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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 – a definite guide for women

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 definitely what to wear in India as a woman and what to pack. Since I was joining an …

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Discover India on a bicycle in these breathtaking routes

India is the first country where I started riding a bicycle in a decent way (more or less). It might sound strange since this country doesn’t have a proper bicycle infrastructure. You need to really follow the road for the next crazy driver appearing out of nowhere. Nevertheless, some places are so picturesque that it is a real pleasure to …

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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 in India are one of the most authentic experiences. The sounds, crowds, materials, artisans and fine stories are combined in one place giving the feel of the country. I have attended several sales workshops in Europe, though I keep recommending traditional markets in India for a practical experience. You will learn the finest moves of customer care from …

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8 Train Apps that make your travel in India better

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 the earth almost 1.5 times. Other …

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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 – guide how to navigate through crowds

India can be very confusing especially when it comes to a situation involving crowds. There are so many types of transport in India, but it is not always a case of showing up and getting the ticket. Many people will try selling a service to you if it is highly evident you are a foreigner and lacking knowledge about local reality. …

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How to find accommodation in India for different budgets?

Accommodation is one of the core factors that define your experience in a country. Have you had a sound sleep and ready to discover the city? Was your meal nice? Are you keen to learn about local culture and stay in a family? Are you game to experience the luxury of Indian hospitality? Accommodation in India is multilateral and there …