Celebrating Diwali

Two girls in search of Diwali. After only staying in Kerala for three days, we travelled north to reach Hampi. The trains took us over twenty hours including a malfunction of the engines… Continue reading

Hampi

Hampi in the state of Karnataka is the most surreal landscape I’ve seen. The place looks like a combination of  the Flintstones, Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones filmsets.  Hampi sits next to the… Continue reading

Kerala: Fort Cochin

Known as God’s Land, Kerala is made up of rice paddies, spice plantations and beautiful backwaters. The high season for Kerala is November – March. I don’t think I gave Kerala my full attention. I’d… Continue reading

India Awards

Along our Indian adventures Fran and I came up with an awards list. Now we are probably bias to many of the places (especially Jodhpur) but really, this list could go on and… Continue reading

Piercings abroad

So you want to get a piercing whilst travelling. Why? Because it makes a cool story and creates a memory. I was seriously tempted to get my nose pierced in India. To the point… Continue reading

Udaipur: the romantic city

Visit Known as the Venice of India, Udaipur encapsulates India’s romanticism perfectly with two stunning palaces floating on a lake surrounded by whitewashed havelis and bathing ghats. We stayed for 5 nights and… Continue reading

Accidents on mopeds

Warnings. Warnings. Warnings. When will we listen? I’ve heard so many horrible stories about motorbike crashes abroad I’ve never let it faze me knowing I’m a good driver. So when the accident in… Continue reading

Jaisalmer Camel Trek

If you are visiting Jaisalmer you HAVE to go on a camel trek through the Thar Desert. The Trek The Thar desert divides India and Pakistan, it is one of the most densely populated desert’s… Continue reading

Jaisalmer: the golden city

Visit We arrived at 5am after a dusty AC Sleeper class train journey from Jodhpur. Think desert landscape with sand coloured buildings. The city definitely had a Disney’s Aladdin feel about it! We… Continue reading

13 Indian Train Station Rules

I’ve come up with a helpful guide to prepare and ease your mind on the chaotic station platforms 1. You need patience 2. Be fine with everyone staring at you 3. Drink lots of chai 4.… Continue reading