Tag: India

9 Unmissable Festivals Around the World

1) Mud, Music & Magic – Glastonbury Although this music and folk festival has moved quite a long way from the ethos and intentions of its original concept, Glastonbury – the largest greenfield festival on Earth – is still something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. For five days every year (with

15 Things to Pack for India

Colourful, cultural and chaotic, India is at the top of many backpackers’ bucket lists, but what should you pack for travelling in India? In this post we run through our top 15 India travel essentials and throw in a few extras for good measure! 1) India Plug Adapter In order to use appliances from home

A Guide to Travelling in India

India is vast. It is the world’s seventh largest country by land mass and has more than one billion people living here, making it the world’s second most populous country after China. Cradled within this huge mass is a nation full of seemingly endless diversity with regard to landscapes, language, culture, food and people. India

India: 10 Unmissable Things to Do & See

This vast country cradles within its expansive arms a bewildering and seemingly endless diversity of landscapes, cultures and people which can both delight and overload the senses on every level. Its constant displays of abject poverty can jar on the emotions while the ever-present dust and pungency of dung smoke and diesel fumes can irritate

Top 10 Gap Year Destinations for 2015

If you’re in the process of planning a gap year for 2015, you’ll probably already have a few places you’d like to travel to in mind, but we thought we’d put together a list of 10 destinations worth considering for your 2015 gap year itinerary. It was difficult to narrow our list down to just 10

Travel Inspiration – Wonders of the World

Travelling around the world is probably high on most people’s bucket list, but why not kill two birds with one stone during your trip and visit some of the new 7 wonders of the world?! While the Ancient wonders are certainly worthy of a visit, most of the new 7 wonders are located in countries

Travel Tips for India

India is very much like Forest Gump’s proverbial box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get. It is a country bursting with culture, kindness and natural beauty, however you must be willing to embrace this with a side of caution, as travellers can often be put off by noise, crowds, unwanted attention