Sim Card in India

How to get a local SIM card in India?

It is natural to be worried about connectivity during travels. Quite often it pushes people to purchase very expensive roaming from their countries. Nevertheless, I wouldn’t recommend using an international sim card in India unless you have to do so due to certain commitments. In fact, there are so many advantages to getting an Indian … Read more

Cost of travel in India

How much does it cost to travel in India?

Cost of travel in India is a matter of perspective. Some explore the country on 1500 INR a day (~20 USD) and call it budget backpacking, other under 600 INR (~8 USD). Some people wouldn’t mind spending over 10k INR (~150 USD) per day for a high-end experience – and India has many unique experiences … Read more

Hunder reflection

How to plan a trip to Nubra Valley from Leh?

Nubra Valley still remains one of the most underexplored areas of Ladakh. Though tourism developed recently there with the shifting of the line of control beyond Turtuk village, tourists are yet to explore the beauty of Nubra. Unfortunately, Nubra Valley is often just a stopover for people visiting Khardung La (one of the highest motorable … Read more

Places to visit in India for first comers

Best places to visit in India for first-timers

People who know I have been living in India for a few years often ask where I recommend going and what places to visit in India? Initially, this question was quite challenging for me. Since there are so many beautiful places in India, I didn’t have the “optimal destination” for everyone. India is so diverse … Read more