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North Goa: Anjuna

We had a lot of fun in Anjuna. Tons of shopping and lots of riding around on mopeds. Close to Vagator it’s a great place to stay to nip in and out of… 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

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

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

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

Pushkar Camel Trek

Through our guesthouse we organised a camel trek through the Pushkar desert. We were picked up in the afternoon on the main road with the camels waiting patiently for us. Seated on the… Continue reading

Pushkar: the holy city

Now if you are visiting Rajasthan you HAVE to visit Pushkar With more than 500 temples in and around Pushkar the city is known for its famous lake. They say  the lake formed from… Continue reading

Elephant Trekking

What do you think of when someone says India? Maharajah’s, desert, forts, camels, steaming hot curries and of course elephants… Facts: Indian elephants can spend up to 19 hours feeding and they may produce about 220… Continue reading

Anokhi in Jaipur

My guidebook led us to the Anokhi cafe for “Real coffee, fresh juices, terrific cakes and cookies…”. After we’d had lunch we went to explore the shop across the hall. Think Anthropologie in… Continue reading

We crashed a wedding

On Lydia’s last night in India we had an eventful journey home from the restaurant On the Rocks in the beautiful blue city Jodhpur. Staff hailed us a tuktuk and we drove alone… Continue reading