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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. …

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7 Famous Food Festivals in India

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 world. It has as well SO …

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Transport in India that makes sense of the street chaos

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 highly evident you are not local …

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Things I wish someone told me before coming to India

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 media is often so not helpful …