Why North India Sucks (Sometimes)

Back in February when all this travelling lark started, I made the deliberate decision to start in the south of India and work my way up to the north. Why? Well, a few reasons really. The first is the weather. India has a distinct monsoon season which soaks the country from June until September, and it starts in the south, …

The Ultimate Guide to Panaji, India

Walking through the streets of Goa’s capital city, you’d be excused for thinking you’d accidentally stepped into a teleportal and been transported straight to continental Europe. Panaji (also known as Panjim) is the largest city in Goa, and also it’s finest, with colonial Portuguese architecture at every corner. Houses and official government buildings alike are painted in bright hues of …

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Varkala: All you need to know

If you’re planning to travel through India and you’re perhaps a little unsure about where to start, may I suggest Varkala? Situated in the south of Kerala, India’s southernmost state, it’s the perfect launching spot as you can start here and work your way to the noisier, more chaotic north. Or, if you’re just looking for a VERY cheap holiday …