The Survival Guide to Holi Festival in India

Probably the most colourful festival in the whole world, Holi is the most sought after festival for any party-loving traveller to India. You may have seen pictures of Holi in your Facebook newsfeed over the years… people dancing in the street and covering each other with powdered and liquid paint. But being there to actually experience it is on another …

A Newbie’s Guide to Train Travel in India

So you’re travelling through India? AWESOME. You’re going to have a blast. But India is BIG. You’re going to need some kind of plan for getting around. The quickest way? To fly. The cheapest? By bus. The best? There’s no competition here. You’ll want to go by train. Taking the train in India is definitely my favourite way of getting …

2015 in Review: A Year of Highs and Lows

2015: You’ve been both incredibly beautiful yet hideously brutal. If you’ve been following my travelling journey from the beginning you’ll know I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs. I’ve been literally high as a kite by flying a plane over Sydney Harbour for my birthday, completing 5 weeks at a fitness camp and getting invited on an Indian …

You Know You’ve Travelled to India When…

Travelling through India is an absolutely unforgettable experience. Some moments you’ll be high-as-a-kite as you discover an amazing new food or chat to the nicest person that ever graced the planet, then out of nowhere you’ll receive some kind of┬ákarmic punishment in the form of illness, utter confusion or yet another travel delay. Here are 24 things that everyone who …

The Ultimate Guide to Travelling India

India is an absolutely huge, diverse country with so many incredible things to discover, that it would be impossible to see everything in just one trip. I spent 3 and a half months travelling this immense country and still barely scratched the surface. It’s a country of immense sights, sounds, tastes, smells… It’s a country which will assault your senses …

Over 3 months in India, The Good, The Bad and The Budget

I did it. I travelled for 103 days through India and lived to tell the tale! The final stretch of travel through India proved to be both incredible and trying at the same time. I was suffering a little from ‘travel burnout’ in the end, and the extreme heat of Delhi didn’t help. It was just before the monsoon season …

Sunrise at the Taj Mahal

I couldn’t think of a more fitting end to my 3 and a half month trip around India than to lay my eyes on the Taj Mahal. It’s been a secret dream of mine to visit, ever since I can remember, and I can guarantee that if I asked you to name 3 things in India then the Taj would …