve read multiple articles about India, I still ended up bringing half of …

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Discover India on a bicycle in these breathtaking routes

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 who were exploring India by road, …

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

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 perfectly fit and it’s affordable. You …

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12 Traditional Indian Markets to Explore

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 customer care from people who haven’t …

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8 Train Apps that make your travel in India better

Indian Railways is the lifeline of the country. There are around 23 million people who travel regularly by train in India. Imagine, if railway tracks could be laid out in one straight path, they would circle the earth almost 1.5 times. Though it is huge and it provides an essential service of commuting, it’s fraught with many insecurities for any passenger. …