Tag Archive: asia

How to turn 24 in India

Theek hai, so I turned 24 back in August but I still feel the need to write this. It’s the third year in a row I have worked on my birthday so I figured… Continue reading

North Goa: Vagator

Vagator was one of our favourite places in Goa, it’s so beautiful. Vagator has three beaches, Ozran the smaller of the three is tucked away in a little cove below a high cliff. Big Vagator… 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

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

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: 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

Packing List

It’s a good idea to research what you are going to need to pack. It depends on your itinerary; are you trekking, visiting the beaches, going to the desert? We did all of… 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