guide to varkala

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 …

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Bag separation issues

We’ve arrived! Yesterday was the first day of the big adventure, and like anyone who’s leaving their entire life behind, I approached it with a mixture of excitement, nervousness and stone cold fear. Ignoring the fear emotion entirely, I took a deep breath, handed over my passport at the Air India check in desk and made my peace that there …